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Cartoonist held for caricature on Tamil Nadu CM released on bail

A freelance cartoonist was released on bail by a court on Monday, a day after he was arrested for allegedly depicting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami in an obscene manner.

Nov 06, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

Didn't murder anyone, will continue caricaturing, says cartoonist Bala out on bail

Freelance cartoonist G Bala, who was arrested on Sunday for his caricature on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Police Commissioner, was granted bail by the Tirunelveli District Court on Monday.

Nov 06, 2017, 12:04 PM IST

Cartoonist arrested for 'defamatory' caricature on Tamil Nadu CM

A freelance cartoonist was arrested for a cartoon depicting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami allegedly in a distasteful manner.

Nov 05, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

Amnesty urges Malaysia to free cartoonist accused of sedition

Human rights NGO Amnesty International urged Malaysia on Sunday to free a popular political cartoonist who has been arrested over making offensive drawings of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Nov 27, 2016, 16:07 PM IST

Egypt arrests cartoonist Islam Gaweesh for illegally running webpage

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

Feb 01, 2016, 04:57 AM IST

School which rejected RK Laxman to house his memorial!

The memorial was announced by Fadnavis after Laxman's funeral in Pune.

Oct 24, 2015, 10:32 AM IST

Fans tweet to mourn Archie's cartoonist Tom Moore's death

Suffering from throat cancer,Tom Moore, who brought to life the escapades of the freckle-faced comic character Archie, took his last breath on Monday in his home town of El Paso, Texas.

Jul 23, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

China detains artist who posted humorous photo of president

Authorities have detained an obscure Chinese artist after he posted online a humorous portrait of President Xi Jinping, his wife said today.

May 28, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Luz publishes `Catharsis` album

Luz, one of the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists to survive January`s Islamist attack on the French satirical magazine, on Thursday published an album recounting his life after the massacre.

May 21, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

Malaysian cartoonist charged for criticising judiciary

A Malaysian cartoonist was on Friday charged with nine counts of sedition over tweets insulting the judiciary after the conviction of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in a sodomy case.

Apr 03, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Danish police underestimated terror threat says hunted cartoonist

A Swedish cartoonist believed to have been the target of one of the deadly weekend Copenhagen shootings said on Tuesday that Danish police had underestimated the terrorist threat since January`s Paris attacks.

Feb 17, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

Police seize Malaysia cartoonist books

 Malaysian police Saturday seized a cache of books by one of the country`s best-known political cartoonists five days after the artist was detained for alleged sedition.

Feb 14, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

Malaysia arrests cartoonist for criticising Anwar verdict judges

Malaysia has arrested a cartoonist for sedition over a Twitter post that criticised the judiciary for upholding a five-year jail term for opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who accused the courts of "bowing to the dictates of the political masters".

Feb 11, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Special: Indian cartoonists express great grief at R K Laxman's demise

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, whose hard-hitting caricatures ruled the pages of Time of India and the hearts of the countrymen, is no more; he left the nation teary-eyed on Monday (26 Jan 2015).

Jan 27, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

‘If published in India then Charlie Hebdo cartoons would have never got support like in France'

Humour is a new sin. The intolerant world we are living in seems to have pushed this thought across us as was proved by the recent attack on French satirical magazine Charile Hebdo.

Jan 27, 2015, 17:10 PM IST

RK Laxman accorded state funeral; Maharashtra govt to set up memorial

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, whose work ruled the pages of newspapers and the hearts of countrymen, was today accorded a state funeral here, as a teary-eyed nation joined in paying tribute to the man whose brush strokes put smile on everyman's face.

Jan 27, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Bollywood mourns RK Laxman's death

India’s most popular and loved cartoonist RK Laxman’s death on Monday evening of January 26 has left a massive void in many lives.

Jan 27, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

UP CM condoles death of eminent cartoonist RK Laxman

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has expressed profound grief over the demise of eminent cartoonist and creator of 'Common Man', R K Laxman, an official spokesman said here.

Jan 27, 2015, 13:01 PM IST

R K Laxman to be accorded state funeral: Maha 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.

Jan 27, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

'Feel personal loss' on passing away of Laxman: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday night condoled the death of eminent cartoonist RK Laxman, saying his death has left a void in the world of creativity which will be difficult to fill.

Jan 27, 2015, 01:20 AM IST