Chanakya: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

News Today April 3, 2010

Appointments / Elections:Chief Justice of Madras High Court – Justice M Y EqbalJustice M Y Eqbal is the new Chief Justice of Madras High Court. He replaces Justice H L Gokhale. Justice H L Gokhale & Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra have been recommended by Supreme Court collegium for elevation to the ..

Arhashstra By Kautilya

Arthshastra: It was written by Kautilya or Vishnugupta or Chanakya, who was a professor at Taxila University and later the prime minister of the Maurya Empire. The manuscript was discovered by Arya Sharma Shashtri in 1904. Arthshastra has been divided in 15 Adhikarans and 180 Prakarans. It is related to money and politics and contains ..

Sources of History of Mauryan Empire

The starting of Mauryan Empire is from accession of Chandragupta Maurya to the Throne of Magadha in 321 BC. Sanskrit had emerged as a rich Indian Language by that time. Sources which gives an insight into the history of Maurya’s are as follwos:1. Puranas like Vishnupurana, Bhagawat Purana, Markandeya Purana2. Arthshastra by Kautilya3. MudraRakshasha by ..