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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 do we make the state believe that we are both close and yet far from […]
Posted: March 6, 2014, 8:32 am
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. According to the recent press release from the White House, India too would be participating […]
Posted: March 1, 2014, 6:04 am
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 with the political formations they should push to occupy Raisina Hills. There are many ‘If’s […]
Posted: March 1, 2014, 5:51 am
Chester Finn, President of the Thomas B Fordham Foundation in the US and a renowned expert on charter schools was at the CCS office this Thursday to discuss the charter school movement in the US. Following are some excerpts from his talk. “Charter schools are public schools. They are paid for with public funds and […]
Posted: February 28, 2014, 1:15 pm
Are you interested to be a part of upcoming Elections? Do you want to feel the pulse of the people? Whom do you think will win the upcoming LokSabha Elections? Has the parties delivered on their manifesto promises? If you feel you can relate to these issues and questions. Do join in our […]
Posted: February 21, 2014, 12:26 pm
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 budget on Thursday without much hassles, is not complaining! From Kudumbashree activists to representatives of residents associations, […]
Posted: February 21, 2014, 12:16 pm
Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented the (interim) Union Budget for the financial year 2014-15 in the Parliament today. A regular budget will be presented by the new government later in the year (post elections expected in May this year). While all news channels and newspapers will analyse the budget in great detail, even when it […]
Posted: February 17, 2014, 5:33 pm
By Dr. D.Dhanuraj The recent strike by the Auto Rickshaw drivers in Kochi City exposes the fundamental flaws in the Governance structure and policy note. Kochi is one of the emerging metro cities in South India having a total population of 1.8 million spread out in Cochin and suburbs. Read more about it on […]
Posted: February 14, 2014, 1:23 pm
- शरद जोशी एक राज्य का नया वित्तमंत्री काकभुशुण्डजी से मिलने गया और हाथ जोड़कर बोला कि मुझे शीघ्र ही बजट प्रस्तुत करना है, मुझे मार्गदर्शन दीजिए. तिस पर काकभुशुण्ड ने जो कहा सो निम्नलिखित है: हे वित्तमंत्री, जिस प्रकार कैक्टस की शोभा काँटों से और राजनीति लंपटों से जानी जाती है उसी प्रकार वित्तमंत्री […]
Posted: February 14, 2014, 6:16 am
“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 with 12 participants representing 11 countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Malaysia, […]
Posted: January 28, 2014, 8:36 am
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