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In today’s featured cartoon, Manjul alludes to the Supreme Court ordering status quo on the demolition drive by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation in Jahangirpuri in northwest Delhi Wednesday. The drive allegedly carried on for a while because the authorities hadn’t received the order.
Nala Ponnappa points to the fact that the bulldozer drives against alleged criminals and encroachers are taking place under BJP regimes in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and the civic bodies of Delhi.
Sajith Kumar depicts God marking himself safe during the recent spate of violence during religious processions in India.
Sandeep Adhwaryu draws a parallel between Russia’s growing aggression against Ukraine and China imposing strict lockdowns on its own people.
R. Prasad draws on speculation that the Congress is roping in political strategist Prashant Kishor, who was most recently working with the Trinamool Congress in Goa assembly elections.
With inflation rising to 14.55 per cent, Kirtish Bhatt portrays middle-class people wondering if they can really be labelled that anymore, given how expensive their food now is.