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The Modi effect: PM's mention of Benjamin Franklin's autobiography sparks sales

Jan 29, 2015

The Modi effect: PM's mention of Benjamin Franklin's autobiography sparks sales

At Firstpost, we decided to check out with book stores if the PMs favourite book Benjamin Franklin's autobiography had triggered enquiries. #BuzzPatrol #President Obama #Narendra Modi #Common man #cartoonist #Autobiography #Mann Ki Baat #Benjamin Franklin #RK Laxman #Obama visit #Sale of Books #Autobiographies
Farewell RK Laxman: Your Common Man is needed more than ever now

Jan 27, 2015

Farewell RK Laxman: Your Common Man is needed more than ever now

If there was ever a time when we needed the sharpness of RK Laxman's vision and the unwavering and unbiased honesty of his Common Man, it is perhaps today. #Politics #India #InMemoriam #Rajiv Gandhi #Indira Gandhi #Emergency #Cartoons #political leaders #RK Narayan #RK Laxman #The Common Man
Laxmans tongue-in-cheek humor was a stroke of genius, says HDFC's Parekh

Jan 27, 2015

Laxmans tongue-in-cheek humor was a stroke of genius, says HDFC's Parekh

Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank of India governor, says Laxman pinned down the bane of the common man--inflation. He says that the famed cartoonist understood the hopes and aspirations of the common man, as well as his daily travails #RBI #SBI #HDFC #Raghuram Rajan #Venugopal Dhoot #Cartoons #RK Laxman
Nehru's bald head, Rajiv Gandhi's 'baby-face': Cartoonist RK Laxman had a knack for caricatures

Jan 27, 2015

Nehru's bald head, Rajiv Gandhi's 'baby-face': Cartoonist RK Laxman had a knack for caricatures

Once Laxman said at an informal gathering that politicians of every genre used to approach him and begged of him to make their caricatures, that would make them famous and 'noticeable'. #InMemoriam #Rajiv Gandhi #Times of India #Jawaharlal Nehru #cartoonist #caricature #RK Laxman #The Common Man
RK Laxman to be accorded state funeral by Maharashtra govt

Jan 27, 2015

RK Laxman to be accorded state funeral by Maharashtra govt

A state funeral will be accorded to eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, who died at the age of 94 after suffering multi-organ failure, officials said. #Maharashtra #Cartoon #Devendra Fadnavis #RK Laxman #The Common Man

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From Viswanath to VVS Stylists who make cricket magical

Oct 22, 2012

From Viswanath to VVS Stylists who make cricket magical

If cricket is a game that has great romance then at the core of it are the stylists. Here are some of the best right-handers the game has seen. #Cricket #Inpraiseof #VVS Laxman #Mohammad Azharuddin #GR Viswanath
The man with wrists of steel VVS Laxman

Aug 19, 2012

The man with wrists of steel VVS Laxman

Laxman was the worlds most gorgeous batsman to watch and more than ably filled the huge void left by one of the games other touch artists I unabashedly admired for the sheer beauty he brought to the craft of batting: Mohammed Azharuddin. #Cricket #Inpraiseof #VVS Laxman #Mohammed Azharuddin