Vijayanagar to Padmanabhanagar: History replay?

Former minister M.P. Prakash while inaugurating a seminar as part of the Hampi Utsav, quoted in Deccan Herald:

“The reason for the fall of Vijayanagar Empire was nothing but thirst for power, fame and money, besides the betraying of friends and joining hands with the enemies…

“The reason for the downfall of Mughal and European empires was also greed for power. Do we ever learn any lesson from history?”