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Kirtish Bhatt mocks Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement that his country will retaliate if India attacks. Bhatt observes that Pakistan hasn’t yet answered two old questions regarding the whereabouts of Dawood Ibrahim and Masood Azhar, both of whom are said to reside in Pakistan.
Satish Acharya takes a dig at the renewed BJP-Shiv Sena alliance. The Sena had repeatedly said it would go it alone in the 2019 Lok Sabha and Maharashtra assembly polls, before settling its differences with the BJP. Acharya reduces the tiger, the mascot of the Sena, to a chameleon trying to growl.
After actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan tweeted about holding a plebiscite in Kashmir, R. Prasad offers a word of advice — that he should first address the biggest concerns of Tamil politics, such as the Kaveri water dispute, instead of trying to jump straight to national politics.
Sandeep Adhwaryu’s calls out that all the wrong questions are being raised by India’s TV news anchors and mobs in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack, leaving the slain soldiers wondering.
Swati Vadlamudi contrasts the muted reaction ‘patriots’ have to extra-judicial attacks within the country with the outrage caused by attacks on security personnel.
Mika Aziz depicts the Shiv Sena’s tiger being whipped to pull the BJP’s chariot.
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