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March 16, 2019

India and China must revisit their traditional mindset, JNU scholar

*The news story published in Global South Colloquy, quoting CPPR Senior Fellow, Muraleedharan Nair’s talk at the two-day international conference on “Engaging Rising China: Strategic Options for Emerging India” organised by the Institute for Contemporary Chinese Studies (ICCS), Mahatma Gandhi […]
March 11, 2019

Can Kummanam repeat in Lok Sabha Election what Rajagopalan created in Assembly Election | നിയമസഭയില്‍ രാജഗോപാല്‍ സൃഷ്ടിച്ചത് ലോക്സഭയില്‍ കുമ്മനത്തിനാകുമോ?

Trivandrum Lok Sabha constituency will be in the eyes of the national media and it looks like we can expect a nail-biting finish this time also. CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts discuss about this in the Manoramma News […]
March 3, 2019

Voyage for Knowledge on a Luxury Ship

*News story published on the New Indian Express on March 2, 2019
March 1, 2019

Kochi turns port of call for Semester at Sea students

They get to know #MeToo movement and its impact on media Around 30 students from foreign universities who sailed into Kochi on Thursday as part of their study programme Semester at Sea partook in discussions on the #MeToo movement and its influence […]
February 28, 2019

India-Japan Conference: Two-Day India Japan Conference draws to a close

(Photo Courtesy – Daily Post India) Strong India-Japan relation is a global common good, says Deputy Consul-General of Japan in Chennai. Discussing the economic imperatives and security challenges among other things for the India-Japan partnership was a two-day International Conference […]
February 28, 2019

Floating World University to call at Kochi Port today

KOCHI: Foreign students and teachers from around 200 universities will reach Kochi on Thursday, as part of their study programme ‘Semester at Sea’, which is being held onboard the luxury vessel MV World Odyssey. It is a multi-country study abroad programme […]
February 28, 2019

India-Japan Conference: Conference dwells on Indo-Japanese unity

*The news story published on Mathrubhumi, Kochi about the 2-day India-Japan International Conference round the theme ‘India and Japan: Growing Partnership and Opportunities for Cooperation’. 
February 28, 2019

India-Japan Conference: Call for strong India-Japan ties

‘They share common values of commitment to democracy’ The two-day conference on ‘India and Japan: Growing Partnership and Opportunities for Cooperation’ hosted by city-based Centre for Public Policy Research’s Centre for Strategic Studies in collaboration with Chennai’s Consulate-General of Japan […]
February 27, 2019

India-Japan Conference: Conference dwells on Indo-Japanese unity

KOCHI: A two-day international conference on India and Japan began in Kochi on Tuesday with experts talking of converging national interests of two countries. The conference was curated around the theme ‘India and Japan: Growing Partnership and Opportunities for Cooperation’. Analysing the […]
February 27, 2019

India-Japan Conference – ‘Indo-Japan ties needed to tackle China’s Rise’

*The news story published on Deccan Chronicle, Kochi about the 2-day India-Japan International Conference round the theme ‘India and Japan: Growing Partnership and Opportunities for Cooperation’. 
February 27, 2019

India-Japan Conference – India-Japan Co-operation to balance China’s Dominance Assertiveness

*The news story published on Malayala Manorama, Kochi about the 2-day India-Japan International Conference round the theme ‘India and Japan: Growing Partnership and Opportunities for Cooperation’. The conference was hosted by the CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies, Kochi in collaboration […]
February 20, 2019

Public Transport Day observed in Kochi

Employees of Infopark have demanded better public transport facilities connecting the IT hub to other parts of Ernakulam at the 11th edition of Kochi Public Transport Day organized by CPPR. The story was published on The Times of India. 
February 20, 2019

Public Transport Day observed in Kochi

Employees of Infopark have demanded better public transport facilities connecting the IT hub to other parts of Ernakulam at the 11th edition of Kochi Public Transport Day organized by CPPR. The story was published on The Hindu. 
February 11, 2019

Roadblock hits Kerala Metro expansion

*The news story published on The New Indian Express, where CPPR’s Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj points out the concerns regarding the KMTA bill. Lack of clarity in the role of the authority is the biggest roadblock, experts point out. “Though […]
February 3, 2019

Union, State Budgets 2019: Hopes & Prospects | Money News | Mathrubhumi News

In the wake of the declaration of elections results in five states of India, the expert panel deliberates over Assembly Elections 2018. CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts analyse the election results in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Mizoram […]
February 2, 2019

Kerala Budget 2019: Amaravati model township proposal whimsical: experts

*The news story published on The Hindu, where CPPR’s Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s gives his viewpoint on the need for policy decisions entailing to areas like land acquisition and land ownership. Projects like Amaravati should not have been announced in […]
February 2, 2019

Budget expectations 2019: Skill development may be the big focus in the Union Budget

*Since they have started to assess the results of the education and skill-based programmes they introduced in the last quarter, they will feel the need to up their game, says D Dhanuraj (Photo Courtesy – The New Indian Express) The […]
February 2, 2019

Kerala Budget 2019: Hopes soar ahead of Kerala state budget

*Expectations from Kerala Budget 2019. Instead of big ticket announcements, government should concentrate on ensuring quality of existing infrastructure. Dr D Dhanuraj shares his thoughts with The New Indian Express.  Kerala’s commercial capital has always reared to grow beyond its boundaries, […]
February 1, 2019

Kerala Budget 2019 : Welfare in the times of fiscal crisis

(Image courtesy The New Indian Express) It was a closely watched speech that Dr Thomas Isaac made today as he was presenting the fourth budget of the present LDF government of Kerala. Much so for the reason that it was […]
January 30, 2019

Budget expectations 2019: Skill development may be the big focus in the Union Budget

*”Since they have started to assess the results of the education and skill-based programmes they introduced in the last quarter, they will feel the need to up their game,” says D Dhanuraj (Photo Courtesy – Business Standard) The most important […]