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Spotlight game of the Modi govt, and a new chief for the CBI

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, Alok Nirantar comments on the media attention on Covid mishandling that has pushed other facets of the pandemic like India’s rising unemployment in the background.

E P Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny refers to Justice N.V. Ramana ruling out the government’s top choices for the position of the new CBI director by invoking a Supreme Court rule never used before.

Kirtish Bhatt

Kirtish Bhatt on the new IT rules seeking to regulate online content, which will also threaten digital news platforms, among other sources of essential information on the internet.

Manjul | Twitter @MANJULtoons

Manjul satirises the controversy between Ramdev, who slandered allopathic medicine, and the IMA calling on people to steer clear of the former’s ‘ayurvedic’ treatment while people without access continue to die due to Covid.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Twitter @CartoonistSan

Sandeep Adhwaryu draws on the public criticism against the government for choosing to continue the construction of the Rs 20,000 crore-worth Central Vista project during the severe second wave of the pandemic.

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