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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, 2 weeks ago

ARTHA: the means to fulfill desires

One who acquires the habit of piling up never finds his pile big enough. THE MOTHER Artha , in Sanskrit and Hindi, means meaning, but it also means the means. Perhaps the link is that a desire has meaning only if one has the means to fulfill it! ...
 Speaking Tree1 month 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 Guardian5 days 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 week 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 Express2 weeks 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 ...
 Open3 weeks ago

Class is a mobile caste and caste an immobile class

Caste-based reservation was introduced centuries ago by an ingenious theory called Varna Vyavasta. It is a 4-storied building without staircases. Manual labour was assigned to the 4th varna; mind work, administration and trading were reserved for ...
 Meri News3 weeks ago
Kathmandu Post

Opportunity knocks

JUL 28 - Foreign policy of a country can be conducted beneficially even within the constraints of geopolitics, historical legacies and interactive relations as determined by an open border regime, economic determinants and socio-cultural ...
 Kathmandu Post3 weeks ago

Remark on volcano destroying Badrinath draws flak

rth Purohits of Badrinath and Brahma Kapal have strongly objected to a statement made by the Dharmadhikari of Badrinath temple on a national television channel predicting the destruction of this hallowed shrine. The Dharmadhikari, Bhuwan Uniyal, ...
 New Delhi Pioneer4 weeks ago

Triangular fight in Maha Beej election

AKOLA: A close triangular fight will be observed among Akola BJP MP Sanjay Dhotre, who is trying his luck for the third time, Pratap Bhuyar and Prashant Gawande from Vidarbha constituency in the ensuing election for director of Maha Beej ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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