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A Lakhnawi Flaneur
Outlook India

A Lakhnawi Flaneur

Vinod Mehta achieved a remarkable feat in a career that began just before the leaden age of Girilal Jain and ended in the dissolute epoch of Arnab: he lightened up India's English-language journalism and simultaneously gave it gravitas. My own ... Outlook India, 2 weeks ago
Outlook India

The Guru As An Equal

I strayed from the world of social activism to journalism in late 1981 when the colourful Russy Karanjia offered me a job in his recently launched tabloid morninger, The Daily . Four years later, Vinod Mehta invited me to join The Sunday Observer .
 Outlook India2 weeks ago
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Vinod Mehta: The man who had editorial chemistry

Mehta was known to be outspoken and had an unerring instinct for what would be read   What Vinod Mehta had, in two words, was ‘editorial chemistry’. Dina Vakil, a Mumbai editor who had worked with him at The Indian Post, coined the phrase and captured what it meant in an e-mail she sent me soon after I began working for Mehta at Outlook magazine. “Still remember him wearing his trademark papaya-yellow shirt, slumping in his editorial chair and looking ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Obit | Vinod Mehta: The man who had editorial chemistry  Agencyfaqs!3 weeks ago

Arun Jaitley: The Renovator

Swapan Dasgupta is India's foremost Conservative writer and columnist. He is an occasional contributor to Open The Race for Happiness in the Age of Irrational Exuberance The former Times of India Editor Girilal Jain was among the first ...
 Open3 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

R K Laxman: A cartoonist who turned into a legend

I still remember, in 1978, when I joined the Times Group as a cub-journalist at the age of 24, there was a battery of giant journalists in the building that house the old lady of Boribunder. We had Khushwant Singh, editing The Illustrated Weekly of ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 month ago
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Not such a Common Man

'His Common Man, with his unforgettable bewildered look, will live on for a long time to come, as will so many of his cartoons. They captured important moments in half a century of India's political and social development that no words could.' Rahul Singh on the R K Laxman he knew for half-a-century. Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Laxman, who died in Pune on January 26 at the age of 93, was already something of a legend when I first met him in 1964. I had taken up my first job as a 24-year-old ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Good times, mad times

Off the page too, Laxman was a laugh riot who cracked TOI journos up with his mimicry and deadpan wit His iconic status may have been drawn from his 'common man', but Laxman's signature feature was a complete absence of the common touch. Why would ...
 Times of India2 months ago
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REWIND: 'Our politics is so sad, if I hadn't been a cartoonist, I'd have committed suicide'

On January 26, 2015, noted cartoonist RK Laxman passed away into the ages. On this occasion, Rediff.com goes back in time to June 27,1998 and finds this interview where the cartoonist spoke of how he survived Indian politics. One of the enduring treasures of modern India is cartoonist R K Laxman. At a function held in Bombay, Laxman’s book on 50 years of Independence -- as seen through the eyes of his Common Man -- was released amidst much critical acclaim. Here, the media-shy ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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