Centre for Comparative Studies

October 17, 2019

Maharashtra Elections 2019: Fadnavis has his ticket to National Politics

This part of CPPR’s Election analysis series, ‘Decoding the Polls’ we explore how the seat sharing agreement between political parties in Maharashtra will pan out and how it will impact the outcome of the Maharashtra State Assembly Elections. We also […]
October 14, 2019

Corridor will have a positive effect: ADB

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Times of India. Kochi: According to Asian Development Bank (ADB), industrial corridors will have a positive effect on the country’s economy, acting as an economic corridor that […]
October 11, 2019

Role of crime, money increases as elections become excessively competitive: Former CEC

News article published in the OneIndia about panel discussion organised by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) on the recently concluded General Elections. CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj was one of the panelist The Association […]
October 11, 2019

Judicial reforms, social media tuning must for fair polls: Experts

News article published in the Outlook India about panel discussion organised by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) on the recently concluded General Elections. CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj was one of the panelist Experts […]
September 25, 2019

Libertarian Principles of Intellectual Property

Libertarianism as a philosophy emerged in an attempt to cure the unfairness that plagues our world. This blog will attempt to question the basis for its very existence, along with assessing the effect of libertarian principles on intellectual property. CPPR […]
September 25, 2019

Is Caste a Guiding Factor for Political Alliances? | മുന്നണികൾക്ക് ജാതിയോ പ്രധാനം?

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj was part of the panel discussion on how political alliances see caste as a guiding factor in the upcoming bypoll. This discussion was aired on the Manorama News Channel on September 24, 2019.
September 25, 2019

Gold Financing Giant Loses Sheen As Strike At Muthoot’s Kerala Outlets Enters 2nd Month

“Grievances are natural and should be addressed amicably, but the company is not known for labour unrest. While employees lose work, Muthoot is also losing its share in the market in terms of assets. Digitisation and GST changed the nature […]
September 24, 2019

The role of reinsurance companies in building resilience

India in the recent past has seen extreme weather events triggered by climate change. With rapid human advancements and escalating climate change, studies show that natural disasters are going to be a frequent phenomenon than ever. Economic losses due to […]
September 23, 2019

Kerala Bypolls 2019: Will the numbers support the fronts?

Kerala gets ready for the next phase of bypolls to 5 legislative assemby seats. Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman CPPR discusses the the prospects of the Fronts as well of BJP in this elections. This discussion was aired on the Manorama […]
September 19, 2019

Cabinet approves ban on e-cigarettes

“Healthcare cost of beedi smoking to nation is Rs 80,550 crore as per the Centre for Public Policy Research (Kerala) whereas e-cigarette impact is unknown since it is a new category,” study done by CPPR quoted in a news article published in […]
September 19, 2019

These are the reasons behind Modi govt’s ban on e-cigarettes

“Healthcare cost of beedi smoking to nation is Rs 80,550 crore as per the Centre for Public Policy Research (Kerala) whereas e-cigarette impact is unknown since it is a new category,” study done by CPPR quoted in a news article published in […]
September 17, 2019

Some Thoughts on National Education Policy Draft

The Draft National Education Policy (Committee for DNEP 2019) is a vision document which aims at a major overhaul of our present education system — school as well as higher education. The document is very detailed and gets into every […]
September 16, 2019

India and IPRs Laws

Copyrights, trademarks, patents, etc are terms which are often non-synonymous with economic significance and put away as indifferent to the facets of micro and macro trade. It suffices to attach the notion of ‘proprietorship’ and hence the meaning of ‘intellectual […]
September 16, 2019

Green Bonds for Sustainable Development

What are green bonds? How can they tackle major environmental issues faced by India and save the environment for the future generation?In the early years, institutions like banks and non-banking sectors financed environmental projects. However, a huge investment requirement for […]
September 16, 2019

CPPR Talk Series | “Hinduism & Political Behaviour in India” by Ajay Verghese

CPPR-Centre for Comparative Studies (CCS) organised an in-house talk on “Hinduism & Political Behaviour in India”, delivered by Dr Ajay Verghese, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Riverside, on August 29, 2019