LAXMAN

  • My father was a very informal man, says RK Laxman's son 4 hours 9 minutes ago

    Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman's son Srinivas Laxman on Tuesday said that his father was very informal man and was very open with them. Laxman, creator of the iconic 'Common Man', died at the age of 94 in a private hospital in Pune on Monday evening after a brief illness. ...
  • Remembering RK Laxman and his 'Common Man' 4 hours 56 minutes ago

    Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died at the age of 94 in a private hospital in Pune on Monday evening after a brief illness. ...
  • RK Laxman's doodles during family conversions remain unpublished 11 hours 5 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Although his cartoons are well known, many of legendary RK Laxman's doodles that revealed a more personal aspect of the creative genius are still lying unpublished in his family's collection.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,...
  • ISRO pays tribute to RK Laxman, tweets his last cartoon on Mangalyaan 13 hours 46 minutes ago

    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Tuesday paid tribute to legendary cartoonist RK Laxman by tweeting his last cartoon on Magalyaan. Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died in a private hospital after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. In a tweet, ISRO said, "Tribute to...
  • Manoj Bajpayee, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher mourn death of 'Common Man' RK Laxman 14 hours 35 minutes ago

    Mumbai: India has lost its morning smile, said Bollywood stars like Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor on the demise of legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic "The Common Man". Here's what they tweeted: Anil Kapoor: Saddened to hear about the demise of #RKLaxman Had the privilege to be sketched...
  • Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman accorded state funeral, tributes pour in 14 hours 57 minutes ago

    Pune: Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman, who died at the age of 94 after suffering multi-organ failure, will be cremated in Pune on Tuesday. The Maharashtra government has announced that Laxman will be accorded a state funeral. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will attend the last rites of Laxman, who will be...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Being RK Laxman: Legendary cartoonist, creator of 'Common Man', passes away Yesterday

    Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died in a private hospital on Monday evening after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. ...
  • President, PM Modi pay rich tributes to RK Laxman Yesterday

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid rich tributes to legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, who died in Pune, describing him as a genius who brought smiles with his wit and humour. "In death of Laxman, India will miss the genius who...
  • Sad day for Times of India and the Indian nation: Dileep Padgaonkar Yesterday

    New Delhi: Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, who immortalised the hapless 'Common Man' with his devastating swipes at politicians but without malice, died on Monday at a private hospital at the age of 94 after suffering multi-organ failure. Former Times of India editor Dileep Padgaonkar expressed grief over Laxman's death. He said,...
  • Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman dies at 94 in Pune Yesterday

    Pune: Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died in a private hospital on Monday evening after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. Laxman, brother of late novelist RK Narayan, is survived by writer wife Kamala, retired journalist son Srinivas and daughter-in-law Usha. He was...
  • RK Laxman no more - why India loves Laxman Rekha Yesterday

    New Delhi: Who is the greatest Mysorean of our times? Difficult question, given that Mysore has produced some of the best minds in India, and the world. Two names that come to everybody's mind are RK Narayan and his younger brother RK Laxman. Rashipuram Krishnaswamy Iyer Narayanaswamy, better known as RK Narayan,...
  • Cartoonist RK Laxman still in critical condition 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The condition of the noted cartoonist RK Laxman, who is undergoing treatment at a Pune hospital, remains critical, doctors said. The Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital at Pune said in a statement this evening that Laxman is on "mechanical ventilator, on drugs to maintain his blood pressure". "Currently his medical condition is critical...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 19, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Cartoonist RK Laxman critical, suffered multiple organ failure January 18, 2015

    Pune: Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman, who created "The Common Man", has suffered multiple organ failure and his condition was "critical" late on Sunday, family sources said. The 95-year-old Laxman, a current employee of The Times Of India, was admitted to a private nursing home here on Friday due to some kidney...
  • Harbhajan, Laxman worried about India's death bowling at World Cup January 10, 2015

    Test stalwart VVS Laxman and 2011 World Cup winner Harbhajan Singh have questioned India's ability to bowl at the death in limited-overs cricket and feel India's title defence in Australia and New Zealand will depend on how the bowling holds up in the final overs of an innings. Talking to The...
  • Murali Vijay credits his feat against Aussies to past Indian greats December 17, 2014

    Brisbane: His four Test hundreds out of five career tons have come while playing against the Australians and Indian opener Murali Vijay on Wednesday attributed his special liking for the Aussies to the inspiration he got from the great knocks of legendary cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar. Vijay scored 144 runs on...
  • For India, slip catching as important as scoring runs in Australia December 8, 2014

    While a lot of us talk about batting, great bowling or a brilliant piece of fielding, most of us even forget to credit a slip fielder for taking a catch. Just like there are no free lunches in this world, there are no easy slip catches and what makes it...
  • Will India find their next 'Fab Four' in Australia? December 7, 2014

    You never know the value of what you have till you lose it. Similarly, we only got to know how blessed our country was to have gems like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman to be playing at the same time till they called time on their...
  • Pankaj Advani enters World Snooker quarters November 27, 2014

    Maintaining his winning streak, Indian ace Pankaj Advani stormed into the quarterfinals of the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship at Kanteerava Indoor Stadium on Thursday. Advani decimated England's Ryan Causton 5-0. One of the tournament favourites, the Bengaluru cueist finished the match in an hour and 35 minutes. The 12-time world champion...
  • Ganguly was an emotional captain, Dhoni is not: VVS Laxman November 23, 2014

    Indian Test legend VVS Laxman said former India captain and teammate Sourav Ganguly was a good leader who identified match-winners. Laxman, who was known for his elegant and skillful wrist-play, heaped praise on Ganguly's captaincy at the 'Hindustan Times Leadership Summit' in New Delhi on Saturday. "A good leader identifies match-winners...
  • Problems persist for Dhoni in Tests but can win World Cup: Sourav Ganguly November 22, 2014

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who won the World Cup for India in 2011 after 28 long years, should stay at the helm for the team to defend their title in the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. During the Test series in England, which...
  • Australia tour will give advantage to India in World Cup: VVS Laxman November 21, 2014

    For batting legend VVS Laxman there are no clear favourites for next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, but the former Indian batsman feels India will surely enjoy an "advantage" having spent a considerable amount of time Down Under before the mega-event. India will spend nearly two-and-a-half months in...
  • Looking to make a comeback, World Cup hopes alive: Yuvraj Singh November 15, 2014

    Out-of-favour batsman Yuvraj Singh vows to make a quick comeback to the Indian team and said he is very much looking forward to play in the 2015 World Cup. Yuvraj, who last played for India in a T20 international in April 2014, said: "I am playing domestic cricket and hope to...
  • VVS Laxman implores India to focus on overseas improvement November 13, 2014

    Performing well overseas should be India's top priority and the Test squad needs "smart preparation" every time they embark on a tour, according to former India batsman VVS Laxman. Very strong at home, India's problems while travelling have been well documented with the team losing 13 of their last 17 test...
  • Full Text: VVS Laxman delivers the MAK Pataudi Lecture November 12, 2014

    Addressing the Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi memorial lecture organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India on Wednesday at the Eden Gardens, former India middle-order batsman VVS Laxman voiced his opinions on the core issues that affect Indian and Test cricket. Read the full transcript here: Good evening ladies and...
  • Survival of Test cricket essential for game's future: VVS Laxman November 12, 2014

    With the threat of Twenty20 cricket eating into the share of the five-day formats, former India middle order batsman VVS Laxman on Wednesday said it's high time that they bring in new innovation like introduction of day/night matches to sustain the legacy of Test cricket. Worried about the future of Test...
  • Was Chappell's stint a dark period in Indian cricket? November 4, 2014

    Dropping a bombshell, Tendulkar has disclosed that the then India coach Greg Chappell had made a "shocking" suggestion to him to take over India's captaincy from Rahul Dravid. ...
  • Laxman slams Chappell, backs Tendulkar's claims November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India batsman VVS Laxman slammed Greg Chappell and said the controversial ex-India coach had taken Indian cricket backwards during his two-year tenure as the national coach. "Chappell took Indian cricket backwards," Laxman said when asked to describe Chappell's tumultuous stint as coach from 2005 to 2007. Reacting to a...
  • English experience to help Indians in Australia tour: VVS Laxman October 24, 2014

    Kolkata: VVS Laxman on Friday said that the English experience would help the cricketers do well in the gruelling Australia tour that precedes the World Cup. "I'm sure we'll do well in Australia. The reason I believe this because they have got the talent and the potential. You have seen that...