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Update on India’s States: July 19, 2017

Uttar Pradesh presents the first Yogi Adityanath budget and starts to cancel expensive power contracts; Tripura blockaded for past week; Tamil Nadu moves for statewide rent control; President Mukherjee approves Maharashtra bill outlawing social boycott; and more. Center–State relations Six…

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.…

Update on India’s States: May 3, 2017

Andhra Pradesh stops development of coal-fired power plants; Tamil Nadu to connect 12,000 villages to the internet; Gujarat caps private school fees; Haryana goes “kerosene free”; Walmart expands in Telangana; and more. Center-State relations Although the Real Estate (Regulation and…