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Learning from Arthashastra: Untold stories of Modi's winning s...

Not many outside the party know, however, that the strategy included exploring Kautilya's 'Arthashastra' - the ancient Indian text on statecraft, economic policy and military strategy - to taking tips from retired lieutenant generals on psychological warfare ... Economic Times, 1 month ago

Campaign for 2019 starts in Maharashtra

'The BJP believes it has little to lose from a loss of alliance with the Shiv Sena. Fighting alone gives the BJP the chance to test its troops today, and then rework its tactics if necessary, before the big test in 2019, says T V R Shenoy. In 1923 Jawaharlal Nehru drew up a plan for electoral reforms in the Allahabad corporation. It was generously garnished with quotations from Montesquieu, 'bewildering' -- much to Nehru's irritation -- those unfamiliar with the French philosopher. The fact is ...
 Rediff.com7 hours ago

2400 year-old myth has led to insanely stupid US foreign policy

Print This By Washington's Blog Blacklisted News Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 The ancient idea that The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend is widely attributed to the Arabs. But it is actually much older … It originated in the 4th century B.C.
 Axis of Logic5 days ago 2,400 Year Old Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend Myth has Led to Insanely Stupid U.S. Foreign Policy  Global Research1 week ago

Beyond Looking East: Greater Indian Involvement in Maritime East Asia

The recent trip to India by Xi Jinping, the President of China, seemed to effectively offset the impression of strong India-Japan ties that was demonstrated during Narendra Modi's visit to Japan several weeks prior. The new Indian Prime Minister ...
 Center for a New American Security5 days ago

Regal and supreme

Supreme Court of India Museum houses the rich judicial heritage of the nation As I near the conclusion of this series, I am beginning to realise that there is no dearth of museums in this country. In Delhi at least there are many more museums than ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

A Slipshod Savant

Review Chanakya returns, but unlike Twain's Yankee, is baffled, wooden and without much agency Vijay Nambisan Search: Timeri Murari's novels are always surprises: he picks subjects which have ...
 Outlook India2 weeks ago

Scheherazade Seed and other stories

or a considerable time in the history of India, love for spices and love for conquering lands with pretty queens were at least convergent, if not indistinguishable. The story of spice trade in India is rather complex, for spice seekers prior to the ...
 The Sunday Guardian1 month ago
Indian Express

Listen to the Shahar

Urban Legend: (Top) A kali-peeli in Mumbai; graffiti in Shahpur Jat, Delhi. Book: The Oxford Anthology of the Modern Indian City Volume I: The City in its Plenitude Vol 2: Making and Unmaking the City—Politics, Culture, and Life Forms ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Reincarnating Chanakya to Suit Contemporary Times

CHENNAI: Have you ever thought what it would be like to have Chanakya, the renowned strategist of fourth century, reincarnate? The author of Arthashastra who helped Chandragupta Maurya rise up as the king of Maurya dynasty, is now back as our ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Return of the Sage

Any tale narrated by Chanakya—the teacher and philosopher widely identified as Kautilya or Vishnugupta who authored the Arthashastra— would be intriguing. More so when the narrator is a spirit that is reborn to this world after thousands of ...
 Open1 month ago
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