May 20, 2019

Exit Polls 2019- A Precursor to May 23?

In this part of our Election Analysis we look into the exit polls. All Exit Polls 2019, projects an easy win for the BJP and Narendra Modi. What does that mean for other National and Regional parties?
May 11, 2019

Analysing the General Trend after Completion of Fifth Phase of Election

In this part of our Election Analysis series Decoding the Polls our experts analyse the general trend after completion of fifth phase of election.
May 11, 2019

Is Model Code of Conduct a Deterrent or Incentive?

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is an autonomous constitutional body that is responsible for conducting smooth, free and fair elections and monitoring the election processes of the political parties and candidates.
April 25, 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Kochi’s overwhelming response shows the way for other cities

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR comments in a news story publish in The New Indian Express on the high number of voting in the city KOCHI: Kochi showed the way for other big cities in south India with a huge voter […]
April 22, 2019

Kerala Election: Gearing up for a Photo Finish

This part of CPPR’s election analysis series, ‘Decoding the Polls’ we look into the key factors that will influence the voters in Kerala.
April 17, 2019

Leadership Vacuum in Dravidian Politics — Will New Players Make an Impact?

The completion of the first phase of elections to 91 Lok Sabha (LS) constituencies has marked the beginning of the largest democratic exercise of the world. The second phase of elections to 97 LS constituencies will be held on April […]
April 13, 2019

Will Congress-JD(S) have a upper hand in Karnataka or will BJP be able to retain it’s southern citadel?

Will BJP be able to retain it’s southern citadel? Will the Congress-JD(S) finally falter? In this part of our Election Analysis, ‘Decoding the Polls’ our experts analyse who is going to have a upper hand in Karnataka.
April 13, 2019

Who will end up having the upper hand in Bihar?

In this part of our Election Analysis, ‘Decoding the Polls’, we look into who is going to have upper hand in Bihar. Will it be the NDA or the Grand Alliance?
April 11, 2019

The Role Alliances will Play in Western Uttar Pradesh

In this part of our election analysis series, ‘Decoding the Polls’, we look into the alliance of SP-BSP-RLD and will it manage to stop the BJP juggernaut.
April 3, 2019

Dos and Don’ts of voicing political opinion on social media

Dr. D. Dhanuraj, Chairman- Centre for Public Policy Research spoke on the Dos and Don’ts of voicing opinion on social media during election time. He mentioned the various methods adopted by Social media like Facebook and Twitter to discourage actions that […]
March 25, 2019

Who is going to bell the cat?

The black money trail in election campaigns has been a widely discussed topic in India over the decades. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has shared its concerns about the role played by big corporate houses, anonymous donors and foreign […]
March 25, 2019

Poll funding not so transparent

Western theorists, especially economists, argue that certain corrupt, rent-seeking activities can be labelled ‘productive activities’ and need not be condemned. Political parties have been the original source of corruption and responsible for the highest amount of corruption. In India, political […]
March 15, 2019

CPPR India Decoding the Polls : What’s the Narrative in 2019?

The Centre for Public Policy Research is happy to launch its election talk series called “Decoding the Polls,” where our experts talk and discuss the trends, narratives, issues, and prospects surrounding the Indian General Elections 2019.
December 6, 2018

MP: Whether the Rebels-independents spoil the battle of the BJP or the INC?

Both the Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indian National Congress (INC) are eagerly awaiting the outcome of elections held to Madhya Pradesh State assembly on November 28, 2018 in which 2,907 candidates were in the fray for 230 assembly […]
November 19, 2018

Will Maratha reservation be the linchpin in Maharashtra politics?

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis can now breathe a sigh of relief. It has been reported that the Maharashtra State Backward Commission submitted its report on whether the Marathas could be considered belonging to OBC (other backward class) category, on 15th […]