TweetChats

#ccstalks TweetChat: 'Budget Private Schools: Expanding Access to Education'

Event Date: 17 Sep 2014; Time: 7-8pm
Venue: (tweetchat.com #ccstalks)

Given a choice between quality education and quality infrastructure, what would you choose for your child? Is the RTE justified in shutting down schools that are not meeting infrastructural requirements, but are filling the lacuna in our education system?

Join us for #ccstalks, Wednesday 17 September 2014 from 7-8pm as we debate the issue. Log in to tweetchat.com or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to speaking with you!

For more information, contact Manasi Bose (pr@ccs.in).

#ccstalks TweetChat: ‘End of the Planning Commission: What next?'

Event Date: 03 Sep 2014; Time: 7-8pm
Venue: (tweetchat.com #ccstalks)

The Government has taken a big step in terms of disbanding the Planning Commission. The question now is, what comes next? Do we need a body or think tank to replace the organisation? What should a new body, if formed, do? Does India still need planning at all?

Join us for #ccstalks, Wednesday 3 September 2014 from 7-8pm as we debate the issue. Log in to tweetchat.com or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to speaking with you!

For more information, contact Manasi Bose (pr@ccs.in).

#ccstalks TweetChat: ‘Should we have capital punishment?'

Event Date: 20 Aug 2014; Time: 7-8pm
Venue: (tweetchat.com #ccstalks)

Is capital punishment a deterrent for heinous crimes? Is it within the rights of the State to issue a death sentence? Are there cases where it is the only justifiable verdict?

Join us for #ccstalks Tweetchat, on Wednesday 20 August at 7pm! Log in to tweetchat.com or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to speaking with you! For more information, contact Manasi Bose (pr@ccs.in).

#ccstalks TweetChat: ‘Who should set the school curriculum?'

Event Date: 06 Aug 2014; Time: 7-8pm
Venue: (tweetchat.com #ccstalks)

The recent controversy in Gujarat surrounding what students were being asked to read raises the important question: who should set the school curriculum? Is it the state’s duty to standardise content across the country? And what are the risks and benefits associated with letting private players choose the curriculum? Join us for #ccstalks Tweetchat, on Wednesday 23 July at 7pm! Log in to tweetchat.com or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to speaking with you!

For more information, contact Manasi Bose (pr@ccs.in).

#ccstalks TweetChat: ‘Is the “sin tax” on alcohol and tobacco justified?'

Event Date: 23 Jul 2014; Time: 7-8pm
Venue: (tweetchat.com #ccstalks)

The government has announced a significant increase in taxation on cigarettes and alcohol in this year’s budget. Is it the government’s role to curb the use of such products?

Join us for #ccstalks Tweetchat, on Wednesday 23 July at 7pm! Log in to tweetchat.com or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to speaking with you!

For more information, contact Manasi Bose (pr@ccs.in)