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Regulatory compliance, FCRA challenges for policy think tanks in India

Having set up its India office in 2013, Brookings Institution's brief stint here raises a key question: Are foreign think tanks less enamoured by India?

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Industry insiders say the central and certain state governments have increasingly begun to hint that not towing the established line may invite trouble

Ruchika ChitravanshiSubhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
On September 10, Brookings India announced that it would henceforth be called Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP), an independent public policy think tank. The new name was the result of its partnership of seven years with the Washington-based Brookings Institution coming to an end.
 
Having set up its India office in 2013, Brookings Institution’s brief stint here raises a key question: Are foreign think tanks less enamoured by India?
 
Vikram Singh Mehta, who was executive chairman of Brookings India and is a distinguished fellow at CSEP, says that Brookings has withdrawn its trademark from all its overseas markets,
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First Published: Sep 21 2020 | 6:04 AM IST

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