May 27, 2020

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Takshashila Discussion SlideDoc: A Pathway for Post-Pandemic Economic Reconstruction

By Nitin Pai, Anupam Manur, Sarthak Pradhan, Anirudh Kanisetti Download this slidedoc as a PDF. Executive Summary: The economic response to the pandemic should consist of immediate disaster relief, a stimulus for economic revival, and a multi-year economic reconstruction programme....

Going Private: The Crew Dragon launch and lessons for India

Activities in space never sleep. Satellites continue to orbit the Earth; telescopes gaze at distant heavenly bodies and astronauts carry on with their experiments in the International Space Station. In the backdrop of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, the...

China’s post-COVID economic recovery plan

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang outlined the government’s roadmap for a post-COVID economic recovery in his annual policy address before the National People’s Congress on Friday. There are three highlights from Li’s speech, which inform of future policy. The first is...

Manoj Kewalramani discusses India-China border tensions on The Quint’s podcast

Manoj Kewalramani, Fellow-China Studies at The Takshashila Institution, was interviewed on The Quint‘s podcast, The Big Story, discussing the recent India-China border tensions in Ladakh. Listen to the full Hindi episode here. The English version of the episode is available...

All Things Policy: Call of Duty: Short-term service in armed forces

The Union government recently announced a new recruitment plan called “Tour of Duty” to recruit young soldiers and officers for a term of three years. Will this help reduce the burden of pensions expenditure? Pranay Kotasthane talks to Lt Gen...

Nitin Pai Quoted in Hindustan Times on India – Australia Defence Logistcs Pact

Nitin Pai was quoted in an article by Rezaul H Laskar on 26th May 2020 in an article discussing a defence logistics pact between India and Australia . Nitin Pai, director of the Takshashila Institution, said it made “absolute economic...