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In today’s featured cartoon, R. Prasad takes a dig at the journey of BJP chief Amit Shah, who has been named home minister in the new Modi government. Shah has been a constant presence for Narendra Modi, having served as Gujarat home minister when the PM was running the western Indian state.
After the Modi government released data showing slowing growth and job decline, Manjul pokes fun at its failure in the previous term, given the BJP’s propensity to invoke past governments.
Kirtish Bhatt suggests West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee should get a ‘soundproof’ car instead of a bulletproof one. The cartoon comes the CM lost her cool and threatened action against BJP supporters for chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’.
With the Cricket World Cup fever set to take over the country, Nala Ponnappa takes a jibe at the Modi government’s cow politics.
Sajith Kumar depicts the ‘derailed’ Indian economy under Prime minister Narendra Modi’s previous term.