Assembly polls: Kamal to hold crucial meet 2 November

Days after the executive committee meeting of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), the party’s president Kamal Haasan will hold a series of meetings with the district secretaries and senior leaders 2 and 3 November in Chennai. Continue Reading

Kamal lashes out at Centre again

Days after he alleged Prime Minister Modi has  announced lockdown without taking into consideration plight of people below poverty line, Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan today came down heavily on him for allowing foreign vessels to fish in Indian waters.
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Actor Kamal Haasan quarantined or not?

A sticker from Greater Chennai Corporation pasted in front of actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan’s office in Alwarpet stating that he has been quarantined till 10 March sparked tension this morning.
However, the poster was removed within some minutes. Continue Reading

CAA protest: Stalin invites, Kamal declines

A couple of days after the DMK issued a formal invitation to Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief and actor Kamal Haasan to participate in a rally to protest the Citizenship Amendment Act here on 23 December, sources say that MNM has declined the invitation. Continue Reading

Stalin, Kamal criticise police action against Ramachandra Guha

Opposition DMK and MNM today criticised the police action against historian Ramchandra Guha and Swaraj Abhiyaan chief Yogendra Yadav during the anti-CAA protests, with Kamal Haasan expressing “concern” over their safety. Continue Reading

Kamal Haasan hits out at Citizenship Amendment Act

Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan today slammed the Centre and the ruling AIADMK over the Citizenship Amendment Act and said his party is opposed to the proposed nation-wide National Register of Citizens. Continue Reading

TN civic polls: Why Rajini, Kamal said no

With actor Rajinikanth’s Rajini Makkal Mandram clearly stating that they would not support any party in local body polls followed by actor-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan deciding not to contest civic elections, it seems to be a direct contest between the AIADMK and DMK combine. Continue Reading

Kamal Haasan supports Vijay’s comments

Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan today endorsed actor Vijay’s remarks on the death of techie Subhasri after a banner fell on her when she was riding a two-wheeler at Pallikaranai last week. Continue Reading