Ideological Contradictions in an Era of Coalitions: Economic Policy Confusion in the Vajpayee Government

@article{Thakurta2002IdeologicalCI,
  title={Ideological Contradictions in an Era of Coalitions: Economic Policy Confusion in the Vajpayee Government},
  author={Paranjoy Guha Thakurta},
  journal={Global Business Review},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={201 - 223}
}
It is claimed that there is consensus among contending political parties in India on the broad direction of economic policies followed since 1991. This claim cannot, however, be substantiated. There is confusion in the BJP-led NDA goverment on the thrust and tenor of economic policy issues as a result of deep-rooted ideological differences and also because of the compulsions of coalition politics. The ideological pulls on economic policy issues are taking place within political parties and… Expand
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