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In today’s featured cartoon, Sandeep Adhwaryu illustrates Mahatma Gandhi asking Swami Vivekananda how he had so much foresight when he spoke about bigotry breaking up nations, in the context of the ‘Dharma Sansad’ in Haridwar which featured hate speech and a call to violence against Muslims.
Amid calls for booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccine as the Omicron variant spreads over the world, R. Prasad mocks the capitalistic mindset for not inoculating populations.
Alok Nirantar comments on the BJP’s simultaneous election campaigns in Uttar Pradesh and Goa, which have to be very different, given the religious and cultural make-up of the two states.
Sajith Kumar highlights the increasing demand for booster shots, but opines that the only boosting that seems to be happening is to CM Yogi Adityanath’s image ahead of the UP polls.
E.P. Unny hits out at the Narendra Modi government for bulldozing legislation through Parliament without much debate, and the suspension of numerous leaders of the Opposition.