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 takes a jibe at the unused Nirbhaya fund as rape cases continue unabated across the country.
Sandeep Adhwaryu on the Unnao and Hyderabad rape cases. He depicts police officers being ‘showered with petals’ following the ‘encounter’ killings of those accused in the Hyderabad rape and murder case but also shamed for failing to file an FIR in the Unnao case. Good cop-bad cop?
Satish Acharya’s take on India’s low GDP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ignorance about it. The cartoonist also hints at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s recent comment, in connection with the rising onion prices, that she doesn’t eat much onion and garlic and hails from a family where these two vegetables are not much in use.
The introduction of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 received 293 ‘ayes’ and 82 ‘noes’ in Parliament Monday. Manjul, on the CAB which aims to grant citizenship to non-Muslim minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
India may have lost Sunday’s T20I cricket match with West Indies at Thiruvananthapuram, but the highlight of the game was Virat Kohli’s fielding and what was arguably the best catch of the season. Arindam Mukherjee’s take on Sunil Gavaskar calling Kohli’s effort super-human and drawing a parallel with the latter’s animated avatar called ‘Super V’.
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