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Taxing Private Buses will do no Good for the Cause of Public Transport in Kerala – പൊതുഗതാഗതം; ഇനിയും ഇടപെട്ടില്ലെങ്കില്‍ സംസ്ഥാനത്തെ കാത്തിരിക്കുന്നത് വന്‍ ദുരന്തം

  Public transport is an inevitable part of a city’s development and private sector plays a pivotal role in ensuring the efficiency of public transport. But governmental regulations have taken a toll on the...

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Hard Road Ahead – Reforming Telecom

By Chithira Rajeevan The Indian telecom sector has witnessed immense growth since market liberalisation in the late 1990s. It is the second largest in the world by number of telephone and internet subscribers. However, the...

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What Happened to Attappadi?

by K V Thomas*   The gruesome lynching of Madhu, a 27-year-old Adivasi youth of Chindakki in the Attappadi area of Palakkad district once again demonstrated how political parties and successive governments have neglected...

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Modicare: Old Wine in New Bottle?

The eye-grabbing announcement related to the healthcare sector in the Union Budget 2018-19 is a welcome move. But are they capable of addressing the existing shortcomings? Chithira Rajeevan (Research Assistant, CPPR) writes on the...

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Public Rental Housing under Social Security: A New Slant

  The demand–supply mismatch in the rental housing market in India is enormous. What can be done to reduce the gap and ensure affordable rental housing units to the maximum number of people? Nimish Sany (Research...