By: Kayleigh McCaslin

Cultural Traits

India is one of the most religiously diverse nations in the world, and the birthplace of four of the world's major religions (Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Jainism). There are several distinct cultures across the indian subcontinet, some of which are several millennia old.

Economics and Politics have changed the culture by...

  • Despite its turmoil, India ha has powerful economy. The country is world-renowned for its textiles.
  • Now, there are clearly nuggets of truth in accounts of India’s political economy that hinge around 1991, as Das’s book largely does. Yet the notion that all was bad or sick before “the reforms” or that all has been good or healthy since, fails to provide a nuanced picture of economic development in India since Independence. Recent academic work