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In today’s featured cartoon, Manjul — referring to how PM Modi asked BJP leaders during party’s national executive meet to refrain from making “unnecessary remarks” about films — gives his take on the government’s decision to invoke “emergency laws” to block a two-part BBC documentary examining then Gujarat CM Modi’s handling of the 2002 riots.
Satish Acharya, too, alludes to criticism of the controversial BBC documentary titled ‘India: The Modi Question’ by supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
With the unveiling of the first look of the new Parliament building, E.P. Unny has advice for MPs. He draws on the difference of opinion between the central government and the Supreme Court over the separation of powers, while also referring to how eminent jurist Nani Palkhivala played a pivotal role in the evolution of the SC’s basic structure doctrine.
Sandheep Adhwaryu pokes fun at Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif’s remarks in an interview during which he called for “critical and honest talks” with India, while referring to the alleged ties of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) agency to Pakistan-based terror outfits.