How to dump a billionaire mid-air & too much ‘stock manipulation’ spoils the broth
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How to dump a billionaire mid-air & too much ‘stock manipulation’ spoils the broth

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Satish Acharya | Twitter/@satishacharya

Satish Acharya | Twitter/@satishacharya

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, Satish Acharya — referring to the ’emergency exit’ incident involving BJP MP Tejasvi Surya — depicts the Modi government’s subtle efforts to distance itself from the Adani Group in the wake of the Hindenburg Research report.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu relies on the visual representation of the bull and bear markets to illustrate the plunge in share prices of Adani Group companies triggered by the Hindenburg Research report accusing the conglomerate of “brazen market manipulation and accounting fraud” in the backdrop of the Union Budget 2023 being tabled in Parliament.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter/@caricatured

Alok Nirantar, too, suggests that the fallout of the Hindenburg Research report on the Adani Group broke the Modi government’s momentum ahead of the “first Budget of Amrit Kaal“.

Sajith Kumar | Twitter

Sajith Kumar alludes to the new income tax regime announced as part of the Union Budget 2023, with an eye on assembly elections in nine states and the general election next year.

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter/@PonnappaCartoon

Nala Ponnappa draws on the back-to-back resignations of journalists Sreenivasan Jain and Nidhi Razdan from New Delhi Television (NDTV) weeks after industrialist Gautam Adani acquired a significant stake in the Delhi-based news organisation.