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In today’s featured cartoon, Nala Ponnappa takes a dig at the Modi government’s decision to allow 27 members of the European Parliament to visit Jammu and Kashmir to assess the situation after the revocation of Article 370.
Satish Acharya also takes a potshot at the delegation of EU MPs – a move that has been criticised by the opposition as no Indian leader has been allowed to visit the state.
Sajith Kumar pokes fun at the BJP after Shiv Sena used Indian cinema classic Sholay’s iconic dialogue, “Itna sannata kyun hai bhai” (why is there so much silence), to allude to the current economic slowdown.
Sandeep Adhwaryu, too, weighs in on the power-tussle between the BJP and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra after the assembly election results.
Manjul comments on the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the former leader of the Islamic State, but suggests that this does not indicate the end of terrorism.