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March 6, 2014

Bad State of the State

By Rahul V. Kumar *   As I understood from a recent experience our system requires that we remain closer (in time) with the state and yet we should remain far (physically) from its reach. Now the question is “How […]
March 1, 2014

Expansion of RIMPAC Exercises to include Indian and Chinese Navies: An Assessment

By MA Athul* In June 2013 Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi announced that China will attend the Rim of the Pacific Exercises in June 2014.Yang made the announcement after the summit between US President Obama and Chinese president Xi Jingping[1]. […]
March 1, 2014

The ‘Third Front’ Politics aka power of Regional Politics and the ‘unanticipated 14th Prime Minister of India’

By D.Dhanuraj* The election commission is ready to declare the schedule of General Elections 2014. Political parties are busy in building alliances. It’s the coalition politics era in India! The main stream parties; Congress and BJP are still dilly dallying […]
February 21, 2014

Now, who’s interested in corporation budget! Times of India

Now, who’s interested in corporation budget! Times of India Times of India, 21/02/2014 KOCHI: After the initial hue and cry, even the opposition seems to have lost interest in the Kochi corporation budget. And the ruling front, which passed the 2014-15 […]
January 28, 2014

CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014 on Public Policy Research Methods concludes

“This was a great human and research experience “quoted one of the research participants at the recently concluded CPPR -ATLAS Winter School 2014. Indeed,the much awaited third edition of CPPR –ATLAS Winter School 2014: Public Policy Research Methods was overwhelmed […]
December 30, 2013

Dr. Happymon Jacob delivers the 5th CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series

Centre for Public Policy Research hosted the 5th edition of its Quarterly Lecture Series on the topic, ‘Indo-Pak Relations: What lies ahead?’ on Monday,23rd December, 2013 at Ernakulam Press Club,  Cochin, Kerala, India The first four editions hosted various prominent personalities including Shashi Tharoor (Indian Minister […]
December 27, 2013

Progress not likely for 2-3 Yrs in Indo-Pak Peace Talks, The New Indian Express

December 21, 2013

International Migrant’s Day: A Contemporary Retrospection

By Abin Thomas, PhD Scholar Student, King’s India Institute, London Jim Rogers, the American investor who moved to Singapore in 2007 from America (is one of the prominent figures of investment friendly atmosphere in Singapore), cautioned about the immigration restriction […]
December 21, 2013

CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014 Participants

PARTICIPANTS FOR THE CPPR-ATLAS WINTER SCHOOL 2014 We are extremely proud to announce the participants for the CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014- Public Policy Research Methods. The successful candidates undertook a rigorous selection process by the panel of experts. We have […]
December 20, 2013

Dr Happymon Jacob to deliver the 5th CPPR Quarterly Lecture on ‘Indo-Pak Relations: What lies ahead?’

Centre for Public Policy Research is set to host the 5th edition of its Quarterly Lecture Series. This edition will feature Prof. (Dr.) Happymon Jacob who will talk on the topic, ‘Indo-Pak Relations: What Lies Ahead?’. Dr. Happymon Jacob is Assistant Professor of […]
December 12, 2013

Proceedings of the International Conference on National Security

International Conference on National Security Management in Federal Structure – Perspectives from India and the United States 6th, 7th December, 2013 Kochi, India ********* National Security has emerged as a key topic of discussion worldwide at all levels of society, […]
December 4, 2013

International Conference on National Security

International Conference on National Security Management in Federal Structures – Perspectives from India and the United States  (December 6th and 7th, 2013) Organised by CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies Supported by the US Consulate Chennai region at Riviera Suites, […]
November 27, 2013

‘Delhi or Kochi, this metal is hot property’, Times of India

‘Delhi or Kochi, this metal is hot property’, Times of India, 27 November, 2013 Kochi: Finance minister P Chidambaram may describe gold as a costly non-essential commodity,but for the average Malayali, the yellow metal still retains its allure.A study done […]
November 21, 2013

Gold and Consumer Behaviour – A Comparative Study of Cochin and Delhi

The primary objective of this paper is to study gold and consumer behavior. The respondents were consumers from various selected gold jewellery outlets in Cochin and Delhi. During the course of this study, the researcher tries to find the various […]
November 21, 2013

Data Compilation on Urban Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) of Different States in India

This paper is purely a data compilation of Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) among various cities in India. It describes and compares UMTA of five different Indian cities including Hyderabad, Chennai, Indore, Pune and Jaipur. UMTA acts as an umbrella body that already […]