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Gomtibai Govindji Award Bestowed on Akshay Alladi

The Takshashila Institution awarded the Gomtibai Govindji Prize to Akshay Alladi, from the 13th batch of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy (GCPP), for distinction in the study of public...

Book Launch: Mission Overseas – Daring Operations by the Indian Military

Takshashila conducted the book launch of Mission Overseas – Daring Operations by the Indian Military by Sushant Singh at Rangasthala, MG Road, Bengaluru. Sushant Singh is an Associate Editor at...

Nidhi Gupta Quoted in The Guardian

Nidhi Gupta was quoted in an article with the guardian on the recent amendment of the Maternity Bill in India. The article discusses multiple viewpoints on the amendment and argues...

Takshashila Hosts TCA Raghavan

Takshashila hosted TCA Raghavan, an Indian Diplomat at their offices on 27 March 2017. Raghavan was the Indian high commissioner to Singapore until June 2013 after which, Raghavan was appointed...

Gomtibai Govindji Award Bestowed on Anirudh Menon

The Takshashila Institution awarded the Gomtibai Govindji Prize to Anirudh Menon, from the 12th batch of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy (GCPP), for distinction in the study of public...

MS Bharatha Iyengar Award Bestowed on Karthikeyan Madathil

Karthikeyan Madathil, student of the 12th batch of the Graduate Certificate of Public Policy (GCPP), has been awarded the MS Bharatha Iyengar Award for his outstanding performance in the programme....

Nitin Pai Delivers the Beyond Carlton Memorial Lecture 2017

In remembrance of the lives lost at Carlton Towers fire seven years earlier, the Beyond Carlton team organised the annual Beyond Carlton Memorial Lecture on 25 February 2017, in Bengaluru....

Panel Discussion: Working in Public Policy

The Takshashila Institution, in association with Mount Carmel College, conducted a panel discussion on Working in Public Policy on 13 February 2017 at the Mount Carmel Auditorium, Bengaluru. The panel...

Pavan Srinath Featured in Prajavani

Pavan Srinath, Fellow at Takshashila, authored a special feature with Prajavani on 2 February 2017. The article addresses the disillusionment amongst people and states that the expectations out of this...

Anupam Manur Delivers a Talk at the Youth Edge 2017

Anupam Manur, Research Fellow at the Takshashila Institution, delivered a talk at the Youth Edge 2017, held at Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore. Youth Edge 2017 was organised by Dr. Ashwath...

Swati Sudhakaran Wins the FreeCharge Digital Republic Blog Challenge

Swati Sudhakaran, has won the first prize of the FreeCharge Digital Republic Blog Challenge. The blogging contest was organised by FreeCharge, in an effort to understand the opinion of youth...

The Seen and the Unseen

Pavan Srinath, Head, Strategy and Programmes at Takshashila and Karthik Shashidhar, the Resident Quant at Takshashila participated in the inaugural episode of The Seen and the Unseen with Amit Varma....

Takshashila Launches the PGP in Public Policy with a Workshop

The Takshashila Institution’s Post-Graduate Programme (PGP) in Public Policy kicked off with a five-day workshop between 11 to 15 January 2017 at St Mark’s Hotel, Bengaluru. The PGP brings together...

Anupam Manur Delivers Guest Lecture at Maharani Lakshmi Ammani College

Anupam Manur, Research Fellow at the Takshashila Institution, delivered a guest lecture at the Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women (MLAC) on 6 January 2017. Anupam spoke extensively on the...

Takshashila Hosts Deepa Ollapally

Takshashila hosted Dr. Deepa Ollapally for a talk on 9 January 2017 at their office in Ulsoor, Bengaluru. Dr. Ollapally spoke extensively about Donald Trump’s presidency his leadership style and...

In Conversation with Sanjaya Baru

The Takshashila Institution hosted Sanjaya Baru on 8 January 2017, for a talk at Café Coffee Day Square, Bengaluru. Sanjaya spoke extensively about the motivation to bring forth the 1991...

Nitin Pai Quoted in the Los Angeles Times

Nitin Pai was quoted in an article with the Los Angeles Times which examines the effects of the sudden demonetisation in India. India is facing a severe currency shortage ever...

Takshashila launches the Intelligence Reform Project

The Takshashila Institution has launched an Intelligence Reform Project today. Anand Arni, Distinguished Fellow at Takshashila, will head this policy research project as its director. Mr. Arni, a career intelligence...

Pranay Kotasthane Quoted in The Telegraph

Pranay Kotasthane has been quoted in an article with The Telegraph which addresses the recent endeavours by Russia, Pakistan, and China to lift the UN sanctions against select Taliban leaders....

Takshashila Conducts Second Weekend Workshop for the GCPP15

Takshashila conducted the second-weekend workshop for the 15th consecutive batch of the Graduate Certificate of Public Policy (GCPP) from 2 December to 4th December 2016 at a resort in Kanakapura....

Anupam Manur Featured in Q&A with The Quint

Anupam Manur, a policy analyst with Takshashila, participated in a Q&A session with The Quint concerning the recent demonetisation of 500 and 1000 rupee notes. With little to no time...

Anand Arni Quoted in The Indian Express

Anand Arni, Distinguished Fellow at Takshashila, has been quoted in an article with The Indian Express which talks about the potential successor to Nawaz Sharif. For India, though, the choice...

Pavan Srinath Quoted in Buzzfeed

Pavan Srinath has been quoted in an article with Buzzfeed which addresses the recent enforcement by the Maharashtra government against surge pricing by major cab aggregators like Uber and Ola....

Book Launch: What Does it Mean to be a Liberal in India?

The Takshashila Institution, in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF), hosted the Bangalore launch of the new book, What Does it Mean to be a Liberal in India? This...

Takshashila Hosts Bertil Lintner

The Takshashila Institution hosted Swedish journalist, Bertil Lintner on 8th and 9th November 2016 at their offices in Ulsoor, Bangalore. Bertil Lintner was invited as part of the Bangalore Fellows...

First Weekend Workshop for GCPP15

Takshashila conducted the first workshop for the 15th consecutive batch of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy (GCPP) from 4 November to 6 November 2016 at USI, Vasant Vihar, New...

Takshashila and HarperCollins India Conduct Book Discussion of India’s Wars

Takshashila and HarperCollins conducted a book discussion of Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam’s new book titled India’s Wars at the Air Force Officers Mess, Trinity Circle, Bengaluru on 17 October...

Takshashila Hosts AVM Arjun Subramaniam

The Takshashila Institution hosted Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam at their office in Ulsoor, Bengaluru as part of the Bangalore Fellows Programme. Mr. Subramaniam is a serving Air Vice Marshal...

Anand Arni Participates in the Ottawa Dialogues in Bangkok

Anand Arni, Distinguished Fellow at the Takshashila Institution, attended the University of Ottawa’s India-Pakistan-Afghanistan Dialogue and India-Pakistan Intelligence Dialogue held in Bangkok in September 2016. The India-Pakistan-Afghanistan Dialogue project looks...

Takshashila Hosts Dr. S Chandrasekharan

The Takshashila Institution hosted Dr. S Chandrasekharan, formerly with the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), for a talk at their offices in Ulsoor, Bengaluru on 7 October 2016. Dr. Chandrasekharan...
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