April 7, 2021

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Takshashila Discussion Document – China’s Nuclear Ambiguity and its Implications for India

Download the Discussion Document in PDF Abstract China’s evolving security dynamics with the United States have compelled it to rethink its nuclear strategy to achieve effective deterrence. It is aiming to modernise its nuclear arsenal and increase its nuclear ambiguity...

Election Manifestoes in Tamil Nadu: Great leap ahead but not enough money

– By Praveen Kumar The state needs to expand its revenue sources to fund ambitious monthly basic income to the households Historically, social welfare schemes are high on the Tamil Nadu governments’ agenda. From pioneering mid-day meals in the 1960s...

Thought Bubble 2.0 – 3rd April 2021

The second edition of the Thought Bubble of Takshashila Institution was held on Saturday, 3rd April. This series aims to familiarise all students of the GCPP (Public Policy, Defence and Foreign Affairs, Tech and Policy, and Health and Life Sciences)...

India should cooperate with Africa in renewable energy

Recently, India entered a strategic partnership with the International Energy Agency. “India will have a critical role in shaping the world’s energy and climate future,” said the executive director of the IEA. Now, India will see great potential in creating renewable energy...

3 National Responses to Chinese 5G companies (Hindi)

 Should India allow Chinese companies such as Huawei and ZTE in its 5G network infrastructure? In this video, Pranay Kotasthane discusses three different perspectives to answer this question. You can read our discussion document over here – https://takshashila.org.in/takshashila-report-5g-huawei-geopolitics-an-indian-roadmap/

Russia-Japan relations and why the Kurils matter

While there are signs of pragmatism in both Moscow and Tokyo, this last barrier to concluding WW2 remains The Kuril Islands, or the Northern Territories as Japan likes to call them, are at the center of an uneasy relationship between...

All Things Policy: Rethinking Indian Healthcare

 India performs poorly in most of the health indicators. Yet, there isn’t much popular demand for a robust healthcare system. In this episode, Apurva Kumar and Sarthak Pradhan look at the state of public health in India and examine...