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  1. R.K. Laxman funeral: Tears for the man who made us smileRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Relatives, friends, colleagues and politicians flocked to Pune yesterday to pay their last respects to legendary cartoonist R K Laxman, who passed away on Republic Day "I have become an orphan once again," said Selivraj Naidu, the 50-year-old caretaker of legendary cartoonist R K Laxman, who passed away on January 26. The entire nation mourned the loss of an icon, and the state government even accorded him with a state funeral. "Ayya's meals were incomplete without a sweet dish.

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  2. Laxman never brought work home: WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times of India

    PUNE: He was a cartoonist of nationwide fame, but R K Laxman left work strictly at office, never discussing his cartoons with the family, recalled his wife Kamala Laxman. "Once he came home at 5pm, there was no mention of office.

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  3. RK Laxman: Cartoonist whose 'Common Man' shone a light on...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... miss no detail of the political circus." Rasipuram Krishnaswami Laxman, cartoonist and illustrator: born Mysore, India 24 October 1921; married Kumari Kamala; died Pune 26 January 2015. A multi-million-pound gym revamp. A new member experience ...

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  4. Acclaimed Indian cartoonist R.K. Laxman dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    Acclaimed Indian cartoonist R. K. Laxman, creator of the innocuous character the Common Man, who held up a mirror to the absurdity and silliness of Indian politicians, has died of multiple-organ failure, his doctor said.

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  5. Many of Laxman's Doodles Still Remain UnpublishedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Outlook

    Although his cartoons are well known, many of legendary R K Laxman's doodles that revealed a more personal aspect of the creative genius are still lying unpublished in his family's collection. When the 'Shakespeare of Indian cartooning' came on holidays to Mysore and Bangalore during 1975-1991, he sketched hundreds of doodles, some of which were an extension of his conversations with his late brother R K Srinivasan.

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  6. Indian cartoonist RK Laxman diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    Security officers carry the body of acclaimed Indian cartoonist RK Laxman past a statue of the Common Man, in Pune, India. Acclaimed Indian cartoonist RK Laxman, who created the innocuous character the "Common Man" who held up a mirror to the absurdity and silliness of Indian politicians, has died of multiple-organ failure, his doctor said.

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  7. The iconic cartoonist who immortalised the common manRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mydigitalfc.com

    Capturing the entire gamut of idiosyncrasies of Indian politicians in an innocuous newspaper box with his cartoons, RK Laxman immortalised the passive, hapless common man with an uncanny perception and sarcasm in a daily commentary on his life that brought smiles to millions. Every morning for over five decades, his fans waited for the 'common man' who, with his signature checked jacket, dhoti, Gandhi-glasses and twin tufts of gravity-defying hair, watched life and politics in India.

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  8. Rip RK Laxman: Twitter remembers 'The Common Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Merinews

    Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Laxman who was an Indian cartoonist and was best known for his creation 'The Common Man', for his daily cartoon strip, "You Said It" in The Times of India, drew his last breath in Pune yesterday. He was suffering from multi-organ failure, and had been ill for last two weeks and died in Deenanath Mangeshkar hospital in Pune, where he was in a life support for past few days.

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  9. Indian cartoonist R.K. Laxman dies aged 94Read the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    A copy of the book 'Jest In Time' with a caricature of eminent Indian cartoonist R.K. Laxman on the cover page is pictured at a book shop in Ahmedabad on January 26, 2015. R.K. Laxman, the renowned Indian cartoonist whose sketches appeared on the front page of The Times of India for more than five decades, died January 26 aged 94. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY.

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  10. E P Unny, The Indian Express chief political cartoonist, sketches a tribute to RK Laxman.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    I say, can't stand your Delhi winter," he would say. The man who managed to look sunny, day in and day out through six decades and over 30,000 cartoons, stayed away from the country's capital of political cartooning, and that was serendipitous.

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  11. Tuesday, February 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    1792 - Tipu of Mysore, India, who is defeated in war with British and Hyderabad, cedes half of Mysore to British. 1811 - British Regency Act is passed, whereby the Prince of Wales becomes Prince Regent during King George III's temporary insanity. ...

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  12. A glimpse of little Tibet in southern IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    Young Buddhist monks leave an examination hall after attending their final examinations inside the Kagyu Nalanda Institute in the Dickey Larsoe settlement, a Tibetan settlement, in Bylakuppe. Photos: Abhishek N. Chinnappa/REUTERS This settlement in Bylakuppe is far away from Tibet but is home-away-from home for some 20,000 exiled Tibetans.

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  13. Laxman Immortalised Passive, Hapless Common ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Outlook

    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 perception and sarcasm in a daily commentary on his life that brought smiles to millions. Every morning for over five decades, his fans waited for the Common Man who, with his signature checked jacket, dhoti, Gandhi-glasses and twin tufts of gravity-defying hair, watched life and politics in India.

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  14. Cartoonist R K Laxman, creator of 'Common Man', deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Express India

    A file photo of eminent cartoonist R.K. Laxman who passed away in Pune on Monday. He was 94. 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 suffering multi-organ failure.

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  15. PM Modi mourns RK Laxman's deathRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of iconic Indian cartoonist RK Laxman and said the country will be grateful to him for bringing smiles on 'our' faces. "India will miss you RK Laxman.

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  16. India's 'Common Man' no moreRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    The bold strokes of his brush coupled with pointed satires had made his cartoons an integral part of the Indian daily life while making the creator RK Laxman became a legend and an uncrowned conscience keeper of the nation. His 'Common Man' entertained people for more than five decades.

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  17. R.K. Laxman: The Uncommon Man passes into historyRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    A story in the media goes that one day a few decades ago, The Times Of India cartoonist and creator of The Common Man, R.K. Laxman, retired. The following day, the legend's cartoon was not to be found as readers rubbed their disbelieving eyes over their morning cuppa.

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  18. The uncommon creator of that Common ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Rediff.com

    Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent personalities such as painter M.F. Husain, playwright Vijay Tendulkar, musicians Amjad Ali Khan and M S Subbulakshmi, Odissi dancer Kelucharan Mahapatra and Laxman ll my life I have painted crows. Singly, in pairs, threesomes, whole murders of them."

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  19. R.K.Laxman, nation's uncrowned conscience keeperRead the original story

    Monday | Nerve News

    R.K. Laxman, considered by many as one of the world's greatest cartoonists, was an institution unto himself, indisputably the uncrowned conscience keeper of the nation. No politician or minister, however high or mighty, escaped his pointed satire, conveyed through a few deft strokes of his brush, especially if they committed an act of impropriety or indiscretion.

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  20. Cartoonist R K Laxman passes awayRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    Popular cartoonist RK Laxman, whose creations have been appreciated by people for generations, passed away in Pune on Monday, media reports said. He was 94. Laxman was admitted to a hospital for the past couple of days.

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