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In Cartoons| The Week That Was: World Environment Day, Mumbai Rains, RBI, Repo Rate

India | News18 | June 22, 2018, 6:24 pm
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 The Haryana government came under fire after it ordered all athletes in the state to donate 33 per cent of their earnings from sports and endorsements to the Haryana Sports Council. It later withdrew the order after facing flak. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

The Haryana government came under fire after it ordered all athletes in the state to donate 33 per cent of their earnings from sports and endorsements to the Haryana Sports Council. It later withdrew the order after facing flak. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 A satirical take on environmental realities on World Environment Day celebrated annually on June 25. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

A satirical take on environmental realities on World Environment Day celebrated annually on June 25. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 Farmers across the country observed June 6 as the first anniversary of the 2017 police firing that led to the death of 6 farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur. On June 20, the panel probing the incident gave the police a clean chit. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

Farmers across the country observed June 6 as the first anniversary of the 2017 police firing that led to the death of 6 farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur. On June 20, the panel probing the incident gave the police a clean chit. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 As the much-awaited monsoons arrived in June, several cities faced severe waterlogging crises. At least 56 people were killed in Kerala due to excessive rainfall. At least 17 were killed in flash floods in northeastern states. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

As the much-awaited monsoons arrived in June, several cities faced severe waterlogging crises. At least 56 people were killed in Kerala due to excessive rainfall. At least 17 were killed in flash floods in northeastern states. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 Residents and activists in Mumbai slammed the BMC after heavy rains lashed the city in June, causing heavy waterlogging and deaths in another consecutive year. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

Residents and activists in Mumbai slammed the BMC after heavy rains lashed the city in June, causing heavy waterlogging and deaths in another consecutive year. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 Former President and Congress honcho Pranab Mukherjee surprised when he decided to attend an RSS event as the Chief Guest. The decision got him considerable flak from Congress before the event. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

Former President and Congress honcho Pranab Mukherjee surprised when he decided to attend an RSS event as the Chief Guest. The decision got him considerable flak from Congress before the event. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raised the repo rate to 25 basis points to 6.25 per cent from the earlier 6 per cent in the June bi-monthly policy meet. A hike in rates is expected to make loans costlier, thus pinching the middle in the country. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raised the repo rate to 25 basis points to 6.25 per cent from the earlier 6 per cent in the June bi-monthly policy meet. A hike in rates is expected to make loans costlier, thus pinching the middle in the country. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 A sea of plastic spreads through the New Delhi slum of Taimur Nagar, a symbol of the grime and waste that makes the Indian capital one of the world's most polluted cities. Ironic since India hosted this year’s Environment Day with the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

A sea of plastic spreads through the New Delhi slum of Taimur Nagar, a symbol of the grime and waste that makes the Indian capital one of the world's most polluted cities. Ironic since India hosted this year’s Environment Day with the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 India ranks third from the bottom in the global Environmental Performance Index. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

India ranks third from the bottom in the global Environmental Performance Index. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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