Author Archive for Richard Rossow

Richard M. Rossow is a senior fellow and holds the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at CSIS.

India’s Changing States

By Richard Rossow – The concept of devolving power to India’s states as “laboratories for reform” has re-emerged as a fashionable theory for speeding up economic development in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi regularly touches on the twin theories of…

No Budget on Expectations!

By Richard Rossow The Budget Session of India’s Parliament began on Monday, running until May 8, with a month-long break between March 20 and April 20. The budget itself will be released on February 28, accompanied by the finance minister’s…

President Obama Returns to India

By Rick Rossow This month, President Barack Obama will return to India. There are fairly high expectations for the visit, and it is important to understand what could realistically transpire. Echoes of the July 2005 nuclear deal announcement continue to…