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

Rajini-Kamal’s political plan for 2021 TN Assembly elections

With the recently-concluded Assembly by-elections, conducted along with the Lok Sabha polls, reassuring the stability of the AIADMK government, led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, top stars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan have set their eyes on 2021 when Assembly elections are slated to happen in the State. Continue Reading

Kamal raises doubts over AFR facility of Kudankulam plant

The actor-politician said the term ‘away’ in the AFR was vague and wanted the government to define it. He further referred to theĀ Fukushima disaster as an example. Continue Reading

Should MNM party leader Kamal Haasan not work on Bigg Boss?

‘I cannot understand why people keep questioning MNM founder Kamal Haasan hosting Bigg Boss. It is a profession and it should not be confused with politics. Being in politics does not mean that you should not do any other work.’ Continue Reading

Last phase of LS elections, by-poll in 4 TN Assembly seats Sunday

The seventh and final phase will cover 13 seats in Uttar Pradesh; all 13 in Punjab; nine in West Bengal; eight each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh; all four constituencies in Himachal Pradesh; three in Jharkhand and the lone seat of Chandigarh. Counting of votes will take place 23 May. Continue Reading