Update on India’s States: September 12, 2018

Karnataka emerged as the top state in the country for power generation in the in the renewable energy sector, generating 12,169 MW from renewable energy products; Tamil Nadu announced its first solid waste management policy and strategy, implementing the Solid…

Update on India’s States: September 6, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the India Post Payments Bank; President Ram Nath Kovind approved two land amendment bills in Gujarat; a rooftop solar tender in Madhya Pradesh received India’s lowest bid of $0.02 per kilowatt-hour; Assam extended the application…

How Sinophobia Blocked a $485 Million Rail Project in Mongolia

By Maria Krol Sinclair — Mongolia’s election of President Khaltmaagiin Battulga, who gained political prominence for stirring up fear of Chinese influence in Mongolia, is the latest development in a historically fractured Sino-Mongolian relationship. Fear of Chinese investment and intervention…

Update on India’s States: August 29, 2018

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy begins inter-state transfers of wind power from wind-rich states to wind-deficient states; the Karnataka state cabinet approves two key debt relief measures for farmers in the state; Indian Oil Corporation announces it will…

Update on India’s States: August 22, 2018

Uttar Pradesh government imposes a ban on the manufacture, storage, sale, and transport of all plastic and thermocol items; Maharashtra joins the National Health Protection Mission; West Bengal releases its “Information Technology and Electronics Policy”; Arunachal Pradesh announces the termination…

Update on India’s States: August 15, 2018

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar inaugurates power projects worth over $1 billion; Karnataka approves a $1.37 billion waiver for existing farm loans; Tata Trusts signed an MOU with the Nagaland government to roll out a cancer care program in collaboration…