Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicCPR Dialogues

Topic: CPR Dialogues

Coronavirus spread shows world is still globalised: Former NSA & top diplomat Menon

Shivshankar Menon said at the CPR Dialogues that the world might evolve into a ‘differently globalised’ one, and also discussed the India-US relationship.

Regulatory lapses & policy uncertainty are pushing infra financing into crisis: Experts

At CPR Dialogues 2020, former SEBI chief U.K Sinha said there is a lack of accountability when it came to infrastructure financing institutions.

Civil servants and politicians aren’t worried about outcomes of govt spending: Experts

At CPR Dialogues 2020, ex-advisor to PM Rathin Roy says politicians are serious about cash transfers but not about public service delivery like education, healthcare.

‘Lateral entry in civil services vital to state’s ability to deliver to citizens’

Speaking at CPR Dialogues 2020, T.V. Somanathan, secretary in Department of Expenditure, said lateral entries should be based on merit & not on political connections.

There is an asymmetry at the heart of India’s complex engagement with the world

India is in the vortex of the multiple transitions the world is going through. We have entered a new decade of its own mix of promise and peril.

Pollution, geopolitics, law to be discussed at CPR Dialogues, Jaishankar & Tharoor to speak

The Centre for Policy Research is organising CPR Dialogues on 2 and 3 March at India Habitat Centre, to ‘provide a window to the India of the future’.

Lateral entry, biometric attendance won’t fix Modi’s bureaucracy issue. Reinvest in the state

Contrary to popular belief, the Indian state is remarkably thin. Compared to other G20 countries, India has the smallest number of bureaucrats per capita.

Land conflict rampant in India because Constitution has made sparse reference to it

Spread over 395 articles in 22 parts and eight schedules at the time of its formation, the original Indian Constitution mentioned “land” in only four parts.

How BJP’s one-party dominance differs from Congress: it co-opts local elites and opponents

OBC representation, which rose significantly during the 1990s, has either plateaued or decreased in most north Indian states, including UP and Bihar.

Three ways by which Delhi’s Kejriwal govt can fulfil its promise to curb air pollution

On Delhi air pollution, the AAP government shouldn't throw its hands up but formulate a concrete plan.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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