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Yogendra Yadav calls Tamil Nadu govt 'puppet' in hands of corporates over Salem-Chennai expressway project
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Yogendra Yadav calls Tamil Nadu govt 'puppet' in hands of corporates over Salem-Chennai expressway project

Addressing reporters in Chennai, Yogendra Yadav said he and some of his colleagues had visited Tamil Nadu last week for a 'fact-finding' on the issue by interacting with farmers

Kamal Haasan's jibe at Brahmin thread: MNM chief pandering to Dravidian-Periyar ideology, but is he alienating others?
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Kamal Haasan's jibe at Brahmin thread: MNM chief pandering to Dravidian-Periyar ideology, but is he alienating others?

Kamal Haasan was asked a question in Tamil on Twitter on which book had inspired him the most. Haasan's tweet came under a lot of criticism from the Brahmin community which saw it as pandering to the anti-Brahmin Dravidian-Periyar-esque ideology which has a wider following in Tamil Nadu.

Election Commission registers Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam as political party
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Election Commission registers Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam as political party

Sources in the EC said that the documents filed by Haasan have been processed and the registration granted.

MNM chief Kamal Haasan meets Congress president Rahul Gandhi to discuss political climate in Tamil Nadu
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MNM chief Kamal Haasan meets Congress president Rahul Gandhi to discuss political climate in Tamil Nadu

Kamal Haasan, who has started the new political party Makkal Needhi Maiam met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and discussed the political situation in Tamil Nadu.

Kamal Haasan attends meeting with Election Commission to register his party Makkal Needhi Maiam
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Kamal Haasan attends meeting with Election Commission to register his party Makkal Needhi Maiam

The Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan on Wednesday met Election Commission officials here to formally register his party.

Karnataka to release of 20,000 cusecs of water from Kabini dam to Tamil Nadu due to 'prospects of good monsoon'
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Karnataka to release of 20,000 cusecs of water from Kabini dam to Tamil Nadu due to 'prospects of good monsoon'

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has instructed officials to release 20,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu from Kabini dam due to the prospects of a good monsoon

Kamal Haasan, HDK discuss Cauvery water-sharing in Bengaluru, say farmers of both Karnataka, Tamil Nadu important
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Kamal Haasan, HDK discuss Cauvery water-sharing in Bengaluru, say farmers of both Karnataka, Tamil Nadu important

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan and Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy met in Bengaluru on Monday and discussed the issue of Cauvery water-sharing.

Kamal Haasan questions introduction of death penalty only for rape of children below 12 years
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Kamal Haasan questions introduction of death penalty only for rape of children below 12 years

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Sunday wondered why the ordinance promulgated provided for the death penalty for rape of girls under 12 years alone and not for those aged between 14 and 16 and said families should bring up boys to act responsibly.

Cauvery dispute: Kamal Haasan demands water management board, says BJP delaying it due to Karnataka polls
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Cauvery dispute: Kamal Haasan demands water management board, says BJP delaying it due to Karnataka polls

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan lashed out at the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government over the Cauvery water dispute, and demanded that the Cauvery Management Board be constituted without delay.

Rajinikanth promises MGR-like policies in debut political speech; says had to fill leadership vacuum in Tamil Nadu
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Rajinikanth promises MGR-like policies in debut political speech; says had to fill leadership vacuum in Tamil Nadu

In his first political remarks since 31 December last when he announced he will enter politics, Rajinikanth, who has a large fan following, said there was a "vaccuum for a good leader" in the state politics currently.

Makkal Needhi Maiam does not believe in total prohibition and freebies, says Kamal Haasan
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Makkal Needhi Maiam does not believe in total prohibition and freebies, says Kamal Haasan

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan said his party, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), does not believe in the implementation of total prohibition and the concept of freebies.

Kamal Haasan releases list of 'empowered committee members' to lead Makkal Needhi Maiam party
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Kamal Haasan releases list of 'empowered committee members' to lead Makkal Needhi Maiam party

Kamal Haasan released a list of an empowered committee members who will shape and execute the policies of his newly-launched Makkal Needhi Maiam.

Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth face tricky task of surviving in treacherous track of Tamil Nadu politics
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Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth face tricky task of surviving in treacherous track of Tamil Nadu politics

Both Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan are in a sense borrowing the MGR template, as the actor too acted in over 20 movies after he formed the AIADMK in 1972, till he became chief minister in 1977.

Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam is like a trailer that leaves us wondering what the film is all about
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Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam is like a trailer that leaves us wondering what the film is all about

Kamal Haasan, the latest film star to don the political mantle, loves to talk in riddles

Kamal Haasan emulates Kejriwal and portrays political participation as a virtue: How similar are AAP and MNM?
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Kamal Haasan emulates Kejriwal and portrays political participation as a virtue: How similar are AAP and MNM?

There are several similarities but one crucial difference between actor Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam and Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party. Haasan, like AAP, has positioned himself as a political outsider whose principal plank is to root out corruption without pursuing the politics of identity or by deploying muscle and money power.

Arvind Kejriwal urges voters in Tamil Nadu to replicate Delhi example, vote for Kamal Hassan's Makkal Needhi Maiam party
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Arvind Kejriwal urges voters in Tamil Nadu to replicate Delhi example, vote for Kamal Hassan's Makkal Needhi Maiam party

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged the people of Tamil Nadu to replicate the "Delhi example" by giving votes to the newly-launched party by actor Kamal Haasan to route "corrupt" AIADMK and DMK

'Kamal Haasan like GM seed': DMK, AIADMK slam Makkal Needhi Maiam, BJP adopts 'wait and watch' policy
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'Kamal Haasan like GM seed': DMK, AIADMK slam Makkal Needhi Maiam, BJP adopts 'wait and watch' policy

Haasan's political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), which roughly translates to Centre for People's Justice, will fight corruption and ensure good governance devoid of caste and communal politics.

Charged up Kamal Haasan launches Makkal Needhi Maiam party, targets corruption, eyes southern coalition
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Charged up Kamal Haasan launches Makkal Needhi Maiam party, targets corruption, eyes southern coalition

Amid much anticipation, actor Kamal Haasan on Wednesday launched his political party, in the presence of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, calling it "Makkal Needhi Maiam," and unfurled its flag that symbolises the strength of unity.

AIADMK says Kamal Haasan is 'GM seed', not useful to anyone; endorses DMK's 'glamorous paper flower' jibe at him
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AIADMK says Kamal Haasan is 'GM seed', not useful to anyone; endorses DMK's 'glamorous paper flower' jibe at him

A senior AIADMK minister said he agreed with comments made by DMK's MK Stalin that Kamal Haasan was a "paper flower that could not spread fragrance."

Kamal Haasan launches party: Until 2017, self-proclaimed rationalist often kept away from politics
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Kamal Haasan launches party: Until 2017, self-proclaimed rationalist often kept away from politics

From a child artist to a heart throb and later emerging as a veteran who experimented with scripts and characters, actor-director-producer Kamal Haasan on Wednesday donned a new role when he took the political plunge.