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In today’s featured cartoon, Alok Nirantar makes a point about what he thinks Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greatest achievement is as his government completes eight years in office.
R. Prasad has India’s temple-mosque controversies in mind as he refers to an incident at the Louvre in Paris where an activist attempted to smear the Mona Lisa with cake earlier this week.
Sandeep Adhwaryu comments on the stir the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) caused by issuing a cautionary note advising the general public not to share photocopies of their Aadhaar cards with unlicensed private entities, including hotels and movie halls. The note was later withdrawn by the Press Information Bureau (PIB) citing the “possibility of misinterpretation”.
Kirtish Bhatt alludes to women securing the top three ranks in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Exam (CSE) 2021. In the illustration, a man can be heard telling a reporter: “When it is about equality, why do they (women) study so much more?”
E.P. Unny takes a swipe at Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann by referring to him as a ‘learner’ vis-a-vis law and order. Mann has been facing criticism over communal strife that broke out in Patiala, and the murder of Punjabi Singer Sidhu Moose Wala.