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September 20, 2021

India should adopt “Wait and Watch” approach in Afghanistan, says Ambassador Venu Rajamony

Kochi: Former Ambassador of India Venu Rajamony stated that India should adopt a ‘wait and watch’ approach in Afghanistan. The recent developments in Afghanistan are a major setback for India, he said while speaking at a webinar organised by Centre […]
September 20, 2021

India should adopt “Wait and Watch” approach in Afghanistan, says Ambassador Venu Rajamony

Kochi: Former Ambassador of India Venu Rajamony stated that India should adopt a ‘wait and watch’ approach in Afghanistan. The recent developments in Afghanistan are a major setback for India, he said while speaking at a webinar organised by Centre […]
September 14, 2021

COVID-19 & Negative Population Growth Fear: Reflections on Global Demographic Changes

Introduction On 31 May 2021, the Chinese Communist Party explained its decision to allow families to have three children by citing the need to “keep China’s natural advantage in human resources.”  Many scientists already fear de-population in the long term […]
September 13, 2021

Implementing NEP: Charting Kerala’s Educational Goals 2025

In our latest podcast, CPPR Special Advisor, Dr Shakila Shamsu talks about the New Education Policy and Charting Kerala’s Educational Goals . Dr Shakila Shamsu is a  former OSD (New Education Policy) in the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of […]
September 9, 2021

Indo Pacific Strategy: Reimagining the Maritime Outlook

Date & Time: 26 July, 2021 at 05:00 PM Webinar: Discussion on Indo Pacific Strategy: Reimagining the Maritime Outlook Proceedings Report About the Event: The webinar was on Indo Pacific Strategy and the US-India Partnership in the Maritime Outlook which […]
September 6, 2021

U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan: Implications and the Road Ahead

Organised by: Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi. Date & Time: September 2, 2021 at 05:00 PM Webinar: CPPR Webinar Series on U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan: Implications and the Road Ahead Proceedings Report About the Event: Centre for Public Policy […]
September 6, 2021

Virtual Conference on Strategic Futures: Regional Maritime Security Complexes

Inaugural Session Time: 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM IST Welcome Speech: Dr Joshua Thomas, Erudite Distinguished Fellow (International Relations), CPPR and Former Deputy Director, ICSSR, North Eastern Regional Centre. Inaugural Speech: Mrs. Vijay Thakur Singh IFS (Retd), Director-General, Indian Council […]
September 4, 2021

The changing tides of Punjab politics

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), which was the oldest ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), exited from the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on 26 September 2020 over the three controversial farm laws. The SAD’s member in the Union […]
August 31, 2021

Airlines and NCLT: Jet Airways case throws lessons

MUMBAI: The insolvency resolution process of Jet Airways, the first Indian carrier to attempt a revival after a transit halt in the bankruptcy court, has raised challenges that could lead to a better understanding of how the Insolvency and Bankruptcy […]
August 27, 2021

NEP and Higher Education: Translating Policy into Action

In this week’s podcast, CPPR Special Advisor, Dr Shakila Shamsu talks about the New Education Policy and the reforms in the higher education sector. Dr Shakila Shamsu is a  former OSD (New Education Policy) in the Department of Higher Education, […]
August 20, 2021

Role of Private Sector in Chinese Economy- Part 2

Here is part 2 of ‘Policy Beyond Politics Podcast’ with Former Indian Diplomat and CPPR Senior Fellow Mr Muraleedharan Nair. Mr Muraleedharan Nair has held various positions in the Government of India, including as the Indian Consul in China. His […]
August 13, 2021

United States and India as Partners in Climate Action

In this week’s episode of Policy Beyond Politics Podcast, CPPR Research Fellow Purvaja Modak and Dr Jessica Seddon, who is the Global Lead for air quality at the World Resources Institute, discuss on the topic United States and India as […]
August 12, 2021

US and India as Partners in Climate Action: A Clean Energy Agenda

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting a 10-month long project on US – India Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation. This project is supported by the US Consulate General Chennai, Public Affairs Section. The project aims at studying […]
August 9, 2021

Headless KMRL gropes in the dark

KOCHI: It is like a rudderless ship. A slew of development projects are on the anvil, but with no captain to navigate, Kochi Metro is struggling to stay afloat. It has been four months since Alkesh Kumar Sharma, who was at […]
August 9, 2021

Jose Sebastian interview: Kerala govt is going through a ‘lockdown’ of ideas

Jose Sebastian, economist and former faculty of Thiruvananthapuram-based think-tank Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation (GIFT) in interaction with TNIE explains what’s the reason behind Kerala’s economic mess and offers possible solutions. The lockdown is making the lives of ordinary […]