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Global call for applications – Policy Research

Takshashila invites applications for policy research projects in the following areas: Energy security Governance restoration in post-conflict areas Strategy in the aerospace domain Defence economics Cyberstrategy Politics in networked societies...

Takshashila announces its second batch of Scholars

Six talented individuals have been selected to conduct independent policy research in the second round of the Takshashila Scholars Programme. The Takshashila Scholars Programme creates a platform for people from...

Times of India quotes Takshashila’s Nitin Pai and Krupakar Manukonda

The Times of India quotes Takshashila’s Director, Nitin Pai and Krupakar Manukonda on the Twitter duel between BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah over...

Takshashila’s Nitin Pai on NDTV regarding violence on the LoC

Takshashila’s Director, Nitin Pai appears on NDTV’s Left, Right and Centre on the recent violence on the Line of Control where five Indian army soldiers were killed. Nitin argues that a lot...

Mail Today quotes Takshashila’s Nitin Pai

Mail Today quotes Takshashila’s director, Nitin Pai on the mismatch between the latest poverty rates and the proposed coverage of the food security ordinance. Only 270m are ‘poor’ but govt wants...

Takshashila hosts Tyler Cowen for a roundtable discussion

The Takshashila Institution hosted economist, author and popular blogger Tyler Cowen for a roundtable discussion in Bangalore on evening of Wednesday, July 24. The discussion was moderated by Narayan Ramachandran, Fellow...

Takshashila contributes two chapters in upcoming Brookings book

Takshashila’s director Nitin Pai and fellow Sushant K Singh contributed a chapter each to ‘Shaping the Emerging World: India and the Multilateral Order’, an upcoming book by the Brookings Institution....

Shortlisting and interviews of Scholars candidates underway

Takshashila is currently in the process of shortlisting and interviewing candidates for the second round of the Scholars programme. 34 applications were received for the limited scholarships available for doing...

First weekend workshop held for the fifth intake of GCPP

Takshashila hosted the first weekend workshop for students from the fifth intake of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy course. The workshop took place at the foot of the Nandi...

Wall Street Journal quotes Pavan Srinath on sanitation and malnutrition

The Wall Street Journal India quotes Takshashila’s policy research manager, Pavan Srinath on the need to concentrate on sanitation instead of food security. Forget Food Bill, India Needs Sanitation “In...

The Takshashila Institution internship programme

The interns at the Takshashila Institution started work on their respective projects this week. The full-time programme, which provides individuals from diverse academic and professional backgrounds a first hand experience...

Takshashila’s Nitin Pai appears on NDTV’s Left, Right and Centre

Takshashila’s Director, Nitin Pai appears on NDTV’s Left, Right and Centre on the US PRISM surveillance programme and India’s response. Nitin argues that there are few options for India regarding...

Takshashila’s Rohit Pradhan quoted in The Economist

Takshashila Fellow, Rohit Pradhan is quoted in The Economist. Cry Freedom “Middling earners are most afflicted by low-level corruption, such as bribes for obtaining driving licences, says Rohit Pradhan, a...

The Guardian quotes Takshashila’s Pavan Srinath

The Guardian quotes Takshashila’s policy research manager on whether the Uttarakhand disaster was man made.  Indians question how far flash-flooding disaster was manmade But most analysts believe restricting the number...

Takshashila’s Pavan Srinath appears on NDTV’s We The People

Takshashila’s policy research manager, Pavan Srinath makes an appearance as a panelist on NDTV’s “We the People” hosted by Barkha Dutt on the Uttarakhand floods, talking about the “eco-insensitive” nature...

The National UAE quotes Takshashila’s Pavan Srinath

The National UAE quotes Takshashila’s policy research manager, Pavan Srinath on the death toll in the Indian monsoon disaster in Uttarakhand. India death toll rises to 600 as monsoon rains...

Inaugural Gomtibai Govindji Prize Awarded

The Takshashila Institution awarded the Gomtibai Govindji Prize for distinction in the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy (GCPP) Programme to Nivedita Kashyap. The Gomtibai Govindji Prize has been instituted by...

Regarding participants at Takshashila events and contributors to our publications

MEDIA STATEMENT Regarding participants at Takshashila events & contributors to our publications We have noticed several tweets over the past day insinuating a connection between the Takshashila Institution and Mr...

Takshashila announces its first Scholars

Six talented individuals selected to conduct independent policy research in areas of national interest The Takshashila Institution has selected six talented individuals in its inaugural scholarship programme. The programme creates...

Takshashila responds to Justice Verma Committee’s call

Takshashila has submitted a memo to the Justice JS Verma Committee set up to recommend measures to tackle sexual assault against women today. The memo calls for the Union Government...

First GCPP Weekend Policy Workshop – New Delhi

Some photographs from the First Weekend Policy Workshop in New Delhi (January 2012)
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