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.
Gokul Gopalakrishnan in The Asian Age takes a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposal of 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections of upper castes as a last-minute political ploy to woo voters before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Sandeep Adhwaryu for The Times of India illustrates the ‘cold’ support to the quota bill by the opposition, which has been stumped by the government’s gambit.
Mika Aziz believes the Citizenship Bill and the 10 per cent quota bill could work as ‘sanjivani’, or a lifeline, for the NDA government ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.
Manjul for Firstpost illustrates the dilemma of the opposition, which was caught in a bind over the 10 per cent quota bill brought in by the government. While criticising the government over the bill, the parties ended up supporting it.
Kirtish Bhatt for BBC News Hindi depicts how CBI director Alok Verma, despite being reinstated by the Supreme Court after the government had sent him on leave, has had his powers curtailed now.
R. Prasad for The Economic Times illustrates a musical stand-off between Prime Minister Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi where the latter counters Modi’s Mann ki Baat by questioning him over Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
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