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All Things Policy: The Secrets of Bengaluru’s Past

The recorded history of Bengaluru, one of India’s most dynamic cities, goes back well over a thousand years. However, it’s a past that offers us only the most tantalising glimpses – through hero stones, inscriptions, and elegant temples. Anirudh Kanisetti...

Bengaluru needs more high-tech companies, not fewer 

The Karnataka government is set to release a new industrial policy next month with the goal of encouraging investment in tier-II cities. As it has been in the past, this goal is likely to be framed in zero-sum terms i.e....

Takshashila hosts a delegation from the Royal College of Defence Studies, UK

Takshashila hosted a visiting delegation from the Royal College of Defence Studies. The 18-member team consisted of  policymakers, diplomats, and armed forces personnel from ten countries. The delegation interacted with the Takshashila team on topics related to geopolitics and geoeconomics....

Takshashila Hosts Students from New York University

On 11 January 2018, Takshashila hosted 15 students and 3 staff members of Centre for Global Affairs, New York University. The day-long interaction comprised of multiple sessions on India and its polity and society. The day began with an introduction to...

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 Narayan Foundation. The program aims to bring together academics, entrepreneurs...

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 Programme. A former Burma correspondent of the now defunct Far...

Pavan Srinath Delivers Guest Lecture at IIJNM

Pavan Srinath, Fellow at the Centre for Smart City Governance at Takshashila, delivered a guest lecture at the Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media (IIJNM) on 29 August 2016. Pavan provided a detailed context of how Indian cities have...

Mt. Carmel College and Takshashila launch a new MA in Public Policy course

Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, in collaboration with the Takshashila Institution, is launching a Master of Arts in Public Policy course. The introductory batch of this two-year course is due to commence from June 2016. Applications are currently open. The course a...

Aditya Sinha on Takshashila’s Public Policy Students

Journalist and author Aditya Sinha writes in Khaleej Times about his visit to Bangalore and interactions with Takshashila’s public policy students: This kind of intensity I found at the public policy workshop at Takshashila, and what impressed me the most here was that...

Teaching Civic Leadership and Politics 101

The B.CLIP – the B.PAC Civic Leadership Incubation Programme is featured in Times of India, and quotes Takshashila’s Nitin Pai and Pavan Srinath. Politics 101 finds takers with youth leaders, doctors and autorickshaw drivers signing up, 29 November 2015, Times of India....
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