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All Things Policy: WHO and the Pandemic

 Did the WHO mishandle the SARS-Cov-2 outbreak? Should it have raised the alarm earlier and declared it a pandemic? Suyash Desai and Nischitha Suresh tell Manoj Kewalramani why believe the WHO messed up and how states use international organizations...

Why WHO Must be Partly ‘Blamed’ For Coronavirus Global Pandemic

The World Health Organisation (WHO), founded to reduce health risks for all, is facing international criticism for its handling of the COVID-19 outbreak. WHO’s Director-General (DG), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has been accused of forwarding China’s interest rather than ensuring the containment...

All Things Policy: Pandemic Winners

While the Covid-19 pandemic has cast a gloom over the global economy, there are some sectors and companies that continue to thrive. Rohan Seth and Nischitha Suresh join Manoj Kewalramani to talk about why certain firms are growing and how...

Wrong to say coronavirus has doomed world economy

The pandemic, like any other economic event, will throw up its own set of winners and losers; best if the debate around the economic impact of coronavirus builds a measure of nuance The global conversation about the coronavirus pandemic has...

The Takshashila Institution hosts students from across India at a public policy workshop

Bengaluru, 14-16 February 2020 Seventy-five students of The Takshashila Institution’s 25th cohort of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy (GCPP) programme attended a 3-day workshop at the Takshashila Institution. This was the first of two such workshops of the GCPP...

Book Conversation | In Service of the Republic

The Takshashila Institution organised a conversation for the book, ‘In Service of the Republic’ by Prof Ajay Shah and Dr. Vijay Kelkar on 4 February 2020. Ajay Shah was in conversation with Pranay Kotasthane, Head of Research at Takshashila. Their...

All Things Policy: Reading the Foreign Policy Magazine

Do countries really need a grand strategy? Can volunteers transform journalism? And what’s up with the curious phenomenon of ‘flight shaming’? In this episode, Sarthak Pradhan, Nischitha Suresh, and Pranav R. Satyanath join Aditya Ramanathan for a lively discussion on...