Centre for Strategic Studies

August 26, 2019

India and Japan: Growing Partnership and Opportunities for Co-operation

This e-book is a compilation of the papers presented by the speakers during a two-day International Conference, curated around the theme ‘India and Japan: Growing Partnership and Opportunities for Cooperation’, organised by CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies, Kochi in […]
August 26, 2019

Kerala needs to raise bar in disaster resilience: US expert

Governments across the world are looking at building resilient structures to counter the destruction caused by sudden change in climate triggered by nature and human interferences. “We, in the US too face disasters, which lead to loss of life and […]
August 24, 2019

Anti Defection Law: Role and Relevance in India | CPPR Political Observatory

CPPR Political Observatory is a video series which focuses on recent issues in India in the context of politics and governance.This episode will discuss the relevance of anti-defection law in the light of recent Political controversy in Karnataka.
August 20, 2019

Bus Day 2.0 will start in November

News article published in The New Indian Express related to ‘Kochi Public Transport Day’, a year-long campaign initiated by the Centre for Public Policy Research in January 2018. As part of this campaign third Wednesday of every month would be […]
August 19, 2019

Event Report: America with Kerala Kochi Workshop

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi with support from the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai and Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) organized a three-day event in Kochi from July 23–25, 2019, as part of a four-month project to […]
August 17, 2019

In-house talk on “Political Economy of Kerala’s Fiscal Stress” by Dr Jose Sebastian

CPPR-Centre for Comparative Studies organised an in-house talk on “Political Economy of Kerala’s Fiscal Stress”, delivered by Dr Jose Sebastian, a seasoned writer and a retired senior faculty from Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, on August 8, 2019 from […]
August 16, 2019

Strengthening India’s Bond Market

The bond market in India is still not completely developed, even after several committees being formed throughout the years to augment the bond market. This means that the bond market is unable to share the credit burden that the banking […]
August 14, 2019

In-house talk on “Political Economy of Kerala’s Fiscal Stress”

The Centre for Comparative Studies (CCS) organised an in-house talk on “Political Economy of Kerala’s Fiscal Stress”, delivered by Dr Jose Sebastian, a seasoned writer and a retired senior faculty from Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, on August 8, […]
August 13, 2019

Can Strict Laws Rein in Social Media during Polls?

In India, there are nearly 400 million Internet users who are easily accessible to the political party campaigners through Facebook and WhatsApp. There is a huge potential for social media to alter the course of election campaigns. A sensational content […]
August 5, 2019

Commuters clueless on the scope of Kochi1 Card

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR, quoted in The Times of India. Talking about the Kochi1 Card, he said that there needs to be clarity on how commuters using the Kochi1 Card could get the benefits of One Nation One Card […]
July 31, 2019

US-Pakistan relations: Rebooting the ties? | CPPR Global High Tea |

In this edition of CPPR Global High Tea, Gazi Hassan, Senior Research Associate, CPPR-Centre for Strategic Studies, talks about US-Pakistan relationship and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to America with an intent to reset the ties.
July 31, 2019

Finding a way out of Kochi’s traffic tangle

In this news report published in The Hindu on the traffic issues in the city, CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments “The proposed command and control centre for traffic management remains in the discussion stage while confusion prevails over whether […]
July 29, 2019

The Gulf Bubble Part 4: What Next?

Dr D Dhanuraj Chairman, CPPR comments in a series published in The Lede. Kerala is a state that runs largely on two sources of revenue – tourism and money orders. In this series on The Lede the focus on the […]
July 29, 2019

Post Budget panel discussion at Carmel College, Mala

Ms Nissy Solomon, Senior Research Associate, CPPR-Centre for Comparative Studies was part of a post budget panel discussion in Carmel College, Mala. She spoke on the key takeaways for Kerala from the Union Budget 2019.
July 29, 2019

More Investments the Way Forward for Agriculture?

At the time of India’s independence subsidies were necessary as they were important for the small and marginal farmers to access inputs and to encourage them to adopt new technology. But now subsidies are slowly outliving their utility. Subsidies given […]

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