Monday, 24 January, 2022
HomeLast LaughsAmarinder draws on Nitish's wisdom as BJP ally, and a thumb overpowers...

Amarinder draws on Nitish’s wisdom as BJP ally, and a thumb overpowers a hand

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Text Size:

The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

In today’s featured cartoon, E.P. Unny comments on Captain Amarinder Singh’s statement that he’s ready to launch a new party and ally with the BJP, by showing him listening to long-time BJP ally Nitish Kumar’s ‘audiobook’.

Image
R. Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad takes a dig at Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s recent promise that the Congress will give 40 per cent tickets to women for the UP assembly elections, suggesting that the party won’t win seats anyway, so it might as well keep all sections of society happy in ticket distribution.

Image
Satish Acharya | @satishacharya

Satish Acharya refers to the power of an angootha (thumb) after a Karnataka Congress spokesperson called PM Narendra Modi “angootha chaap” (illiterate) in a tweet and deleted it after his state party chief D.K. Shivakumar called it “uncivil”.

Image
Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar gives his take on clothing brand Fabindia’s recent advertisement “Jashn-e-Riwaaz” and the backlash it received online including from BJP MP Tejasvi Surya, who called it a “deliberate attempt of abrahamisation of Hindu festivals”.

Image
Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt calls out India’s political leaders and spokespersons, who don’t hesitate to air their opinion about religious freedom in Bangladesh, while remaining silent about incidents of communal violence in India.

Subscribe to our channels on YouTube & Telegram

Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it

India needs free, fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism even more as it faces multiple crises.

But the news media is in a crisis of its own. There have been brutal layoffs and pay-cuts. The best of journalism is shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle.

ThePrint has the finest young reporters, columnists and editors working for it. Sustaining journalism of this quality needs smart and thinking people like you to pay for it. Whether you live in India or overseas, you can do it here.

Support Our Journalism

Most Popular

×