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Thank You: Kamal Haasan To SC For Staying Centre’s Farm Laws

Jan 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday stayed the implementation of controversial new farm laws till further orders

Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

Jan 12, 2021 Intifada P Basheer

While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.

Rajinikaanth, Kamal Haasan Popular Film Stars, But 'Flops In Politics': Mani Shankar Aiyar

Since the two have never used cinema for political messaging, they do not directly attract public opinion to their point of view, the Congress leader claims.

MGR’s Legacy Cannot Belong To One Party: Kamal Haasan Lashes Out At AIADMK

Dec 20, 2020 PTI

Responding to the ruling party's claim that MGR's legacy belongs only to the AIADMK, Haasan said anyone who shares MGR’s ideal can claim to be his heir

'New Parliament Building When Half Of India Is Hungry'? Kamal Haasan Asks PM Modi To Explain Logic

'Answer honourable elected Prime Minister,' Kamal Haasan said hours before kick-starting the first phase of his campaign for the Assembly polls.

01 December, 2020

Don’t Play The Violin When Rome Is Aflame: Kamal Haasan To Modi Over Farmers’ Protests


Haasan also asked the PM to hold talks with protesting farmers

25 September, 2020

Kamal Haasan On SP Balasubrahmanyam: He Was Part Of My First Love, Marriage, And Melancholy


Balasubrahmanyam, 74, died on Friday after being admitted to a hospital on August 5. He had tested positive for COVID-19.

17 September, 2020

Tributes Pour In For Periyar On His 142nd Birth Anniversary

Outlook Web Bureau

E.V. Ramasamy popularly known as Thanthai Periyar founded the Dravidian Movement.

20 February, 2020

3 Assistant Directors Dead In Crane Accident On Set Of Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2'


The accident took at suburban Nazrathpet when the crane employed to erect the set crashed.

20 November, 2019

Blockbuster Alliance? Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth May Join Hands

Outlook Web Bureau

Kamal Haasan said he would join hands with Rajinikanth for Tamil Nadu's welfare.

16 September, 2019

'No Shah, Sultan Or Samrat Should...': Kamal Haasan Jabs Amit Shah On Hindi Push

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video message posted on Twitter, Kamal Haasan warned the fight for Jallikattu -- the traditional sport involving bulls and humans -- was just a protest, but 'the battle for our language will be exponentially bigger than that'.

26 August, 2019

Bigg Boss Tamil 3: Kasthuri Shankar Gets Evicted; Kamal Haasan Offers Her Secret Room Option

Kasthuri Shankar becomes the ninth contestant to be shown the door of the reality show, Bigg Boss Tamil 3.

23 August, 2019

Bigg Boss Tamil 3: Madhumitha Confirms Police Complaint Against Her; Requests Kamal Haasan For Her Payment

Outlook Web Bureau

Following the police complaint, Bigg Boss Tamil 3 evicted contestant Madhumitha decided to conduct a press conference yesterday where she confirmed that channel, Star Vijay has filed a police complaint against her.

29 July, 2019

Bigg Boss Tamil Contestant Boasts Of Groping Women On Bus; Singer Chinmayi Sripaada Lambasts Channel

Outlook Web Bureau

During the weekend episode, a video clip of which Sripada shared on Twitter showed actor Kamal Haasan, who hosts the programme, saying that 'travelling on a bus was a big hassle.'

17 May, 2019

Every Religion Has Its Own Terrorists: Kamal Haasan Cites History To Defend Godse Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

The Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan also said that he was not afraid of being arrested but warned any such action would escalate tensions.

16 May, 2019

Slipper Hurled At Kamal Haasan Over Godse Controversy

Outlook Web Bureau

One person has been detained, the police said, adding that the chappals missed the target and fell on the crowd.

13 May, 2019

Kamal Haasan’s Tongue Should Be Chopped Off: Tamil Nadu Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking to reporters in Thoothukudi, Minister for Milk and Dairy Development K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji said Kamal Haasan's tongue should be chopped off for saying that as terrorism does not have any religion

13 May, 2019

BJP To Move EC Over Actor Kamal Haasan's 'First Hindu Terrorist' Comment

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, Kamal Haasan had stoked a row, when in November 2017, he took potshots at what he termed as 'Hindu extremism,' which drew condemnation from the BJP and Hindu outfits.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz