Actor Rajinikanth

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Rajinikanth To Launch Political Party In January; Names Officials

Superstar Rajinikanth has announced that his new party will be launched in January 2021 ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly polls. With quotes "Now Or Never" and "Change, Let Us Change Everything", the veteran actor has announced that the launch date would be revealed by the end of December. Moreover, he has appointed former BJP member - Dr Arjunamurthy and Tamizharuvi Maniyan as the party's senior coordinator and supervisor respectively.

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 03:17 PM / by Sreemayi .S.R

Tags: Rajinikanth, Political Party, Tamilnadu, Assembly Polls

Courtesy: NDTV

Vijay - SA Chandrasekhar

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Actor Vijay, His Father At Loggerheads Over Registration Of Political Party

Kollywood actor Vijay and his father, filmmaker S.A. Chandrasekhar, are at loggerheads after the latter registered a political party under the actor's name. The actor, in an official statement, clarified that he did not have any direct or in-direct contact with ‘All India Thalapathy Vijay Makkal Iyakkam’, which was registered as a political party by his father. He informed that he will not be restricted by the political moves of his father.… read-more

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 02:37 AM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Vijay, S.A. Chandrasekhar, Actor, Kollywood, Political Party

Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive

Representational Image of Corporate Donation

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National Parties Received Rs 2,818 Crore From Corporates In 7 Years: Report

According to a report by Association for Democratic Reforms, national political parties have received a corporate donation of Rs 2818.05 crore in a span of seven years (from 2012-2019). The report revealed, 82% of the donations i.e. Rs 2319.48 was received by the BJP while Congress and NCP bagged Rs 376.02 crore and Rs 69.81 crore respectively. Alarmingly, 319 donations that estimated to Rs 31.42 crore were not documented properly.

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 06:54 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: BJP, Indian National Congress, corporate donations, Political Party

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

 Golden Dawn Leader Nikos Mihaloliakos

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Greece: Leaders Of Golden Dawn Party Arrested For Hate Crimes

On the charges of encouraging hate crimes, leaders of Greece's Golden Dawn party, a far-right ideological political group in the country, were sentenced to jail terms. Reportedly, the leaders were running a cult group that committed several hate crimes in the country during its economic crises. Some of the leaders, including party's general secretary Nikos Mihaloliakos, were given a 13-year jail term while few others received 5-7 years of … read-more

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 06:04 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Golden Dawn. Greece, Political Party, Jail

Courtesy: Reuters