Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicKamal Haasan

Topic: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan loses, his MNM draws a blank in first assembly poll outing in Tamil Nadu

While Kamal Haasan polled just over 33% of the votes in Coimbatore South, other candidates from his party failed to make any dent in the opponents' prospects.

Kamal Haasan releases MNM manifesto, assures income for housewives through skill development

Outlining his party's manifesto, Haasan said facilitation is proposed to be made for homemakers to get suitable opportunities to earn and it doesn't mean doles from govt treasury.

Prosperity line, not poverty line, will be my focus, want to bring TN above that: Kamal Haasan

In an interview to ThePrint, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan explained his party’s economic ideology and said why BJP’s brand of politics will not work in Tamil Nadu.

Shah’s strike rate better than Didi’s, says ABP’s Awasthi & why Kamal Haasan does Bigg Boss

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Kamal Haasan files nomination from Coimbatore South for Tamil Nadu polls

The actor-politician, who has been critical of both the DMK and AIADMK, is fighting on the plank of corruption and good governance in the state.

Kamal Haasan’s car ‘attacked’ during poll campaign in Tamil Nadu, claims party leader

MNM party leader said Haasan was not injured in the incident though his vehicle's windscreen was damaged. The man who 'attempted to attack' Sunday has been handed over to the police.

Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore South constituency in Tamil Nadu assembly polls

The MNM chief made the announcement Friday, while expressing confidence that people of his constituency would enable him to voice his views in the assembly by voting for him.

Sadma is an achingly beautiful story about a love that defies labels

Balu Mahendra's Hindi remake of his Tamil classic, Moondram Pirai, was a milestone in his, Sridevi's and Kamal Haasan's careers.

Lockdown repeats mistake of demonetisation on bigger scale, says Kamal Haasan in letter to PM

In an open letter, Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan criticised PM Modi for how the lockdown has hurt the livelihood of the poor.

Home quarantine sticker pasted on Kamal Haasan’s office, later removed

Kamal Haasan issued a statement, clarifying that he was not under home quarantine and that he had not lived at the address in years.

On Camera

YourTurn

An office of the Popular Front of India (PFI) at Chandrayangutta, in Hyderabad on 22 September 2022 | ANI Photo

PFI ban is no quick fix for jihadi threat. See how SIMI ban birthed Indian Mujahideen

The toxic influence of Islamism represented by PFI shows a complex matrix of deeply embedded political and social problems. The fight needs political action, not just police.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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