World News | Reuters | Saturday August 29, 2015
Switzerland expressed regret on Friday after its ambassador to Iran displayed a cartoon depicting two doves defecating on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's head, at an event promoting Iranian business opportunities.
Offbeat | Raksha Bihani | Thursday August 20, 2015
For every victory claimed in the cause of feminism, there are several instances of gender bias, stereotyping, discrimination and denial of even basic rights to women everywhere. As part of the charge against this rampant gender inequality, UN Women organised a Comic and Cartoon Competition in Europe to highlight the struggles of being a woman in a ...
World News | Reuters | Friday July 24, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is using 'anime' cartoons, Internet chats and even an unusual show-and-tell TV appearance, complete with a mockup of burning buildings, in an effort to persuade wary voters that his bolder defence policy makes sense.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Two Southern California men pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of conspiring to travel to the Middle East to join the militant group Islamic State, the Los Angeles Times reported.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 8, 2015
Amidst a federal investigation into a foiled attack on a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas, FBI Director James Comey has said that the Islamic State is leveraging social media to recruit people in US.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 7, 2015
US investigators believe two men killed after opening fire on a Texas event that offered a prize for cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad represent an evolving model of "lone wolf" militants who are radicalised partly by themselves and partly through long-distance engagement with organised militants.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Federal agents for years monitored one of the two gunmen shot dead after opening fire with assault rifles at a heavily guarded Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 4, 2015
Two gunmen opened fire on Sunday at an art exhibit in Garland, Texas, featuring depictions of the Prophet Mohammad and were themselves shot dead at the scene by police, the city said in a statement.
Reuters | Friday April 24, 2015
The agreement allows Hulu to stream all episodes from Cartoon Network's original series such as Steven Universe and Clarence.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 22, 2015
A group of supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday launched a satirical weekly with anti-Western cartoons and verses, calling it an answer to France's "Charlie Hebdo" magazine.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday April 21, 2015
The West Bengal government today approached a local court in Kolkata, against payment of compensation to the Jadavpur University professor who was arrested for forwarding an email with a cartoon that allegedly lampooned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Its main protagonist, a teacher called Jiya - who tackles everything from the ban on girls going to school, to child labour to environmental degradation - was named as one of the most influential fictional characters of 2013 by Time magazine
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Turkish prosecutors on Wednesday called for two prominent journalists who featured Charlie Hebdo's cover with the image of the Prophet Mohammed in their columns to be jailed for four and a half years.
Hitesh Arora | Wednesday March 11, 2015
The tablets, developed in partnership with Cartoon Network Enterprises, are available at Rs. 8,999 and Rs. 9,999 respectively.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The Calcutta High Court has today ordered the Mamata Banerjee government to give Prof Ambikesh Mahapatra, who was arrested in 2012 for forwarding a cartoon of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the compensation decreed by the state Human Rights Commission and an additional Rs 25,000 for legal expenses.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The West Bengal government has been ordered by a court to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation to a professor who was arrested in 2012 for forwarding a cartoon of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
India News | Friday February 27, 2015
An Indian teacher at a school in Qatar has reportedly resigned after posting an allegedly offensive cartoon of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on her Facebook account, according to local media.
India News | Monday February 9, 2015
The former editor of an Urdu daily, arrested for reprinting a Charlie Hebdo cartoon, won a legal reprieve today. The Bombay High Court has restrained the Maharashtra government and police from taking any action against her.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday February 5, 2015
Two newspaper vendors arrested by the Mumbai Police for delivering Urdu daily 'Avadhnama' that printed Charlie Hebdo cartoons on its front page, were today granted bail by a city court.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday February 5, 2015
In an act that has caused much surprise and alarm, the JJ Marg police have booked a newspaper vendor for selling the January 17 issue of the Urdu daily Avadhnama, which carried a photo of the cover of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo with the controversial cartoon of Prophet Mohammed.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday February 2, 2015
In another row over a cartoon ad, Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party has accused the BJP of insulting people of his 'gotra' or clan. The BJP has countered that by saying that Mr Kejriwal is playing the "caste card." A war of words continues.
Assembly Delhi | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday February 2, 2015
After controversy over another cartoon for the Delhi elections, days after the BJP said it would focus on a "positive campaign only," the party today said accused the Aam Aadmi Party of giving "casteist meaning" to a metaphor.
Assembly Delhi | Reported by Ketki Angre and Bhairavi Singh, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday February 2, 2015
Another BJP cartoon for the Delhi elections has boomeranged days after the party decided that it would focus on a "positive campaign only."
Cities | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 30, 2015
Police have arrested and bailed the editor of an Urdu-language newspaper in Mumbai for reprinting a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed from satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo, police said today.