Centre for Strategic Studies

October 20, 2019

Sixty percent of Defense Budget is spent on Salaries and Pensions- Admiral Arun Prakash

News report on 16th Quarterly Lecture delivered by Admiral Arun Prakash published in Mathrubhumi news paper on October 16, 2019
October 20, 2019

‘India’s Security Challenges’ | CPPR 16th Quarterly Lecture by Admiral Arun Prakash

CPPR 16th Quarterly Lecture on ‘India’s Security Challenges with a focus on the Indian Ocean Region’ delivered by Admiral Arun Prakash, PVSM, AVSM, VrC, VSM (Retd) (India’s 20th Naval Chief) held at Kochi on October 15, 2019.
October 20, 2019

CPPR 16th Quarterly Lecture: ‘India’s Security Challenges’

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted the 16th edition of its Quarterly Lecture Series on the topic ‘India’s Security Challenges’ on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Bharat Tourist Home, Kochi, Kerala, India. CPPR initiated its Quarterly Lecture Series […]
October 19, 2019

CPPR Talk Series | “Hong Kong Protests and its implications” by Muraleedharan Nair

CPPR -Centre for Strategic Studies organised an in-house talk on “Hong Kong Protests and its implications”, delivered by Mr Muraleedharan Nair , Formerly Indian Consul in Hong Kong and Senior Fellow with CPPR on October 10, 2019
October 18, 2019

India’s Claims to ‘Rising Power’ Status will Remain Hollow

News report published in News Experts related to CPPR 16th Quarterly Lecture delivered by Admiral Arun Prakash “In the first few months of a new government which has ridden, back into power with an overwhelming majority and resolute leadership, can […]
October 17, 2019

CPPR Talk Series: Hong Kong Protests and its Implications

As part of the CPPR Talk Series, the Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS) organised an in-house talk on “Hong Kong Protests and its Implications”, delivered by Mr Muraleedharan Nair on October 10, 2019. Mr Nair has held various positions in […]
October 16, 2019

Absence of domestic peace major challenge to national security’

News report published in The Hindu related to CPPR 16th Quarterly Lecture delivered by Admiral Arun Prakash With Indian politicians being traditionally indifferent to national security, successive governments have failed to develop a national security strategy and this has placed […]
October 16, 2019

Vikrant theft a security violation: Ex-Navy Chief

News report published in The News Indian Express related to CPPR 16th Quarterly Lecture delivered by Admiral Arun Prakash Theft  of hard disks from country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) Vikrant, being built at Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL), is a […]
October 16, 2019

India follows opposite model of China on defence transformation

News report published in UNI related to CPPR 16th Quarterly Lecture delivered by Admiral Arun Prakash India adds more men and less technology, quite opposite of the model followed in China on defence transformation, Admiral Arun Prakash (Retd) said here […]
October 14, 2019

Afghan Quandary: Peace Talks Amidst the New Great Game

With the US–Taliban peace talks shaping the future course of Afghan conflict, the main stakeholders China, Russia, Iran, Pakistan and India driven by their geopolitical pursuits and vested interests jostle for influence over the final endgame of Afghanistan.  By Mona […]
October 12, 2019

‘Hong Kong stir will impact whole of China’

The Hong Kong issue is affecting the whole of China and Taiwan, Xinjiang and Tibet are closely watching the situation, said Muraleedharan Nair, former Indian consul in Hong Kong and senior fellow with Kochi thinktank Centre for Public Policy Research […]
October 11, 2019

India China Informal Summit

From border skirmishes to UNSC, China has consistently taken positions unfavorable to India. As PM Modi meets Xi Jinping in Mamallapuram, Mr Muraleedharan Nair, Senior Fellow CPPR explores whether the meeting can melt the ice between the two nations. This article was […]
September 25, 2019

India-Pakistan Cultural Homogeneity and Political Ties

Born of similar ancestry and sharing a homogeneous historical legacy in addition to cultural similarities, this article elucidates the ways in which India and Pakistan are more similar than they are different, a narrative that is often glossed over amidst […]
September 23, 2019

Far East in Doldrums: A Rupture in Pacific Rim

The geopolitics in Northeast Asia is changing swiftly having the potential to shatter the geopolitical and security balance in favour of rogue North Korea and expansionist China. North Korea’s continued testing of patience of the regional powers by its nuclear […]
September 17, 2019

India-Pakistan Trade: Potential and Constraints

Conventionally, the easiest market access for most finished goods should be countries that lie within close geographical proximity; but history, political instability, colonial rules and a plethora of other reasons often prevent neighbouring states from seizing this natural advantage, which has to be […]