Narendra Modi

The Pricing of Kerosene in India

By Raymond E. Vickery, Jr. —  Status: Incomplete – While the Modi government declared its intention to gradually reduce the subsidies on kerosene, market-friendly reforms have continued to elude the government as government controls and subsidies on kerosene remain in place. Difficulty: High…

Modi’s Progress on Natural Gas Pricing

By Raymond Vickery — Status: In Progress – In March 2016, the government did announce a new policy to bring in a revenue-sharing model in natural gas production. However, it has yet to completely deregulate natural gas pricing. Difficulty: Medium – Completely deregulating natural…

Heightened Tensions in South Asia

By Richard Rossow —  On February 14, a terrorist killed 40 Indian military personnel in Kashmir. The Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility, though Pakistan’s civilian government attempted to downplay this link. India responded with an air strike against a…