September 11, 2020

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Takshashila Institution hosts a #DeepWebinar on the economic response to China’s rise in partnership with Hudson Institute

On 11th September 2020, Takshashila Institution hosted the third #DeepWebinar in the China Challenge Series in partnership with Hudson Institute. The session focused on exploring the prospect of an economic decoupling from China and included Narayan Ramachandran, Co-Founder of The...

Why India should buy more Diesel Electric Submarines

India is on a trajectory to induct a significant number of both nuclear-propelled and nuclear-armed submarines in the coming years. However, the mainstay of its sub-surface fleet remains conventionally powered diesel-electric submarines. With eight Russian-origin Sindhughosh(Kilo) class vessels making up...

India’s Theatre Command System: A Proposal

As soon as India’s first Chief of Defence Staff was appointed, talks had begun for the formation of Theatre Commands. Theatres Commands are very useful to facilitate flexible inter-service cooperation and therefore optimal utilisation of assets, especially during wartime. This...

All Things Policy: When Japan Tried to Invade China

The Imjin War of the late sixteenth century changed the fates of Japan, Korea, and China. But what was it all about? And why does it have such a powerful grip on modern imaginations? Anirudh Kanisetti and Aditya Pareek join...

COVID-19 vaccine deployment in India: Lessons we need to learn from the past

It appears that a vaccine(s) is the only way to stop COVID-19 and return the world to some semblance of normalcy. As the race inches to a close, everybody is waiting for their turn to get the vaccine and go...

Prateek Waghre quoted in TheQuint on ‘Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour’ and Platform Manipulation

Prateek Waghre was quoted in an article by Sonal Gupta on ‘Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour’ and manipulation of public debate. The article was published on 11 September 2020. Prateek was quoted as saying: Prateek Waghre, a research analyst at Takshashila Institute...

MisDisMal-Information Edition 18

This newsletter is published at techpolicy.substack.com An excerpt from Edition 18 is reproduced below. Of Freeing the Republic, Social Disasters, Polarisation and QAnfluencers Free The Republic? It turns out that the Maharashtra Police arrested 3 people, 2 of whom happened to be journalists...