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Week 1

1 Introducing Ancient Indian Political Thought

2 Archaeological, Numismatic & Epigraphic Sources

3 Literary Sources

4 Features of Indian Political Thought-Early Era

Week 2

5 Features of Indian Political Thought- Post Vedia Era

6 Kautilya’s Dandaniti

7 Saptanga Theory

8 Kautilya’s Foreign Policy’

Week 3

9 Mahatma Gandhi- Basic Premises of Political Thought

10 Gandhi ji’s Concepts of Non-violence and Satyagraha

11 Mahatma Gandhi’s Theory of the State

12 Gandhi’s Concept of Trusteeship

Week 4

13 Gandhi’s Concept of Sarvodaya

14 Politics of Liberal Moderation

15 Tilak’s Concept of Swaraj

16 Tilak’s Concept of Nationalism

Week 5

17 Political Philosophy

18 Life of Dr B R Ambedkar

19 Political Thoughts of Dr B R Ambedkar

20 Life of Ram Manohar Lohia

Week 6

21 Political Thought of Ram Manohar Lohia

22 Life of Jayaprakash Narayan

23 Political Ideas of Jayaprakash Narayan

24 Nehru On Democracy