The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
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Manjul alludes to the ‘stick and carrot’ metaphor as he illustrates the irony of a Dalit President, Ram Nath Kovind, signing off on the reservation quota bill for economically weaker sections of the upper castes.
Sandeep Adhwaryu suggests that the passage of the Citizenship Bill in Lok Sabha to confer Indian citizenship on non-Muslim immigrants has blown a hole through the preamble of India.
Kirtish Bhatt takes a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of not being a “man” enough by letting Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman answer in Parliament on his behalf. The cartoonist suggests that even Indira Gandhi would have disapproved of Rahul’s misogynistic comments.
Sajith Kumar illustrates former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit showing up in defence of her son Sandeep Dikshit as she is named the new Delhi Congress chief.
Satish Acharya takes a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s misogynistic comments while also taking a potshot at cricketer Hardik Pandya’s controversial statements on TV show Koffee with Karan.
Mika Aziz shows the long winding path of justice as the Supreme Court further adjourns the hearing in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
Manjul depicts the difficult course for Alok Verma who was given back his chair as CBI director by the Supreme Court, only to be taken away by a Prime Minister-led committee within two days. Verma resigned Friday.
With the transfer and subsequent resignation of Alok Verma, Satish Acharya depicts Prime Minister Narendra Modi wearing a headgear with parrot’s feathers, a reference to the caged parrot of the CBI.
Hemant Morparia juxtaposes former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his words from Sonia Gandhi while his ‘reel-life’ version, played by actor Anupam Kher in The Accidental Prime Minister, seeks his lines from the director.
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