Centre for Comparative Studies

June 18, 2014

Debugging tips to Ms. Smriti Irani for the ‘Higher Education’ sector in India

If the decisive mandate to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to rule the country without any hassles of forming coalition had surprised many pollsters, the choice of Ms. SmirtiIrani to the coveted post of Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry was the […]
June 12, 2014

“Indian scientists call for commitment to science” Chemistry World

11 June 2014  Dinsa Sachan India may have dispatched a mission to Mars recently, but not a single Indian citizen has won a Nobel prize in a science-related category since the country gained independence in 1947. As a new government […]
June 4, 2014

Catalyst of social transformation, Deccan Chronicle

” India is a heterogeneous society of unfulfilled dreams. Only a citizen based approach would solve the issues” Says Dr. D Dhanuraj in a feature published by Deccan Chronicle , one of the leading news paper. The philosophy of CPPR, […]
June 3, 2014

Big-data and the Market Mechanism

Introduction Big-data could be the game changer in future. Data and big-data are conceptually similar but the later differs technically due to the enormity in volume and the corresponding difficulty in storage. Big-data would imply information that is collected in […]
June 3, 2014

The Many Faces of a Social Media Campaign in General Elections India 2014

Introduction India has a very low number of people actively using social media networks though its increasing at a deafening pace. As late as December 2013, the number of such users were considered to be a little less than 100 […]
May 28, 2014

“Possibility of Left and Congress coalition in Kerala” Kalakaumudi

“There is a possibility of Left and Congress coalition in Kerala” says Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR in an article published in ‘Kalakaumudi’ one of the leading weekly in Malayalam. With the Left getting a severe hammering in the Lok […]
May 21, 2014
DC | Krishna Kumar K E | May 18, 2014, 22.05 pm IST Kochi: An analysis of the 15th and 16th Lok Sabha polls show that the BJP is consolidating its presence in the state at the expense of the main Left […]
May 20, 2014

CPPR-ATLAS Winter school 2014

May 20, 2014

The Mature Market of Spiritualism and the Role of the State

This piece of writing does not evaluate the merits of the ideology behind gurus and institutions run by them. In fact, people are free to choose the best that suits them under the available conditions. And the freedom of choice […]
May 20, 2014

Moneylending in Kerala and the Unjustifiable Gimmicks of the State

Introduction The moneylending market in Kerala was a natural economic bubble. The bubble grew because the factors favoured it. Very few people can be blamed for it save the State for its inability to predict the case. Why? Because it […]
April 14, 2014

CPPR-ACE Winter School 2013

April 14, 2014

Prof Madhav Gadgil delivering CPPR Lecture

April 14, 2014

Talk by Tom Palmer,Atlas Network at CPPR-ACE Winter School

April 14, 2014

Dr. Ernest Z. Bower on ‘Prospects of ASEAN in India’s Look-East Policy’

April 14, 2014

Dr. Chandra Ranade on ‘Various Indicators of Economic Development at State Levels in India