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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...

International Workshop on Smart City: Sustainable Urbanisation

The Takshashila Institution, under the joint umbrella of the Research & Innovation Sector, Delegation of the European Union to India and the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH), Heidelberg Centre South Asia (HCSA), BayIND (Bavarian-Indian Centre), Observer Research Foundation...

Takshashila Hosts Ravi Narayan

The Takshashila Institution hosted Mr. Ravi Narayan, Chair, Governing Council, at the Asia Pacific Water Forum at their office on 10 October 2017, Mr. Narayan spoke extensively about how the world is entering into an age of water shortage and...

Pavan Srinath Quoted in The Economic Times

Pavan Srinath has been quoted in The Economic Times in an article titled “Uber, Ola face cap on surge pricing.” The article talks about India’s recent endeavour to introduce a maximum cap to monitor surge pricing for major cab aggregators...

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...

Pavan Srinath discusses smart cities and urban governance in the book “Resurgent Karnataka”

Pavan Srinath is interviewed in the book “Resurgent Karnataka”, published by Raintree media and edited by Sandhya Mendonca. The book was launched on the sidelines of Karnataka’s global investor summit by Dr. Rajeev Gowda, Rajya Sabha MP.The book presents a comprehensive...

Takshashila Institution launches a Centre for Smart City Governance

The Takshashila Institution launched its Centre for Smart City Governance, at a function held at Taj Vivanta, Bangalore on 10th July 2015. The centre was inaugurated by Mr. M.N. Reddi, the Commissioner of Police, Bangalore, Mr. V. Ravichandar, Chairman and Managing...

Nitin Pai quoted on his talk on urban governance

Nitin Pai quoted in Kannada daily, Prajavani on his talk at Bengaluru Needs You’s launch of their Urban Action Internship (UAI). Nitin stressed on the importance of rule-of-law and good planning as the foundation of urban governance. He also discussed how cosmopolitanism,...