Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Topic: Rajnikanth

Rajinikanth’s ‘spiritual politics’ & Rabindranath Tagore ‘hides’ from BJP and TMC

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Rajinikanth admitted to hospital in Hyderabad after suffering blood pressure fluctuations

Rajinikanth was shooting for a movie in Hyderabad for the past 10 days, when a few people on the sets tested Covid positive, and he had isolated himself.

Rajinikanth sets assembly election goal for political debut, but first a 45-day movie shoot

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Indian govt’s Covid vaccine ‘jugaad’, and Rajnikanth says ‘lights, camera, election’

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Rajinikanth has charisma, but promise of ‘secular & spiritual politics’ confusing, say experts

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth announced he will launch his political party in January 2021, promising ‘wonder and miracle’ in the state assembly polls slated for summer of 2021.

Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth feature in short film ‘Family’ to promote social distancing

The short film 'Family' also stars Mohanlal, Prosenjit Chatterjee and many others and is part of Bachchan's initiative for daily wager earners of the film industry.

Rajinikanth backs CAA, says law doesn’t pose threat to Muslims

Tamil superstar-politician Rajinikanth alleged some parties were instigating people against the citizenship law to serve their selfish interests.

Why conservationists are upset with Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar & Bear Grylls of Man vs Wild

Two upcoming episodes of the popular Discovery show Man vs Wild will feature superstars Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth.

Is Rajinikanth-Kamal Haasan star combo the new political force Tamil Nadu needs?

Actors Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan announced Tuesday that they are ready to “join hands if the need arises” to serve the people of Tamil Nadu.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.