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Update on India’s States: October 25, 2017

Rajasthan tables a controversial law to protect public officials from investigation; Maharashtra plans further privatization of power distribution; Punjab freezes lower power tariffs for industry; Haryana cracks the whip on public employees with power debts; and more. Center–State relations Nothing…

Update on India’s States: August 23, 2017

The center issues new guidelines for metro projects receiving central funding; West Bengal passes a host of industry-friendly legislation; Andhra Pradesh discoms start accepting mobile money; Rajasthan offers farmers a loan interest waiver; and more. Center–State relations The central government…

Update on India’s States: August 2, 2017

Nitish Kumar stuns Bihar; UDAY cuts power losses; Madhya Pradesh collaborates with MIT on police reform; Jharkhand introduces kindergarten state-wide; and more. Center–State relations The central program to cut distribution company debt, the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY), helped all…

Update on India’s States: May 31, 2017

Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu launch major distribution programs for energy-efficient appliances; Maharashtra waives fees for electric vehicles; ADB offers Rajasthan $500 million to improve its road network; Karnataka mandates energy-efficient pumps for those seeking new electricity connections; and more.…