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In today’s featured cartoon, Nala Ponnappa takes a dig at pilgrims not following Covid rules at the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Haridwar while reports indicate that 102 people have tested positive at the gathering.
Mika Aziz on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s naming of India’s Covid vaccination drive as “Tika Utsav”, amid the nationwide vaccine shortage.
Satish Acharya on the burning of day labourer Syed Issaq’s library in Mysore, in an alleged arson case.
Manjul takes a swipe at the Election Commission after it banned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours due to her remarks against central forces. Meanwhile, BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘didi’ remark has not led to any EC action.
R. Prasad on the Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) sending its candidates out of state, amid the ongoing assembly elections in Assam.
Alok Nirantar comments on the unprecedented second wave of Covid-19 and how it seems like the government learned nothing from the first wave.