India  /  Published 05.03.20

Rajinikanth ‘disappointed’ but won’t say why

Actor Rajinikanth on Thursday said he was “disappointed” with a particular thing during his interaction with functionaries of the Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM), a forum he had founded to facilitate ...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 05.02.20

Rajini assails CAA ‘scare’

Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday threw his weight behind the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, asserting that the legislation did not pose any threat to Muslims and backing the National Population Regist...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 24.01.20

Periyar row: Madras HC dismisses plea against Rajinikanth

The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed against actor Rajinikanth over his remarks on rationalist leader E. V. Ramasamy 'Periyar' as the petitioners withdrew the plea.Justice P. Raj...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 16.01.20

Oops! If it is a sage, it must be saffron

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu’s office on Thursday tweeted a controversial image of Tamil poet-sage Thiruvalluvar as a Hindu monk, but deleted it after facing a backlash.Thiruvalluvar’s religion o...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.11.19

Rajini slams efforts to ‘paint me in saffron’

Tamil cinema’s biggest star Rajinikanth, perceived widely as a probable entrant to the BJP, on Friday said the party had not invited him to join it and alleged that “some people, some media” wer...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.11.19

Efforts being made to paint me 'saffron': Rajinikanth

Actor Rajinikanth on Friday said the BJP has not invited him to join the party, but insisted efforts were being made to paint him with 'saffron,' the idealogical colour the national party is associate...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 18.09.19

Amit Shah: Don’t want to impose Hindi but…

Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said he never asked for imposing Hindi over other languages but appealed for a common second language other than the mother tongue.The DMK postponed “tempo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.09.19

Rajini hedges on Hindi: Idea good, don't implement it

Actor Rajinikanth on Wednesday supported the idea of a common language, but added that it would be ineffective in India. 'A common language not just for India, but any country, is good for its un...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 29.05.19

Sweet taste of fan following for Modi

Superstar Rajinikanth has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “charismatic” leader like Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajiv Gandhi and attributed the BJP’s massive win in the Lok Sabha polls to h...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 19.03.19

Will Kamal Haasan's flower bloom?

It's been just over one year since Tamil actor Kamal Haasan formed his political party — the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). During that time, the actor’s virtually abandoned his acting career (though...
By Sreedhar Pillai in Chennai


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