Our Political System

Our Political System

Product ID: 27210

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Author: Subhash C Kashyap
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2009
Language: English
Pages: 420
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123752518


The present day political system has grown out of a long evolutionary process and can be seen as a system which seeks to address the myriad, socio -economic, cultural and political expectation of India as a modern nation state in a holistic manner.

The Present book while tracing the political systems as existent in India in the ancient and medieval times, introduces the different components of modern Indian polity in terms of their structure and function and how do they interact in making it citizen friendly.

The book, written in a simple and non-technical language, is likely to appeal to a vast spectrum of readers. Including teachers and students, and any body interested in understanding the functioning of Indian polity.


1. Political Systems
Concepts, Forms and Types
2. Indian Polity
From the Earliest Times to the End of the Colonial Rule
3. Political System
As Established by the Constitution
4. The Executive
Government and Administration
5. Parliament and State Legislatures
Structure and Functions
6. The Judicial System
Supreme Court, High Courts and Subordinate Courts
7. Indian Federalism
Union-State Relations
8. Decentralisation and Local Government
Panchayati Raj Institutions
9. Elections and Political Parties
Problems and Processes
10. Independent Offices
Constitutional and Statutory Bodies
11. Working of the Political System
An Appraisal
12. Blueprint for Good Governance
A Citizen-friendly Polity

Annexure: Organisational Structure
Select Bibliography and References