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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, June 3, 2014

India Decides 2014

India: The Votes Are In
On May 19, The Asia Society New York hosted a discussion on India’s elections, the results, and what they mean for Asia and the world, with CASI Director, Professor Devesh Kapur, CASI Senior Fellow and CASI International Advisory Board (IAB) Member, Dr. Marshall M. Bouton, former CASI IAB Member, Ambassador Frank Wisner, and TIME Magazine’s World Editor, Bobby Ghosh.

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The Times of India
During the run up to the Indian election, CASI ran 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). 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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Mint Series
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 CASI IAB Member), 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).

June 3, 2014, Correcting the Administrative Deficit
Bibek Debroy

Read the Mint Article Series

The CASI bi-weekly e-newsletter has been extended to a weekly distribution throughout the spring to coincide with the India national election.

Beyond Immediacy: India and America in the Twenty-First Century

June 2, 2014

In this issue of India in Transition, Rudra Chaudhuri, author of Forged in Crisis: India and the United States Since 1947 and Senior Lecturer, Department of War Studies and the India Institute, King’s College London, assesses how the U.S.-India relationship can help shape global politics and look beyond issues of immediate concern.

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CASI in the News

Ambassador Jayant Prasad (Former Ambassador of India to Nepal, 2011-13, and CASI Spring 2014 Visiting Scholar) published "A Window of Opportunity" in the May 26, 2014 issue of The Hindu.

CASI Student Programs

CASI Interns start their third week in India this week. Be sure to catch the latest blog posts from the interns including adventures on train travel, exploring rural finance, developing policy recommendations post the Indian election, and getting to work at the Aravind eye clinic in Madurai. Follow the CASI Student Programs Blog at www.casistudentprograms.com. You can receive each blog entry as an email by clicking “Follow” in the bottom right corner of the blog and entering your email address.


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