Author: Karthik HG

Understanding Cryptocurrencies
Science & Technology

Understanding Cryptocurrencies

Unlike paper currencies, cryptocurrencies are decentralized i.e there is no central authority that issues, controls or overlooks them. “Block chain” is the underlying technology and the security of cryptocurrencies are backed by computer encryption algorithms like hashing and cryptography giving them the adjective “crypto”-currency. Start-ups are keen on utilizing this as an investing tool which […]

Chanakya’s Six-fold policy and its relevance for diplomacy in the emerging world
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Chanakya’s Six-fold policy and its relevance for diplomacy in the emerging world

Chanakya’s Six-fold policy deals with war and peace with the neighbouring states and how a king should assess his power and what actions he needs to take to deal with the states.
A wise king will scrutinize as to which of the policies he can adopt to take his kingdom toward progress.
Relating this to the current era where war is the least priority, countries have used the alliance ploys to a greater effect
Causing unrest among the civilian population, dividing people on religion, caste etc., leading to the economic failure of the country are ploys used to weaken a country
Applying Chanakya’s policies to emerging world scenarios can open up many more strategies to protect ourselves from foreign intervention