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Takshashila India-France Dialogue: Forming a Celestial Partnership

On 16th April 2021, the Takshashila Institution hosted a discussion on Indo-French cooperation in space and how it can be further strengthened in the years to come. The event was...

Takshashila hosts an alumni action session on the book, The Ventilator Project

Takshashila Institution hosted an alumni action on the book, The Ventilator Project with the authors, Srikant Sastri and Amitabha Bandyopadhyay. The event was hosted by Sambit Dash, an alumnus of...

Thought Bubble 2.0 – 3rd April 2021

The second edition of the Thought Bubble of Takshashila Institution was held on Saturday, 3rd April. This series aims to familiarise all students of the GCPP (Public Policy, Defence and...

Aditya Pareek appeared in the Clayming Space podcast

Aditya Pareek appeared in the Clayming Space podcast to talk about India’s space strategy. You can listen to the full podcast below:

Manoj Kewalramani speaks to Democracy News Live on China’s Xinjiang policies

Manoj Kewalramani was part of a discussion panel on Democracy News Live’s show It Matters, discussing the Chinese government’s policies in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. You can watch the...

Anand Arni quoted in ThePrint on the shutting of Indian consulates in Afghanistan

Anand Arni, distinguished fellow at Takshashila, was quoted in a ThePrint article on the shutting of Indian Consulates in Jalalabad and Herat. Mr. Arni was quoted as saying, Pakistan has...

Takshashila hosts a #BookLounge conversation on “COVID-19: Separating Fact from Fiction”

On 26th March 2021, the Takshashila Institution hosted Anirban Mahapatra to discuss his new book “COVID-19: Separating Fact from Fiction”. He has a PhD in microbiology from Ohio State University...

Takshashila hosts a discussion on challenges and opportunities for India and Israel co-operation on digital health post COVID-19

The Takshashila Institution and Abba Eban Institute hosted a discussion, third in the series, on Digital Health post-COVID-19: Strategic Opportunities for India-Israel Co-operation. The discussion explored India and Israel’s potential to...

Takshashila Conducts a Policy Simulation Exercise for Its Specialisation Programmes

Takshashila conducted its second workshop for the 28th cohort of Graduate Programme in Public Policy (GCPP) from 12th -14th  March 2021. The policy simulation exercise for the Public Policy specialisation students was aimed...

Pranay Kotasthane appeared on the Taking it Slow podcast

Pranay Kotasthane appeared on the Taking it Slow podcast and spoke about protests and Radically Networked Societies (RNS). You can find the full podcast below: 

The Future of India – Yemen Relations

On March 17th 2021, The Takshashila Institution and the Embassy of India, Riyadh conducted an online event to discuss the future of India-Yemen relations. The event was hosted by Lt....

Takshashila hosts a #BookLounge conversation on “Flying Blind: India’s Quest For Global Leadership

On 5th March 2021, the Takshashila Institution hosted Mohamed Zeeshan to discuss his new book, Flying Blind: India’s Quest for Global Leadership. He is a policy analyst and Editor-in-Chief of...

Prateek Waghre featured in a documentary on Internet Shutdowns in India

Prateek Waghre was featured in a CNA documentary on Internet Blackouts in India. Prateek highlights how the repeated use of internet shutdowns as a strategy to combat bad-faith actors, decreases...

Takshashila Hosts a Discussion on 5G in the High-Tech Geopolitical Cooperation between India and Israel

On 18th February 2021, the Takshashila Institution and the Abba Eban Institute hosted the second discussion in the, High-Tech Geopolitics: Perspectives from India and Israel series. It focused on Israel-India...

Prateek Waghre quoted in The Critic on Myanmar’s draft Cybersecurity law

Prateek Waghre was quoted in The Critic on Myanmar’s draft Cybersecurity law. Prateek was quoted as saying: Myanmar’s proposed cyber law with its requirements for log retention, restrictions on anonymity...

Pranay Kotasthane quoted in Livemint and Bloomberg on India ending restrictions on cartography

Pranay Kotasthane was quoted in Mint on India ending restrictions on cartography and geospatial information. Pranay said, Instead of seeing geospatial data from a security lens alone, this deregulation will...

Takshashila hosts the first webinar in the Takshashila India-France Dialogue

On 11th February 2021, the discussion series titled, Takshashila India-France Dialogue began with a webinar titled, Exploring New Frontiers in the Strategic Partnership. It featured Amb. Jawed Ashraf, Ambassador of...

Nitin Pai was interviewed on CNBC-TV18 on the military coup in Myanmar

Nitin Pai was interviewed on CNBC-TV18 on the military coup in Myanmar. #GlobalEye | It is in India’s interest to work with whoever is in power in Myanmar, says @acorn...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in Arab News on India-China military disengagement

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in an Arab News article by Sanjay Kumar on India-China military disengagement along Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh. Manoj was quoted as saying that, “It is...

Lt. Gen. Prakash Menon interviewed by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Lt. Gen. Prakash Menon was interviewed by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. In the interview, Lt. Gen. Menon spoke about the critical nuclear challenges impacting South Asia and what measures...

Takshashila and the Consulate General of France in Bangalore to launch the Takshashila India-France Dialogue

The Takshashila Institution and the Consulate General of France in Bangalore are partnering to host a discussion series titled, Takshashila India-France Dialogue. It will involve a series of online events...

Prateek Waghre mentioned in a Forbes article on internet shutdowns

Prateek Waghre was mentioned in a Forbes article on internet shutdowns by Aditi Agrawal. The article focuses on how frequent internet shutdowns have meant that valid information regarding the farmers...

Anupam Manur participated in a Deccan Herald webinar on the 2021 Union Budget

Anupam Manur appeared in a Deccan Herald webinar on the 2021 Union Budget. The panel broke down the Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and analysed its effectiveness in...

Takshashila hosts a #BookLounge session on “India’s Bravehearts: Untold stories from the Indian Army”

On 26th January 2021, the Takshashila Institution hosted Lt. Gen Satish Dua for a discussion on his new book, India’s Bravehearts: Untold stories from the Indian Army. He is a...

Takshashila hosts a webinar on the role of collaborative innovation in the India-Israel relationship

On 21st January 2021, the Takshashila Institution and the Abba Eban Institute hosted the first discussion in a series titled, High-Tech Geopolitics: Perspectives from India and Israel. The session focused...

Nitin Pai quoted in The Diplomat on the US strategic framework for the Indo-Pacific

Following the declassification of the US strategic framework for the Indo-Pacific, The Diplomat published an article that argued that the framework document revealed that the US sees New Delhi primarily...

Prateek Waghre quoted in Vice world news on India’s Vaccination drive

Prateek Waghre was quoted in Vice world news on India’s Vaccination drive. The article by Pallavi Pundir argued that India was witnessing vaccine hesitancy. Prateek was quoted as saying: So...

Takshashila and Abba Eban Institute to launch High-Tech Geopolitics: Perspectives from India and Israel discussion series

The Takshashila Institution and the Abba Eban Institute for International Diplomacy are partnering to host a discussion series titled, High-Tech Geopolitics: Perspectives from India and Israel. It will involve a series...

Takshashila launches the Political Mandala quiz show

The Takshashila Institution launched the Political Mandala, a quiz show that allows people to reflect on their political beliefs, on 8th January 2021. The show featured Ashok Krish as the...

Nitin Pai appeared on an India Ahead panel on WhatsApp’s privacy policy

Nitin Pai appeared on an India Ahead panel on WhatsApp’s privacy policy. In the interview, he focussed on the need for a robust data protection law in India. You can...
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