2017

Rajini fans celebrate his decision to enter politics

Chennai: Euphoria gripped fans of superstar Rajinikanth soon after he announced his political entry here today, with admirers of the actor bursting firecrackers and distributing sweets across Tamilnadu. Immediately after the actor announced his political debut, his fans waved the fan club flags outside the meeting venue, and raised slogans hailing his decision. After announcing his decision, Rajinikanth walked up to the balcony of the marriage hall, and waved to

Rajini enters politics, Big B, Kamal wish him luck

Mumbai: As Rajinikanth today announced his entry into politics, various celebrities including megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan gave their best wishes to the Tamil superstar. The 67-year-old star will launch his own party. “My dear friend, my colleague and a humble considerate human, Rajinikanth, announces his decision to enter politics … My best wishes to him for his success,” Bachchan tweeted. Haasan posted, “I welcome brother Rajini’s social responsibility

Review: Sangu Chakkaram- Fun under the sun

From the 90’s Rajini starrer, Raja Chinna Roja to the recent Kaaka Muttai, movies starring children have traditionally done well in Tamil cinema. Unlike mainstream films that attract people in twos, kids movies usually guarantee audience which buy tickets numbering not less than three. So, they are usually considered as safe bet for film makers. On similar lines comes Sangu Chakkaram, a kids movie with fantasy, horror and comedy elements

13 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Rameswaram: Thirteen fishermen from this island were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy today for allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu close to the island nation’s coast, Fisheries department officials here said. The fishermen have been taken to Kangesanthurai port along with their two boats, Assistant Director of Fisheries A Manikandan said. Meanwhile, 69 Tamilnadu fishermen who have been released by Sri Lankan courts would arrive here later today, Fisheries department officials said.

'Muslim women found way to free themselves from talaq'

New Delhi: In his first remarks on the issue of instant triple talaq after a bill banning it was cleared by Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said after “years of suffering”, Muslim women have finally found a way out to “free” themselves from the practice. He also said in 2018, people should work towards all- round development of the nation even as his government pushes for reforms measures

Leaders reaction on Rajini's political entry

Subramanian Swamy Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy fired a salvo as Tamil superstar Rajinikanth announced his decision to make his political debut with a new party. The BJP leader termed the move by the actor as mere ‘media hype’ calling the superstar ‘illiterate. The Rajya Sabha MP said that “people of  Tamilnadu are intelligent”, adding that there’s no substance in the announcement made by Rajinikanth on his political