July 23, 2021

India & Indo-Pacific Maritime Security: Negotiating Change & Challenges

Indo-Pacific Region (IPR) is the most contested maritime space in the world today. China’s predatory claims over the South China Sea and growing maritime influence in the Pacific and Indian Ocean Region (IOR) critically threatens freedom of navigation and maritime […]
July 20, 2021

Introduction to Data Driven Policy Making | July 24- 25 | Course Instructor- Ajit Mani

Course DescriptionIn recent decades evidence-based policy making has been pushed to the forefront by governments worldwide for designing successful, efficient and effective policies. Data in the 21st century is on par with oil as an invaluable asset. The 2019 Nobel […]
May 21, 2021

കോൺഗ്രസിന്റെയും യു ഡി എഫിന്റെയും രാഷട്രീയ ഭാവി എന്താണ്? | Political future of Congress in Kerala

Congress party’s underwhelming performance in the Kerala Assembly Elections has cast a shadow of doubt on its relevance and future in the state. The party’s misplaced trust on the state’s ‘electoral pendulum’ to help regain the political mantle this year […]
May 18, 2021

ശക്തനായ മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിയും പാർട്ടി നേതാവും ഒരാൾ തന്നെയാകുമ്പോൾ | When the strongman Chief Minister and the Party Chief remain one and the same

പിണറായി വിജയൻ നേതൃത്വം നൽകുന്ന എൽ ഡി എഫ് മന്ത്രിസഭാ രണ്ടാമതും കേരളത്തിൽ അധികാരമേല്കുമ്പോൾ അതിന്റെ സവിശേഷതകൾ പലതാണ്. കേരളത്തിന്റെ രാഷ്ട്രിയ ചരിതത്തിലെ തന്നെ പ്രധാനപ്പെട്ട ഒരു അധ്യായമാണ് ഇതിലൂടെ കുറിക്കപ്പെടുന്നത്.ഏറെ ചർച്ച ചെയ്യപ്പെട്ട മന്ത്രിസഭാ രൂപീകരണത്തിലൂടെ പിണറായി വിജയൻ നൽകുന്ന സൂചന എന്താണ്? രണ്ടാമതും അധികാരത്തിൽ വരുമ്പോൾ മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിയിൽ കേന്ദ്രികൃതമായ ഭരണ ശൈലിയിൽ മാറ്റമുണ്ടകുമോ? […]
May 14, 2021

Women in Kerala Assembly poorly represented despite inheriting legacies like KR Gouri

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments “Many women have voted for LDF for the first time this election and the rival fronts would be forced to allocate more seats for women in future elections” in a news article published in […]
May 1, 2021

Kerala Assembly Election 2021: Post-Poll Survey Results

Centre for Public Policy Research hosted a webinar on Kerala Assembly Election 2021: Post-Poll Survey Results on April 30, 2021. The webinar discussed on the results of the post poll survey conducted by CPPR. Click here to read the key […]
May 1, 2021

Twenty20: Unravelling the corporate contender for democracy

Goutham K A & Rebecca Varghese The most intriguing development in the elections to Local Self Government (LSG) bodies in the state of Kerala in 2020 was the political mileage gained by Twenty20; a corporate-backed organisation that emerged in Kizhakkambalam […]
April 22, 2021

West Bengal Elections: Understanding Nuances and Implications

Watch live streaming of ​CPPR Webinar on ‘West Bengal Elections: Understanding Nuances and Implications’
April 21, 2021

COVID-19 | The many challenges before the phase three vaccination drive

The enormous load on healthcare sector will increase with the third phase of vaccination from May 1. The private sector needs to be roped in for planning, distribution and vaccination  Dr D Dhanuraj and Nissy Solomon India is going through […]
April 10, 2021

New campaign style helped raise Congress hopes in Kerala

CPPR chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in Sunday Guardian Live. He says “In this election, the voters had analysed the work carried out by the sitting MLA, the candidate’s personality and his or her interaction […]
April 8, 2021

Kerala Elections: Tripunithura remains unpredictable

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The New Indian Express. He comments “This year, it will be interesting to see whether BJP will considerably increase the vote share to register a win in Tripunithura. […]
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 […]