CENTRE for POLICY ANALYSIS

CENTRE for POLICY ANALYSIS

“Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex” - Karl Marx
OPINION
THE CITIZEN EDITORIAL
There was a time when governments took pride in abiding by the law, and court judgements were complied with as a gesture to Indian democracy. It is thus, a bit strange that there seems to be a tug of war going on right now between supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others more critical of the government, about his decision to bring the procurement of Covid vaccines under central control. In a rather flip flop vaccination policy, or seemingly lack of it, this has come as a welcome ann
OPINION
Ambassador ANIL TRIGUNAYAT
It is a factof history that Balfour Declaration of 1917 or Franco-British Sykes-Picot Agreements of 1916 and Zionist congress of 1897 and declaration of state of Israel in 1948 or for that matter UNGA Resolutions 181&194 (1947) and 273 of 1949 established the foundations of the modern Jewish state of Israel.

It was hastened by the atrocities and genocide of Hitler against the Jews.

Rancour in the Middle East was blessed by colonial mischief like anywhere else. History can a
ARTICLE
Reynard Loki
Solving the global climate crisis is not going to be easy. So when the seemingly simple “net-zero” concept was proposed, it quickly became a popular rallying cry in the fight against climate change. “Net-zero” is based on the idea that human society can continue to emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, provided that there is a way to “offset” the emissions. It makes sense that the main thrust of the climate fight is to drastically slash our carbon emissions: Global average temperatures are ar
OPINION
Amir Khasru
Immunisation campaignshave been toting themes like "Vaccines for all" or "Vaccines bring us closer" signifying that the vaccine is universal, with everyone having equal access. However, the reality is that vaccines are not for everyone but for a select few. An article in The Economist said that more than 85 countries in the world will not have widespread coronavirus vaccine coverage before 2023. Rich countries, however, have far more vaccines in stock than actual demand.

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JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS: RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT

Our Constitution has taken up the charge of transforming a hierarchical society into a modern equalitarian democracy. In a Parliamentary democracy based on a written Constitution, it is the role of the Judiciary (predominantly the Supreme Court) to interpret it. The court itself has supposed the role of the guardian and interpreter of the Constitution of India. For the purpose of interpretation, the independence of the Judiciary from any external source, including the political executive needs t...


Issue in foreign Policy

CURRENT STRATEGIC RELATIONS OF CHINA AND PAKISTAN

Parthu Venkatesh P

Since 1951, Pakistan is the only country in South Asia after India to have diplomatic relations with People's Republic of China (PRC). The two states have time-tested relations and are known as the all-weather friends. China had provided tactical support to Pakistan during the 1965 war with India in which it was defeated. China had also helped Pakistan in the Wake of Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in. However, in February 2006, while addressing the Pakistan-China Business Forum, former President...


Issue in foreign Policy

Are America's International Commitments trustworthy?

Nayan Anand

Since the inception of his term as the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has been a favourite of the media. Be his kooky Tweets that take the internet by storm or his determined approach towards putting America first, Trump sure knows how to catch the eyeballs of both world leaders and the public alike. In the past few months, Trump went a step ahead to shake the world by his strong messages of 'America First' policy. In the same regard, the global power landscape saw ...


Gender

Right to Freedom of Choice, Right to Abortion: Ireland's new Abortion Referendum

Nayan Anand

Introduction  

The recent time can be attributed to both progress and protests alike. Caught up in the progressive third wave of feminism, there are women all over the world now coming out on the streets to fight and demand basic rights that have been denied to them. Be it the abrogation of the infamous Triple Talaq rule or the dynamic demand for changes in the abortion laws of Ireland, positive changes in the gender scenario are now foreseeable. Speaking about one such vic...