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Pranay Kotasthane Speaks at Bengaluru Navanirmana Party’s Leadership Symposia on Municipal Finances

Takshashila’s Pranay Kotasthane delivered a talk on Municipal Finances on August 29 as part of a leadership symposia organised by Bengaluru Navanirmana Party. Pranay spoke about the sources of revenue...

Takshashila Institution hosts a #DeepWebinar on the Future of the World order in partnership with Hudson Institute

On 28 August 2020, Takshashila Institution hosted the first #DeepWebinar in the China Challenge Series in partnership with Hudson Institute. The session focused on the impact of China’s rise on...

Takshashila and Hudson to launch The China Challenge DeepWebinar Series

The Takshashila Institution and Hudson Institute are partnering to host The China Challenge discussion series, a DeepWebinar series exploring the implications of China’s rise for the US and India, featuring...

Prateek Waghre’s Work Quoted in JKCCS report on ‘Kashmir’s Internet Siege’, Livemint and TRTWorld

Prateek Waghre’s comparison of 2G v/s 4G network performance and joint analysis of the J&K allow-list with Rohini Lakshané was quoted in a report by Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil...

Takshashila hosts a DeepWebinar with Puja Mehra on “The Lost Decade”

On 07 August 2020, The Takshashila Institution hosted its first #DeepWebinar, a thoughtfully curated conversation to push the possibilities of public discourse in the digital age. This edition included Puja Mehra, journalist,...

Anupam Manur quoted in the Hindustan Times on India’s economic revival post COVID-19 lockdowns

Anupam Manur was quoted in a news article by Rajeev Jayswal and Roshan Kishore in the Hindustan Times. Published on 5 August, the article summarizes a report released by the...

Prateek Waghre quoted in The Juggernaut on Jammu and Kashmir Internet Restrictions

Prateek Waghre was quoted in an article written by Varsha Bansal about 1 year of internet restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir. The article appeared in The Juggernaut on 05 August...

Pranay Kotasthane speaks at a Hasgeek event on content strategy for newsletters

Takshashila’s Pranay Kotasthane spoke at an event on August 1 organised by Hasgeek as part of Content Web — a space focussed on content publishing, web design, web development and...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in The Hindu BusinessLine on China’s attempts to revive its economy by spending big.

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in a column by Paran Balakrishnan in The Hindu BusinessLine. Published on 4 August, the column highlights how China’s attempts to revive its economy by spending...

Nitin Pai interviewed on the Newslaundy Conversations podcast

Nitin Pai was interviewed on the Newslaundy Conversations podcast by Meghnad S. Nitin spoke about “Liberal Nationalism” and how it is only possible in India, the death of the education...

Takshashila hosts an online discussion on Open Societies with The Niskanen Center

On 23 July 2020, the Takshashila Institution hosted an online discussion on Open Societies, as a part of its ‘Beyond the Pandemic: A Battle for Ideas’ webinar series. This discussion...

Rohan Seth Quoted in Rest of World on Content Moderation Issues in India

Rohan Seth was quoted in a piece by Tekendra Parmar and  Vittoria Elliott in Rest of World. Published on 22 July, the piece talks about the challenges of content moderation...

Nitin Pai quoted in Times of India article on Gunboat Diplomacy

Nitin Pai was quoted in a Times of India article on Gunboat diplomacy by Chidanand Rajghatta published on 21 Jul 2020. Nitin was quoted as saying “The Nimitz meeting Indian...

Nitin Pai quoted in Forbes India about the Chinese App ban

Nitin Pai was quoted in a Forbes India article by Harichandan Arakali published on 21 July 2020 on the opportunity for Indian startups in the context of the Chinese App...

Takshashila and The Niskanen Center host an online discussion on Free Markets

On 15 July 2020, The Takshashila Institution and the Niskanen Center hosted an online conversation on “Free Markets”. This was the second event of a three-part series titled Beyond the...

The Takshashila Institution Conducts Online Workshops for the Specialisation Courses of the 26th Cohort of GCPP over Two Weekends

Takshashila conducted its second workshop for the 26th cohort of Graduate Programme in Public Policy (GCPP) from 3rd to 5th  July 2020.  The policy simulation exercise for the Public Policy...

Takshashila hosts Space Policy Conclave 2.0

The Takshashila Institution organised the second edition of the Space Policy Conclave, virtually, on Thursday, July 9, 2020. The event saw participation from space entrepreneurs and academics with experience in...

Takshashila hosts an online discussion on Liberal Democracy with The Niskanen Center

On 08 July 2020, The Takshashila Institution and the Niskanen Center hosted an online conversation on “Liberal Democracy”. This was the first event in a three-part series titled Beyond the...

Takshashila Institution and Niskanen Center to Host a Series of Online Discussions “Beyond the Pandemic: A Battle for Ideas”

The Takshashila Institution and the Niskanen Center are conducting a series of interactive online conversations Beyond the Pandemic: A Battle for Ideas. Erosion of democracies, polarised politics and nationalism trends accelerating,...

Takshashila hosts a discussion with Mr. Sudeep Chakravarti on “Epidemic, Unrest, Rebellion: The Unseen Risks of COVID-19 in India”

The Takshashila Institution hosted Mr. Sudeep Chakravarti, Political & Security Analyst, Author and Columnist on 03 July 2020. The event featured a conversation between him and Anirudh Kanisetti, Research Analyst....

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in The Telegraph on the changes in India-China ties amid the LAC standoff

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in a piece by Paran Balakrishnan in The Telegraph, published on July 4, 2020. The piece discusses the emerging dynamics in the India-China bilateral relationship in the...

Nitin Pai quoted in Hindustan Times on Japan’s position on the LAC

Nitin Pai was quoted in an Hindustan Times article by Rezaul H Laskar on 03 July 2020 about Japan’s opposition to unilateral attempts at changing the status quo along the...

Prateek Waghre Quoted in The Juggernaut on India’s move to ban 59 apps

Prateek Waghre was quoted in an article on whether Indians will replace TikTok by Varsha Bansal on 02 July 2020. Prateek was quoted as saying: “Some of the ways these...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in Hindustan Times on India’s planned economic measures against China

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in an article in Hindustan Times on 2nd July 2020, discussing India’s planned economic measures with regard to Chinese infrastructure investments and trade. Manoj was quoted...

Prateek Waghre featured in TechCrunch article regarding TikTok’s suspension in India

Prateek Waghre’s tweet pointing out that TikTok had voluntarily suspending its services in India to comply with the Union Government’s decision to ban 59 apps was featured by Tech Crunch....

Prateek Waghre Quoted in Times of India regarding India’s app ban

Prateek Waghre was quoted in article in Times Of India on 29 Jun 2020 regarding the feasibility of India’s ban on 59 apps. According to another digital researcher Prateek Waghre,...

Manoj Kewalramani interviewed by Kashmir Observer on the LAC standoff between India and China

Manoj Kewalramani was interviewed by Kashmir Observer on 29th June 2020, discussing the different aspects of the India-China standoff in Eastern Ladakh. Read the full interview here.

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in Arab News on India-China standoff in Ladakh

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in an article in Arab News on 29th June 2020, discussing the India-China standoff in Eastern Ladakh. Read the full article here.

Takshashila hosts a career webinar with Sowmya Reddy and Prashanth Prakash

The Takshashila Institution organised a career webinar on 27th June 2020. The event featured Sowmya Reddy, an MLA from Karnataka and Prashanth Prakash, a key member of Accel India. The...

Takshashila hosts a discussion with Prof Jeffrey Wasserstrom on Hong Kong’s future

The Takshashila Institution hosted Prof Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Chancellor’s Professor, History, School of Humanities, University of California, on 25 June 2020. The event featured a conversation between him and Manoj Kewalramani,...
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