It is almost always assumed that anyone reading an analysis on mutual funds (or the fund management industry) knows the intricacies of the same. This is not universally true and, at all times, there are a) new people trying to understand the basics, and b) people who want to brush up their knowledge of the fundamentals.… Read More
Chanakya was an Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor. His birth name was Vishnugupt and he is also known as Kautilya. Born in the year 371 BC, he was responsible for establishing the Mauryan Empire. He is considered a Guru of Political Science and Economics. He wrote the famous “Arthashastra” which has been the ultimate guide for many management gurus of the 19th and the 20th Century.… Read More
What is Secularism?
If you go by the dictionary meaning, Secularism is “the belief that religion does not play any role in government, education, or other public parts of society”. Is India a secular nation? Unfortunately, Secularism is a termly widely (mis)used by politicial parties. According to them secularism is appeasement of a particular community only for the sake of getting votes.… Read More
Paryushan Parva is the king of all festivals and hence is known as Parvadhiraj. This festival takes the soul to the upper condition. This festival shows the path of salvation. It is compared with water works through which one can clean one’s soul from the dirt of Karmas. This also makes the sinful persons pious and virtuous.… Read More