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Aman Thakker

Aman Thakker

Aman Thakker is a Research Associate at the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at Center for Strategic and International Studies. In addition to writing for The Diplomat, Aman publishes a weekly newsletter, Indialogue, which tracks major developments across India. Follow Aman on Twitter or on his website.

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July 25, 2018

Enough Is Enough: India Should Commit to Strategic Disinvestment of State-Owned Companies

By Aman Thakker
It's time for movement on public sector firm divestment.
July 21, 2018

India's Telecom Commission Adopts Strict Net Neutrality Regulations

By Aman Thakker
The decision now heads to the Cabinet for approval.

July 13, 2018

After Numerous Delays, India Should Announce Its New Industrial Policy

By Aman Thakker
The government has insisted that a new policy is coming soon. However, after missing several self-imposed deadlines, why has the policy not yet been released?

June 26, 2018

Jammu and Kashmir Comes Under Direct Rule as Ruling Coalition Falls Apart

By Aman Thakker
The Bharatiya Janata Party has withdrawn from its alliance with the People’s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir. What comes next?

June 22, 2018

India’s States Promote Electric Vehicles While the Central Government Equivocates

By Aman Thakker
States have announced policies to foster the adoption of electric vehicles. When will the central government follow suit?
May 29, 2018

4 Years of the Modi Government: Taking Stock of Economic Performance

By Aman Thakker
On May 26, the BJP led by Prime Minister Modi completed 4 years in power. How have its economic policies fared since 2014?  

May 01, 2018

Beyond Wuhan: India Should Establish A New Framework for Engagement With China

By Aman Thakker
India should aim to establish a new and broader framework, or modus vivendi, in its engagement with China.
February 28, 2018

Macron to Set Tone for an EU Balancing Act Between India and China on Belt and Road

By Aman Thakker
Will Macron speak for the EU as he balances between India and China?

December 20, 2017

As Climate Change Threatens Agricultural Sector, India Must Craft New Policies

By Aman Thakker
India must outline more effective policies to mitigate the growing risk from climate change on the agricultural sector.

October 10, 2017

It's Time For India to Update Its Cybersecurity Policy

By Aman Thakker
India must update its cybersecurity policy to respond to growing threats in cyberspace.

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