Update on India’s States: October 24, 2018

The center asks Telangana to return $25.8 million granted to the state under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana; Maharashtra approves vehicle for fast-tracking development of the Dharavi slums; the Ministry of Civil Aviation clears a proposal to connect Guwahati airport…

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…

CogitAsia Podcast: China’s Credit & Credibility

In this episode, we discuss the current state of China’s financial system. China’s credit sector has expanded dramatically over the course of China’s unparalleled economic rise, yet now faces key problems that may impact overall economic stability. The authors of…

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…