Publications

Policy Brief – Reforming ONGC Videsh for India’s Energy Security

Reforming ONGC Videsh for India’s Energy Security Ameya Naik, Scholar at the Takshashila Institution Download the Policy Brief in PDF format (1.0MB) Executive Summary ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) is the...

Discussion Document – China’s Economic Outlook in 2015

China’s Economic Outlook in 2015: The Trump Card of a Yuan Devaluation V Anantha Nageswaran, Co-Founder and Fellow for Geoeconomics, the Takshashila Institution. Abstract China’s real economy grew at an average rate...

Research Publication: India-Pakistan Intelligence Cooperation to Counter Terrorism

Download the full paper in PDF [53 KB] Terrorism is a major security concern in India and Pakistan. Both nations have been victims of vicious acts of terror and have...

Policy Advisory — Helping Karnataka’s industries reach new heights

Helping Karnataka’s industries reach new heights: Industrial policy recommendations for 2014 Pavan Srinath, Nitin Pai, Narayan Ramachandran and Varsha Ramachandran Read the policy advisory [170KB] Abstract: This policy advisory constitutes the...

Discussion Document – Fiscal Consolidation is the Key to Economic Growth

This Discussion Document provides directions for the 2014 and future budgets focussing on the budget-making processes, subsidies, fiscal dominance of monetary policy, inflation expectations, bank ownership and fiscal consolidation.

Policy Advisory – Bringing IT Act 2000 in Alignment with the Constitution

Bringing IT Act 2000 in Alignment with the Constitution In response to input sought by the Law Commission of India on media and privacy Rohan Joshi and Ranjeet Rane, The...

Invited Paper – Indian Journal of Industrial Relations

Transition to Labor Law Reform: State-Level Initiatives &Informal Sector Labor Relations Hemal Shah, Scholar at the Takshashila Institution The Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 50, No. 1, July 2014...

Discussion Document – Resolving the Indo-Bangladesh Maritime Dispute

Resolving the Indo-Bangladesh Maritime Dispute Piyush Singh and Pranay Kotasthane, the Takshashila Institution This discussion document investigates the Indo-Bangladesh maritime dispute and presents policy options for the Indian government. Indo-Bangladesh...

Policy Brief – Making India’s Labour Market More Flexible

Making India’s Labour Market More Flexible Hemal Shah, Scholar at the Takshashila Institution This policy brief presents a workable approach to labour reforms, to break six decades of deadlock. These...

Book Chapter: India and International Norms

Book Chapter: India and International Norms: R2P, Genocide Prevention, Human Rights, and Democracy Nitin Pai, Co-Founder and Director of the Takshashila Institution in Shaping the Emerging World: India and the...

Book Chapter: India and UN Peacekeeping

Book Chapter: India and International Norms: R2P, Genocide Prevention, Human Rights, and Democracy Richard Gowan and Sushant K. Singh. Sushant is a fellow for national security at the Takshashila Institution....

Research Report – On Labour Law Reforms in India

Towards greater labour market flexibility: Issues and Options Hemal Shah, Scholar at the Takshashila Institution This report proposes how we could think about a workable approach to labour market reform,...

Discussion Document – India’s Central Monitoring System

By Rohan Joshi, Fellow at the Takshashila Insitution Executive Summary As part of the 2011-­2012 annual report of the Department of Telecommunications, the Government of India formally announced its decision...

Issue Brief – Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh

The ambush of a convoy of Congress party leaders in Chhattisgarh on May 25th, 2013, was one of the most ambitious attacks by the Maoists. It was a well-planned attack...

Issue Brief – Pakistan’s elections – An Indian perspective

This issue brief discusses the implications of elections to 272 directly elected seats of Pakistan’s National Assembly earlier this month. The elections resulted in a huge vote of confidence in...

Issue Brief – Chinese incursions in the Ladakh region

The Chinese People's Liberation Army's incursions into the Depsang plains in eastern Ladakh in April have brought the boundary issue back into focus in India's relations with China. This brief...

Case – A beheading along the Line of Control

On Sunday, January 6th, 2013, Pakistani troops attacked an Indian patrol near Churunda along the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir, killing two soldiers and mutilating their bodies. In...

Reforming the financial sector

Appointed by the Government of India in 2011, the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) submitted its report in March. Had this Commission completed its work before 2008, it might...

Making publicly funded research accessible

A preliminary policy brief A vast number of students, teachers, researchers and members of the public are unable to access research papers and data due to prohibitive terms imposed by...

Policy Advisory – The need for an Indian Crime Survey

The following is Takshashila’s submission to the Justice J S Verma Committee on amendments to criminal law relating to safety and security of women: Information underpins all planning. At present,...

Book Chapter: Non-state threats to India’s Maritime Security

Book Chapter: Sailing deeper into an era of violent peace: Non-state threats to India’s maritime security Nitin Pai, Co-Founder and Director of the Takshashila Institution in The Rise of the Indian...
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