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Takshashila hosts a roundtable discussion with Prof. Gadagkar

Takshashila Institution hosted a roundtable with Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar to discuss insights from his book, Experiments in Animal Behaviour – Cutting-Edge Research at Trifling Cost. Prof. Gadagkar is an behavioural...

Manoj Kewalramani discusses his new book ‘Smokeless War’ on StratNews Global

Manoj Kewalramani was interviewed by Surya Gangadharan on StratNews Global’s show Books Corner. The show featured a discussion around Manoj’s upcoming book, Smokeless War: China’s Quest for Geopolitical Dominance. The...

Pranay Kotasthane quoted in BBC Hindi on S. Jaishankar’s US tour

Pranay Kotasthane was quoted in BBC Hindi on S. Jaishankar’s US tour. Pranay analysed the outcomes of the tour. He said, “दोनों देशों के बयानों से पता चलता है कि...

Takshashila hosts a #BookLounge session with Ambassador Shivshankar Menon

The Takshashila Institution hosted a #BookLounge session with Ambassador Shivshankar Menon on his book, “India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present”. Shivshankar Menon is a former Foreign Secretary of India...

Shambhavi Naik appeared in the BRICS dialogue on global health by ORF

Shambhavi Naik appeared in the BRICS dialogue on global health by ORF, where the panellists discussed digital health solutions and the future of healthcare. You can watch the full dialogue...

Nitin Pai quoted in an India Today article on the reasons behind India’s COVID-19 crisis

Nitin Pai, co-founder and director of Takshashila Institution was quoted in an India Today article on the reasons behind India’s COVID-19 crisis. Nitin highlighted the need to create chartered nurses...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in an India Today article on COVID-19 relief supplies from China

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in an India Today article on COVID-19 relief supplies from China.  Speaking of how China stands to benefit from India’s COVID-19 crisis, Manoj said: The crisis...

Prateek Waghre mentioned in DW on COVID misinformation

Prateek Waghre was mentioned in DW on how COVID misinformation has complicated India’s fight against the pandemic. Speaking on the ubiquity of misleading images and posts on social media, Prateek...

An open letter requesting the US to ease curbs on COVID-19 medical supplies

In the wake of the devastating COVID-19 second wave in India, Nitin Pai, along with Arvind Gupta, Rudra Chaudhuri, Harsh Pant and Reuben Abraham, co-authored an open letter to India’s...

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...
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