CENTRE for POLICY ANALYSIS

CENTRE for POLICY ANALYSIS

“Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex” - Karl Marx
OPINION
Dinesh Dwivedi
Democratic regression isincrementally visible in the presence of an absolutely centralising government. We are witness to increasing intolerance to dissent by the powers that be. This is a dangerous phenomenon in a democracy, but an even greater threat looms on the federal front, because written constitutions do not operate, or, function on their own.  

A parliamentary democracy based on a federal structure was India’s need of the hour due to the compulsions of geography as well a
OPINION
S.P. SHUKLA
The corporate capital has launched a final assault in its desparate bid toextricate itself from the worst crisis it has encountered.

Having swallowed industry, trade and finance, it has now turned its greedy eyes on land and peasantry, along with peoples’ assets in the public sector including public infrastructure and services in health, education and social welfare.

Most importantly, it has its gaze fixed on fertile tropical and subtropical land and its globally unique product
ARTICLE
M.K. Bhadrakumar
A coup attempt is an orphan unless it succeeds. Therefore, all we can say is that a coup was in the making in Jordan. In a televised news conference on Sunday in Amman, all that Deputy Prime Minister Ayman al-Safadi would admit was that “These were efforts that threatened Jordan’s security and stability, and these efforts were foiled.” 

He disclosed that “extensive investigations carried out by Jordan’s security forces” concluded that Hamzeh, the half brother of King
ARTICLE
P.K.BALACHANDRAN
COLOMBO: The regime of the Rajapaksas, established in November 2019 and consolidated in August 2020, is facing multiple problems, both domestic and external, economic as well as political.

Divisions have arisen in the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and also with alliance partners. There is difficulty in kick-starting the economy derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic, mainly due to flaws in the decision making and implementing apparatuses. The external debt repayment i

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...