Prasanna Naidu

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Siliconpolitik: Why have semiconductors become a geopolitical flashpoint?

Semiconductors are a ‘metacritical’ technology. This video explains three reasons why semiconductors have become a geopolitical flashpoint, and why they are on the technology policy agenda of many countries and multilateral formations.

Should India join the Artemis Accords?

NASA thinks international partnerships will play a key role in achieving a sustainable presence on the Moon. But should India be partnering with the US through the Artemis Accords or pursue alternative options to fulfil its ambitions? In this video,...

Why India needs a robust cyber strategy

 In October 2020, Mumbai experienced a massive power outage, with many speculating that this was the result of a cyber attack. In fact, the past few years have made it clear that there is an increasing need for India...

How Galwan Clashes have impacted India-China Relations

 On June 15 2020, Ladakh’s Galwan Valley witnessed a violent clash between the armies of India and China. The clash led to the first deaths in conflict between the two sides in 45 years. This video discusses the key...

Why e-cigarette ban in India will do more harm than good

 In September 2019, the Indian government banned e-cigarettes in the country citing the need to prevent potential health risks to India’s youth. But is a ban the most effective tool to achieve this objective? In this video, we examine...

Do you have the right to be forgotten?

 The ‘right to be forgotten’ is the right to have private information about a person removed from Internet searches and other directories under certain circumstances. It has been enforced in Europe, but will this have a place in India?...

8 things to unlearn before learning public policy

 Are you interested in public policy? If yes, then this video is for you. But before learning about public policy, you need to unlearn certain things. In this video Pranay Kotasthane, a Takshashila faculty, explains 8 things to unlearn...

Why does the Arctic Matter to India?

 The Indian government has unveiled a draft Arctic policy. But does the faraway region hold any significance for India? This video takes a look at why the Arctic matters to India for important environmental, economic and strategic reasons. Read...

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/

Minimizing India’s Expenditure on Defence Pensions, we have a Solution!

 India’s burgeoning defence pensions expenditure is unsustainable and begs immediate action. Starting with the Kargil Review Committee, many solutions have been mooted over the last two decades to address this problem but none of them has fructified. Meanwhile, the...
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