July 2, 2019

India-Hong Kong Relations in Quagmire?

India and Hong Kong have maintained cordial relations since the British era. But with the recent protests against the extradition bill boiling across Hong Kong, things are not quite easy for India. India will be severely affected economically, especially since […]
July 1, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Its Use in Governance

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. These processes include learning (the acquisition of information and rules for using the information), reasoning (using rules to reach approximate or definite conclusions) and self-correction. […]
July 1, 2019

Equity and Alternative Capital Mobilisation by SMEs in 21st century

By Ragavi R Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) provide about 60 per cent of the overall employment globally and contribute about 50 per cent to the Gross Value Added. An effective funding environment is necessary for the growth of these […]
June 27, 2019

Governance challenges for Modi 2.0

Even though there may be no stated ‘allocation for better governance’ in the budget outlay, the intent and spirit of the budget speech for structural reforms will send the right signals to the electorate as well as to the markets. […]
June 27, 2019

Fiscal Devolution Essential to Strengthen Local Governments

The Local Governments of the nation play a big role in the welfare of its citizens. However, most of them lack the revenue resources to meet their functions. Though there are constitutional powers given to the Local Governments for mobilisation of […]
June 19, 2019

Foreign Policy Challenges

The second term brings lots of challenges both in the economic and security domain By Gazi Hassan and Muneeb Yousuf A resounding election victory with the largest mandate given to Narendra Modi has once again opened the possibility of changing […]
June 14, 2019

US-China Trade War and What it Means for India

The burgeoning clash of two biggest economies of the world – US and China has the entire world economy on toes. Allies and rival countries seem to be lost in the grit of these tariff wars. India, however, takes an […]
June 10, 2019

Why the Middle Class is Shrinking in Rich Countries?

In most of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries there has been little or no growth of the middle class between the mid-1980s and the mid-1990s, while it rose in the next decade that is from mid-1990s […]
June 6, 2019

Impact of AI on Medical Education and Employment

Artificial intelligence (referred as AI) is the intelligence which tries to perform the same activities as the human cognitive abilities. The technology can be introduced into any device, be it a cell phone or any machine equipment in almost every […]
June 6, 2019

Future of Monetary Policy in the Context of Global Warming and Recession

Monetary Policy is a tool used by a nation’s Central Bank to influence the nation’s price levels, output, etc as a response to global shocks. Global warming is the rise of the average temperature of the Earth due to the […]
June 3, 2019

India’s Copyright Laws Need a Digital Reboot

Copyright laws are guardians of our innovation and creativity. These laws protect an author’s ownership and distribution over original expressive work. With the spread of the Internet, copyright laws all over the globe have become inadequate and irrelevant. Be it […]
June 3, 2019

CPPR GLOBAL POLICY SCHOOL 2019 on Public Policy Research Methods concludes

CPPR conducted the 7th edition of its prestigious Global Policy School (GPS) from May 1–5, 2019 in Kochi. Over the years, GPS has attracted participants from Europe, Africa, Australia, the Americas and Asia. This year GPS 2019 offered 15 aspiring […]
June 3, 2019

Venezuelan Crisis and Its Impact on India

By Ayush Kukreja, Large clouds of despair loom over the economically and politically crippled Latin American country of Venezuela. The fifth republic of Bolivarian Venezuela, under former lieutenant governor of the military Hugo Chavez (1998-2012), marked the deep-seated fear of […]
June 3, 2019

Why BIMSTEC was given preference over SAARC at Modi’s swearing-in ceremony? | CPPR Global High Tea|

In this edition of CPPR Global High Tea, Gazi Hassan, Senior Research Associate, CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies, analyse the decision of Modi government of inviting BIMSTEC countries and not the SAARC countries for his swearing-in ceremony.
May 31, 2019

US-Iran Crisis: Escalating to a Global Conflict?

The clouds of war are looming high Middle East. US and Iran have locked horns here, leading to a possibility of direct confrontation. Research Intern Subirthana argues how the possible conflict will have implications not only for the region but […]