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Takshashila Blue Paper — A Framework for Governing Human Gene Editing in India

Download the Blue Paper in PDF [430 KB] This Blue Paper was prepared as a result of a roundtable discussion organised by the Takshashila Institution on 15 December 2017, based on the Discussion Document: A Framework for Governing Gene Editing....

Takshashila Discussion Slidedoc — A Framework to Counter Mobilised Violence

​Madhav Chandavarkar, Ajay Patri, and Divij Joshi Mobilised violence is detrimental to the democratic fabric of India. It prevents individuals from enjoying their right to speak, move and conduct business freely. It can also cause injuries and loss of life to bystanders,...

Safeguarding Liberty Against Mobilised Violence

The Bulandshahr incident of December 2018 bears all the hallmarks of mobilised violence: an undisguised political purpose, backing from well-organised groups, and a disregard for the lives of civilians and police personnel alike. In addition to the loss of life and property,...

Understanding Witch Hunts

One of the signs of good literature is the ability to stay relevant with the passage of time. Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, written in the 1950s, uses the Salem witch trials as an allegory for the paranoia surrounding Communism in...

A Report on Countering Mobilised Violence

‘Mobilised violence’ is defined as an act or series of acts of violence committed by a group with the intent of furthering a political purpose. Mobilised violence is detrimental to the democratic fabric of India. It prevents individuals from enjoying...

Takshashila Discussion Document — A Framework for Countering Mobilised Violence

Mobilised violence is detrimental to the democratic fabric of India. It prevents individuals from enjoying their right to speak, move and conduct business freely. It can also cause injuries and loss of life to bystanders, in addition to significant economic...

Takshashila Blue Paper — Justice Srikrishna Committee Documents on Data Protection

By Manasa Venkataraman and Ajay Patri The Takshashila Institution convened a Roundtable on 10 August 2018 to discuss issues arising from the documents released by the Justice Srikrishna Committee on 27 July 2018. These documents included the report titled A...

I’m Not a Data Subject, but a Data Principal

The Government of India is trying to create the first-ever law to protect your personal data and information. The Justice Srikrishna Committee has come out with a draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018. So what is the data protection bill...

Takshashila Policy Advisory — A Data Protection Framework for India

By Rahul Matthan, Manasa Venkataraman, and Ajay Patri Download the Policy Advisory in PDF [650 KB] The Justice Srikrishna Committee (formally called the Committee of Experts under the Chairmanship of Justice B N Srikrishna) is tasked with framing a robust...

Gomtibai Govindji Prize Bestowed on Krishna Panyam and Ajay Patri

Krishna Panyam and Ajay Patri, students of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy (GCPP), were awarded the Gomtibai Govindji Prize for distinction in the study of public policy. Mr Panyam and Mr Patri were students of the 16th and 17th batches of the programme respectively....
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