Posts Tagged with: "politics"

FDI In Retail and Political Decision Making

FDI In Retail and Political Decision Making

The decision of the Government of India to bring in foreign companies to retail has generated much heat, controversy and […]

The Purpose of Politics

The Purpose of Politics

In India the objective behind entering the world of Politics is greatly misunderstood but Sri Aurobindo tells a sadhak what […]

The Secret of Good Governance

The Secret of Good Governance

(Review of the book, Lee KuanYew: The Man and His Ideas by Han Fook Kwang, Warren Fernandes, Sumiko Tan, Singapore […]

The Taj Crisis

The Taj Crisis

There’s always something going on in this country… good, bad, ugly. In that respect one is always assured a subject […]

Looking the Storm in the Face

Looking the Storm in the Face

In May 1908, Sri Aurobindo was interned, along with thirty-eight revolutionaries, in the famous Alipore bombing case, but was released […]

To My Countrymen

To My Countrymen

(A hundred years ago, India was like a raft in a rocky sea in the middle of a storm — […]

The Dawn of Freedom

The Dawn of Freedom

(The following speech was made by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on the eve of taking a pledge on the night of 14-15 […]

The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth

Recently an article appeared in the New York Times commenting on the “greatest show on earth” – the Indian elections. […]

Freedom is My Birthright

Freedom is My Birthright

Bal Gangadhar Tilak was sentenced to six years imprisonment for seditious writing in 1908 and was sent to Mandalay jail […]

Science and Politics

Science and Politics

In the following speech made at the Indian Science News Association, Calcutta, on 21st August, 1938, Subhas Chandra Bose elaborates […]

Sage Advice

Sage Advice

In the Shanti Parva of the Mahabharata, the wise grandsire Bhishma gives a last lesson in administration and polity to […]

A World of Change

A World of Change

I have nothing to do with America other than the fact that some of my family resides there. I have […]

Young Guns

Young Guns

Recently, the ruling government in India inducted some fresh faces into the cabinet of which there were some celebrated more […]

Art, Truth and Politics

Art, Truth and Politics

In 1958 I wrote the following: ‘There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor […]

Bartering Silver for Gold

Bartering Silver for Gold

Prescriptions for restraint from the ancient Indian literature for leaders in headlong love with the microphone. Congratulating George Bush for […]

About International Relations

About International Relations

In recent years “international relations” have become a more and more complex issue. Governments are spending a considerable administrative and […]

An Aspect of Identity

An Aspect of Identity

Readers may pardon me for beginning with an anecdote that is probably known to some of them. Once an Englishman […]

A Wake Up Call

A Wake Up Call

“When Politics becomes lifeless, the triple Veda sinks, all the dharmas (i.e., the bases of civilization) (howsoever) developed, completely decay. […]

The Case of a Fatal Fascination

The Case of a Fatal Fascination

Once again the largest democracy in the world is going to elect a new government. That brings back into this […]

Right-brained Politics

Right-brained Politics

It has become a truism, even amongst much of the political class, that the terms ‘left’ and ‘right’ are no […]