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In today’s featured cartoon, Sandeep Adhwaryu weighs in on the current economic slowdown, India’s poor ranking in the Global Hunger Index and low GDP with the recent confirmation by WhatsApp that Israeli spyware Pegasus was used to snoop on Indian activists and journalists.
E P Unny, too, illustrates his response to the startling revelation that mobile phones of several Indian activists and journalists had been hacked into and the ironical situation of the ongoing internet shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir.
Alok Nirantar comments on Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut’s recent efforts to maintain his party’s resolve of gaining more power in Maharashtra and his public assertion that the people of Maharashtra want a Shiv Sena chief minister.
Mika Aziz takes a jibe at Raut’s efforts, suggesting that his meeting with NCP Chief Sharad Pawar amid tensions with the BJP could mean that the Shiv Sena is looking for a new alliance.
Sajith Kumar takes a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Statue of Unity in Gujarat on his 144th birth anniversary.