April 15, 2024

EP 11 | Policy Beyond Borders | Delving into India-UAE Economic Partnership: Exploring CEPA and BIT

This episode of Policy Beyond Borders with Dr Meena Singh Roy endeavours to unravel the multifaceted dimensions of India-UAE economic relations, exploring pivotal agreements like the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and the recently signed Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)  and […]
April 15, 2024

In Ernakulam & Chalakudy Lok Sabha contests, Twenty20 likely to play spoilsport

It is believed that Twenty20 will eat into Congress votes and its presence will not hamper LDF, especially the CPM vote-bank. However, Twenty20 party president Sabu M Jacob begged to differ. D Dhanuraj, CPPR Chairman, comments on the news published […]
April 15, 2024

The Centrist party

Keralites call Congress centrist for a reason, they have always preferred the grand old party to come to power at the Centre, even while voting for the Left in the assembly D Dhanuraj, CPPR Chairman, comments on the news published […]
April 15, 2024

How E-Cigarette Ban Affects Tobacco Use And Public Health? Know All About It

The widespread use, particularly in the form of smoking beedi and chewing tobacco, has raised significant concerns for public health in India. Lakshmi Ramamurthy, Hon. Trustee (Data analytics & Corporate Management), CPPR, comments on the news published in Zee News […]
April 15, 2024

CPPR DecodingthePolls Ep.28 | Political Waves and Undercurrents in Kerala Elections

April 15, 2024

CPPR DecodingthePolls Ep.27 | Decoding the Minority Politics of Kerala

April 15, 2024

CPPR DecodingthePolls Ep.26 | Competitive Narratives of India’s General Elections 2024

April 15, 2024

CPPR DecodingthePolls Ep.25 | An Overview of Indian National and State Elections 2024

April 11, 2024


Decoding Indian National and State Elections 2024 “Decoding the Polls” is an enlightening endeavour crafted by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) to provide a holistic understanding of the Indian electoral process.  From in-depth articles to thought-provoking podcasts and […]
April 8, 2024

EP 59 | Insights into Change: Recent Trends in India’s Female Labour Force Participation | Policy Beyond Politics

In the 2023 annual Gender Gap Report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), India saw an advancement in its ranking, now positioned at 127 out of 146 countries, marking an improvement of eight places compared to the previous year. However, […]
April 5, 2024

Unlocking the Potential of Municipal Financing in India

With a substantial section of the population moving to cities in quest of better opportunities and higher living standards, urbanisation is drastically changing the landscape of India. Local governments in India face both opportunities and challenges as a result of […]
April 5, 2024

Stakeholder Consultation on Homestays and Abkari Policy 2023-24 in Kerala

The Abkari Policy 2023–24 aims to relax the toddy regulations, allowing three star and above hotels and resorts to serve freshly tapped toddy from their premises to guests during peak tourist seasons. The policy, however, has not included homestays within […]
April 3, 2024

More tourists, less commuters: Water Metro hits rough patch?

D Dhanuraj, CPPR Chairman, comments on the news published in The Times of India on 1st April, 2024. Kochi: Kochi Water Metro, which is set to celebrate its first anniversary this month, appears to be struggling to cater to the needs […]
April 3, 2024

Of Rs 945 crore donated by drug firms, most went to parties ruling states with pharma units

Only states can take punitive action against firms for substandard drugs. D Dhanuraj, CPPR Chairman, comments on the news published in The News Minute on 27th March, 2024. Micro Labs Limited is best known as the maker of Dolo-650, the […]
March 28, 2024

Policy Recommendations to Key Issues in Kerala’s Urbanisation

Urban spaces are essential elements of contemporary cities. As urban populations continue to grow, projections indicate a significant increase in the demand for urban spaces in the coming years. As per the UN projections, over two-thirds of the global population […]