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In today’s featured cartoon, Swathi Vadlamudi takes a pot shot at PM Narendra Modi’s ‘friendship’ with US President Donald Trump. In a press briefing, Trump ‘threatened’ India with retaliation if it didn’t release an export order of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to cure malaria that many are using in Covid-19 treatments as well. India decided Tuesday to partially lift the ban on the export of this drug.

Nala Ponappa | The Federal

Nala Ponappa wonders if India has its priorities straight, in light of the decision to partially lift the ban on hydroxychloroquine.

Manjul | Mid Day

Manjul condemns the ironic ‘celebrations’ by bursting fire-crackers that Indians observed amidst the pandemic when many are losing lives on a daily basis.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Illustrating the morning after of the ‘diya jalao’ exercise, Sajith Kumar illustrates that things remain as they were.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC Hindi

As a tiger in USA contracts coronavirus, Kirtish Bhatt muses what the big cats must be thinking.

Alok Nirantar | Sakal Media Group

Alok Nirantar’s sharp barb at China’s opaque communication with the rest of the world, especially on the novel coronavirus.

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  1. These two guys squandered a wonderful window in Jan and Feb 2020 to combat Covid 19. The Namaste Trump event wasted the entire Feb 2020 which should have used to fight the virus

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