Makkal Needhi Maiam

Rural local body polls: MNM says it will face elections solo

The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), led by Kamal Hassan, has decided to face the ensuing elections to rural local bodies in nine districts on its own.

published on : 17th September 2021

Now, MNM flags illegal sand mining from Cooum river

Mentioning the TNIE exposé, the statement said, “The biggest concern is that this sea sand is not suitable for construction, and experts have said buildings constructed with it would collapse.

published on : 10th September 2021

Mekedatu row: BJP accused of double standards by MNM

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan on Tuesday accused Tamil Nadu BJP of double standards on Mekedatu dam issue.

published on : 4th August 2021

I will be in politics till I am alive: MNM chief Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan asserted that he would be in politics till such time he was alive and his party shall soon witness a 'transformation'.

published on : 25th May 2021

Fresh blow for Kamal Haasan's MNM as retired IAS officer Santhosh Babu quits party

This comes less than a week after the party's vice president R Mahendran quit, levelling charges against Kamal Haasan's way of functioning

published on : 13th May 2021

Kamal Haasan falls after putting up a tough fight from Coimbatore

Riding on star value, Makkal Needhi Maiam founder actor Kamal Haasan put up a tough fight in the Coimbatore South constituency.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Ready to quit cinema if it becomes hurdle to political career: Kamal Haasan

I will finish all my present assignments and quit films, if they become a hurdle to my political career," Kamal told reporters.

published on : 4th April 2021

Expose ‘cash for votes’ on social media, says Kamal

In a tweet, Kamal urged the public to expose on social media the members of political parties who come forward to distribute cash or freebies.

published on : 4th April 2021

TN polls 2021: Smriti Irani challenges Kamal Hassan for an open debate with BJP candidate

Reeling out statistics on infrastructure development, she said the Centre has built 10 crore toilets nationwide, of which 90 lakh was in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 27th March 2021

Kamal Haasan releases exclusive manifesto for Coimbatore South

Also, he has promised to establish fitness centres and libraries in each ward, libraries, free legal counselling centres, etc.

published on : 25th March 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: Why not copy my promise of closing Tasmac as well, challenges Kamal Haasan

He also said that it was baffling that the education sector was privatised while Tasmac is safely in the government's hands and that his party wanted to change that trend. 

published on : 24th March 2021

Complete liqour prohibition impossible, says MNM chief Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan on Sunday said the production of illicit liquor would rise manifold in Tamil Nadu if prohibition were to be imposed. 

published on : 22nd March 2021

Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan suffers leg pain while meeting public in Coimbatore

He was immediately rushed to a private hospital, where the doctors examined his leg by taking an x-ray. Party sources said that Kamal is stable and resting for now. 

published on : 20th March 2021

TN polls 2021: Kamal Haasan releases Makkal Needhi Maiam's manifesto, calls it a visionary document

The manifesto also promises to implement minimum selling price for farmers as specified by the MS Swaminathan report, establish an MSME support system and more.

published on : 20th March 2021

This bureaucrat's dream to join politics came true early. Why?

Santhosh Babu had been preparing a manifesto and a vision for a party he was planning to float after his retirement in 2026. But circumstances have led to him quiiting his job and joining MNM.

published on : 17th March 2021
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