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Best Anirudhkanisetti podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best Anirudhkanisetti podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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Ever wondered how automation will change the world? Maybe you puzzle over what India could do to ease traffic congestion, or how China's aircraft carriers will transform Indian Ocean geopolitics? All Things Policy, a daily podcast brought to you by the Takshashila Institution, brings you all the answers. Every weekday, our researchers break down complex economic and geopolitical ideas through the lens of current events. For everyone from the busy executive to the curious student, All Things ...
 
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China’s decision to press ahead with a new national security legislation has led to much speculation about the future of Hong Kong. What’s driving Beijing’s policies and what could be the consequences? Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to Rohan Seth and Manoj Kewalramani. You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti (https://twitter.com/AKanisetti) You ca…
 
What’s driving China’s assertiveness in the South China Sea? Is this a matter of pandemic opportunism or could there be other factors motivating Beijing? Anirudh Kanisetti discusses all this and more with Suyash Desai and Manoj Kewalramani. You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti (https://twitter.com/AKanisetti) You can follow Suyash on twit…
 
Governments are advocating for social pressure to ensure compliance with lockdowns. Is this wise? And should social media play a role? Prateek Waghre talks to Mira Swaminathan and Shubhika Saluja from The Center for Internet and Society about their work on ‘Lateral Surveillance’ and its consequences. Watching Corona or Neighbours? - Introducing ‘La…
 
India has one of the cheapest internet rates in the world. One gigabyte of data can cost as little as ₹18, while in other countries it may run into hundreds of rupees. How is this possible? Anupam Manur talks to two students of Takshashila's Post-Graduate Programme, Kaushal Oza and Shruthi Badri, to discuss the role of Reliance Jio in shaping the p…
 
With the establishment of the position of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) there also came the new Department of Military Affairs (DMA). In this episode, Pranay Kotasthane talks to Lt General (ret) Prakash Menon about the functions of DMA and the role of political guidance in military planning. Human Capital for the Department of Military Affairs: http…
 
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently announced that the Union government will provide a predictable space policy and regulatory environment for private players. But are the measures announced enough to build capacity in the space sector? Utkarsh Narain talks to Awais Ahmed, CEO of Pixxel, to find out. You can follow Utkarsh on twitter: @utk…
 
The Union government recently announced a new recruitment plan called "Tour of Duty" to recruit young soldiers and officers for a term of three years. Will this help reduce the burden of pensions expenditure? Pranay Kotasthane talks to Lt Gen (ret) Prakash Menon about the merits and shortcomings of the new plan, and possible ways to implement the t…
 
Krishnadevaraya, emperor of Vijayanagara, was a remarkable man, a transition between an ancient Indian king and a recognisably "modern" political leader. Awestruck travellers wrote of the might and wealth of his gunpowder-wielding South Indian empire. But who was the man, Krishnadevaraya? What was the subcontinent like during his time? How did he s…
 
Technology touches almost every aspect of our daily life. But what's the use of it during a pandemic? In this episode, Rohan Seth talks to Prateek Waghre, Sapni G Krishna and Utkarsh Narain about the use of technologies such as Bluetooth and GPS to tackle the challenge of social distancing, and the regulatory framework required to introduce technol…
 
Rupees twenty lakh crore. That's the size of the stimulus package promised by the government. But how will it work? In this episode, Anupam Manur and Sarthak Pradhan do a deep dive into the government's plan and look at whether it's the economic medicine India needs amid a pandemic. You can follow Anupam on twitter: @anupammanur (https://twitter.co…
 
With India easing restrictions on the movement of people, is it possible that the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is over? Unfortunately, no. There's a long way to go before we can be sure of that. Shambhavi Naik, Sunila Dixit, and Anirudh Kanisetti discuss how to prepare India's healthcare systems for new waves of infection. Takshashila Policy Advi…
 
With barely 300 tests per million people, India, the world’s most populous country, has a long way to go before it has a clear picture of the way COVID-19 is spreading. Dr. Shambhavi Naik joins Anirudh Kanisetti to unpack the bottlenecks in the availability of testing kits and their deployment in the country. You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKa…
 
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat recently said the armed forces should not push for large arms imports and be realistic about their requirements. Why does Indian remain a major arms importer? Lt General Prakash Menon, the director of Takshashila's strategic studies programme, tells Aditya Ramanathan the problem largely lies on the supply …
 
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a lasting impact on the global order. While Sino-US competition is expected to accelerate, middle powers like India could enjoy greater bargaining capabilities with both of them. But making the best of this will require India to undertake much-needed reforms. Listen in as Anirudh Kanisetti, Pranay Kotasthane …
 
The death of nuclear arms control seems imminent. But what about conventional arms? In this episode, Aditya Ramanathan and Pranav RS talk to Dr. Ulrich Kühn about the history of conventional arms control and its impact on European security. Dr Kühn’s publications: http://ulrichkuehn.com/Publications/ "Our foreign and security policy must never be a…
 
Facebook has announced a 20-member content oversight board that many are calling a "Supreme Court". Are 20 members really enough to moderate all the content on Facebook? What does this portend for the future of social media moderation? Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to Rohan Seth and Prateek Waghre. You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti (https:/…
 
A recent attack in northern Kashmir killed the Commanding Officer (CO) and three other soldiers of the 21 Rashtriya Rifles. But why was the CO in battle? What's his role? In this episode, Pranay Kotasthane talks to Lt Gen (ret) Prakash Menon to understand the roles and duties of a commanding officer in the army. The CO is Dead, Long Live the CO: ht…
 
Facebook - which owns WhatsApp - has recently acquired a stake in Reliance Jio. This might have profound implications for the future of Indian e-commerce and telecommunications. Rohan Seth and Prateek Waghre join Anirudh Kanisetti to discuss. You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti (https://twitter.com/AKanisetti) You can follow Prateek on t…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the risks of depending on China for global manufacturing. Is this a call for India to manufacture for the world instead? What will it actually take to achieve that? In this episode, Pranay Kotasthane and Sarthak Pradhan discuss how India can make its manufacturing competitive and attract more global business. You c…
 
COVID-19 is taking a terrible human toll in West Asia even as it re-wires the region's geopolitics in surprising ways. Prateek Waghre talks to Anirudh Kanisetti and Aditya Ramanathan about what India needs to do to minimize the risks to itself and seize new opportunities for cooperation. You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti (https://twitt…
 
What are the challenges in developing a vaccine for Covid-19? How soon can we have one? And what if there is none? Shambhavi Naik and Sunila Dixit join Aditya Ramanathan to talk about the treacherous path to a safe and effective vaccine. You can follow Shambhavi on twitter: @TheNaikMic (https://twitter.com/TheNaikMic) You can follow Sunila on twitt…
 
Many accounts of the Cold War accept the theory of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD). But did leaders and policymakers actually believe in MAD? And if they did, why did they engage in dangerous arms races? In this episode, Aditya Ramanathan and Pranav RS talk to Dr. Brendan Rittenhouse Green about why the theory of the nuclear revolution does not …
 
The spread of misinformation has complicated the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, the misinformation ecosystem has thrived on both the novelty of the virus and pre-existing social biases. In this episode, Rohan Seth and Manoj Kewalramani discuss why we need to re-evaluate the importance we afford to social media in our news diet, while…
 
The COVID outbreak has resulted in shortages of key PPE and medical equipment. Building a strategic reserve of these could help encourage indigenous manufacturing, lower prices, and prepare India for possible future waves of the pandemic. Shambhavi Naik discusses with Sunila Dixit and Sarthak Pradhan. You can follow Shambhavi on twitter: @TheNaikMi…
 
"Every crisis is also an opportunity," the old saying goes. Anupam Manur and Pranay Kotasthane have some ideas on when that actually happens - and what opportunities India has during the COVID-19 pandemic. When Does a Crisis Become a Policy Opportunity: (https://bit.ly/2KJZWlC) Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies: (https://bit.ly/2VIFmIG) Di…
 
China claims its military has been unscathed by the novel coronavirus pandemic despite being part of the containment effort. Could this claim be true? Aditya Ramanathan talks to Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the PLA and China's plans for military modernisation. You can follow Manoj on twitter: @theChinaDude…
 
Less than a year ago, the social media giants claimed that moderating content online was an arduous task. Yet, under the shadow of Covid-19, these companies are successfully removing misinformation from their sites. In this episode, Anirudh Kanisetti talks to Prateek Waghre and Rohan Seth to understand how the tech giants have finally come around, …
 
Foreign investment will be critical to reviving the Indian economy as the threat from Covid-19 retreats. At the same time, there's concern about foreign entities picking up undervalued Indian assets. Anupam Manur and Sarthak Pradhan join Manoj Kewalramani to discuss how the government should go about meeting these objectives of attracting FDI while…
 
As India prepares to ease lockdown restrictions and restore economic activity, most epidemiological models expect there to be fresh waves of infection over the coming months. A national strategy is needed to manage the risks to lives and to livelihoods and to allow for calibrated responses in response to local conditions. Nitin Pai joins Anirudh Ka…
 
The Bengal Famine was one of the worst humanitarian disasters in modern Indian history. What caused the famine and can it tell us how to handle a pandemic today? In this episode, Aditya Ramanathan talks to Anirudh Kanisetti and Sarthak Pradhan about a time when millions starved because of human decisions. You can follow Aditya on twitter: @adityasc…
 
The end of the nation-wide lockdown will inevitably force the union government to spend more money on healthcare and economic recovery. But is there money to spend? In this episode, Anupam Manur and Pranay Kotasthane estimate the amount of cash required to fuel a post-Covid-19 recovery and discuss options for financing it. You can follow Anupam on …
 
Indian authorities have imposed price caps on face masks and sanitisers. Private labs have been told to conduct Covid-19 tests for free. While these measures may be well-meaning, they don't work, and are already leading to disastrous shortages. Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to Anupam Manur and Shambhavi Naik to understand why. You can follow Anirudh on …
 
While India has a transparent nuclear doctrine, its nuclear arsenal is almost a black box to outsiders. Are India's existing nuclear weapons sufficient to deter China? And does India need ICBMs at all? In this episode, Aditya Ramanathan and Pranav RS talk to Dr Frank O'Donnell, a scholar on strategic issues, about the shape of India's deterrent. Th…
 
Who is to blame for Covid-19? It depends on who you ask, and it might depend on which country's information operations they have been exposed to on social media. As hashtags duke it out on Twitter, Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to Manoj Kewalramani and Prateek Waghre to understand the information ecosystem of the pandemic. Follow our host Anirudh on twi…
 
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a pause in the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The movement, however, continues to command public support and friction is likely to continue in the long run. In this episode, Aditya Ramanathan speaks to Rohan Seth and Manoj Kewalramani about their new paper which provides a critical appraisal of the movement. Y…
 
The Medical Council of India has announced guidelines for the practice of telemedicine by registered doctors. Can telemedicine help shield frontline healthcare workers during a viral outbreak? Can it, over time, level the disparity in care between urban and rural areas? Yes and no. Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to Sunila Dixit and Shambhavi Naik to find…
 
How should military leaders report difficult truths up the chain of command? As the coronavirus spread on board an American aircraft carrier, its captain sent a strongly-worded letter to his superiors that was leaked to the press. The captain lost his job and the man who fired him also resigned days later. What lessons does this episode hold for In…
 
Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have been dealing with the global pandemic in their own ways. In this episode, Anand Arni, Pranay Kotasthane and Suyash Desai talk about how India's neighbours have responded and the role of SAARC and BIMSTEC in facilitating cooperation. Follow Suyash Desai on Twitter: @Suyash_Desai (https://twitter.com/Suyash_Des…
 
Did the WHO mishandle the SARS-Cov-2 outbreak? Should it have raised the alarm earlier and declared it a pandemic? Suyash Desai and Nischitha Suresh tell Manoj Kewalramani why believe the WHO messed up and how states use international organizations for their own purpose. Follow Suyash Desai on Twitter: @Suyash_Desai (https://twitter.com/Suyash_Desa…
 
The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty turned 50 this year. But its landmark review conference this year has been postponed because of the global pandemic. Anirudh Kanisetti talks to Aditya Ramanathan and Pranav RS about treaty's contested past and uncertain future. Follow our host Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti (https://twitter.com/AKanisetti) Follo…
 
The past six years have witnessed phenomenal growth in Chinese private sector investment in India. So which sectors have gained the most? How does this impact the Sino-Indian relationship? And what are the regulatory challenges that this trend poses? Manoj Kewalramani talks to The Hindu's Ananth Krishnan about all this and more. Follow Manoj Kewalr…
 
What will India's economy look like at the end of the Covid-19 pandemic? What should the union and state governments do to limit the damage and aid a recovery? In this episode, Anupam Manur and Nitin Pai discuss a plan to kickstart growth once the smoke clears. You can follow Nitin on twitter: @acorn (https://twitter.com/acorn) You can follow Anupa…
 
How has the Covid-19 pandemic impacted China’s economy? Are we likely to see a swift recovery or a lengthy period of stops and starts? And what’s likely to be the impact on the global trading order? Manoj Kewalramani discusses all this and more with the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Nick Marro. Follow Manoj Kewalramani on Twitter @theChinaDude (htt…
 
Why do we know so little about how the coronavirus pandemic is hurting Pakistan? In this episode, Pranay Kotasthane, Sarthak Pradhan and Sakshi Arora discuss Takshashila's new strategic assessment of Covid-19's impact on Pakistan, and the political dynamics shaping the crisis. Takshashila Strategic Assessment: https://takshashila.org.in/takshashila…
 
The Russia-Saudi face-off on oil production combined with the global pandemic has sent crude prices plunging. What's the global impact of low energy prices and what can India do? Anupam Manur, Anirudh Kanisetti and Aditya Ramanathan discuss. Follow Anirudh Kanisetti on twitter: @AKanisetti (https://twitter.com/AKanisetti) Follow Aditya Ramanathan o…
 
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is considered to be China's path to carving a new world order. But who conceptualized it first? And how do the Chinese actually think about their place in the world? In this episode, Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai talk to Nadège Rolland, a senior fellow at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) to discuss…
 
How is the Covid-19 pandemic reshaping the Sino-US relationship? Are we witnessing a geopolitical realignment in Europe? Is China’s influence growing or are its early failures and aggressive propaganda attracting a backlash? Manoj Kewalramani talks to Andrew Small, Senior Transatlantic Fellow at GMFUS, about all this and more. Follow Manoj Kewalram…
 
What happens when the government takes away your property rights? Why does the state government own all sandalwood trees in Karnataka? In this episode, Anupam Manur and Pranay Kotasthane discuss the fascinating story of sandalwood regulations and its regressive effects on India's sandalwood production. You can follow our host Pranay on twitter: @pr…
 
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