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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 Policy is all you'll need to understand the world (and appreciate your breakfast) better.
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China: Critical Player in Critical Minerals Supply Chains

In this episode of All Things Policy, Anushka Saxena of Takshashila quizzes Neha Mishra, Executive Officer at CII and a fellow with the pioneer cohort of Takshashila's Network for Advanced Study of China (NASC) Fellowship, on China's dominance in critical minerals supply chains. Neha discusses the findings from her Fellowship paper vis-a-vis China's policy architecture on critical minerals, the changing global sentiment towards dependence on China for the same, and the way forward for China's dominance. Do check out Takshashila’s public policy courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/coursesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/12/202439 minutes, 50 seconds
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Why China’s Economy May Never Grow at 6 Percent Again?

In this episode of All Things Policy hosted by Amit Kumar, Dr Michael Pettis, Professor of Finance at Peking University and Senior Fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP), answers several critical questions about China's economy. Dr. Pettis weighs on what China's domestic consumption situation looks like; the underlying contradiction between domestic consumption and export policy, and the feasibility of new drivers of the economy and new productive forces.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/202437 minutes, 20 seconds
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Analysing India’s Foreign Policy

In this episode of All Things Policy, Professor C Raja Mohan, Visiting Research Professor at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, and Wini Fred Gurung, Communications Manager at the Takshashila Institution, discuss the complexities of India's foreign policy, exploring its perspectives on the global landscape, significant shifts in approach over the past decade, and the challenges and opportunities it faces in an ever-changing world.
4/10/202427 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Curious Case of Missing Persons | Police Chowki

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), 3.42 lakh people are still missing and untraced in India as of 2021. A vast majority of missing persons are women. In this episode of Police Chowki, Javeed Ahmad (ex-IPS and DGP of Uttar Pradesh) speaks to Shrikrishna Upadhyaya on the various reasons behind missing persons, kidnapping and abduction, human trafficking, enforced disappearances, and the urban-rural divide in terms of people going missing. Readings: Where do most people go missing in India? Bengal & MP. Kerala best in tracing them, Punjab worst NCRB Report on Missing Women and Children Confessions of a killer policeman | India | The Guardian Do check out Takshashila’s public policy courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/courses We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/6/202343 minutes, 16 seconds
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A Deep Dive into Deep Tech

Deep technologies involve scientific and technological advancements that serve as the foundation for innovative products or services. In this episode of All Things Policy, Vishnu Rajeev, investment principal of VC firm Speciale Invest, talks about the deep tech industry and why he's so excited about its future in India. Bharath Reddy and Satya Sahu from Takshashila join him in the conversation. Do check out Takshashila’s public policy courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/courses We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folksSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/31/202358 minutes, 41 seconds
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What Happens During a Police Raid? | Police Chowki

Police raids are search and seizure operations conducted by the police for investigation and evidence collection. They often become media spectacles or are used as intimidatory tactics. Police raids have severe consequences for individual freedoms and privacy. In this episode of Police Chokwi, Javeed Ahmad (former IPS and DGP of Uttar Pradesh) speaks to Shrikrishna Upadhyaya on the use of raids by police, the procedural safeguards available to individuals and the legal gray area around digital evidence from devices like smartphones and laptops. Join OpenTakshashila, an initiative by the Takshashila Institution, to creat a global and open community with a strong and unwavering commitment towards meaningful and thoughtful policy discussions. Do check out Takshashila’s public policy courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/courses We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folksSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/25/202336 minutes, 33 seconds
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From Predictive to Community Policing | Police Chowki

In this episode of Police Chowki, Javeed Ahmad (ex-IPS & DGP, Uttar Pradesh) and Shrikrishna Upadhyaya discuss crime prevention initiatives of the Indian police. They talk about predictive policing, using evidence-based policing techniques, and the successes and drawbacks of community policing initiatives. Do check out Takshashila’s public policy courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/courses We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/25/202340 minutes, 19 seconds
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How Does the Juvenile Justice System Work ? | Police Chowki

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act of 2015 governs children in conflict with the law and those needing care and protection. The treatment of juvenile delinquency is based on, among other things, the principle of fresh start which enables children to start with a clean slate upon competing their sentence. In this episode of Police Chowki, Shrikrishna Upadhyaya hosts experts Shyni S (IPS and IG, Training, Biju Patnaik State Policy Academy, Odisha and Javeed Ahmad (Ex-IPS and DGP, Uttar Pradesh) for a conversation on how the juvenile justice system works. They discuss the institutional structure of juvenile justice and provisions for treating specific categories of juveniles accused of heinous crimes as adults. They also discuss the issue of criminalising consensual and non-exploitative relationships among minors and policy solutions to address it. Do check out Takshashila’s public policy courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/courses We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/18/202357 minutes, 50 seconds
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What’s New in Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita 2023? | Police Chowki

The Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 is set to replace the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 as the country’s primary criminal procedural law.  In this episode of Police Chowki, Javeed Ahmad (ex IPS & ex DGP of Uttar Pradesh) and Shrikrishna Upadhyaya break down the various significant changes proposed in the Sanhita and discuss its ramifications on the right to fair and speedy trial, individual liberties and police powers. Do check out Takshashila’s public policy courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/courses We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!        See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/4/202341 minutes, 17 seconds
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Will an Iran-US Nuclear Deal Materialise ?

In this episode of All Things Policy, Anushka Saxena quizzes Harshit Sharma on details of the recently announced prisoner exchange deal between Iran and the US, and other aspects of the backchannel talks going on between the two countries in Oman. The podcast also covers insights on the impediments facing the two countries in reviving the stalled nuclear talks and making a new deal possible. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. Do check out Takshashila’s public policy courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/courses We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/18/202320 minutes, 59 seconds
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How Does Criminal Prosecution Work? | Police Chowki

In this episode of Police Chowki, Javeed Ahmad (ex-IPS & ex-DGP of State of Uttar Pradesh) and Shrikrishna Upadhyaya, do a deep dive into the criminal investigation and prosecution process in the context of a murder. They discuss theories of criminal justice and punishment, the importance of the FIR, how sentencing works and forms of clemency in our criminal justice system. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!      See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/14/202347 minutes, 47 seconds
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Evidence Speaks: Forensic Science in Policing & Trials | Police Chowki

Forensic science offers a toolkit of techniques from fingerprinting to ballistics to DNA analysis, which can aid the police in solving crimes and gathering evidence for criminal trials. In this episode of Policy Chowki, Shrikrisnna Upadhyaya speaks to experts in the field of forensics and policing, Mr. Javeed Ahmad (ex-IPS & ex-DGP, Uttar Pradesh) and Dr. G.K. Goswami (IPS & Founder Director of Uttar Pradesh State Institute of Forensic Sciences) on the intersection of forensic science, police investigation, and criminal law. They discuss forms of forensic evidence, forensic frauds and procedural safeguards, and state capacity in forensic methods of investigation, in the context of ensuring a free and fair trial of the accused. Dr. G.K. Goswami can be reached at https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-g-k-goswami-ab16a729/. Readings: Forensic Law 2021 by Dr. G.K. Goswami "Skin-to-Skin Touch" for Defining Child Sexual Assault: Interpretational Vagaries of the POCSO Provisions" by Dr G.K. Goswami & Aditi Goswami Management of DNA Sampling in Rape Incidents by Dr. G.K. Goswami & Siddhartha Goswami You can find his other research work at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/G-K-Goswami. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/7/20231 hour, 53 seconds
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Cyber Crimes and How to Fight Them

As cyberspace grows, cyber crimes have also increased in number and variety. In this episode of Police Chowki, Shrikrishna Upadhyaya quizzes Javeed Ahmad (ex-IPS & ex-DGP of Uttar Pradesh) and Dr. Aravind Chaturvedi (IPS & SP, Vigilance, Uttar Pradesh) on how to classify cyber crimes, aspects of cyber security, how should individuals and organisations protect themselves in the cyber world, and the police organisational structure and investigative methods in solving cyber crime. They also reflect on how cyber crimes are not merely a law & order matters, but a reflection of more significant socioeconomic reasons, in the context of the emergence of cybercrime hubs like Jamtara, Alwar, Nuh, and others. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/31/202355 minutes, 21 seconds
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How Does Police Intelligence Work?

Intelligence is important for efficient and effective police work. In a conversation with Shrikrishna Upadhyaya on Police Chowki, Javeed Ahmad explores the critical role of police informants, the importance of technological tools in intelligence, the need for protecting whistleblowers and witnesses, and the ever-present question of balancing operational secrecy with accountability. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/24/202326 minutes, 48 seconds
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Assessing the Impact of 28% GST on Online Gaming

Recently the GST Council decided to tax online gaming at 28% on the full-face value of the placed bets. How will this impact the online gaming sector? As government sources estimate, will it lead to a 10-fold jump in tax collections? What could be the unintended consequences? Suman Joshi and Sarthak Pradhan discuss this in this episode of All Things Policy. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/202324 minutes, 48 seconds
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NPCSC Watch: Foreign Relations and Patriotic Education

In this episode of All Things Policy, Anushka Saxena and Amit Kumar discuss proceedings of the recently concluded session of the Chinese National People's Congress Standing Committee, and two significant laws passed and/or under deliberation in this session - Foreign Relations and Patriotic Education. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/202322 minutes, 28 seconds
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Traffic Police in India: Establishing Order in Chaos

Traffic management and road safety can be analysed within a triangular framework of road design, enforcement organisation, and user behaviour. In this episode of Police Chowki, Shrikrishna Upadhyaya hosts Javeed Ahmad (ex-IPS & DGP) and M. N. Reddi (ex-IPS, DGP & CP, Bengaluru City), in a conversation on the functions of traffic police, technological advancement in traffic management and enforcement, reasons behind inadequate enforcement of traffic laws, and incentivising better road behaviour and safety. Reading: The highway to infrastructural success has three clear signposts | Mint #AskBetterQuestions Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/202342 minutes, 45 seconds
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India’s Central Armed Police Forces

The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) of India provide internal security and guard our international borders with our neighbouring countries. Earlier called the paramilitary forces, the CAPFs today play a critical role in maintaining the peace and security of the nation and operate under challenging conditions to fulfill these responsibilities. In the seventh episode of Police Chowki, Javeed Ahmad and Shrikrihna Upadhyaya discuss the origin and role of CAPFs, policy issues around over-reliance on CAPFs by state police, and attempts to rationalise the functions of these forces. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/202339 minutes, 12 seconds
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Decoding the Central Bureau of Investigation

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the premier investigation agency of the Government of India. The CBI is unique in as much as it sits at the confluence of law enforcement, politics, and the rule of law in India. In this episode of Police Chowki, Javeed Ahmad (ex-IPS & Joint Director, CBI) speaks to Shrikrishna Upadhyaya about the role and function of the CBI, the contentious issues around the misuse of CBI to target political opponents, the conflict of CBI with the federal structure of India, its constitutionality or the lack of it, why the public servants in India are scared of the 3Cs: CBI, CVC and CAG and more. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/26/202341 minutes, 3 seconds
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Promises and Pitfalls of Open Source LLMs

The costs of training and running a large language model (LLM) were prohibitively expensive, and only a few big tech companies could afford to do it. That understanding has been turned upside down since the time Meta open-sourced their LLM named LLaMA. Satya S Sahu and Bharath Reddy talk about the promises and pitfalls of this move.  Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!    See omny.fm/listener for privacy information.
6/21/202327 minutes, 3 seconds
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Women in Policing: Representation, Prejudices & Police Culture

Women officers make up only 10-11% of police forces on average across states in India. In the fifth episode of Police Chowki - limited series on All Things Policy, Shrikrishna Upadhyaya hosts Javeed Ahmad & Sutapa Sanyal (ex-IPS officers) to discuss the interface between women and police on the one hand and the lives of women serving in the police forces on the other. They discuss the representation of women in police forces, the effectiveness of gender-based reservation policies, and challenge prejudicial notions surrounding women in police workplaces. They also discuss institutional support for women officers and the impact of masculine-heavy police culture on the functioning of women in police. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/19/202346 minutes, 23 seconds
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Criminal Cases: Investigation, Prosecution, & Accountability

The rule of law requires the police to ensure that criminals are properly investigated, prosecuted, and punished to ensure justice for the victims. In this episode of Police Chowki, Javeed Ahmad takes Shrikrishna Upadhyaya through the nitty gritty of criminal investigations by police in India, from the crime site to criminal investigation, and till the sessions court pronounces its verdict. He answers questions on the rights of the accused, opposition to bail by the police, media trials, plea bargaining, and more. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/12/202343 minutes, 55 seconds
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Section 144 CrPC: From Curfews to Kite Flying

Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code is typically considered the provision under which the police issue curfew orders. In this episode of the limited series Police Chowki, Javeed Ahmad and Shrikrishna Upadhyaya discuss the findings of the study “The Use and Misuse of Section 144 CrPC - An Empirical Analysis of all the Orders Passed in 2021 in Delhi”. They delve into the routine use of Section 144 by the police far beyond the purpose and object of the section to achieve social and governance goals, as opposed to public order. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/5/202334 minutes
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Harnessing Opportunities in the Blue Economy

Blue Economy refers to the multitude of ocean resources available in the country that can be harnessed to aid the production of goods and services because of its linkages with economic growth, environmental sustainability, and national security. In this episode, Carl Jaison speaks with Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia, a Distinguished Fellow of the Foreign Studies Programme at Gateway House. He is also the Chair of FICCI’s Task Force on Blue Economy and served as Chair of the Core Group of Experts on BIMSTEC. They discuss India’s national efforts to harness Blue Economy sectors including the draft National Policy on Blue Economy, the role of the private sector, the opportunities and challenges in the key and allied sectors, and potential areas of collaboration for the G20 countries. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/30/202325 minutes
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Police Laws of India

In the second episode of the Police Chowki series, Javeed Ahmad and Shrikrishna Upadhyaya discuss the colonial roots of police legislation in India, the subsequent attempts to reform the Police Act of 1861, the Supreme Court decision in the Prakash Singh case on police reforms, the effectiveness of the reforms and guiding principles for police laws. Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @‌IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/29/202334 minutes, 50 seconds
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Twenty Years of The Human Genome Project

The Human Genome Project celebrated its 20th anniversary on Apr 14th. In this episode of All Things Policy, Shambhavi Naik and Saurabh Todi discuss the history of the Human Genome Project and its implication in the field of genome sequencing. Check out Takshashila’s courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/ Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/202325 minutes, 31 seconds
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Parks and Recreation: The Curious Case of Cubbon Park

The horticulture department which maintains Bangalore’s iconic Cubbon Park, recently enforced restrictions on citizens who they believe ‘misuse the park in many ways, including playing games or engaging in romantic gestures’. Apart from the sheer harassment and moral policing, this entails, the new restrictions also go against the government’s AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation) scheme and the National Urban Greening Policy, 2014 which provides guidelines for the development of parks and green spaces in urban areas to encourage the creation of open spaces for public use. In this episode, Carl Jaison and Saurabh Todi discuss the impact of the restrictions on citizens’ rights, ways by which the restrictions could have been communicated better, and potential remedies & suggestions to improve the prevailing situation. Check out Takshashila’s courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/ Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/18/202323 minutes, 43 seconds
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Fifty Years of Project Tiger

On April 1, 2023, India celebrated 50 years of Project Tiger, arguably the most important ecological conservation programme in the country, and easily the most successful large carnivore protection initiative in the world. Yet, policy challenges abound: development vs ecology, human-animal interaction, habitat loss. Dr Anish Andheria, president and CEO of Wildlife Conservation Trust speaks to Sachin Kalbag on both the success of Project Tiger and the opportunities ahead Check out Takshashila’s courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/ Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @ivmpodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/5/202341 minutes, 49 seconds
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The New START Treaty on Life-Support

In February 2023, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that his country will suspend its participation in the New START Treaty. But does this mean the end of bilateral arms control between Russia and the United States? Not quite so. In this episode, Aditya Ramanathan and Pranav Satyanath discuss the nuances of the New START treaty's suspension and its implications for future arms control treaties. Check out Takshashila’s courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/ Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @ivmpodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/27/202319 minutes
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Rebooting AI in India

In the past year we have seen AI go from powering prediction algorithms in the background to now having seemingly intelligent conversations, answering questions, or even creating art. AI is going to transform our lives in big ways. Shailesh Chitnis and Bharath Reddy talk about where India stands in AI innovation and how can we get better at it. Reading: Rebooting AI in India — The Takshashila Institution Check out Takshashila’s courses: https://school.takshashila.org.in/ Do follow IVM Podcasts on social media. We are @IVMPodcasts on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. https://twitter.com/IVMPodcasts https://www.instagram.com/ivmpodcasts/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/ivmpodcasts/ You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured Follow the show across platforms: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, JioSaavn, Gaana, Amazon Music Do share the word with your folks!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/20/202323 minutes, 19 seconds
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Ep. 208: Auditing India’s Foreign Policy

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar’s Ramnath Goenka Lecture last week was hailed by some as a landmark speech. But did it really lay out a new vision for Indian foreign policy? Sankalp Gurjar and Suyash Desai join Manoj Kewalramani to discuss. Sankalp Gurjar - @SankalpGurjar  Suyash Desai - @Suyash_Desai Manoj Kewalramani - @theChinaDude (https://twitter.com/thechinadude) You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/25/201937 minutes, 47 seconds