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NCB high on spotlight after Aryan Khan case, and how courts have made it a ‘happy Diwali’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

In today’s featured cartoon, Sajith Kumar mocks the Narcotics Control Bureau, signifying that it is high on its newfound spotlight in the Aryan Khan case. Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan was arrested on 2 October in an alleged drug bust on a cruise ship, and was granted bail Thursday by the Bombay High Court.

Manjul | News9

Manjul uses the Aryan Khan bail verdict to shine a light on last year’s report that 70 per cent of prisoners in India are undertrials.

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter/@PonnappaCartoon

Nala Ponnappa puns on the ‘Aryan invasion theory’ to comment on the Aryan Khan case.


E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny reflects on the Supreme Court and Bombay High Court orders on the Pegasus snooping case and Aryan Khan’s bail just before their Diwali break.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt comments on stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui, who was forced to cancel his show due to ‘safety issues‘ in Mumbai, allegedly following threats from members of the Bajrang Dal. Several Right-wing groups started protests against Faruqui a few days ago, claiming the content of his shows was ‘anti-Hindu’.

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