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Economic Nationalism in a Globalizing World



Abstract: This paper considers the question of economic nationalism through the lens of globalization. The scope of this paper is to emphasize the fact that economic nationalism and globalization, are not antagonistic policies, rather they coexist and influence each other, both generating contradictory effects, in terms of different opportunities and risks. The main message of […]

SĀRNĀTH EPIGRAPHS OF YEAR 3 OF KANISHKA’S RECKONING: A REAPPRAISAL



ABSTRACT: There is no paucity of epigraphical evidence as far as Kushāṇa history is concerned. Among the plethora of inscriptions that are at our disposal, an extremely valuable set of epigraphs belonging to the third regnal year of Kanishka comes from Sārnāth. The Bodhisattva image endowed with a chhatrayashṭi displays three inscriptions, two on the […]

THE EARLY HISTORY OF DARBHANGA RAJ, NORTH BIHAR



Abstract: This article represents historical background of Darbhanga region andalso the early history of Darbhanga Raj, North Bihar. Darbhanga region popularly known as Mithila is a major centre of the old brahmanical culture and education of the Maithili speaking people. This region was also known as the kingdom of ‘Videha’ owned by ‘Raja Janak’. During […]

Strategy, Diplomacy and Neighborhood: Af-Pak Region



Abstract: The modern foreign policies based upon multiple kinds of diplomatic efforts to obtain the desired results. As per this major understanding India is also trying to safeguard her interest in neighbourhood particularly Af-Pak region. This paper discusses the diplomatic manoeuvre of three neighbouring countries India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, in Af-Pak region. In historical and […]

Trade as a Catalyst of Peace, Development and Poverty Reduction: Examining Contemporary Concerns



Abstract: Development is the process by which powerless people everywhere are freed from all forms of dependency- socio, cultural, economic and political- so that they can create a personal sense of history for themselves and thereby express their full potential as human beings. Trade among nations brings peace and development as it creates prosperity at […]

Situating Untouchables in Early India: Origin, Evolution and Social Dimensions



ABSTRACT Indian social structure, since early times, is based on a rigid and complicated caste system which not only segmented the ideal society into various water-tight compartments but also led to inequality, disparity and injustice in the society. The caste system, which traditionally is believed to have been originated during the Later Vedic period, gradually […]