Hindustan Times slaps NYT in a sweet way by publishing a similar cartoon with Modi (as well as the same farmer with his cow) watching NASA’s unmanned rocket explode post launch. The accident took place over the Eastern Virginia Coast on Tuesday 28th October 2014.
Earlier after the cheapest in its history; Mangalyan Mission by ISRO, New York Times published a cartoon showing an Indian Farmer knocking the doors of Elite Space Club meeting with his cow. Here is the image –
But when NASA’s latest mission turned into ashes, Hindustan Times took this opportunity to publish a similar cartoon. The image goes this way –
As the earlier cartoon published by New York Times fired a huge discontent among Indian readers, large number of complaints were thrown. So NYT openly apologized on their Facebook Page about the same.