Update on India’s States: October 17, 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind approved The Industrial Disputes (Assam Amendment) Bill, 2017; Maharashtra announces an ambitious plan to supply solar-powered agricultural pumps at highly subsidized rates to 100,000 farmers; Essar Power commissions the second 600 MW unit of the Mahan…

Update on India’s States: October 10, 2018

Madhya Pradesh approves the Aviation Policy, 2018, providing a subsidy to airlines which operate flights under the center’s regional connectivity scheme, UDAN; Jammu and Kashmir devolves powers to local government bodies such as panchayats for the first time; New Delhi…

Update on India’s States: October 3, 2018

Uttarakhand releases nine new policies aimed at attracting investments across various sectors ahead of an investor’s summit in the state; Kerala approves the state’s Electric Vehicle Policy; Haryana cabinet approved the development of five new cities in the state; Tamil…

Update on India’s States: September 26, 2018

Punjab approves the construction of a 4,000 MW capacity super critical thermal plant; Meghalaya adopts the state’s first ever Education Policy; Tamil Nadu Energy outlines a plan to roll out 100,000 grid-connected solar powered agriculture pumps; Jammu and Kashmir announces…

Shinzo Abe Rolls On

By Michael Green & Nicholas Szechyeni — Today Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan won a third term as president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and is on track to remain in power for another three years. Abe…