India Decides 2014
CASI has been running a major survey on social attitudes in India with 68,500 respondents across 24 states and union territories in conjunction with the Lok Foundation (India). In the run up to this spring's Indian national election, a detailed analysis of the survey results were published throughout the month of March by CASI Director, Professor Devesh Kapur and colleagues, in a four-part series with The Times of India. Further information is available through CASI's new blog, IndiainTransition.com.
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The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has partnered with Mint newspaper to produce a 10-part series on the post-election national agenda. Authors of the new series will include CASI faculty and research affiliates, Devesh Kapur (CASI Director), Ashley J. Tellis (Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment and member of CASI's International Advisory Board), Milan Vaishnav (Carnegie Endowment Associate), and C. Raja Mohan (Head, Strategic Studies and Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, and CASI 2013 Spring Distinguished International Scholar).
April 30, 2014, Revamping Agriculture and PDS
April 23, 2014, Revisiting Manufacturing Policy
April 15, 2014, Getting India Back on Track
Ashley J. Tellis
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The CASI bi-weekly e-newsletter has been extended to a weekly distribution throughout the spring to coincide with the India national election.
Equal Rights Censorship: India's Unease with Free Speech
May 5, 2014
In this issue of India in Transition, Anuradha Raman, Senior Associate Editor with the Political Bureau, Outlook Magazine, and CASI Spring 2014 Visiting Fellow, argues that India's troubled relationship with free speech has widened the ground for taking offense at the cost of the individual's constitutional right to freedom of expression.
CASI in the News
Ambassador Jayant Prasad (Former Ambassador of India to Nepal, 2011-13, and CASI Spring 2014 Visiting Scholar) published "For a Clear Nuclear Doctrine" in the May 6, 2014 issue of The Hindu.
UPIASI Academic Director, E. Sridharan was quoted in a May 4, 2014 article in The Economist titled "Black Money Power."
CASI Director, Devesh Kapur was quoted in an April 28, 2014 Financial Times article by Avantika Chilkoti titled "India’s Political Parties Look Overseas for Poll Support" and in India's New Politics (Financial Times April 26-27, 2014 weekend magazine) in an article by James Crabtree titled "India's New Brooms."
On April 28, 2014, Ambassador Jayant Prasad (Former Ambassador of India to Nepal, 2011-13, and CASI Spring 2014 Visiting Scholar), Ashley Tellis (Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and CASI IAB Member), and C. Raja Mohan (Head, Strategic Studies and Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, and CASI Spring 2013 Visiting Scholar) gave a panel presentation at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on "India’s Post-Election Foreign Policy." [Full Audio]
Ambassador Prasad's remarks in the panel presentation were featured in a May 9, 2014 India Abroad article titled by Aziz Haniffa titled "Looking East, Looking West" [section A15]
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