CENTRE for POLICY ANALYSIS

CENTRE for POLICY ANALYSIS

“Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex” - Karl Marx
ARTICLE
Muhammed Shabeer
Fascism is no longer a horror story from the last century. With the rise of ultra-right forces in several parts of the world, talk of fascism has re-emerged with a vengeance. Debates and comparisons abound on whether the ultra-right of today is a direct descendant of the hordes of Hitler and Mussolini or a new creature. What remains a certainty is that the working class must fight these forces worldwide before its too late.   

Capitalism, confronted with a historic crisis, ha
OPINION
Ram Puniyani
Noam Chomsky is one of the leading peace workers in the world. In the wake of America's attack on Vietnam, he brought out his classic formulation, 'manufacturing consent'. The phrase explains the state manipulating public opinion to have the public approve of it policies—in this case, the attack of the American state on Vietnam, which was then struggling to free itself from French colonial rule.  

In India, we are witness to manufactured hate against religious minorities. This hat
ARTICLE
M.K. Bhadrakumar
Two of South Asia's most prominent national figures have made critical remarks regarding India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and related issues. The criticism is striking not only because it is unprecedented but both Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and former Afghan President Hamid Karzai have nothing but goodwill toward India, which has been their 'second home', and the sentiments behind their remarks are widely shared within India itself.   

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OPINION
AVAY SHUKLA
Caught up in the maelstrom of divisive politics, India is silently but surely sliding into an environmental abyss under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's watch. The latest EPI ( Environmental Performance Index) report released on the sidelines of the WEF conclave at Davos puts us at third from the bottom- at 177 out of 180 countries, a decline of 36 places since 2016 ( when we were at 141). We do even worse in the index of air quality, at 178 out of 180. The country is turning toxic in just about e

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...