June 15, 2021


Blending Borders: Issue #1

 This Newsletter explores ongoing issues and perspectives from India’s neighbourhood countries, including – Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan.  Vaccination updates, Bangladesh leads GDP growth, The Colombo Port City project, Security dilemma in Myanmar, Peace for Afghanistan?...

Takshashila hosts a roundtable discussion with Prof. Gadagkar

Takshashila Institution hosted a roundtable with Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar to discuss insights from his book, Experiments in Animal Behaviour – Cutting-Edge Research at Trifling Cost. Prof. Gadagkar is an behavioural ecologist and Honorary Professor at the Centre for Ecological Sciences,...

All Things Policy: Do Influence Operations Work?

The number of influence operations being discovered on social media platforms continues to rise sharply. As attention turns to the Indian subcontinent, Manoj Kewalramani and Prateek Waghre discuss how their effectiveness is measured and how platforms respond.

High time Indian foreign policy jettisons ‘don’t annoy China’ notion & supports virus probe

Of late, Covid-19 has been getting a geopolitical boost from the tailwinds of political and scientific narratives originating primarily from the US. In May,  US President Joe Biden ordered an intelligence probe into the origins of the novel coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2. The fact that it originated in...