Chanakya

  • Poll reveals a majority back PM Narendra Modi on foreign policy, Naxal violence and price rise 2 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: May 16, 2014 was a truly historic day in Indian political history. It was the day when for the first time a party other than the Congress managed to secure majority on its own in the Lok Sabha. When Narendra Modi took oath as India's 15th Prime Minister...
  • Vijay Krishna gets life term for killing JDU leader December 4, 2013

    Patna: Former Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Vijay Krishna has been awarded life imprisonment by a Patna court for the murder of Janata Dal United leader Satyendra Singh in 2009. Vijay Krishna, who is also a former Bihar minister, his son Chanakya Singh and two others were convicted in the Satyendra Singh...
  • Namitha kicked about playing cop role October 30, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Namitha, known for her glamorous roles in films such as 'Aai' and 'Chanakya' over the years, is excited to don the khaki for the first time on screen in upcoming Tamil-Telugu-Kannada trilingual 'Ilamai Oonjal'. She is extremely happy to steer away from monotonous roles she has been doing...
  • If Chanakya were around, corruption would upset him: Pavan K Varma April 2, 2013

    What would Chanakya do if confronted with the various crises that beset contemporary India? Using this question as the starting point for his new book, celebrated writer and thinker Pavan K Varma has drawn up a practical and detailed plan, modelled on the Arthashashtra, to bring about reform and change...
  • Chanakya factor in today's politics, diplomacy February 10, 2011

    New Delhi: His bestseller debut work was compared to 'The Da Vinci Code' by critics and not willing to be stereotyped, author Ashwin Sanghi has chosen a modern-day version of master strategist Chanakya as the protagonist of his second novel. "When I wrote 'The Rozabal Line' (his debut novel), I wasn't...
  • Obama staying at Chanakya Suite in ITC Maurya November 8, 2010

    New Delhi: One of the capital's iconic hotels, ITC Maurya is hosting US President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. The Maurya Sheraton Hotel, which is now under secret service lock down, is Obama's home in New Delhi. He is staying on the 14th floor at the Chanakya Grand Presidential Suite,...
  • Last show at Delhi's famous Chanakya theatre December 27, 2007

    New Delhi: One of Delhi's most famous cinema halls, Chanakya, will screen its last show today. City officials plan to auction off the two-acre plot, where Chanakya has stood for nearly 40 years. After a five-year dispute, the theatre owners have turned the land over to the New Delhi Municipal Council. The...
  • Movie buffs, say goodbye to Delhi's old love September 2, 2007

    New Delhi: Long queues at the ticket counter just ahead of a matinée show of Chak De India - the crowd is predominantly young, as has been the case with Chanakya Cinema, a popular hangout for the youth from before the days of multiplexes. But these are probably the last few...