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Kamal Haasan extends best wishes to BJP for landslide win in Lok Sabha polls 2019

The BJP's win is the "people's verdict but I am happy that it is not the Tamil Nadu people's verdict," Haasan said.

May 24, 2019, 17:50 PM IST

Eggs, stones thrown at meeting addressed by Kamal Haasan in Tamil Nadu's Aravakurichi

No one was injured in the incident and Kamal Haasan was escorted safely

May 17, 2019, 08:19 AM IST

Criminal complaint filed against Kamal Haasan for 'hurting religious sentiments' over Godse remark

Sumit Kumar reports that the complaint alleges Haasan 'has hurt religious sentiments of Hindus by associating terrorism with Hindu religion in Tamil Nadu on May 12.'

May 14, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

Let's not divide India: Vivek Oberoi tells Kamal Haasan

Referring to Gandhi's killing, Haasan added: "I am here to question that killing."

May 13, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

Kamal Haasan withdraws from Lok Sabha poll race, to work towards success of party

The MNM chief also released the second and final list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls and bypolls to 18 assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu.

Mar 24, 2019, 23:53 PM IST

Kamal Haasan's MNM invites applications from aspirants to contest assembly bypolls

Haasan had on Sunday said MNM would contest the bypolls.

Mar 14, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Kamal Haasan gets 'battery torch' as party symbol, says MNM will be 'torch-bearer' in politics

Haasan had launched his political party MNM on 21 February 2018 from his hometown of Rameswaram. 

Mar 10, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

We have people's strength: Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam turns one

Amidst loud cheers of hundreds of supporters, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan celebrated the first year anniversary of his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), which translates to “Centre for People’s Justice” in English.

Feb 21, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Kamal Haasan wants plebiscite in J&K: Full statement

Kamal Haasan finds himself in a midst of a raging controversy courtesy his remarks.

Feb 18, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiyyam to contest in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Haasan had launched his political party in February 2018.

Dec 22, 2018, 14:43 PM IST

My party ready to face Tamil Nadu bypolls: Kamal Haasan on 64th birthday

Answering a question, Haasan said his basic objective was to facilitate healthy politics.

Nov 07, 2018, 20:55 PM IST

Ready to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Hassan said that his party Makkal Needhi Maiam will not contest the forthcoming by-election in Tamil Nadu.

Aug 30, 2018, 06:58 AM IST

Will Vishwaroopam 2 be Kamal Haasan's last film? Maybe not

Perhaps some people around Kamal saab feel this perception will help Vishwaroopam 2 sell better.

Aug 11, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

A day after meeting Rahul, Kamal Haasan reaches out to Sonia Gandhi

Kamal Haasan had on Wednesday met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence in Delhi.

Jun 21, 2018, 18:41 PM IST

Kamal Haasan meets Rahul Gandhi, calls it 'courtesy meeting'

Kamal Haasan, who is the founder of political outfit Makkal Needhi Maiam, reportedly discussed pressing issues pertaining to his state with Rahul Gandhi.

Jun 20, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Makkal Needhi Maiam welcomes SC order on Lokayukta, calls it poetic justice

The party said it is shameful that Tamil Nadu had not set up the watchdog yet.

Apr 19, 2018, 23:49 PM IST

I'm sorry my child: Kamal Haasan tweets apology to Kathua rape victim

The tweet seems to have struck a chord for many, it also sparked a firey debate.

Apr 13, 2018, 10:58 AM IST

Do your duty and follow court orders on Cauvery: Kamal Haasan in open letter to PM Narendra Modi

Kamal suggested in his letter that the Modi government is delaying the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board with an eye on the Karnataka election.

Apr 12, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

Kamal Haasan hits out at Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government, accuses it of subservience to Centre

He also lashed out at the Centre for failing to set up the Cauvery Water Management Board.

Apr 04, 2018, 12:08 PM IST

South India subsidises the North, where is the reward for development: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

The Congress CM's opinion reflects the growing chorus of voices in the South that are questioning the disparity. The issue is heating up over proposals to use the 2011 census as the basis for Central planning, which puts all southern states at a disadvantage.

Mar 16, 2018, 13:59 PM IST