Monthly Archives: January 2019

Did Aristotle have any role in Alexander’s conquests, like Chanakya in Chandragupta?

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By Sunil Kumar Aristotle and Chanakya have a few similarities, but many differences. Unlike Kautilya a political and pragmatic strategist, who was instrumental in Chandragupta Maurya’s dethroning of the Nanda dynasty and laying the foundation of one of the ancient …

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Is it ironic that Nawazuddin Siddiqui, a man from UP playing the role of Bal Thackeray in his biopic who was against migrants from UP?

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By Sunil Kumar Yes, it is indeed ironic that Siddiqui is playing the part of Bal Thackeray in the biopic. I believe that this is going to be a 2-part series. But, this question would be better answered by the …

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How did China become such an advanced country in so little time?

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By Sunil Kumar Reams have been written on how China became an advanced country in a smaller time frame. It is particularly galling for us Indians as our democracy is a functioning anarchy. Also, nefarious designs by the country across …

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