June 15, 2021

Future of climate change and corporate responsibility

In this episode of CPPR’s Policy Beyond Podcast series, CPPR Research Fellow Purvaja Modak talks to Dr Harisankar K Sathyapalan about the landmark ruling by a Dutch Court against Shell group and what it could mean for climate change litigations worldwide. […]
June 11, 2021

Is it time for India to revisit it’s cannabis policy?

India has had a very dynamic history with the cannabis plant. Cannabis has been consumed for spiritual, medicinal and recreational purposes since millenia. In Pre-independence India, the British attempted to regulate it through excise laws that licensed cultivation and imposed […]
June 4, 2021

കേരള ബഡ്ജറ്റ് 2021 : ഒരു അവലോകനം | Kerala Budget 2021: An analysis

കോവിഡിന്റെ രണ്ടാം തരംഗത്തിന്റെ പശ്ചാത്തലത്തിൽ അവതരിപ്പിക്കപ്പെട്ട രണ്ടാം പിണറായി സർക്കാരിന്റെ ആദ്യ ബഡ്ജറ്റ് പ്രതീക്ഷക്കനുസരിച്ച് ഉയർന്നുവോ ? ധനകാര്യ നിർവ്വഹണം അഗ്നി പരീക്ഷയാകുന്ന ഈ കാലത്ത് കേരളബഡ്ജറ്റിന്റെ സാധ്യതകൾ സി പി പി ആർ ചെയർമാൻ ഡോ ഡി ധനുരാജുo, സീനിയർ അസോസിയേറ്റ് പ്രസീദ മുകുന്ദൻ, സി പി പി ആർ അസോസിയേറ്റ്, ഗൗതം കെ […]
June 3, 2021

How will The ‘New Pandemic Treaty’ shape the post- Covid world?

The recently convened World Health Assembly (WHA74) saw discussions on the launch of negotiations for a ‘New Pandemic Treaty’ in order to create a ‘Global Framework Convention on Pandemic Preparedness and Response’.This treaty is supposed to facilitate international cooperation and […]
May 28, 2021

പതിനഞ്ചാമത് കേരള നിയമസഭയിലെ ഗവർണറുടെ ആദ്യ നയപ്രഖ്യാപനം : വിവിധ മാനങ്ങളും സാധ്യതകളും

Kerala Governor, Arif Mohammad Khan, gave the inaugural policy address of the 15th Kerala Legislative Assembly on Friday. While the government’s ambitious flagship projects and huge investment announcement in the education sector topped the headlines, it is imperative for us […]
May 21, 2021

കോൺഗ്രസിന്റെയും യു ഡി എഫിന്റെയും രാഷട്രീയ ഭാവി എന്താണ്? | Political future of Congress in Kerala

Congress party’s underwhelming performance in the Kerala Assembly Elections has cast a shadow of doubt on its relevance and future in the state. The party’s misplaced trust on the state’s ‘electoral pendulum’ to help regain the political mantle this year […]
May 18, 2021

ശക്തനായ മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിയും പാർട്ടി നേതാവും ഒരാൾ തന്നെയാകുമ്പോൾ | When the strongman Chief Minister and the Party Chief remain one and the same

പിണറായി വിജയൻ നേതൃത്വം നൽകുന്ന എൽ ഡി എഫ് മന്ത്രിസഭാ രണ്ടാമതും കേരളത്തിൽ അധികാരമേല്കുമ്പോൾ അതിന്റെ സവിശേഷതകൾ പലതാണ്. കേരളത്തിന്റെ രാഷ്ട്രിയ ചരിതത്തിലെ തന്നെ പ്രധാനപ്പെട്ട ഒരു അധ്യായമാണ് ഇതിലൂടെ കുറിക്കപ്പെടുന്നത്.ഏറെ ചർച്ച ചെയ്യപ്പെട്ട മന്ത്രിസഭാ രൂപീകരണത്തിലൂടെ പിണറായി വിജയൻ നൽകുന്ന സൂചന എന്താണ്? രണ്ടാമതും അധികാരത്തിൽ വരുമ്പോൾ മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിയിൽ കേന്ദ്രികൃതമായ ഭരണ ശൈലിയിൽ മാറ്റമുണ്ടകുമോ? […]
November 2, 2020

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.
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, […]
July 21, 2020

Street Vendors and COVID-19 lockdowns | #PolicyBeyondPolitics EP 07

Recently Government launched PM Street Vendor’s Atmanirbhar Nidhi (PM #SVANidhi ) a special micro-credit scheme to provide loan of upto Rs 10,000 to #StreetVendors. At the same time, the lack of accommodating policies and guidelines to the street vendors have […]
July 6, 2020

Pacific Deterrence Initiative (PDI) and the US strategy in the Indo-Pacific | Policy Beyond Politics Episode 06

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently criticised the PLA for escalating the border tension with India and also militarising the South China Sea and illegally claiming more territory there threatening vital sea lanes. In this episode of #PolicyBeyondPolitics CPPR Chairman, Dr […]
June 29, 2020

COVID Resetting the Politics and Money in Sports | Policy Beyond Politics EP 5

In this episode of #PolicyBeyondPolitics #CPPRIndia Chairman, Dr D Dhanuraj talks to Leslie Xavier, Senior Fellow (Sports Policies), CPPR and Editor (Sports), Newsclick.in on the impact of COVID on sports. COVID has economically impacted athletes and various sporting events around […]
June 20, 2020

Indian Parliament going online | Policy Beyond Politics EP 04

It is time to leverage on our technological prowess and ensure the legislative business continues unhindered during the pandemic. In this episode of #PolicyBeyondPolitics, Dr D Dhanuraj (Chairman, CPPR) and Chakshu Roy, (Heads the outreach team and leads legislator and citizen […]
June 19, 2020

CPPR Senior Fellow K V Thomas shares his take in India China Border Face-off

In this audio podcast CPPR Senior Fellow KV Thomas shares his take on the India China Border face-off
June 12, 2020

Rights & Responsibilities of Elected Representatives in changing situation like COVID | Policy Beyond Politics EP 03

In this part of Policy Beyond Politics, CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj and Dr Harisankar K. Sathyapalan, Research Fellow (International Law and Dispute Settlement), CPPR discuss the Rights and Responsibilities that need to be followed by Elected representatives in a […]