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All Things Policy: Forever Young

New technologies are pushing the boundaries of how long humans beings can lead healthy lives. In this episode, Manoj Kewalramani, Shambhavi Naik, and Ganesh Chakravarthy debate the scientific and philosophical questions that stem from the human quest for immortality. Subscribe...

Smart Watches and Privacy Concerns

By Ganesh Chakravarthi (@crg_takshashila) A buzz on my wrist wakes me. I open my smartphone and see the status of my smart band synchronising my sleep schedule. My first cup of coffee and breakfast, the smart band takes readings. I...

Of Ethics and Artificial Intelligence

War has changed. It is no longer about nations, ideologies and ethnicities. It is an endless series of proxy battles fought by man and machine.[1] The above is the opening line of Metal Gear Solid 4, one of the greatest...

Assertion Of Dominant Castes: Time To Relook At Affirmative Action In India

By Dr. Suma Singh August 2015, the 21-year old Hardik Patel brought the Gujarat government to its knees by leading a massive Patel agitation. Now in September 2016, a young Maratha girl Swati Nakhate is leading a silent Maratha agitation...

Nuclear War: Is Our Complacency Misplaced?

By Ganesh Chakravarthi (@crg_takshashila) The Cold War taught us many things. It compelled nations to judge every action against potential worldwide consequences. Most importantly, it taught us that  nuclear arms should never be taken lightly. With the fall of the...