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May 20, 2013

Caste based reservation – Outdated!?!

 By Mary Honey* Though we all live in a democratic country where everyone enjoys freedom and equality (only written in constitution?), the caste reservation sometimes makes a hindrance for everyone from enjoying equality Due to the attractive allowances offered by […]
May 9, 2013

Study on State Transport Corporation of Kerala (KSRTC)

The Study on State Transport Corporation of Kerala (KSRTC) is aimed at providing more clarity and thought on the functioning on State Transport Corporations. The current study will look through aspects related to the economical status and financial viability of KSRTC, the […]
May 1, 2013

Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Former Governor to deliver the next CPPR Lecture

Mr Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Former Governor will talk on “State, Democracy and Politics of dissent in contemporary India” in the next CPPR Lecture Series at Kochi. The Talk will be held on 28th November 2013. Gopalkrishna Gandhi has served the Indian […]
April 27, 2013

Meera Sanyal banks on Politics, Deccan Chronicle, 26th April

  News Reports in Deepika and Malayala Manorama on 27/04/13         Mathrubhumi, 27/04/2013 Meera Sanyal banks on politics, Deccan Chronicle, April 27th Kochi: Meera Sanyal, who recently shocked the banking world by stepping down as country head […]
April 27, 2013

Talk on Governance by Meera Sanyal, Former Country Head of RBS

Meera Hiranandani Sanyal , Former Country Executive of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in India and the President of the Indian Liberal Group who recently resigned from RBS group to actively involve in Politics delivered lecture on Governance yesterday at […]
April 24, 2013

Popularising pool Taxis, The Hindu

Report on Share Auto/Share Taxi in The Hindu, 24th April, 2013 http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/panel-elicits-publics-views-on-introducing-share-taxis-in-city/article4648023.ece Four-wheeler share taxis will slowly replace noisy and polluting autorickshaws that offer a bumpy ride, if all goes well with the proposal to introduce share taxis in the […]
April 24, 2013

Flyover’s shall be built simultaneously, says D.Dhanuraj, The Hindu

The Hindu Report: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/busiest-junction-bypassed-for-flyover/article4627688.ece How did Edappally beat Vyttila in the race for a flyover despite being the busiest junction in the city?   The Cabinet approval for a flyover at Edappally at Rs 180 crore on Wednesday, ahead of Vyttila, […]
April 23, 2013

CPPR Research Methodology Course Syllabus

CPPR is organizing a three day residential “CPPR Introductory course on Social Science Research Methods” from 23rd -25th May 2013 at Cochin, Kerala, India. Students pursuing their final year Graduation, Post Graduation/MPhil or PhD in social sciences or academicians, researchers […]
April 22, 2013

Labhaprabha –The Illusion???

  By Mary Honey* I am not a typical cynic who always opposes new government initiates by providing false and useless statements. But sometimes I have raised questions to get a clear cut answer. I was wondering the durability of […]
April 20, 2013

Interaction with Meera Sanyal, Former Country Head of RBS

Meera Sanyal, Former Country Executive of Royal Bank of Scotland visits CPPR after resigning from the post to actively engage in politics and public policy process. CPPR is proud to host her at Kochi on April 26th where she will interact with […]
April 17, 2013

CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series- Prof. Madhav Gadgil

  The third CPPR Quarterly lecture series based on “Science, Democracy and Ecology” was held on 15th April 2013 at Kochi, Kerala .The occasion was illuminated by the presence of Prof. Madhav Gadgil, renowned Scientist who prepared Report on Western […]
April 1, 2013

Patrons desert KSRTC’s ladies’ only service in Kochi, The Hindu

  The Hindu 01 Apr 2013 Even as the Union government thinks over introducing a bus services exclusively for women in major cities, a sole ladies’ only service being operated by the KSRTC has become a liability to it. The […]
March 28, 2013

French Intervention in Mali: Emerging trends in France’s Africa policy!

By Chacko Philip* “France will stay in Mali as long as necessary” declared French President Francois Hollande on 2 February 2013 at Bamako, capital of Mali, during his one-day visit to the country. He arrived here after the French-led military […]
March 27, 2013

Jurisdictional and Immunity Issues in the Story of Enrica Lexie :A case of Shoot & Scoot turns around!

By Harisankar K S* The Enrica Lexie incident has caused ripples not only in the political and diplomatic circles but also generated debates in the international legal community. The following discussion tries to bring in certain important developments in the […]
March 23, 2013

CPPR Invites Applications for Introductory Course on Social Science Research Methods

   Any person who is concerned about changing the existing system or willing to bring about new discoveries or inventions can make research as a tool to attain their target. Research is not all about gathering information & not necessarily […]