December 23, 2020

A New Face, A New Hope, A New Era – Bihar Welcomes Tejashwi Yadav

The 2020 Assembly elections of Bihar was nothing short of a rollercoaster journey, as the Nation witnessed the first State going to polls in the midst of a prevailing global pandemic. This article focuses on addressing the rise of Tejashwi […]
December 19, 2020

Modi’s Saffron Party Steers the ‘Double Engine Sarkar’ to Victory in Bihar

In what was seen as a nail-biter of an election in Bihar, several narratives received spotlight, several legacies altered and most importantly, the rarity and significance of Assembly elections in India being reinstated. This article addresses the National Democratic Alliance’s […]
December 12, 2020

Changing Political Dynamics in West Asia: Abraham Accords and Beyond

Date & Time: December 10, 2020 at 6:30 PM IST / 8:00 AM EST Venue: Zoom Online Meeting Platform Webinar: Changing Political Dynamics in West Asia: Abraham Accords and Beyond Guest Speaker: Dr Jon B. Alterman, Senior Vice President, Zbigniew […]
December 11, 2020

Decoding The Polls: ‘Analysis of Kerala Local Body Elections 2020’

Date & Time: 7th December, 2020 at 08:00 PM IST Venue: Zoom Online Meeting Platform Host : Goutham K. A. Moderator: Prof: K.C. Abraham  Panellists: Prof. Dr. G. Gopa Kumar, Dr. D. Dhanuraj Proceedings Report About the Event: The Centre […]
December 10, 2020

#CPPRWebinar on ‘Changing Political Dynamics in West Asia: Abraham Accords and Beyond’

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a Webinar on the topic ‘Changing Political Dynamics in West Asia: Abraham Accords and Beyond’ in the context of recent signing of peace deals, brokered by the USA, between Israel and the Arab […]
December 1, 2020

RESULT ANNOUNCEMENT ICWA – CPPR ESSAY COMPETITION 2020

Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi and  Centre for Public Policy Research(CPPR), Kochi is pleased to announce the winners of the  first edition of the ICWA-CPPR  Essay Competition in Malayalam.   The competition was held as part of ICWA’s […]
November 25, 2020

Changes to the Kerala Road Transport Service scheme: Is a complete nationalisation of bus routes the agenda?

The Government of Kerala had published a notification (No. B1/13/2016/Tran) on September 14, 2020  on Proposed Modification to Kerala Road Transport Service Scheme. This proposed scheme is a take back on the idea of incorporating private players in public transport. Private buses […]
November 18, 2020

Winds of Change: Pakistan’s Play with Fire

Pakistan’s democratic institutions have been historically intertwined with its military. With the recent political unrest, inflation and economic crisis, Pakistan is witnessing a milestone in its history as a democratic republic. Political rivals have now become allies to rescue democracy […]
November 2, 2020

CPPR Webinar on ‘US Presidential Election 2020: Charting the Future of US-India Ties’

CPPR-Centre for Strategic Studies organized Webinar on the topic ‘US Presidential Election 2020: Charting the Future of US-India Ties’ on October 22, 2020. The Speakers for the discussion was Richard M. Rossow Richard M. Rossow holds Wadhwani Chair in U.S. […]
October 29, 2020

കേരള കോൺഗ്രസ്(എം)ന്‍റെ മുന്നണിമാറ്റം എൽഡിഎഫിന് ഗുണകരമാകുമോ?

by ഡി. ധനുരാജ് & ഗൗതം കെ.എ. അനിശ്ചിതത്വങ്ങൾക്കും അഭ്യൂഹങ്ങൾക്കുമൊടുവിൽ കേരള കോൺഗ്രസ്(എം) തങ്ങളുടെ ഏറ്റവും പുതിയ രാഷ്ട്രീയനിലപാട് പ്രഖ്യാപിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നു. നാല് പതിറ്റാണ്ടുകൾക്ക് ശേഷം വീണ്ടും ഇടതുപക്ഷത്തേക്ക്. 2016 നിയമസഭാ തിരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പിന് ശേഷം തുടങ്ങിയ അഞ്ചുവർഷം നീണ്ട രാഷ്ട്രീയനാടകത്തിന് ഒരു  പരിസമാപ്തിയും. ജോസ് കെ. മാണിയുടെ നേതൃത്വത്തിലുള്ള കേരള കോൺഗ്രസ്(എം)ന്‍റെ മുന്നണി പ്രവേശനത്തോടുകൂടി  മധ്യതിരുവിതാംകൂറിലെ രാഷ്ട്രീയ […]
October 29, 2020

North Korean Nuclear Ambitions: A Study

North Korea is a peculiar example of a rogue state in a global system which does not thrive on mutual respect and rule of law. A country governed by its own regressive laws does not uphold the notions of internationalism. This paper […]
October 28, 2020

Panel Discussion on “All-Hazards Approach to Community-Based Disaster Risk Mitigation”

Panel discussion on “All-Hazards Approach to Community-Based Disaster Risk Mitigation.” The  panel, moderated by Dr. D. Dhanuraj, CPPR Chairman, includes  speakers Dr. Muralee Thummarukudy, Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction,  United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Dr. Himanshu Grover,  co-director, Institute for Hazard Mitigation and Planning, […]
October 27, 2020

Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: A Trendsetter for Generational Shift in Indian Politics?

As we are getting closer to the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, the early advantage that NDA had is being diminished day by day. In this episode of #DecodingthePolls Dr D Dhanuraj (Chairman, Centre for Public Policy Research) […]
October 23, 2020

Virtual Book Launch and Panel Discussion ‘Disaster Preparedness and Management’

Date & Time: October 15, 2020 at 11:00 am Handbook Launched by : Ms Anne Lee Sheshadri Moderator: Dr D Dhanuraj Panellists: Dr Muralee Thummarukudy, Dr Nivedita P Haran IAS (Retd), Dr Himanshu Grover and Dr Shekhar Kuriakose Proceedings Report […]
October 23, 2020

Release of ‘Community Resilience Handbook for Disaster Preparedness and Management’ & Panel Discussion

Centre for Public Policy Research and the U.S. Consulate General, Chennai will launch a ‘Community Resilience Handbook for Disaster Preparedness and Management’ followed by a panel discussion on “All-Hazards Approach to Community-Based Disaster Risk Mitigation.”The panel discussion featured, Dr. Muralee […]

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