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Why Kashmiris don’t see their glass as half full, and economy can’t keep up with nation’s ‘progress’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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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, Sandeep Adhwaryu comments on the spate of civilian killings in the Kashmir valley in the backdrop of the Narendra Modi government’s promises of creating a “Naya Kashmir” and putting an end to terrorism.

In the last three days, a school teacher from Jammu and a bank employee from Rajasthan have fallen to the bullets of terrorists in the Valley.

R. Prasad | Economic Times | Twitter@rprasad66

R. Prasad also alludes to the spate of targeted killings in the Valley in what appears to be a swipe at the BJP-led central government.

Neelabh | CNN News18 | Twitter@NeelabhToons

Neelabh comments on Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain’s arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) earlier this week, followed by the summonses sent by the central agency to Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in connection with a case of alleged money laundering linked to the now-defunct National Herald newspaper.

Kirtish Bhatt | Twitter/@Kirtishbhat | BBC Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt, referring to fourth quarter GDP data for FY 2021-22 which dipped to a four-quarter low, delivers a sharp commentary on the state of affairs. In the illustration, a man is seen heard telling a reporter: “It is possible that the country is moving so fast that the pace of economic growth seems slow to you.”

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny takes a dig at principal opposition party Congress, which has been hit by a spate of exits and a drubbing in the state assembly elections held earlier this year, in the backdrop of the ED sending summons to party leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi in connection with a case of alleged money laundering.

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