Rajinikanth roots for 'upsurge' among Tamil Nadu people to enter politics
"I never aspired to become Chief Minister, not even in my dreams,"said Rajinikanth. He said he could not imagine himself sitting in the legislative assembly as CM and wanted the media and others to stop portraying him as a future chief minister. Rajinikanth had on December 31, 2017 asserted that he will enter politics for sure and fight the 2021 Assembly elections.
Rajinikanth wants political change in TN, says its now or never
Rajinikanth in Chennai: There were two stalwarts in our politics, one was Jay...
Ready to play any role to maintain peace in country: Rajinikanth
The actor made the comments in a tweet after a few leaders from a Muslim out...
Rajinikanth’s reluctance to follow through on his promises make it hard to take him seriously
His fiery tone, trademark gesticulations and lectern-thumping all added up to this: he was not going to be his non-existent party’s chief ministerial face in the Tamil Nadu assembly polls in 2021, and, what’s worse, he wouldn’t say when this party would be launched.
Rajinikanth is unaware of difficulties of CAA, says Mk Stalin
'Rajinikanth is unaware of the difficulties of the CAA. I believe he'd change his views once he fully understands it', says Mk StalinRajinik...
Rajinikanth backs CAA, NPR, says no threat to Muslims
Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday threw his weight behind the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and asserted that the legislation did n...
Chennai court dismisses plea seeking case against Rajinikanth over Periyar remark
On the 50th anniversary event of a Tamil magazine, Rajinikanth had reportedly said on January 14 that at a rally in 1971 led by late Periyar, idols of Lord Ram and Sita were taken out without any clothes on them and the deities also featured a garland of sandals.
Rajinikanth backs CAA, but says will protest if Indian Muslims face trouble
The 69-year-old actor spoke to reporters outside his residence in Chennai on Tuesday. Slated to enter electoral politics ahead of state Assembly polls in 2021, Rajinikanth has just revealed his thinking on the recent controversial amendment to the Citizenship Act.
Rajinikanth condemns Centre over Delhi violence, says "resign if you can't crush it with iron fist"
In a rare sharp attack on the BJP-led Centre, Rajinikanth also asked those in power to "resign and go" if the violence could not be crushed with an iron fist. However, he did not name anyone. His contemporary and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan hailed Rajinikanth's remarks, saying this was the 'right path.'
Periyar row: Madras HC dismisses plea against Rajinikanth
The Tamil Nadu police on Friday informed the Madras high court that appropriate action as per law would be taken on a complaint filed by Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam against actor Rajinikanth for his alleged remark against social reformer Periyar E V Ramasamy.
Periyar controversy: Rajinikanth faces protests, Police deployed near his residence
Police forces have been deployed near Rajinikanth's residence at Poes Garden today as Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam is staging a protes...
Tamil Nadu: Rajinikanth refuses to apologise for remark on Periyar rally, faces protests
Days after a Dravidian outfit demanded an apology from him for his comments on a rally taken out by social reformer Periyar decades ago, Sup...
'I won't apologise': Rajinikanth steps up standoff with Periyar supporters
Rajinikanth said the magazine had highlighted on cover page the procession by Periyar and that Thuglaq made brisk sales because of attempts by the then DMK Government to curtail its access. "No other journal covered it but Cho ran it on the cover of the magazine and delivered a severe condemnation," Rajinikanth had said.
'Thalaiva' to the rescue: Rajinikanth donates Rs 50 lakh to film body in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak
Actor Rajinikanth donates Rs 50 lakh to Film Employees Federation of South India that has been raising funds to support those workers of the...
Rajinikanth not to support anyone in local polls
Actor Rajinikanth said he would not support any political party in the local body polls scheduled for later this month in Tamil Nadu. He is expected to launch his party next year, ahead of the assembly polls in the state, in what will be the first full-fledged assembly poll in the state in the absence of Dravidian leaders J Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi.
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