TRS demands apology from Pragya Singh over Godse remarks

BJPs Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh received ire for her remarks that Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse was a patriot. Continue Reading

MNM chief Kamal advises party cadre to maintain decorum

After eggs, stones and footwear were hurled at Kamal Haasan’s by-poll meetings and campaigns on Wednesday and Thursday, tension prevailed among his party cadres. Continue Reading

2019 by-polls: Eggs, stones hurled during Kamal’s meeting

Two unidentified persons threw eggs and stones at the dais where Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan was holding a public meeting here and tension prevailed after the incident. Continue Reading

Who emboldened Kamal to rake up Gandhi’s killing, asks Tamilisai

“But what is a matter of concern is the support by some political leaders and organisations. Because, one party which has lost its leader to extremism is now speaking in support of the same.” Continue Reading

HC turns down plea to ban Kamal Haasan from campaigning

In the present case before the Madurai court, the advocate sought a ban on his canvassing for votes for the rest of the campaign. But the court turned down the plea and said this was in the jurisdiction of the Election Commission of India. Continue Reading

Mind your tongue

Each and every word uttered by politicians is subjected to scrutiny, and, hence, they should be careful in what they speak. The latest person in Tamilnadu political arena to find himself in a huge controversy for his speech is actor-politician Kamal Haasan, founder of Makkal Needhi Maiam. Continue Reading

Kamal Haasan’s Godse remark opens floodgates of protests

“I am not saying this because this is a Muslim-dominated area, but I am saying this before a statue of Gandhi. Independent India’s first extremist was a Hindu, his name is Nathuram Godse. There it starts,” he said. Continue Reading

Police security to Kamal’s house in city

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan’s residence-office at Alwarpet here was provided with police security as a precautionary measure following his controversial statement on ‘Hindu terrorist’. Continue Reading

Kamal indulging in divisive politics, says BJP

A day after actor-politician Kamal Haasan stoked controversy over his ‘independent India’s first extremist was a Hindu’ remark, the BJP lashed out at him saying he was indulging in divisive politics and was showing Hindus in a bad light to appease minorities just like the Congress and Communists. The Ruling party also asserted that an assassin is different from a terrorist.  Continue Reading