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In today’s featured cartoon, Sajith Kumar takes a jibe at businessman Robert Vadra, who, while speaking about his mother-in-law, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, being questioned by the ED in a case of alleged money laundering, said he may join politics if the need arises. The Congress’ relevance has often been questioned on account of its reliance on the legacy of the Gandhi family.
Kirtish Bhatt mocks the Centre’s decision to not bring back concessions on train tickets for senior citizens. The Ministry of Railways has cited recurring losses suffered due to low fares and concessions as the reason behind the move.
R Prasad comments on to the Supreme Court’s decision to grant bail to AltNews co-founder Mohammed Zubair in each of the eight criminal cases registered against him by the UP Police for allegedly hurting religious sentiments with his Twitter posts.
The fact-checker’s arrest — which happened around the same time as the G7 Summit in Germany where Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the need to safeguard freedom of press — was condemned by various opposition parties as well as journalists’ groups.
In the backdrop of the unprecedented heatwave in the UK, Sandeep Adhwaryu illustrates the threat of global warming and climate change. In the US, heat warnings have resulted in President Joe Biden facing growing calls from his own party members to declare climate change a national emergency.
Nala Ponnappa also comments on the heatwave in the UK that has left the country reeling under soaring temperatures.