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Conversations at Takshashila: Defence Budget and the Strategy Bridge

The defence budget for 2019 again brought into focus the unsustainable pension figures. This year, the Indian Army’s pensions and salaries alone amount to Rs 1.82 lakh crores – a whopping 42 % of the defence budget. But what do...

Pavan Srinath Featured in Prajavani

Pavan Srinath, Fellow at Takshashila, authored a special feature with Prajavani on 2 February 2017. The article addresses the disillusionment amongst people and states that the expectations out of this budget were unrealistic. Pavan further states that no budget could...