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No Laughing Matter: A compilation of BR Ambedkar cartoons viewed through an anti-caste lens
Life

No Laughing Matter: A compilation of BR Ambedkar cartoons viewed through an anti-caste lens

No Laughing Matter is a study of BR Ambedkar in retrospect, in which the protagonist appears more tangible to us, with readers being allowed to ‘see’ and understand him through a documented history of illustrations.

R K Laxman's Servants of India to be adapted into webseries 'with a contemporary twist' by Vishesh Bhatt
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R K Laxman's Servants of India to be adapted into webseries 'with a contemporary twist' by Vishesh Bhatt

RK Laxman's Servants of India will be adapted by Vishesh Bhatt to suit the contemporary milieu, he said in a statement.

Narendra Modi releases Timeless Laxman book in Mumbai, hails 'healing power' of cartoons
India

Narendra Modi releases Timeless Laxman book in Mumbai, hails 'healing power' of cartoons

Narendra Modi said, "Laxman was not just an individual but a fundamental thread that held together crores of common people and their hearts".

Cartoonist Satish Acharya cuts ties with Mail Today alleging censorship; editor Dwaipayan Bose rejects claim as baseless
India

Cartoonist Satish Acharya cuts ties with Mail Today alleging censorship; editor Dwaipayan Bose rejects claim as baseless

An editorial decision of carrying a photo, instead of a cartoon has gone viral on social media which also raises a debate on the concept of independent or free media in India. Cartoonist Satish Acharya has alleged that his editor at Mail Today Dwaipayan Bose rejected a cartoon which was about how China is surrounding India by spreading influence in countries like Maldives and others.

Chandi Lahiri, eminent cartoonist and author, passes away aged 88; Mamata Banerjee offers condolences
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Chandi Lahiri, eminent cartoonist and author, passes away aged 88; Mamata Banerjee offers condolences

Chandi Lahiri began his career of a cartoonist in 1962 as he joined Anandabazar Patrika. He continued working with the newspaper for 50 years and enjoyed immense popularity among readers.

Press Council seeks report from Tamil Nadu government over cartoonist G Bala’s arrest
India

Press Council seeks report from Tamil Nadu government over cartoonist G Bala’s arrest

PCI has asked for a report from Tamil Nadu government on the arrest of a freelance cartoonist G Bala for allegedly depicting Palaniswamy in an obscene manner

Cartoonist G Bala granted bail by Tirunelveli District Court; vows to continue highlighting govt's failings
India

Cartoonist G Bala granted bail by Tirunelveli District Court; vows to continue highlighting govt's failings

The Tirunelveli District Court granted bail to cartoonist G Bala on Monday, a day after he was arrested for a caricature of Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswamy

Rishi Kapoor lashes out at cartoonist for comic about RK Studio fire, deems it 'sick humour'
Bollywood

Rishi Kapoor lashes out at cartoonist for comic about RK Studio fire, deems it 'sick humour'

"We take objection to this kind of depraved sick humour," said Rishi Kapoor, in response to the cartoon which portrayed Raj Kapoor.

In Memoriam: Sudhir Tailang's cartoons were incisive and spared no one
India

In Memoriam: Sudhir Tailang's cartoons were incisive and spared no one

Politicians who followed Sudhir Tailang's cartoons closely were both his harshest critics and his greatest fans.

Rest In Peace: Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes away
India

Rest In Peace: Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes away

Sudhir Tailang, who was suffering from a brain tumour, passed away on Saturday, his family said

Cartoonist Linus Maurer, who gave name to 'Peanuts' character, dies at the age of 90
World

Cartoonist Linus Maurer, who gave name to 'Peanuts' character, dies at the age of 90

Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90

Not funny: Anti-establishment cartoonist arrested for illegally running a webpage  in Egypt
World

Not funny: Anti-establishment cartoonist arrested for illegally running a webpage in Egypt

An cartoonist, whose work is occasionally critical of government figures, was arrested in Egypt's capital, Cairo, on Sunday and charged with running a webpage without a license, the country's Interior Ministry said in a statement.

The Uncommon Man: Google Doodle pays tribute to cartoonist RK Laxman on birth anniversary
India

The Uncommon Man: Google Doodle pays tribute to cartoonist RK Laxman on birth anniversary

Google celebrated the 94th birthday of legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, the creator of The Common Man, with a special Doodle

Cartoonist Tom Moore, best known for Archies Comics, passes away at 86
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Cartoonist Tom Moore, best known for Archies Comics, passes away at 86

Tom Moore, the "Archie" cartoonist who brought to life the escapades of the freckled-face, red-haired character, has died in Texas at 86.

Pamarthy Shankar, Telugu daily cartoonist, wins Grand Prix World Press Cartoon Award
India

Pamarthy Shankar, Telugu daily cartoonist, wins Grand Prix World Press Cartoon Award

Pamarthy Shankar, a cartoonist working with the prominent Telugu newspaper 'Sakshi', has won the Grand Prix World Press Cartoon 2014 Award for sketching Nelson Mandela.

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

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 PM’s favourite book Benjamin Franklin's autobiography had triggered enquiries.

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

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'.

Friendship of a lifetime: The bond between RK Laxman and Bal Thackeray
Life

Friendship of a lifetime: The bond between RK Laxman and Bal Thackeray

The last gesture the Shiv Sena chief made to his cartoonist friend was sending a bouquet to Laxman at his Pune residence when the latter turned 91 on October 24, 2012.

PM Modi to Sonia Gandhi: Who said what on RK Laxman passing away
Life

PM Modi to Sonia Gandhi: Who said what on RK Laxman passing away

Reactions started pouring in after news broke of the death RK Laxman, who captured the entire gamut of idiosyncrasies of Indian politicians in an innocuous newspaper box with his cartoons.

Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman dies at the age of 94
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Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman dies at the age of 94

Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman passed away on Monday evening, media reports said.