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Hold government accountable for Delhi air pollution but also punish selfish behaviour

If you are among the millions personally suffering from the acute air pollution in Delhi and many other parts of north India, now is not an appropriate time for a deeper reflection on the underlying causes of this human disaster. This...

Takshashila Conducts Second Weekend Workshop for the GCPP15

Takshashila conducted the second weekend workshop for the 15th consecutive batch of the Graduate Certificate of Public Policy (GCPP) from 2 December to 4th December 2016 at a resort in Kanakapura. The workshop was conducted as a practical exercise to...

First Weekend Workshop for GCPP15

Takshashila conducted the first workshop for the 15th consecutive batch of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy (GCPP) from 4 November to 6 November 2016 at USI, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi. The key speakers included Arunabha Ghosh, Harish Damodaran, Ajay...

GCPPprimetime 16 on whether Delhi should be a state

On the 16th GCPP primetime, Pavan Srinath and Varun Ramachandra dwell on the question of full statehood for Delhi. Pavan elaborates on how Chief Minister Kejriwal has a strong case for greater devolution of powers to the Delhi state government....

Pavan Srinath talks on Civic Innovation

Takshashila’s Pavan Srinath spoke at a panel on “What is Civic Innovation?” at the sixth Design Public conference in New Delhi on November 3, 2015. The conference was organised by CivicLabs, an initiative of the Center for Knowledge Societies. The conference...

Mukul Asher’s talk on a framework for generating fiscal space

Prof. Mukul Asher — Councillor at Takshashila Institution and Professorial Fellow LKYSSP, National University of Singapore — reviewed the theoretical concept of fiscal space, and presented an integrated framework for generating fiscal space in the Indian context at Centre for Policy...

First weekend workshop held for the eleventh GCPP cohort

Takshashila hosted the first weekend workshop in New Delhi for students from the elevent cohort of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy course between 3rd and 5th of July, 2015. The workshop took place at India International Centre. Speakers at the workshop included Bharat Karnad, Adm...

Book Chapter: Promoting human rights in the Indo-Pacific

Book Chapter: Promoting human rights in the Indo-Pacific: Prospects, drivers and constraints by Nitin Pai and Sushant K Singh in Shifting Power and Human Rights Diplomacy: India Amnesty International Netherlands Abstract India can be a partner to governments and organisations seeking...