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In today’s featured cartoon, Sajith Kumar mocks PM Narendra Modi’s call for ‘cashless day out’, suggesting that the common Indian doesn’t have any cash left in his pocket anyway due to the surge in the prices of many commodities including fuel.
P. Mahamud comments on lemon prices sky-rocketing. According to a superstitious belief, lemon can ward off evil, and is thus often tied to car bumpers.
R. Prasad takes a swipe at the Information & Broadcastig ministry’s advisory to channels on their coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and religious violence in Delhi, and alludes to India’s abstentions on votes condemning Russia at the United Nations.
Nala Ponnappa alludes to the deconstructionist philosopher Jacques Derrida, and comments on the multiple instances of bulldozers razing ‘criminals’ property’ or ‘unauthorised constructions’ in numerous states.
Satish Acharya alludes to Virat Kohli’s continued poor performance in the ongoing Indian Premier League, and suggests that he needs to take a break.