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Takshashila and the Indian Space Association sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Takshashila Institution, represented by Deputy Director Pranay Kotasthane, and Indian Space Association (ISpA), signed a three-year long Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 12th April 2022. The MOU underscores the...

Takshashila hosts Geoeconomics Conference

The Takshashila Institution organised a “geoeconomics conference” on 13th April 2022. The session was chaired by Narayan Ramachandran, co-founder and senior fellow at the Takshashila Institution. The speakers for the...

Anupam Manur quoted in Outlook Business on what “Make in America” might mean for India

Anupam Manur was quoted in Outlook Business on what “Make in America” might mean for India. He was quoted as saying: Yes, India has a trade deficit with several trading...

Pranay Kotasthane quoted in Arab News on India’s response to the Ukraine-Russia war

Pranay Kotasthane was quoted in Arab News on India’s response to the Ukraine-Russia war. He said: Indian foreign policy is aimed towards addressing the challenge of China. In India’s calculation,...

Pranay Kotasthane quoted in the Week on the west’s economic sanctions against Russia.

Pranay Kotasthane was quoted in the Week on what India can learn from the west’s economic sanctions against Russia. Pranay said: A balanced and shrewd geopolitical and trade strategy may...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in Kake news on Lavrov’s visit to India and China

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in Kake news on Lavrov’s visit to India and China. On the reasons behind the closeness between Russia and China, he said: There is common purpose...

Shrey Khanna appeared on Aaj Tak Radio

Shrey Khanna was featured in Aaj Tak Radio’s Podcast to talk on the politics and future of Imran Khan after the tabling of a no-confidence motion against his government. You...

Manoj Kewalramani Quoted in Arab News on India-China Border Relations

On 25th March, Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told his Chinese counterpart that a return to normalcy in New Delhi-Beijing ties depended on disengagement of troops from a face-off on...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in Business Insider on how China is preparing for economic sanctions

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in Business Insider on how China is preparing for economic sanctions. Talking about China’s attempt to build a toolkit against sanctions, Manoj said: “They’ve got an...

Takshashila hosts #BookLounge discussion on the Art of Bitfulness

The Takshashila Institution hosted a #BookLounge discussion with Nandan Nilekani and Tanuj Bhojwani on their latest book “The Art of Bitfulness: Keeping Calm in the Digital World” on March 11,...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in CNN on the Russia-Ukraine war

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in CNN on the Russia-Ukraine war. On how India should view the crisis, Manoj says: In Asia, the fundamental challenge for most is China’s rising power, China’s huge...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in Times of India on the Ukraine-Russia war

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in Times of India on the Ukraine-Russia war. Manoj said: The political position that the Chinese government has adopted has made things difficult for Chinese citizens there....

Anupam Manur appeared on Times Now to talk about the effects on sanctions on Russia

Anupam Manur appeared on Times Now to talk about the effects on sanctions on Russia. You can watch the programme here.

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in the New Yorker on China‘s learning from the Ukraine crisis

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in a New Yorker article by Evan Osnos on what China is learning from Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine. Osnos writes: Historically, the Chinese Communist Party fretted...

Shambhavi Naik participated in the United States–India Strategic Dialogue on Biosecurity

Shambhavi Naik participated in the United States–India Strategic Dialogue on Biosecurity organized by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. She was one of nine participants from India. You can...

Sputnik News spoke to Aditya Pareek about Russia-Ukraine tensions

Sputnik News spoke to Aditya Pareek on how Russia-Ukraine tensions will affect India. You can read the full article here

Shrey Khanna quoted in SCMP on China’s influence on Sri Lanka

China’s attempts to increase its influence on Sri Lanka has manifested in a charm offensive to court ethnic Tamils in the Jaffna Peninsula where India has been the traditional power. Shrey...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in Sputnik News about China-Russia relations

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in Sputnik News about China-Russia relations. Last week, Russia and China issued a joint statement following talks between presidents Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. Speaking on the joint statement,...

Shambhavi Naik appeared in the Nature Careers podcast

Shambhavi Naik appeared in the Nature Careers podcast. She talks about the movement of people within academia and beyond. You can listen to the full podcast here

Takshashila hosts a #BookLounge session with Rukmini S.

The Takshashila Institution hosted a book discussion with Rukmini Shrinivasan on her latest book “Whole Numbers and Half Truths” on January 28, 2022. She is an independent data journalist based...

Shrey Khanna appeared on Aaj Tak Radio

Shrey Khanna appeared on Aaj Tak Radio’s podcast on 21st January to speak on the Taliban-ISI divide. He appears 14:00 min onwards. 

Suyash Desai’s article translated into Hindi and published in Nav Bharat Times

Suyash Desai recently authored an article on China’s border infrastructure development in the Times of India. The article was then translated into Hindi and published by Navbharat times. You can...

Lt. Gen Prakash Menon quoted in the Wire on the appointment of India’s next CDS

Lt. Gen Prakash Menon was quoted in the Wire on the appointment of India’s next Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). Following the demise of Gen. Bipin Rawat, there has been...

Shrey Khanna appeared on Aaj Tak Radio

Shrey Khanna appeared on Aaj Tak Radio’s podcast on 12th January. He spoke about Pakistan’s economic troubles and Imran Khan’s argument on the economy. He appears 23 mins 37 secs onwards. You...

Nitin interviewed on Radio Mirchi 95 FM

Nitin was interviewed on Radio Mirchi 95 FM on 7 January by RJ Sarah Nazir. Nitin spoke about the role of think tanks in public discourse and policymaking.  

Pranay Kotasthane quoted in Outlook Business on India’s semiconductor policy

Pranay Kotasthane was quoted in Outlook Business on India’s semiconductor policy. He said: It takes at least five years to set up one Semiconductor fab unit. Unless the investors have...

Lt. Gen. Menon quoted in an article in The Wire on the legacy of Gen. Rawat

Lt. Gen. Menon was quoted in an article in The Wire on the legacy of General Bipin Rawat. The article argues that Gen. Rawat’s legacy, among other things, will be...

Megha Pardhi quoted in an article in The Next Web about China’s new AI policy

Megha Pardhi was quoted in an article in The Next Web about China’s new AI policy. The article writes: Research analyst Megha Pardhi, writing for the Asia Times, recently opined it...

Manoj Kewalramani appeared on Puliyabaazi Hindi podcast

Manoj Kewalramani appeared on Pranay Kotasthane and Saurabh Chandra’s Hindi podcast Puliyabaazi to discuss China’s narrative management during the pandemic. We also discuss politics and factions in China and try...

Suyash Desai appeared in a symposium on India-China relations

Suyash Desai appeared in a symposium on Towards Better China-India Understanding: A Study of CPC Resolution on History. Suyash said: The geopolitical situation has changed and we are more into the...
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