October 27, 2021

Is Modi’s khadi as inclusive as Gandhi’s?

There is a need to categorise khadi based on the production technique involved to create more transparency for consumers. On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi alluded to the “glory” of khadi in the 81st edition of […]
October 27, 2021

CPPR Book Discussion on Blinkers Off: How will the world counter China?

Organised by: Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi Date & Time: October 21, 2021 at 5:00 PM Proceedings Report: Speakers: Gaurie Dwivedi, Columnist and Author of the Book ‘Blinkers Off, How Will The World Counter China’ published by Pentagon Press, […]
October 26, 2021

ASEAN must relentlessly pursue the Code of Conduct momentum set by Vietnam

The 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits scheduled later this month will take place in a turbulent time wherein two important issues will be high on the agenda of the grouping. First, the developments concerning Myanmar, a thorny […]
October 25, 2021

The Afghan Taliban and other Jihadi Movements in Afghanistan

Islamic State of Khorasan Province (ISKP) and Afghan Taliban The recent suicide bombing of a Shia mosque in the southern city of Kandahar in Afghanistan which is the stronghold of the Afghan Taliban during Friday prayers killed more than forty […]
October 22, 2021

United States and India as partners in the Indo-Pacific Region: Reimagining the maritime outlook

The Indo-Pacific Region (IPR) is the most contested maritime space in the world today. India and the United States have a critical role to play in forging an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific order. Furthermore, China’s growing influence in the Indo-pacific […]
October 22, 2021

US-India Indo-Pacific Strategy – Reimagining the maritime outlook

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting a 10-month long project on US – India Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation. This project is supported by the US Consulate General Chennai, Public Affairs Section. The project aims at studying […]
October 21, 2021

CPPR Book Discussion on Blinkers Off: How will the world counter China?

Event Date & Time: October 21, 2021 at 05:00 PM Name of the book: Blinkers Off: How will the world counter China? Author: Gaurie Dwivedi Speakers: Gaurie Dwivedi, Columnist and Author of the Book ‘Blinkers Off, How Will The World […]
October 21, 2021

The Diagnosed Yet Untreated Ailment of the Congress Party

The past few weeks have seen high political drama in the state of Punjab where Captain Amarinder Singh resigned as the Chief Minister. This was followed a week later by the resignation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as the Punjab Pradesh […]
October 19, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic: A test for Indian Federalism

Introduction In 1946, during the Constituent Assembly Debates, one of the central questions was whether the states should be given autonomy to promote decentralisation or it should come from a firm central authority. The pro-strong center supporters were well aware […]
October 19, 2021

‘BIG THREE’ in the Covid era

The raging coronavirus pandemic has necessitated concentrated efforts to contain the spread of the virus, leading to ‘covidisation’ of the health system.  The diagnostic repurposing and redirection of funding, human resources, and infrastructure has led to neglect of other diseases. […]
October 18, 2021

Time ripe for an alternative world order as old global institutions struggle with Taliban-like challenges

The United Nations and the Bretton Woods institutions are 75 years old and unable to respond to contemporary challenges India was chairing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) when the Americans hastily withdrew from Afghanistan and the Taliban took over […]
October 18, 2021

How smartphones are killing the planet

The energy used to build a single smartphone is equal to the energy required to operate it for about a decade. Rising temperatures have led to a variety of adverse environmental effects such as the melting of the polar regions, […]
September 22, 2021

CPPR 18th Quarterly Lecture on Opportunities and challenges in India’s Urban Mobility Ecosystem

Organised by: Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi Date & Time: September 22, 2021, at 06:00 PM CPPR 18th Quarterly Lecture: Opportunities and Challenges in India’s Urban Mobility Ecosystem About the Event The Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi, initiated […]
September 17, 2021

CPPR Webinar Series on the Political Crisis In Afghanistan: The National Interests Of India and China.

Organised by: Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi. Date & Time: September 17, 2021, at 05.00 PM Webinar: CPPR Webinar Series on the Political Crisis in Afghanistan: The National Interests of India and China. Proceedings Report About the Event: The […]
September 9, 2021

Indo Pacific Strategy: Reimagining the Maritime Outlook

Date & Time: 26 July, 2021 at 05:00 PM Webinar: Discussion on Indo Pacific Strategy: Reimagining the Maritime Outlook Proceedings Report About the Event: The webinar was on Indo Pacific Strategy and the US-India Partnership in the Maritime Outlook which […]