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  • Rahul Gandhi To Begin 3-Day Visit To Karnataka Tomorrow
    As part of his election campaign, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be on a three-day visit to Karnataka starting Saturday, the party said on Friday.
  • PM Modi To Launch Amma Two-Wheeler Scheme In Chennai Tomorrow
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Chennai tomorrow to attend the launch of the AIADMK government's ambitious scheme of providing 50 per cent subsidy to working women to buy two-wheelers.
  • Who Did He Mean? Amid Kamal Haasan Buzz, Rajinikanth's Dart On 'Noise'
    Two days after actor Kamal Haasan's blockbuster launch of his political party, Tamil cinema's other mega star Rajinikanth told fans, "Discipline and strong foundation are necessary in politics. Let others make noise. We shall concentrate on our work."
  • Man Tied Up, Assaulted While Selfies Were Taken In Kerala Village. He Died
    In a stark display of depravity, people at a village in Kerala took selfies with a man they tied up and assaulted for hours, accusing him of shop-lifting. The 27-year-old man died while being taken to hospital by the police.
  • "Nobody Will Be Spared": Veerappa Moily On Congress MLA's Son Accused Of Assault
    Veteran Congress leader and former Karnataka chief minister Veerappa Moily totally denied any embarrassment caused to the Congress by the arrest of the son of a Congress legislator for assaulting another man. Mr Moily told NDTV, "No (there was no embarrasment) it has been dealt with accordingly with the law. I don't think he has been spared just because he's the son of a MLA of the Congress party. Nobody will be spared."
  • BJP Wants Popular Front Of India Banned, Karnataka Government Says No
    With just months to go before the assembly elections in Karnataka, the opposition BJP has renewed its demand for a ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI), an organisation it has blamed for murders of BJP and RSS workers in the state.
  • Kamal Haasan Says Secretly Met Rajinikanth Before Political Plunge
    Actor-politician Kamal Haasan says he held a "secret" meeting with his contemporary and friend Rajinikanth about his entry into politics and decided to maintain dignity even if they became rivals later.
  • "Children Make Mistakes": Karnataka Congress MLA On Son Accused Of Assault
    NA Haris, the Congress lawmaker in Karnataka accused of trying to protect his son from arrest for assaulting a young man at a cafe in Bengaluru, put out a public apology today and said: "Children make mistakes...we cannot disown or abandon them."
  • Court Rejects Bail Plea Of Suspended Bharathiar University Vice Chancellor Again
    A Special court in Coimbatore today dismissed the bail petition of suspended Bharathiar University Vice-Chancellor, A Ganapathy, for the second time in two weeks.
  • On Saffron In National Flag, Kamal Haasan Makes A Point
    Actor-politician Kamal Haasan, who launched his political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam" yesterday, took a dig at the BJP today, writing that though saffron is one of the three colours of the Indian flag, "it shouldn't spread to the entire flag".
  • Kamal Haasan A GM Seed Not Useful To Anyone: AIADMK
    A senior AIADMK minister on Wednesday said he agreed with the comments made by DMK working president M K Stalin that Kamal Haasan was a "paper flower that could not spread fragrance".
  • "Am Not Thalaivar," Kamal Haasan Tells Supporters At Party Launch
    Superstar Kamal Haasan pledged to work for the people for the rest of his life at the blockbuster launch of his political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam'. "This is a party made for you, for the people," the 63-year-old actor said to a thunderous applause from tens of thousands of people who had gathered at Madurai for the launch of his new party.
  • In Black And White, Kamal Haasan's Party Flag Defines His Views
    After months of build-up actor Kamal Haasan launched his new party "Makkal Needhi Maiam" at a gala event in Madurai, attended, among others, by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Unveiling the party flag at the meet, attended by tens of thousands of his fans, Mr Haasan said it was the result of "all of our anger boiling".
  • Our Party Won't Have Permanent Chief Minister: Kamal Haasan's Top Quotes
    Superstar Kamal Haasan today launched his political party in Tamil Nadu's Madurai, sharing stage with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who was also the chief guest at the event. My party's name is Makkal Needhi Maiam (or People's Justice Centre), the 62-year-old actor said, drawing a big applause from the crowd. He also unveiled his party's flag that has six hands firmly holding each other in a circle, with a star at the centre. The hands portray the six south Indian states, Mr Hassan said, adding that the star represents the people.
  • Help Kamal Haasan Beat AAP's Delhi Record, Says "Fan" Arvind Kejriwal
    As superstar Kamal Haasan took the plunge into politicson Wednesday, announcing his party "Makkal Needhi Maiam" the special guest for the event was Arvind Kejriwal, seen as an expert in start-up political parties. The Delhi Chief Minister, whose Aam Aadmi Party swept to power in Delhi in 2015, just three years after its inception, flew down to Madurai for the event and shared stage with Kamal Haasan.

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