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In today’s featured cartoon, Alok Nirantar comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-day visit to Europe, and the rapturous reception he received from Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in Berlin.
Alluding to French company Naval Group pulling out of a deal to build submarines domestically for the Indian Navy, E.P. Unny refers to India and France calling for “an immediate cessation of hostilities” in Ukraine Wednesday — as the war entered its 70th day, with no signz of abating.
With Bangladesh having overtaken India in the per capita GDP rankings according to the IMF’s estimates in 2020 — and sparked a furore — Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at how Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party leaders pinned the blame on Bangladeshi migrants for the communal violence in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri last month, which was followed by allegedly illegal constructions in the area being demolished.
Manjul comments on India sliding down the ranks once again in the World Press Freedom Index 2022, dropping eight places from 142 to 150.