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Takshashila Discussion Document – Migrant Workers in Indian Cities

Download the Discussion Document in PDF By Ananya Rao This discussion document examines the assimilation of inter-state migrants in India into their host societies and the factors that facilitate and impede this process. While migrant workers face exclusion in urban centres due to a lack of access to basic services...

Takshashila Discussion Document – States, Migrant Workers, and the Pandemic

Download the Discussion Document in PDF By Ananya Rao This discussion document examines the assimilation of inter-state migrants in India into their host societies and the factors that facilitate and impede this process. While migrant workers face exclusion in urban centres due to a lack of access to basic services...

Takshashila Survey – Comparative Study of COVID-19’s Effects on Teenagers in India and The United States of America

Download the Survey in PDF This report, commissioned by the Takshashila Institution, paints a vivid picture of how 2 countries – India and the United States – are dealing with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The analysis investigates the patterns of behaviour amongst people of all ages during these times, however...

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 to drop the explicit GDP growth target, while setting clear...

Viability Rating of Technological Interventions for COVID-19

Viability Rating The Viability Rating of a technological intervention considers its capacity to complement pandemic management with due regard to its population penetration, privacy and effectiveness implications. Technology interventions are  scored on the basis of: Population Penetration: What portion of its serviceable audience1 can the specific measure cater to. Privacy:...

Recommended Draft Space Activities (Regulation) Bill, 2020

Download the recommended draft bill in PDF. Takshashila’s ‘The New Space Policy 2020‘ proposes a clear policy and regulatory structure that paves the way for growth of the nascent private space sector in India, thus contributing towards national development and advancing the frontiers of science and technology. The recommended Draft...

Book Review: Pax Sinica: Implications for the Indian Dawn

Samir Saran and Akhil Deo’s latest book Pax Sinica: Implications for the Indian Dawn was reviewed by Manoj Kewalramani for the The Book Review Literary Trust. The review can be accessed here.

Book Review: China’s New Red Guards: The Return of Radicalism and the Rebirth of Mao Zedong

Jude Blanchette’s latest book China’s New Red Guards: The Return of Radicalism and the Rebirth of Mao Zedong was reviewed by Manoj Kewalramani for the China Report journal. The review can be accessed here.

Takshashila hosts book launch of ‘Liftoff: The Story of Conzerv’

The Takshashila Institution hosted a virtual book launch of ‘Liftoff: The Story of Conzerv’ on Saturday, 2 May, 2020. The event featured a conversation between authors Hema Hattangady and Ashish Sen and Nitin Pai, Director of Takshashila. The book captures Hattangady’s journey as the CEO of Conzerv from 1996 to...

Analysis of whitelisted URLs in Jammu and Kashmir

This post was originally published on Medianama By Rohini Lakshané and Prateek Waghre The Supreme Court gave a judgement on January 10, 2020 directing the Central government to review the total suspension of Internet services in Jammu and Kashmir imposed since August 5, 2019 and to restore essential services. In...
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