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In today’s featured cartoon, R. Prasad takes a swipe at Nitish Kumar’s diminishing clout and the BJP’s emergence as a senior ally in Bihar. Kumar was sworn in as the state chief minister for the seventh time Monday.
Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at the Congress for the party’s failure to capitalise on issues such as economic recession and job loss during the recently-held Bihar assembly elections.
Alok Nirantar takes a jibe at how political ambitions can often mask illusions of success — such as Donald Trump’s tweet declaring himself as the winner in the recently-held US elections or the Narendra Modi government’s claim that demonetisation was successful which has since been criticised by many.
Mahamud illustrates on Nitish Kumar’s declining popularity and the leadership test that he faces during his new term as the Bihar chief minister.
Mika Aziz illustrates what National Press Day may actually mean for a section of Indian media.
Satish Acharya illustrates how issues such as unemployment and poverty took a backseat with the rise of populist slogans and promises in Bihar, finally helping the BJP secure votes in the recently-concluded state assembly elections.