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May 31, 2013

CPPR Introductory Course on Social Science Research Methods

Good researchers at all times can impact upon the decision making bodies and one can be proud in bringing changes in society with their researches! To initiate this change, vibrant 14 participants from various parts of India, specifically from Kerala […]
May 20, 2013

Civic body to entrust CPPR to study introduction of share auto’s

Civic body to conduct study on share autos  TIMES NEWS NETWORK, 17/05/2013  Kochi: Kochi corporation has decided to conduct a preliminary study on the possibilities of introducing share autos in the city. The study will focus on routes,auto fare and […]
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Caste based reservation – Outdated!?!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 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

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

All Bucks Stops at Skilling

By B.Chandrasekaran The aptly crunching buzzword one everywhere hears now is skilling or reskilling the manpower as an imperative for the country if we want to achieve more inclusive nature of human development indicators and thereby accelerate the economic growth […]
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 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 […]
March 22, 2013

Prof Madhav Gadgil to speak at CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series

Prof Madhav Gadgil, noted Scientist who prepared Report on Western Ghats for the Central Government on the environmental health of the ecologically sensitive Western Ghats range will be delivering the next CPPR Quarterly lecture. Prof Gadgil will speak on “Science, Democracy […]
March 16, 2013

University of Michigan SMART initiative invites application for SMART MobiPrize 2013

SMART Mobility Enterprize (the “Mobi”) is an award honoring entrepreneurial ventures that are changing the world – helping to improve the quality of life and revitalize the environment and economy of communities and regions through sustainable transportation (New Mobility). It […]