April 18, 2022

An Indo-Pacific Game of Balance: Convergence of Indo-US Strategic Interests in Countering China

The fourth 2+2 Dialogue Summit, a cornerstone in Indo-US bilateral cooperation, ended in Washington last week, discussing deeper security and defence cooperation, especially in the Indo-Pacific (IP), a point of convergence in interests of the two countries. Indo-Pacific as a […]
April 13, 2022


Mental health can be defined as a state of well-being in which individuals can cope with normal stresses of life and function productively. Whereas, mental illness can be described as a mental condition during which an individual is negatively affected […]
April 9, 2022

Indo- Australia Relations: Navigating the Ukraine Crisis as a Foreign Policy Strategy

India-Australia relations accelerated to multisectoral engagements in the recent years with a focus to cement cooperation through tangible commitments. This partnership is crucial in the regional security and stability architecture of the Indo-Pacific as well as to counter China’s overtures […]
April 7, 2022

ചെന്നൈയിലെ യുഎസ് കോൺസുൽ ജനറൽ സിപിപിആർ സന്ദർശിച്ചു…

കൊച്ചി∙ ചെന്നൈയിലെ യുഎസ് കോൺസുൽ ജനറൽ ജൂഢിത്ത് റേവിൻ തിങ്കളാഴ്ച സെന്റർ ഫോർ പബ്ലിക് പോളിസി റിസർച് (സിപിപിആർ) സന്ദർശിച്ചു. യുഎസ്–ഇന്ത്യ ബന്ധത്തിൽ കഴിഞ്ഞ നാളുകളിൽ ഉണ്ടായ മാറ്റങ്ങളെ കുറിച്ചും പരസ്പരമുള്ള ജനാധിപത്യപരമായ താൽപര്യങ്ങളുടെ ഒത്തുചേരലിനെ കുറിച്ചും സിപിപിആർ വിദഗ്ധരുമായി ചർച്ച നടത്തി. യുഎസ്–ഇന്ത്യ ബന്ധങ്ങൾ സുദൃഢമാക്കാൻ സിപിപിആർ കുറച്ചു വർഷങ്ങളായി ചെന്നൈയിലെ യുഎസ് കോൺസുലേറ്റ് […]
April 4, 2022

U.S. Consul General Judith Ravin and team visits Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) Kochi

Date : 04-04-2022 Kochi : The U.S. Consul General Chennai Ms Judith Ravin visited Centre for Public Policy Research(CPPR) on the 04th April 2022. She had an engaging discussion with the CPPR Senior Fellows  and scholars on how the U.S.-India […]
March 30, 2022

Why the State Government Needs to Demonopolise Alcohol Retail in Kerala?

The Kerala government has often emphasised its preference and commitment to empower women. The state has been at the forefront of various struggles against socio-cultural and patriarchal bonds that inhibit women’s freedom. Budgetary commitments to strengthen these struggles is a […]
March 28, 2022

Transformational Technologies and U.S. – India Science and Technology Cooperation

Event Details: Date and Time: March 24, 2022; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm IST Topic: Transformational Technologies and U.S. – India Science and Technology Cooperation Platform: Zoom Event report prepared by – Anu Anna Jo KEY PARTICIPANTS: Speakers Jay Gullish […]
March 27, 2022

Kerala Budget 2022: Missing Links in Building Knowledge-Economy

With the slew of initiatives under the Knowledge Economy Mission, the State through its recent Budget 2022-23, firmly established its aim in transitioning to a knowledge economy – an economy that creates, consumes and disseminates knowledge to enhance growth and […]
March 26, 2022

Prohibition | Bihar’s alcohol ban is not working. It’s time a better policy was in place

Consumption of liquor, even in small quantities, may have dire health consequences but prohibition has never been an effective strategy to reduce consumption. Historically, prohibition has never worked, and was often found to have created negative externalities which in turn […]
March 25, 2022

Thirty Years of Indian Economic Reforms: Assessing the Growth and Development of Kerala

Session 1: Kerala’s Response to the Economic Reforms with Pulapre Balakrishnan and Bornali Bhandari, moderated by Vinod Thomas The Vikasarth Conversations bring together a small and carefully curated group of “pracademics” engaged in legal, economic, and public policy spheres to […]
March 25, 2022

CPPR TOWNHALL on The Ukraine Conundrum and India’s Strategy

CPPR TOWNHALL on “The Ukraine Conundrum and India’s Strategy” Date and Time: 18 March 2022 at 6:30 PM IST. Speakers: Amb TP Sreenivasan, Advisor, CPPR and former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Prof T V […]
March 25, 2022

India Energy Samvad Dialogue No 2: Energy Transition and Reforms for Sustainability

Second episode of #IndiaEnergySamvad: A Dialogue on Global and Domestic Energy Markets and Challenges, the discussion was on the topic Energy Transition and Reforms for Sustainability. Date and Time: 16 March 2022 at 5:00 PM IST. For more details visit: […]
March 24, 2022

Kerala Budget 2022: State Big on Being a Provider than a Facilitator

Kerala has consistently topped the charts with a near hundred percent literacy rate among all Indian States. Even with this favourable statistic, the standards of teaching, quality of education, absence of academy-industry-linkages, etc. have been concerns to address in the […]
March 22, 2022

What should prevail instead of K-Rail?

The debate on the utility and feasibility of K-Rail continues in Kerala. The arguments range from the environmental to the geographical divide for those who do not favour the proposed project, whereas the supporters of the project pitch for the […]
March 21, 2022

CPPR TOWNHALL SERIES Ep-9 on The Ukraine Conundrum and India’s Strategy

Event Details Date and Time: March 18, 2022; 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM IST Topic: The Ukraine Conundrum and India’s Strategy Platform: Zoom Speakers: Amb T P Sreenivasan, Advisor, CPPR and former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the […]