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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यदि आप भारत के प्रधानमंत्री होते तो आपकी प्रथम प्राथमिकता क्या होती? कृपया अपनी प्राथमिकता की व्याख्या भी करें?

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सुनील कुमार द्वारा अगर मैं भारत का प्रधानमंत्री होता, तो मैं यह सुनिश्चित करता कि मुझे कम से कम 20 साल का कार्यकाल मिलता। भारत एक विशाल देश है जिसे नियंत्रित करना और निर्देशित करना बहुत मुश्किल है। लोकतंत्र अक्षम …

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¿El Bhagavad Gita sigue siendo leído en India?

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Por Sunil K Sí, el Bhagavad Gita todavía se lee en millones de hogares indios. La base de la cultura y el pensamiento de la India se ejemplifica en religiones como el hinduismo, el budismo, el jainismo y el sijismo. …

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The Times Of Dystopia

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  By Sunil Kumar I hate the Times of India. This servile rag is literally the white man’s disposed burden manned by wogs who have usurped the role of the former colonialists. After this disparagement however, this was the 8th …

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My 2nd Day At The 9th Tata Lit Fest

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By Sunil Kumar   Hello world, wordpress universe and my blog! Lest I forget and the globe soaks in my wisdom, here are my recollections set in digital stone. May the ephemeral winds of server pings keep them safe. Was …

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My Day At The 9th Tata Annual Lit Fest

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By Sunil Kumar Another day in the cross-currents of life. A literary sun is a different day, so yesterday found me at the inauguration ceremony of the 9th Annual Tata Lit Fest. After an understated beginning, attended by lesser people …

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What did Mrs. Indira Gandhi and Bhindrawale achieve and lose in the Punjab conflict/terrorism/destruction?

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By Sunil Kumar Today is an auspicious day in India, Bhaiya-Dooj in the North and Bhau-Beej in Maharashtra. So, spreading the good vibes of this festival and cheer is better. Somewhat inappropriate to dwell on the existential angst and suffering …

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How can I become an ISKCON devotee?

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By Sunil Kumar ISKCON is Srila Prabhupada’s gift to the modern world. Based on the teachings of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, it is open to all regardless of caste, nationality, gender or religion. Reading Prabhupada’s life, you are struck by the unmatched …

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