Kartikeya Singh, deputy director of the Wadhwani Chair in CSIS U.S. India Policy Studies, highlights important voter issues in the upcoming state assembly elections in India as well as recent, noteworthy policies and reforms rolled out by incumbent state governments.
With the agreed USMCA along with an apparent truce with Europe may allow the Trump administration to turn more of its focus to its growing trade dispute with China, some questions still linger as CSIS expert Jack Caporal writes in a new CQ.
The Rajya Sabha is slow to change, limiting the BJP’s influence in this chamber of Parliament. Some legislative reforms have been blocked by the opposition due to political sensitivities, such as labor reforms
In India, the challenge of electrification is complicated by politics of electricity, which have left state-owned utilities struggling to expand distribution networks and provide reliable power at below-market rates for residential and agricultural needs.
July 26, 2018
| Richard M. RossowThe United States and India will engage in our first “2+2 Dialogue” on September 6 in New Delhi, bringing together the heads of our respective defense and foreign ministries.
June 4, 2018
| Richard M. RossowOn June 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India delivered a keynote address at the International Institute for Strategic Studies –hosted “Shangri-La Dialogue 2018” in Singapore. While his presence was historic, there was some issues left unanswered.
May 11, 2018
| Kartikeya Singh, Anit Mukherjee The outcome of Karnataka elections, therefore, matters beyond narrow political considerations, not only for its 65 million people but for India as a whole.
April 24, 2018
| Richard M. RossowThe strategic importance of India’s economic rise is often portrayed as a tool to increase domestic spending on defense priorities and to provide a capital base to compete economically in the region through infrastructure and other types of spending. But it has a second,...
April 2, 2018
| Harsh V. Pant India’s efforts to help develop Iran’s Chabahar Port reflect Indian ambitions as a driver of infrastructure development and improved regional connectivity, particularly with Afghanistan