Opposition parties’ meeting to build a consensus on presidential candidate exposed fissures, with AAP, TRS, JDS and many others staying away. It’s a symbolic fight by a shambolic opposition as NDA is comfortably placed in terms of numbers. But trust Modi-Shah to make this election interesting with another surprise candidate.
Pakistan Army’s ‘dry-days’ don’t mean much. Budget shows it’s always a ‘wet day’ for Generals
Pakistan Army’s new Friday Dry-Days, when fuel won’t be issued for military vehicles, is meant to signal the Generals share the country’s economic pain—without giving up anything. Last week’s Budget inflicted cuts on health and education, but raised military spending. For Pakistan’s Generals, every day is a wet day.