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By Dr D. Dhanuraj* ** Allotment of new batches to the high schools to upgrade them to higher secondary schools is the latest controversy surrounding the education sector in Kerala. Since its beginning since...
Posted: September 11, 2014, 12:21 pm
On the occasion of Teachers’ Day, allow me to share the story of Head Sir (as he is fondly called by his students, past and present), founder-principal of a low-fee private school in a remote town of Bihar, and his ordeal while trying to get government recognition for his school. Head Sir started out as […]
Posted: September 5, 2014, 7:47 am
News writeup on Kochi Roads with inputs from CPPR. Deshabhimani, September 4th, 2014
Posted: September 4, 2014, 10:36 am
“It is not your fault consumers!”- Understanding Kerala state’s historical mismanagement of the liquor market.
* Rahul V. Kumar The liquor policy of the government of Kerala announced last week, takes into account the dramatic rise in consumption in the state. However, it smacks trouble for the years to...
Posted: August 26, 2014, 1:03 pm
TOTAL PROHIBITION – Mixed reaction to govt move Times of India, 22nd August, 2014* The government decision to close down more bars except those functioning at five-star hotels has invoked mixed response. While women’s...
Posted: August 22, 2014, 10:26 am
By Dr D. Dhanuraj & Rahul V Kumar* In the previous article we started with understanding of the inherent policy vacuums in some of the federal states in India. Our observation was that...
Posted: August 22, 2014, 10:20 am
By Devi Prasad, IES* From the Red-fort, the present PM, an outsider to Delhi durbar, in a Schumpeterian frame had announced creative destruction of the Planning Commission, and positioning of a new Think Tank in its place. The risk of any power elite capturing such...
Posted: August 19, 2014, 9:58 am
Now that I (as many of you) have enjoyed the World Cup 2014, allow me to register my protest on behalf of Brazilian taxpayers against this wanton public expenditure. What a colossal waste! Governments around the world organise and host national and international sports events. Governments also support sportspersons representing their respective jurisdictions, by paying […]
Posted: August 14, 2014, 10:37 am
International Conference on Non- Traditional Security Planning for a Sustainable Future The Issues, Implications and Imperatives for India (December 5th and 6th, 2014) Organised by CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS) Supported...
Posted: August 11, 2014, 1:50 pm
By Padmini Gopal* India’s GDP of US$1.8 trillion and an expected growth rate of 6.4 per cent in the year 2015 is a testament to India’s present status as a rising world power. Moreover, India’s present...
Posted: August 11, 2014, 1:34 pm
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