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Remembering RK Laxman, the cartoonist who immortalised the Common Man

R.K. Laxman, known for his biting satire, was rejected by the J.J. School of Art in Bombay. He then studied philosophy, economics and politics.
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With Malgudi Days, R.K. Narayan paid a timeless ode to the common man

Legendary writer R.K. Narayan's journey began in erstwhile Madras in 1906. On his 112th birth anniversary, we remember a man who can't be forgotten.
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R.K. Narayan through an Indian philosophical lens: Ranga Rao’s new book shines

In ‘R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and his Art’, Ranga Rao pleasantly surprises the reader by ushering in a new critical paradigm through the theory of gunas. 

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Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

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Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.