Dealing with COVID-19

Takshashila is working with Union & State governments on pandemic control, economic revival & national security policies arising from COVID-19.
This section features some of our published analysis, opinions, and recommendations.

Public Affairs & Governance

No matter what Bharat Biotech says, Covaxin is just not ready for approvals
January 5, 2021
The need for a more direct stimulus
November 14, 2020
Centre raises hopes of free COVID-19 vaccine, but benevolence can’t be at the cost of the economy
October 28, 2020
India’s Covid data like counting potholes under streetlights. There are far more in the dark
October 6, 2020
India could afford to overlook economic inequality until now. Covid has changed that
June 30, 2020
Public lockdown discipline fast eroding, India risks becoming lax in Covid fight
June 23, 2020
Price controls are a terrible idea to tackle private-public healthcare gap in India
June 16, 2020
India is being forced to unlock during pandemic. But it’s no green zone yet
June 9, 2020
Some out-of-the-box ideas for a fiscal stimulus
June 8, 2020
The role that compassion could play in India’s economic revival
June 8, 2020
When should Indian schools physically reopen? The best answer is: not yet
June 2, 2020
Not vultures but watchdogs
May 30, 2020
Lockdown Is Choking The Economy
May 25, 2020
Anticipating the Unintended #35: Market: How much – How Little – is Within its Power
May 23, 2020
Cities, both paradise and hell for migrants
May 23, 2020
Direct cash transfer best way to help poor in Covid crisis. If Modi govt can’t do it, let us
May 19, 2020
Don’t let your dislike of Yogi Adityanath get in the way. Labour reform is a good idea
May 12, 2020
Crowds at booze stores reveal an addled approach to policy
May 10, 2020
Like an MEA to help NRIs in crisis, India needs a system for its internal migrants too
May 5, 2020
Dear young IRS officers, taxing the rich in Covid times is bad economics
April 28, 2020
Get India back at work to secure the economy and employment
April 27, 2020
Why religion needs to be addressed in times of infectious disease outbreaks?
April 21, 2020
Coronavirus lockdown has given us a blank slate. We can write a new world when it lifts
April 21, 2020
To open or not to open India up: a dilemma that need not be one
April 12, 2020
Learn to be positive in coronavirus pandemic from this Vietnam war US navy pilot
April 7, 2020
Lockdown Stopped Two Thirds Of World Economy
April 7, 2020
India, Disease, and Global History
March 27, 2020
Is the government doing enough to fight Corona on health & economic fronts?
March 24, 2020
China-style lockdown not the only way to deal with COVID-19. Democracies, learn from Taiwan
March 17, 2020
India can fight COVID-19, but only if the private sector is allowed to step in quickly
March 10, 2020