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In today’s featured cartoon, Satish Acharya alludes to how a tweet by Bharatiya Janata Party, calling out Congress MP Rahul Gandhi for wearing an ‘expensive’ t-shirt during the ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra, triggered a war of words between the BJP and Congress.
Sajith Kumar comments on the interaction between a group of women and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during the ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra. Writing about the interaction on Twitter, Congress MP Jairam Ramesh said that “women MGNREGA workers” told Gandhi that “they know RG loved Tamil Nadu & they’re ready to get him married to a Tamil girl”.
Sandeep Adhwaryu — referring to the newly-inaugurated Kartavya Path — draws on the Supreme Court’s decision to grant bail to Kerala-based journalist Siddique Kappan who was in police custody since his arrest in October 2020 for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to incite riots in the wake of the Hathras incident.
Alok Nirantar illustrates how incessant rainfall wreaked havoc in the city of Pune and led to massive traffic snarls and power cuts, which the residents of neighbouring Mumbai are well-versed with.
E.P. Unny, while also referring to the Kartavya Path, alludes to the political uncertainty that has gripped Jharkhand owing to delay on the part of Governor Ramesh Bais to convey his decision on the disqualification of CM Hemant Soren as an MLA in an ‘office of profit’ case.