The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.
In Firstpost, Manjul illustrates how BSP chief Mayawati’s announcement that her party will go solo in the upcoming assembly polls in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh has come as a big blow for the Congress.
Mika Aziz makes a sarcastic comment that Mayawati’s move to contest the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh polls alone would benefit neither the Congress nor the BSP.
Sajith Kumar depicts Mayawati’s exit from the proposed mahagathbandhan of opposition parties.
Satish Acharya remarks that Mayawati’s announcement shatters Congress’ 2019 dreams.
In The Economic Times, R. Prasad highlights the plight of the protesting farmers, saying that instead of a representative from the Krishi Bhawan that houses the agriculture ministry, it was the police who came to meet them.
In The Times of India, Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at Bollywood’s silence over Tanushree Dutta’s allegations of sexual harassment against actor Nana Patekar.
In Midday, Manjul pokes fun at those who claim that actor Tanushree Dutta is creating ‘noise’ to revive her career.
Alok Nirantar illustrates how PM Modi has to clean up the ‘mess’ created by Rahul Gandhi as part of Swachh Bharat Mission. The Congress has been constantly attacking BJP over the Rafale deal, and mocking Modi for his ‘chowkidar’ remark.