Democracy

Update on India’s States: January 27, 2016

This week, Maharashtra passes new policies reducing inspections, easing land transfer, and allowing direct sales by farmers to retailers; the center extends the deadline for implementing the Food Security Act again; Telangana is getting a National Investment and Manufacturing Zone; Uttar Pradesh extends industrial…

Tsai Ing-wen & DPP Win Big in Taiwan

By Bonnie Glaser & Jacqueline Vitello The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won a landslide victory in Taiwan’s presidential and legislative elections on Saturday, January 16, ousting the Kuomintang (KMT) from office. President-elect Tsai Ing-wen’s DPP has traditionally leaned in favor…