Centre for Comparative Studies

July 6, 2020

Gulf Migration and COVID-19

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a webinar on the topic “Gulf Migration and COVID-19” on July 3, 2020.The distinguished speakers were Ambassador KP Fabian, Professor at the Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi and Dr Ginu […]
July 6, 2020

Pacific Deterrence Initiative (PDI) and the US strategy in the Indo-Pacific | Policy Beyond Politics Episode 06

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently criticised the PLA for escalating the border tension with India and also militarising the South China Sea and illegally claiming more territory there threatening vital sea lanes. In this episode of #PolicyBeyondPolitics CPPR […]
July 3, 2020

Politics of Online Education in the Time of COVID Crisis

Dr D Dhanuraj and Rahul V Kumar Amongst the different kinds of challenges posed by COVID-19, policy makers in Kerala are now confronted with unprecedented changes required in the education sector. The challenge is how to deal with balancing the […]
July 3, 2020

Webinar on “Gulf Migration and COVID-19”

The speakers at a webinar hosted by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) on the topic “Gulf Migration and COVID-19” on Friday (July 3, 2020) called for a comprehensive migrant policy with a good governance and management system. The distinguished speakers were Ambassador KP […]
July 1, 2020

Impact of COVID19 on Intra-City Public Transport

Kahini Ojha The initial days of unlock 1.0 have proven crucial for the transport sector. With no or minimum revenue generated during the lockdown and increased cost of maintenance for disinfecting and repairing vehicle body parts, which were not in […]
June 30, 2020

How viable is Silverline project, ask experts

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The New Indian Express on the Silverline project. He says “Travel time was never a factor behind Kerala’s poor show in industrial growth. Hence, reducing it won’t make […]
June 29, 2020

COVID Resetting the Politics and Money in Sports | Policy Beyond Politics EP 5

In this episode of #PolicyBeyondPolitics #CPPRIndia Chairman, Dr D Dhanuraj talks to Leslie Xavier, Senior Fellow (Sports Policies), CPPR and Editor (Sports), Newsclick.in on the impact of COVID on sports. COVID has economically impacted athletes and various sporting events around […]
June 26, 2020

A hawkish opposition to Chinese imports is ill-founded

Nissy Solomon and Gazi Hassan The ongoing political tension between India and China is transcending into an economic clash. While the Indian defence is busy handling the territorial borders, various agencies believe that boycotting Chinese goods would be one of […]
June 26, 2020

IC4 awaits data from government departments & agencies

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a article published in The Times of India. He says “The IC4 needs to be modelled in such a way that it should even be able to gather data from public and also […]
June 26, 2020

Private Bus Operations in Kerala: Challenges and Way Ahead

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a live discussion on “Private Bus Operations in Kerala: Challenges and Way Ahead” on June 17, 2020. Mr Gokuldas (State Secretary, Kerala Bus Transport Association), Mr KM Nawas (Ernakulam District Secretary, Kerala […]
June 25, 2020

India’s Future Relations with ASEAN

Devassy Auseph Soft power—the term coined by an American political scientist, Joseph Nye, about three decades ago—holds prominence among academicians and political scientists alike even today. In Nye’s words, “to get others to do what they otherwise would not” is […]
June 23, 2020

Can COVID Era be a Good Time to Give NMT a Second Chance?

Aiswarya Krishnan and Viral Arun Nigam Mobility plays a significant role in determining the growth and development of a city. Nowadays, mobility in cities is faced with too many challenges including lack of sufficient infrastructure as well as the unaffordability […]
June 23, 2020

Impact of COVID on Refugees across the Globe- Part 3

The restrictive measures taken to combat COVID-19 including shutting down borders, travel bans and halting migration have put more constraints on the displaced refugee population all over the world, making them more vulnerable to the pandemic. According to UNHCR, there […]
June 20, 2020

Indian Parliament going online | Policy Beyond Politics EP 04

It is time to leverage on our technological prowess and ensure the legislative business continues unhindered during the pandemic. In this episode of #PolicyBeyondPolitics, Dr D Dhanuraj (Chairman, CPPR) and Chakshu Roy, (Heads the outreach team and leads legislator and […]
June 20, 2020

Indian Parliament going online | Policy Beyond Politics EP 04

It is time to leverage on our technological prowess and ensure the legislative business continues unhindered during the pandemic. In this episode of #PolicyBeyondPolitics, Dr D Dhanuraj (Chairman, CPPR) and Chakshu Roy, (Heads the outreach team and leads legislator and citizen […]
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