Gay marriage activist, cartoonist, mathematician win 2014 'genius' grants

A gay marriage advocate, a physicist modelling brain activity, a psychologist studying racial bias in policing, and a cartoonist exploring family life were among 21 winners of $625,000 "genius" grants, the US organization awarding them said.

Sri Lanka told to reveal fate of `disappeared` cartoonist

Sri Lankan authorities should challenge a parliamentarian’s claim as to the whereabouts of a political cartoonist who was forcibly disappeared in 2010 and provide information on his fate, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

John Lennon: A cartoonist and illustrator

Not many people know, but late Beatle John Lennon was a student of art, and a good graphic artist and caricaturist, according to an exhibition currently on in the northern German city of Lubeck.

Zuma drops ‘Lady Justice rape’ lawsuit against cartoonist

South African President Jacob Zuma has reportedly dropped a four-year-old lawsuit against a cartoonist to avoid setting a legal precedent.

My cartoons will now spew more venom, says cartoonist Aseem Trivedi

Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was arrested on sedition charges on Sunday said he would continue to draw cartoons that raise issues like corruption, as people in large numbers thronged the railway station here to receive him.

Maharashtra govt orders probe into cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s arrest

Chastened by the outrage caused by arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi for "sedition", the Maharashtra government has now ordered an inquiry into how he came to be booked for the serious offense.

Family erupts in joy after cartoonist`s release

Family of Aseem Trivedi erupted in joy after the cartoonist, arrested on sedition charges, walked out of a Mumbai jail after being granted bail.

Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi granted bail

The Bombay High Court granted bail to cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who is facing a sedition case.

Sedition charges against Aseem Trivedi to be dropped

The sedition charged leveled against Kanpur-based freelance cartoonist Aseem Trivedi will be dropped, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil said.

Arrest of cartoonist uncalled for: Cong

Congress disapproved of the arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi on the charge of sedition saying the action was a bit "over-stretched".

Maha govt seeking jailed cartoonist`s release: Patil

Home Minister RR Patil told reporters here that his department has nothing to do with the complaint filed against Trivedi.

Danish cartoonist`s attacker jailed for nine years

A Danish court jailed a Somali for nine years after finding him guilty of attempted terrorism.

Police release defiant Malaysian cartoonist: Lawyer

Malaysian police have released a controversial political cartoonist after arresting him under a harsh sedition law, his lawyer said, following an outcry from a rights group.

Malaysian cartoonist arrested over comic book

A Malaysian political cartoonist said he had been arrested under the Sedition
Act and his offices raided by police over his new book, just hours before its planned launch.

RK Laxman `fine` after minor procedure, says family

Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman underwent a minor procedure at the Military Command Hospital here and is now fine, his family said here on Monday.

"Comics help bring out a common man’s debate"

Cartoonist Sharad Sharma, who now has to his organisation`s credit the first comic anthology on development of India, shares his journey.

The Danish cartoonist recalls axe attack horror

Danish artist Kurt Westergaard, who became infamous in the Muslim World for drawing the demeaning caricature of Prophet Muhammad, has revealed what all he went through during the recent attack by a Somalian man seeking revenge.

Bangladesh cartoonist gets jail sentence

A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced a
cartoonist to two months of rigorous imprisonment for "hurting
the religious feelings of the Muslim community".