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In today’s featured cartoon, Alok Nirantar alludes to violence between Right- and Left-wing students’ unions at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University campus, allegedly over serving non-vegetarian food at a hostel mess.
Satish Acharya illustrates the contrast between Hindu sages and seers in the past versus the present. A saffron-clad seer openly threatened to rape Muslim women in UP’s Sitapur last week.
Sajith Kumar takes a jibe at Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s push for Hindi to be made the link language for people of different states, replacing English. The cartoonist suggests there are far bigger issues, like rising fuel prices.
Manjul illustrates the unprecedented hike in the price of lemon, which shot up as high as Rs 350 per kg.
R. Prasad refers to the political crisis in Pakistan and points out that no PM in Pakistan’s 75-year history has managed to complete five years in office, including Imran Khan now.