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In today’s featured cartoon, Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at the UP police for taking action against Twitter, journalists and news organisations that circulated the video of the assault on an elderly man from Ghaziabad, stating that it was an attempt to ‘provoke communal sentiments‘.
Manjul draws attention to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s tweet from March 2016 lauding Twitter for its contribution to upholding the freedom of expression and makes an ironical comparison with Prasad’s recent tweets expressing anger at the same social media platform for non-compliance with IT rules.
Kritish Bhatt comments on the CBSE’ ‘cocktail’ formula for the evaluation Class 12 results that will combine grades from Class 12 pre-boards, Class 11 final exams and Class 10 board exams.
Satish Acharya also takes a swipe at the FIR against Twitter, after the social media site lost its legal immunity due to non-compliance with the new IT rules.
E.P. Unny refers to former US president Donald Trump’s statement Thursday where he said that India was devastated by the coronavirus pandemic and China should give $10 trillion to the US for being responsible for the Covid-19 virus.