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Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan hint at joining hands 'for Tamil Nadu's welfare', trigger speculation about new political alignments in state
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Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan hint at joining hands 'for Tamil Nadu's welfare', trigger speculation about new political alignments in state

The first pitch was made by Haasan who on Tuesday backed superstar Rajinikanth over his comments describing Chief Minister K Palaniswami coming to the top post as a wonder.

Kamal Haasan says ‘no Shah, Sultan, Samrat’ can reverse promise of unity in diversity amid debate on 'imposition' of Hindi in southern states
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Kamal Haasan says ‘no Shah, Sultan, Samrat’ can reverse promise of unity in diversity amid debate on 'imposition' of Hindi in southern states

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan on Monday opposed any attempts to "impose" Hindi saying it was a promise made to the country decades back which "no Shah, Sultan or Samrat must renege on."

Tamil Nadu language row: Prakash Javadekar clarifies no decision taken over teaching Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states
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Tamil Nadu language row: Prakash Javadekar clarifies no decision taken over teaching Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states

The draft of the new National Education Policy, proposed by the panel constituted by Javadekar when he was HRD minister in the previous Modi government, had suggested teaching of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states.

Language row erupts in Tamil Nadu as draft education policy proposing three-language formula faces political parties' ire
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Language row erupts in Tamil Nadu as draft education policy proposing three-language formula faces political parties' ire

Leaders cutting across party lines said Tamil Nadu has a history on the language issue and would not tolerate any imposition.

Following outrage over his 'Hindu terrorist' remark, Kamal Haasan says every religion has its extremists, can't claim to be 'sanctimonious'
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Following outrage over his 'Hindu terrorist' remark, Kamal Haasan says every religion has its extremists, can't claim to be 'sanctimonious'

Under attack from parties and Hindu groups over his remarks on Nathuram Godse, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan on Friday said that every religion has its own terrorists and one cannot claim oneself as 'sanctimonious'. The actor-turned-politician maintained that history has shown that all religions have their extremists.

Eggs, stones hurled at dais during rally addressed by Kamal Haasan; two suspects held for questioning
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Eggs, stones hurled at dais during rally addressed by Kamal Haasan; two suspects held for questioning

Tension prevailed at a public meeting of Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan after two unidentified persons allegedly hurled eggs and stones at the dais

FIR filed against Kamal Haasan for 'outraging religious feelings' with his 'Hindu terrorist' remark on Nathuram Godse
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FIR filed against Kamal Haasan for 'outraging religious feelings' with his 'Hindu terrorist' remark on Nathuram Godse

The case against Kamal Haasan was registered under Sections 153A and 295A of the Indian Penal Code, which deal with 'outraging religious feelings' and 'promoting enmity between different groups', respectively, they said.

Kamal Haasan's tongue should be cut off for remark on Nathuram Godse, says AIADMK leader
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Kamal Haasan's tongue should be cut off for remark on Nathuram Godse, says AIADMK leader

AIADMK legislator KT Rajendra Balaji on Monday said that Kamal Haasan's tongue should be cut off for his remarks on Nathuram Godse stating that the comments were made to gain votes of minorities

Phase 2 of Lok Sabha Election saw polling across 11 states, including crucial southern seats and 1 Union Territory
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Phase 2 of Lok Sabha Election saw polling across 11 states, including crucial southern seats and 1 Union Territory

In Phase 2 of the Lok Sabha election on Thursday, 18 April, 95 parliamentary constituencies went to polls

Women's representation in Lok Sabha polls: On election-eve, Tamil Nadu's abysmal numbers leave much to be desired
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Women's representation in Lok Sabha polls: On election-eve, Tamil Nadu's abysmal numbers leave much to be desired

The only Indian state with a female Gross Enrolment Ratio at college level of around 41 percent, which is nearly double that of its closest contender, has under eight women running for the 17th Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha polls: Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam to campaign for TMC in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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Lok Sabha polls: Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam to campaign for TMC in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Kamal Haasan, who flew down to Kolkata this afternoon, had an hour-long meeting with Mamata Banerjee before the decision was announced

Kamal Haasan not to contest Lok Sabha polls, says he prefers to 'shoulder the palanquin' rather than be in it
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Kamal Haasan not to contest Lok Sabha polls, says he prefers to 'shoulder the palanquin' rather than be in it

Haasan assured the public that all the winners would deliver and fulfil the promises they had made during the regime, adding that they would be removed if proved otherwise.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Former judge and IPS officer in Kamal Haasan’s MNM's first list for 21 Tamil Nadu, Puducherry seats
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Former judge and IPS officer in Kamal Haasan’s MNM's first list for 21 Tamil Nadu, Puducherry seats

The first list of 21 candidates was announced by actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam for the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

Pollachi sexual assault case: Questions about police's conduct at press conference, nature of investigation loom large
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Pollachi sexual assault case: Questions about police's conduct at press conference, nature of investigation loom large

Many questions remained unanswered in the Pollachi sexual assault case, including why other survivors have not come forward, and why the police revealed details about the first survivor

Kamal Haasan claims 'plebiscite' comment taken out of context; party clarifies it stands 'should-to-shoulder' with armed forces
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Kamal Haasan claims 'plebiscite' comment taken out of context; party clarifies it stands 'should-to-shoulder' with armed forces

At an event on Sunday, the Makkal Needhi Maiam leader Haasan batted for a plebiscite in Kashmir and questioned the government as to what they are "afraid of"

Rajinikanth won’t contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says his RMM doesn’t support ‘any parties’
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Rajinikanth won’t contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says his RMM doesn’t support ‘any parties’

Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth confirmed that his party will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections

Makkal Needhi Maiam to contest Lok Sabha polls independently, says Kamal Haasan; party not keen to 'carry burden of alliance'
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Makkal Needhi Maiam to contest Lok Sabha polls independently, says Kamal Haasan; party not keen to 'carry burden of alliance'

Tamil cinema star Kamal Haasan announced that his party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls independently

Kamal Haasan to seek out ‘like-minded’ parties to ally with ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections
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Kamal Haasan to seek out ‘like-minded’ parties to ally with ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan on Saturday said his party has authorised him to a take a decision on forging alliance with like-minded parties for next year's Lok Sabha polls.

Cyclone Gaja: Kamal Haasan asks Pinarayi Vijayan to rise above politics and extend support to affected families in Tamil Nadu
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Cyclone Gaja: Kamal Haasan asks Pinarayi Vijayan to rise above politics and extend support to affected families in Tamil Nadu

Makkal Needhi Maiam president and actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday appealed to Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan to "rise above politics" and extend support to the people affected by Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu.

Rajinikanth, Kamal and their divergent politics: Superstar projects allegiance to BJP, Haasan sticks with secular forces
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Rajinikanth, Kamal and their divergent politics: Superstar projects allegiance to BJP, Haasan sticks with secular forces

There is an unambiguous political ideology distinction emerging in Tamil Nadu. On one side you have superstar Rajinikanth, an actor who has openly shown fealty to the Bharatiya Janata Party — especially with his latest comment about how the Opposition should be scared of the BJP. Then there is Kamal Haasan.