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In today’s featured cartoon, Alok Nirantar takes a swipe at the nine jumps in fuel prices in 10 days, showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to calculate the prices these daily hikes will lead to till the are frozen again before the Gujarat assembly elections at the end of this year.
Sandeep Adhwaryu also draws on the fuel price hike, and links the common man’s situation to the slap comedian Chris Rock received from actor Will Smith at the 2022 Oscars.
Kirtish Bhatt mocks the Uttar Pradesh authorities, after the English board exam was cancelled in 24 districts over the suspicion of a paper leak.
Sajith Kumar of Deccan Herald refers to the reports of Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya (museum of prime ministers), which is set to be inaugurated on 14 April, to mock the relentless targeting of Jawaharlal Nehru’s legacy.
E.P. Unny comments the challenges in India’s neighbourhood facing External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar.