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REWIND: 'Our politics is so sad, if I hadn't been a cartoonist, I'd have committed suicide'

On January 26, 2015, noted cartoonist RK Laxman passed away into the ages. On this occasion, Rediff.com goes back in time to June 27,1998 and finds this interview where the cartoonist spoke of how......

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman passes away

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, who immortalised the hapless 'Common Man' with his devastating swipes at politicians but without malice, died here today at a private hospital at the age of 94 after......

RIP RK Laxman: Common Man just lost its first citizen

  Capturing the entire gamut of idiosyncrasies of Indian politicians in an innocuous newspaper box with his cartoons, R K Laxman immortalised the passive, hapless common man with an uncanny......

Balasaheb Thackeray: The Tiger of Maharashtra

From drawing cartoons with potent messages to etching for himself a larger-than-life image on Maharashtra's political landscape, Bal Thackeray was the mascot of Marathi pride and Hindutva who......

Bhujbal was a 'walking political cartoon': Rushdie

On a visit to India to film a documentary on 40 years of independence, author Salman Rushdie found Maharashtra politician Chhagan Bhujbal a 'walking political cartoon' and was amazed when he was......

Amul's Utterly, Butterly girl is still winning hearts at 50

In an India, where cartoons in a school textbook create political furore, a tongue-in-cheek humour brought alive by the mascot of a butter brand has survived -- rather thrived -- for 50 years......

Why AAP is not very popular with India Inc

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has to deal with 3 powerful enemies: the media, the political establishment, and business houses.  Dear Mr Kejriwal,Every once in a while the world witnesses a......

Tharoor hopes pending HRD bills will be passed soon

The government expects that a number of pending legislations pertaining to HRD ministry will be passed during the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament despite possible opposition from some......

BJP proud of IITs, IIMs; blasts Ramesh's comment

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's controversial remarks that faculty of the premier IITs and IIMs are "not world class" invited a sharp reaction on Tuesday from the dons who said it showed his......

For Mickey Mouse, mobile is serious business

Mickey Mouse is going mobile in India. The Walt Disney Company, among the world's largest media and entertainment firms, established by the eponymous co-creator of the iconic cartoon, is keen......

Review: Bhoothnath Returns needed Bhoothnath to direct

Bhoothnath Returns has a few laughs but it ignores the basics, rants Raja Sen.  I thought only Clint Eastwood delivered election manifestos around an empty chair. Bhoothnath Returns, directed......

Film criticism is a double-edged sword

In a world of high stakes where one film can make or break careers, the critic lays himself on the line when giving his opinion, says Suparn Verma. Criticism is in our DNA. We are all critics and......

Shyamalan's film dominates 2011 Razzie Awards

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! M Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender took top dishonours at the Razzies, taking away five Golden Raspberry Awards.......

Kelly Brook bares all

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Kelly Brook has bared all for new Paris-based magazine Exhibition.    The 31-year-old posed naked with......

South African Hindus outraged by Ganesha cartoon on BCCI-CSA tussle

A cartoon of Lord Ganesha depicting the tussle between the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Cricket South Africa has outraged South Africa’s Hindu community, which termed it a......
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Q. The first thing one would expect from any INDIAN is honesty. If that is the case, how come there is so much corruption in INDIA?
Cartoon Network:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-first-thing-one-would-expect-from-any-indian-is-honesty./28087800/answers/

babu ji
Q. If I say I good amateur cartoonist .if I have to post some cartoons on daily happenings or development s in rediff so that every body can see it. Is it possible then let me know how
Babu Ji:  A. Dishonest people expecting honesty from othersNew cartoon !!! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-i-say-i-good-amateur-cartoonist-.if-i-have-to-post-some-c/27373576/answers/28087815

yogesh jain
Q. Biased media deserves to be sent to jail...Media is fourth piller of democracy but it is not playing its true roll by showing correct picture to the masses. It has been showing distorted picture of the AAP. AAp has not done any crime nore done any unconstitutional work. Their crime is to act against curreption..?
Yogesh Jain:  A. not in qna more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/biased-media-deserves-to-be-sent-to-jail...media-is-fourth-p/27355482/answers/27373579

Sharmila Bose
Q. Gul Panag is very good selection..Your views..
Sharmila Bose:  A. :-)) recently I saw a cartoon , where with a fat Bally Politician, two women were sleeping in a bed One was Blonde and her name was Lobbyist...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/gul-panag-is-very-good-selection..your-views../27208325/answers/27355517

simon waaras
Q. Where's Minnie today ?:)P
Simon Waaras:  A. yes.. Got bored of Jaya and mayawati.. how can youth be interested in politics if you find politicans worst than cartoons! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/wheres-minnie-today-p/27121995/answers/27208335

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Tank McNamara Comic Strip's Annual Sports Jerk of the Year Award Open for Nominations

Universal Uclick/GoComics announce nominations are now open for the Tank McNamara 'Sports Jerk of the Year Award.' Kansas City, MO (PRWEB)... ...

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He had the last, best laugh

By Hemant Morparia What MF Husain was to art, and Lata Mangeshkar to singing, Laxman was to cartooning. For people above a certain age, he was... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/others/He-had-the-last-best-laugh/articleshow/46037928.cms
Brush with erudition

By: Anurag Bende Tribute Laxman's sharp observations on political, social and economic development were delivered with a certain restraint that... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/pune/civic/Brush-with-erudition/articleshow/46034865.cms
Fame never touched him, he lived a simple life

Friends and family fondly remember the artist as an unassuming, affectionate man, who sketched and doodled right till he became too unwell to do... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/pune/civic/Fame-never-touched-him-he-lived-a-simple-life/articleshow/46034663.cms
A misplaced solidarity?

Prasenjit Chowdhury In this age of sweeping generalisations and simplified reductionism, it is easy to be impervious to nuances and tread on... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/102224-a-misplaced-solidarity.html

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