April 8, 2021

#UNLOCKKHADI: Global Voices for Open Trade

CPPR has initiated a programme to liberate and truly globalize the Khadi and village industries sector in India. We aim for ‘Connecting the Global to the Local.’ This initiative backed with extensive and rigorous evidence-based research enunciates ‘How Global E-Commerce […]
April 6, 2021

An analysis of increasing vote share of NDA among various age groups

Goutham K A & Anuj Sharma The electoral politics in India considerably depends on the mobilization of different social groups, on the basis of caste cleavages, religious orientation, gender differences and even the age groupings. In the elections, political parties […]
April 6, 2021

What is in the voter’s mind?!

Dr D Dhanuraj with Ananthitha Anandan Today could be marked in the history of democratic Kerala as a decisive turning point.  As the 2.7 Crore voters of our State are expected to cast their vote today, what will be the […]
March 24, 2021

Demand for better roads, transportation amenities

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Hindu. He comments “Kochi also needs dedicated corridors for Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) and tramways, which are getting popular worldwide since they considerably lessen the number of […]
March 23, 2021

The curious case on inner party democracy in Kerala

The whip culture in the political system should be done away with, and instead, the more significant ideological debates featuring in the socio-cultural context should be encouraged to maintain the sanctity and survival of the political space. D DHANURAJ  and […]
March 23, 2021

Kerala Assembly elections: LDF to bank on welfare & development, once more

CPPR Research Associate Goutham KA comments in a news article published in The Times of India. He comments “People always prefer tangible benefits. This will be one of the reasons for LDF to go ahead with welfare schemes in an […]
March 9, 2021

Swing-state scrum

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Week. He commented “The people felt they [LDF] had a strong leader to look up to in times of crisis—be it the 2018 floods or the Covid-19 […]
March 8, 2021

Looking for a lifeline

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Week. He commented “A huge section in the Kerala society, especially the Muslims, does not want to see the Congress getting eliminated, So, there is a strong […]
March 8, 2021

Surprise package

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhnauraj comments in a news report published in The Week on BJP’s strategy of getting prominent personalities in the upcoming Kerala Assembly Election. He says “Election is a different ball game. These VIPs, who have no […]
March 1, 2021

LDF, UDF may find a tough competitor in Twenty20

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a article published in The New Indian Express. He comments “an apolitical organisation like Twenty20, which does not have any ideological mooring, is functioning by promising a lot of deliverables to the people.” […]
February 24, 2021

Private sector can give government’s COVID-19 vaccination drive a shot in the arm

While vaccination is a public good and bestows a greater responsibility on the government, the greater the availability of the vaccine in a deregulated space, the closer we get to the intended outcomes Dr D Dhanuraj and Sam Thomas After […]
February 17, 2021

Stinking truth: Missing public toilets & unusable existing ones

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Times of India. He comments “We had started a study regarding the status and requirement of public toilets in the city three years ago. Then, it was […]
February 17, 2021

The Conundrum of Minorities in Kerala Politics

Goutham KA and Bhavya Bhardwaj The oft-touted “Kerala model of politics” has largely been seen as a deviation from the Indian mainstream politics for a number of reasons. It is the last standing bastion of Left politics in India. The […]
February 16, 2021

India is set to become a vital Covid vaccine maker — perhaps second only to the U.S.

CPPR Senior Associate Research Nissy Solomon comments in a news article published in CNBC. She comments “With a proven track record on the scale at which vaccines are produced, India should be able ramp up production to meet international demand […]
February 3, 2021

Explainer: Self-Control or State Control? You Decide

Rahul V Kumar explains ‘Self-Control or State Control? You Decide’ edited by Tom G Palmer featuring essays by experts who delve into the relationship between freedom and responsibility, their philosophical and scientific underpinnings, and the practical value of self-control. To […]

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