My voice will grow more stronger now: Prakash Rai

Friday, June 29th, 2018
My voice will grow more stronger now: Prakash Rai

Bengaluru: SIT who is investigating on Gauri Lankesh murder case revealed that the main suspect revealed that the killers next target was actor Prakash Raj and Girish Karnad. Responding to the news, the actor, who has been immensely critical of the ruling central government has said that his voice will grow stronger. Gauri killers planned […]

We do not have to learn from Prakash Rai about casteism and Hindutva: Manjula Rao

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangalore City South BJP Mandala President Manjula Rao has said that filmmaker Prakash Rai has come out of Tamil Nadu without talking to him. Speaking on the issue of actor Prakash Rai tweeted that his wife Vedavas Kamat’s wife of Mangalore South constituency has asked him to vote on religion, he said, “You know […]

Chances high for violence ahead of elections: Prakash Rai

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: Speaking at an interaction programme organised as a part of the #JustAsking campaign in the city on April 24, Tuesday, Actor and social activist Prakash Rai said BJP leaders are likely to incite violence to divert the attention of the people ahead of the May 12 Legislative Assembly election and the citizens should be […]

People have a significant role to play in removing the communal tag of DK: Prakash Rai

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Mangaluru: Actor Prakash Rai said people have a significant role to play in removing the communal tag of Dakshina Kannada district. He was speaking as the chief guest at the Democracy Day programme organised by Karnataka Dalit Sangharsh Samiti at Town Hall on April 23, Monday. Rai said the district has been tainted due to […]

BJP workers purify stage used by Prakash Rai by sparkling Cow urine

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Karwar: BJP workers in a sarcastic manner purified a stage at Raghavendra Kalyana Mantapa premises by sprinkling ‘gow muthra’ (cow urine), where actor cum leftist ideologist Prakash Rai/Raj had participated. The incident took place on January 16, where some BJP activists said that Hindus worship cow and Sirsi is contaminated by the presence of people […]

CM Siddaramaiah and Prakash Rai receive ‘Man of the Year 2017’ award

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Bangaluru: CM Siddaramaiah and Actor Prakash Raj received ‘Man of the Year 2017’ at the Bangalore Press Club here on Sunday. Nirmalanandanatha Swami, head of Adichunchanagiri Mutt, presented the award at a function on the club premises. Addressing the gathering CM Siddaramaiah said “Media can analyse my government and criticise it. It will be welcomed.” […]

Kasaravalli backs actor Prakash Rai over tweets

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Mangaluru: Noted film director Girish Kasaravalli has backed actor Prakash Rai for his tweets against the establishment. While Rai’s perceived online activism has earned him the wrath of Hindu chauvinistic organizations and thecadre of a national political party, Kasaravalli avers such opinions are only a reflection of an actor being the conscience keeper of society, […]

Prakash Rai responds to detractors

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Mangaluru: Actor Prakash Rai used the Karavali Utsava venue as a platform to reply to Kodagu-Mysuru MP Pratap Simha and other right-wing leaders, who have been targeting him for his controversial remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “I have to answer some people now, since I am standing on a platform on my home soil. […]

Man detained for trying to throw egg, ink at Prakash Rai

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Mangaluru: The city police have detained a Hindu Mahasabha activist for hatching a plan to throw an egg and splash ink on actor Prakash Rai. The accused is identified as Lithesh Jogi, 27, a resident of Kavoor. ACP Uday Kumar said Lithesh was found with an egg, and that he admitted to have arrived at […]

‘Those who politicize murders are demons’: Prakash Rai

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Mangaluru: Actor Prakash Rai said the time is ripe to oppose politicians who play politics in the name of religion. He was speaking at the Samarasya Nadige Souhardatheyedege, the walk for harmony, organised by Dakshina Kannada district minister B Ramanath Rai, from Farangipet to Mani in Bantwal taluk on Tuesday. “Those playing politics even in […]