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May 22, 2019

Analysing the Exit Polls 2019

The largest democratic exercise of the world came to an end with the voting in the seventh and the last phase of the General Elections on May 19. While the country awaits the results of the elections to be announced […]
May 20, 2019

Exit Polls 2019- A Precursor to May 23?

In this part of our Election Analysis we look into the exit polls. All Exit Polls 2019, projects an easy win for the BJP and Narendra Modi. What does that mean for other National and Regional parties?
May 20, 2019

Kochi: Demand for riverside properties dips

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR comments in a news story publish in The Times of India on the recent incident where Supreme Court had ordered demolition of four apartment complexes in the city citing violation of CRZ norms Properties developed […]
May 17, 2019

Article 370 — A Never-Ending Quandary

On May 2019, BJP President Amit Shah reacting to former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Omar Abdullah’s statement that J&K should have a separate Prime Minister, said that if the BJP comes to power again with Narendra Modi […]
May 15, 2019

India’s Changing Outlook on International Forums

By Juanita Justin and Jayashri Ramesh Sundaram With the change in power dynamics, multilateral forums have played a key role in increasing India’s influence in the international system. The forums have been looked at as a platform for India to […]
May 11, 2019

Analysing the General Trend after Completion of Fifth Phase of Election

In this part of our Election Analysis series Decoding the Polls our experts analyse the general trend after completion of fifth phase of election.
May 11, 2019

Is Model Code of Conduct a Deterrent or Incentive?

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is an autonomous constitutional body that is responsible for conducting smooth, free and fair elections and monitoring the election processes of the political parties and candidates.
May 9, 2019

Future of e-wallets under RBI’s new guidelines

In February 2019, bringing relief to digital wallet companies, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the deadline for them to meet the Know Your Customer (KYC) norms.
May 3, 2019

Midterm Election Analysis : The Trend so far

With four out of seven phases of election completed, our experts in this part of our election analysis series Decoding the Polls, looks into the election trend so far. Will the confidence exhuberates in the ruling party campaign spill over […]
May 2, 2019

Feeder System: Solutions for a Choking City

In Indian Cities, we see an enthusiastic switch towards shared mobility by both providers and commuters. However the law seems unable to keep up with this trend. Is there a need to expand our understanding of public transport systems? This […]
May 2, 2019

India’s Engagements at ASEAN Forums

By Jayashri Ramesh Sundaram India’s engagement with the ASEAN nations began with the ‘Look East Policy’ of 1991. Today, India has 30 sectoral dialogue mechanisms and 7 ministerial-level interactions apart from annual summits with the ASEAN countries. The ‘Look East Policy’ […]
May 1, 2019

Rolling the Credits on Modi’s ‘Act East’ Policy

By Juanita Justin Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interaction with Southeast Asia comes at a time of changing geopolitical architecture in the Southeast Asian and Indo-Pacific region. The government revamped the 1991 ‘Look East’ policy to the ‘Act East’ policy to […]
April 29, 2019

A Critical Analysis of Kerala’s Fishermen and their Debt Trap

Kerala boasts of its much-touted Model of Development with rapid progress in socio-economic conditions, yet the fishermen community of the state is not able to make a tantamount progress in social and economic development. The poverty, due to the continuum […]
April 27, 2019

Relevance of Public Policy Education

*The news story published in Malayala Manoramma on the two year MA in Public Policy and Governance introduced by The Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth in collaboration with the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) at its Kochi campus.
April 26, 2019

Kallada Bus Controversy: A Case for Policy Overhaul?

The recent incident involving attack on passenger travelling in an inter-state private bus has prompted the state govt bring restrictions on these buses. Is restrictions a solution to this problem? or should there be a change in policy to deregulate […]

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