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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 Tree, 1 month ago

Modern day jungle book for tiny tots

CHENNAI: Rewind to the 12th century. The book Kautilya's Arthashastra elaborates on how the forest land has to be demarcated in a way that is just for all — a part of it for the kings to hunt, a part for the public, a part for the animals and ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Understanding Narendra Modi's governance dharma

Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's first week in office makes one thing clear. Like Kautilya (or Chanakya) spelt out in Arthashastra, Modi is, regardless of sceptics within and outside, defining his governance dharma. I have written previously that ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago A reading list for Prime Minister Narendra Modi  Livemint.com1 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 ...
 Open10 hours 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 News1 day 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 days 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 Pioneer1 week 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 week ago

The Great Expectations

कोशपूर्वा : सर्वारम्भा II The launching of all programs depend first and foremost on the resources of the treasury. (Arthashastra, Kautilya) Therefore, for a robust economy, a progressive ...
 CAclubindia3 weeks ago

Railway Budget: Rail minister Sadananda Gowda reads at bullet speed!

New Delhi, July 8: Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, who Tuesday announced a bullet train in his maiden budget, read his speech at a fast pace which prompted a member to urge him to slow down. "Don't read so fast," Saugata Roy of Trinamool ...
 Oneindia3 weeks ago Rail minister Gowda reads at bullet speed! (Sidelights)  ProKerala.com3 weeks ago Rail minister reads at speed of bullet train  Gulf News3 weeks ago Rail minister Gowda reads at speed of bullet train  Gulf News3 weeks ago
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