Centre for Urban Studies

December 4, 2019

Needed: Route numbers for buses

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments, “the numbering system can be introduced only after route rationalisation. The latter includes identifying existing routes, new roads and the public transport traversing through new routes.” in a article published in the New Indian […]
December 3, 2019

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

Tansgender is defined as a person whose gender does not match with the gender assigned to that person at the time of his/her birth. Tansgender includes trans man or trans woman, a person with intersex variations, queer and a person […]
November 19, 2019

Is Kochi Corporation solely accountable for waterlogging in the city?

Recently, the Kerala High court pulled up the Kochi Municipal Corporation for being ‘inactive’ and held it responsible for the waterlogging that happened in the city. Is the Municipal Corporation solely accountable for it? The article looks into it and […]
November 18, 2019

Make the bus day count

Kochi Public Transport Day a initiative by CPPR to promote use of promote the use of public transport system featured in a news article published in the Hindu on relevance and need of Bus Day Usually, Bus Day in Chennai […]
November 14, 2019

MG Road in Kochi awaits redemption

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The New Indian Express on the present condition of MG road. KOCHI: Once a shopper’s paradise with an array of shops and restaurants, MG Road was a primary […]
November 13, 2019

Post Ayodhya Verdict: It is a void and vaccum but also an opportunity for a new political narrative |CPPR Political Observatory

In this part of CPPR Political Observatory we discuss the unfolding political dynamics post Maharashtra Elections, RCEP Exit and Ayodhya Verdict. The Indian politics is fast changing. There is a void created now in the political discourse on the topics […]
November 13, 2019

Is Kochi Municipal Corporation accountable for massive waterlogging in the city? | #CityBeats

Recently the Kerala High court blamed the Kochi Municipal Corporation for being “inactive” and held them responsible for the water logging happening in the city. But should the Municipal Corporation be solely accountable for it? In this video our team […]
November 11, 2019

Silver Line economically feasible, says KRDCL MD

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a article written in the Hindu on the proposed semi-high-speed rail corridor project (named Silver Line) The Kerala Rail Development Corporation (KRDCL) is confident that the ₹66,405-crore Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod semi-high-speed rail corridor project (named […]
November 8, 2019

Disaster Communication: The Role of Media | Panel Discussion | America with Kerala

Panel Discussion on Disaster Communication: The Role of Media at ‘America with Kerala’ workshop organised by the US Consulate General in Chennai and Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi, in association with the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority at Kozhikode […]
November 7, 2019

How is NRC Shaping a New Identity?

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a register maintained by the Government of India containing names and relevant information for identification of Indian citizens of the state of Assam. The first NRC was compiled in 1951, after the Census […]
November 6, 2019

World’s biggest trade deal (RCEP) that wasn’t for India: Really? | Global High Tea

In this edition of CPPR Global High Tea, Gazi Hassan, Senior Research Associate, CPPR-Centre for Strategic Studies, talks about India’s pull out from the first Asian based trade treaty RCEP- it’s concerns and implications.
November 5, 2019

IS KOCHI REALLY A MUST-VISIT CITY?

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Times of India Kochi recently figured among the top 10 cities for tourists to visit in 2020, in a ranking published by an international travel magazine. It […]
November 1, 2019

Syria’s Northeast — An Emerging Geopolitical Morass

While the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib was mired in conflict, the northeastern region was relatively calmer. But with the Turkish attack on Kurds and Trump’s backpedaling of re-deploying the troops for securing oil fields have made the region a new flashpoint of geopolitical […]
November 1, 2019

America with Kerala Kozhikode Media Citations

Media Citation of America with Kerala workshop held on October 22-24 at Kozhikode
October 31, 2019

India Bangladesh Relations | CPPR Global High Tea

In this edition of CPPR Global High Tea, Gazi Hassan, Senior Research Associate, CPPR-Centre for Strategic Studies, talks about India Bangladesh relations in the wake of recently concluded Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India. He also talks about Teesta water sharing […]