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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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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.

    Ep. 500: Behind the Scenes at All Things Policy

    Ep. 500: Behind the Scenes at All Things Policy

    On 27 January, All Things Policy, the world's only daily public policy podcast, marked 500 episodes. Manoj Kewalramani talks to Aditya Ramanathan and Anirudh Kanisetti about the surprising origins of the podcast, its evolution over the last two years, and its exciting future.
    You can follow Aditya on twitter: @adityascripts(https://twitter.com/adityascripts)
    You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti(https://twitter.com/AKanisetti)
    You can follow Manoj on twitter: @theChinaDude(https://twitter.com/theChinaDude)
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    Ep. 499: What Should India Do With Its Rare Earth Reserves?

    Ep. 499: What Should India Do With Its Rare Earth Reserves?

    Rare earth underpins the Indian economy. But despite being home to the world's fifth-largest rare earth reserves, India overwhelmingly imports these crucial resources and their derivatives from China, its most significant geopolitical rival. Anirudh Kanisetti joins Manoj Kewalramani to discuss the issues with India's current strategy and what steps need to be taken to make India one of the world's major rare earth producers.
    Read Anirudh's discussion document on a rare earth strategy for India here:https://takshashila.org.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/A-Rare-Earths-Strategy-for-India_TDD_AK_AP_NR_v1.0.pdf
    You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti(https://twitter.com/AKanisetti)
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    • 26 min
    Ep. 498: How Not to Secure Women's Liberty

    Ep. 498: How Not to Secure Women's Liberty

    The Madhya Pradesh government recently proposed that women living away from home must register with police stations to be tracked. This may have serious implications for the mobility and privacy of millions of citizens. Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to Asmita Ghosh, Digital Campaigner, and former Campaign Lead at Feminism in India, to understand the impact of the proposed policy and what it tells us about the way that the Indian state views women.
    Read FII's toolkit on media reportage of gender-based violence here: https://feminisminindia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/GBVInMedia_Report_FII.pdf
    You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti(https://twitter.com/AKanisetti)
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    • 34 min
    Ep. 497: The Vaccine Update: India's Rollout and Beyond

    Ep. 497: The Vaccine Update: India's Rollout and Beyond

    As India launches the first phase of its COVID-19 vaccination programme, Shambhavi Naik talks to Rohan Seth about domestic and international developments, India's vaccine diplomacy, and the crucial question of efficacy.
    You can follow Rohan on twitter: @thesethist(https://twitter.com/thesethist)
    You can follow Shambhavi on twitter: @TheNaikMic(https://twitter.com/TheNaikMic)
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    • 34 min
    Ep. 496: Launching India's Space Start-ups into Orbit

    Ep. 496: Launching India's Space Start-ups into Orbit

    As Bengaluru-based start-up Pixxel prepares for the launch of its first satellite into space, we talk to its CEO, Awais Ahmed, about India's growing commercial space sector, the promise it holds, and the challenges it faces.
    You can follow Aditya on twitter: @adityascripts(https://twitter.com/adityascripts)
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    • 31 min
    Ep. 495: Declassified: The US’ Indo-Pacific Strategy

    Ep. 495: Declassified: The US’ Indo-Pacific Strategy

    In an unexpected move last week, the US National Security Advisor declassified the Trump administration’s 2018 U.S. Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific. What does this tell us about America’s approach to the region? What does it mean from an Indian perspective? And how will this impinge on the new Joe Biden administration? Aditya Ramanathan discusses these questions with Suyash Desai and Manoj Kewalramani.
    The declassified document can be found here:https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/IPS-Final-Declass.pdfSuyash’s paper, India's Theatre Expansion: Use of Sea Power to Balance China's Rise:https://www.ippr.in/index.php/ippr/article/view/28/15
    You can follow Aditya on twitter: @adityascripts(https://twitter.com/adityascripts)
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