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  • adjective Of or relating to Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India, and his policies.

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  • The first phase, 1951-65, is widely called Nehruvian socialism.

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  • The first phase, 1951-65, is widely called Nehruvian socialism.

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  • How true: wealth, decried in the Nehruvian age, has never had a higher reputation in India.

    The Beautiful and the Damned: Life in the New India by Siddhartha Deb – review

  • In the fifties the Indian leadership and scientific community generally subscribed (somewhat naively in retrospect) to the Nehruvian vision of the upliftment of the third world through the peaceful harnessing of nuclear energy, while from the start China's "...nuclear effort (aided substantially by the USSR) remained almost exclusively military."

    Jamyang Norbu: Who Created Pakistan's Nuclear Arsenal?

  • The crisis of 1991 had deep roots in the policies of Nehruvian socialism pursued since independence, but it also had more immediate causes.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • As the historian Ramachandra Guha puts it, “Gandhian protesters had burnt foreign cloth to encourage the growth of indigenous textiles; now Nehruvian technocrats would make their own steel and machine tools rather than buy them from the outside.”

    Zero-Sum Future

  • Can you imagine Nehruvian socialism evolving out of an India plagued by the caste system, decadent monarchies, and the feudal zamindar system?

    Matthew Yglesias » Helen Suzman

  • The crisis of 1991 had deep roots in the policies of Nehruvian socialism pursued since independence, but it also had more immediate causes.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • Mr. French's Mahalanobis is at times a caricature of a rather complex and brilliant man, as is the author's caustic characterization of the Nehruvian economy.

    How to Get Ahead in India

  • Under the Nehruvian system, Indian industry found itself suffocated by regulation, smothered by a monopolistic public sector, and cut off from foreign technology and capital.

    Zero-Sum Future

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