April 18, 2019

India’s Extended Neighbourhood: Pivot to West Asia

By Gazi Hassan and Manaswini Vijayakumar From “hug diplomacy” to chai per charcha with world leaders, a significant shift has been witnessed in the way India used to conduct its foreign policy. What is new is the importance given to […]
April 16, 2019

Decoding India’s Stand on the Rohingya Crisis

By Jayashri Ramesh Sundaram India is neither a party to the 1951 Refugee Convention nor an ASEAN country. Yet, it has been criticised by the international community and media for its lack of condemnation of Myanmar atrocities and neglect of […]
April 13, 2019

Will Congress-JD(S) have a upper hand in Karnataka or will BJP be able to retain it’s southern citadel?

Will BJP be able to retain it’s southern citadel? Will the Congress-JD(S) finally falter? In this part of our Election Analysis, ‘Decoding the Polls’ our experts analyse who is going to have a upper hand in Karnataka.
April 13, 2019

Who will end up having the upper hand in Bihar?

In this part of our Election Analysis, ‘Decoding the Polls’, we look into who is going to have upper hand in Bihar. Will it be the NDA or the Grand Alliance?
April 11, 2019

A constitutional aspiration

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news story published in the Deccan Herald on the issue related to water crisis in the country is yet to find a headway in the elections. In a way, an election to […]
April 11, 2019

Which way will the Minority Voters Swing in Uttar Pradesh West?

This part of ‘Decoding the Polls’ looks into minority voters in Uttar Pradesh West. With the highest concentration of minority voters in Uttar Pradesh West, it may be the deciding factor for the SP-BSP-RLD alliance.
April 11, 2019

The Role Alliances will Play in Western Uttar Pradesh

In this part of our election analysis series, ‘Decoding the Polls’, we look into the alliance of SP-BSP-RLD and will it manage to stop the BJP juggernaut.
April 10, 2019

Rahul Gandhi’s Entry to Kerala: Will it be a Game Changer | Decoding the Polls

In this part of CPPR’s election talk series, “Decoding the Polls”, our experts analyse the entry of Rahul Gandhi to Kerala.
April 9, 2019

A Vision for Higher Education Reform

‘A Vision for Higher Education Reform’ an e-book published by Centre for Public Policy Research is a compilation of articles and opinion pieces authored by CPPR research team led by Dr D Dhanuraj. The articles are intended for studying the […]
April 9, 2019

Brexit : A Never Ending Crisis

By Juanita Justin The ‘Last Chance’ vote that took place on the supposed Independence Day in Britain on March 29 resulted in rejecting the deal once again. The Withdrawal Agreement which has been previously voted down twice, lost again for […]
April 5, 2019

CVV in collaboration with CPPR launches MA in Public Policy and Governance

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), a Kochi-based public policy think tank on April 1, 2019 to introduce MA in Public Policy and Governance from 2019 academic year. The association […]
April 4, 2019

Event Report: Vikasarth Round Table on Discussion “Rebuilding Kerala Economy: Time for a Paradigm Shift?”

A two-day round table discussion on ‘Rebuilding Kerala Economy: Time for a Paradigm Shift’ organised by CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in collaboration with Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) was held on March 22–23, 2019 at Rivera Suites, Kochi. […]
April 3, 2019

The state of affairs in Tamil Nadu|Decoding the Polls

‘The state of affairs in Tamil Nadu,’ is the third in the series of CPPR’s election talk series, “Decoding the Polls.”
April 3, 2019

Dos and Don’ts of voicing political opinion on social media

Dr. D. Dhanuraj, Chairman- Centre for Public Policy Research spoke on the Dos and Don’ts of voicing opinion on social media during election time. He mentioned the various methods adopted by Social media like Facebook and Twitter to discourage actions that […]
April 2, 2019

Desalination plants, a plan far from reality

*The news story published in The Times of India, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s comment on how desalination plants are capital intensive and we will have to mobilize huge funds for setting up such plants. KOCHI: At a time […]