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, Sandeep Adhwaryu for The Times of India takes a potshot at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after her administration jailed Priyanka Sharma, a BJP worker, for sharing a meme of the chief minister. The Supreme Court granted Sharma bail Tuesday but has asked her to apologise to Bannerjee, sparking another controversy.
Sajith Kumar for Deccan Herald also takes a dig at Mamata Banerjee over the controversy.
Kirtish Bhatt for BBC News Hindi takes a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi remarks, that clouds could hamper radar efficiency, juxtaposing it with Modi’s election campaign for the Lok Sabha polls.
Alok Nirantar too takes a dig at the Prime Minister’s ‘cloud’ remarks by comparing Modi’s current election campaign with the one he ran in 2014, which was heavily premised on the poll promise if ‘vikas (development)’.
Manjul for Firstpost takes a dig at another of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s faux pas from the TV interview to News Nation, in which he claimed to have used a digital camera and email in 1988. The claim, Manjul suggests, should only help the Congress’ election campaign as it suggests that India was made ‘digital’ as early as 1980s.
Nala Ponnappa weighs in on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial remarks on former Prime Minister and late Congress leader Rajiv Gandhi over his alleged misuse of Indian Naval Ship, INS Viraat, for a family vacation in Lakshadweep.