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‘Caged parrot’ CBI says sorry, and why hijab, halal & trade-ban fires are burning in Karnataka

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In today’s featured cartoon, Satish Acharya takes a jibe at the ‘caged parrot’ CBI, after a Delhi court directed it to withdraw a Look Out Circular issued against the chair of Amnesty International India Board, Aakar Patel, and apologise to him.

Manjul | New9Live.com
Manjul | New9Live.com

Manjul implies that recent controversies in Karnataka surrounding the hijab, Hindutva outfits calling upon Hindus to not buy fruits from Muslims who have a ‘monopoly over the business’, and demanding a ban on halal meat, are all ways to keep the pot boiling ahead of assembly elections in a year’s time.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi
Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt also comments on a Karnataka Hindutva outfit calling upon the Hindus to end the ‘Muslim monopoly’ and ‘spitting jihad’ in the fruit business.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India
Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu suggests that factors like religious nationalism, populist measures and authoritarianism are responsible for the economic crisis in Sri Lanka.

R. Prasad | Economic Times
R. Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad criticises the Indian armed forces’ new idea to recruit individuals on fixed short-term contracts as part of a ‘Tour of Duty’ concept. He predicts this will lead to loss of cohesion among platoons.

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express
E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny takes a dig at former defence minister and NCP president Sharad Pawar, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday to convey his concerns about the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) action against Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut.

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