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Assam-Mizoram’s game of ‘chor police’ & India’s ‘tryst’ with caste census

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

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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, R. Prasad on the ongoing feud between neighbouring Northeast states — Assam and Mizoram — with Mizoram Police filing a case of theft of building material against their Assamese counterparts.

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny on the growing demand for a caste census by opposition parties in India even as the Modi government appears reluctant. At a recent meeting of Prime Minister Modi with leaders of other parties, the PM reportedly gave them a “patient hearing” but no assurances.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu on environmental challenges faced by people in the national capital as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated India’s first ‘smog tower’, worth Rs 20 crore, to purify the air.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt highlights the recent upsurge in cases of people, especially Muslims, being subjected to harassment on grounds of religious identity.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter/@caricatured

Alok Nirantar on Union minister Narayan Rane’s “slap Thackeray” comment against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Rane had claimed that the CM had to check with his aides mid-speech about the year of India’s independence during his 15 August address. Rane who was arrested Tuesday, is believed to be the first Union minister to be arrested in 20 years.

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