The unprecedented public criticism of Imran Khan by ISI chief Nadeem Anjum shows Pakistan’s military has run out of patience with the maverick politician. Facing economic chaos, the army can’t tolerate political anarchy. Imran’s going ahead with planned mass protests—so the army could find itself overtly intervening in politics.
BCCI’s pay parity for women cricketers a great start. India needs women coaches, commentators
BCCI’s decision to pay women cricketers the same match fees as their male counterparts is historic. This, after its decision to launch a women’s IPL, shows commitment to draw more women to the game. More can be done. We need women coaches, commentators, administrators. But a beginning has been made.
India clearing GM mustard means more self-sufficiency, gives farmers level-playing field
India’s biotech regulator clearing GM mustard is a momentous decision. At last, India can hope for self-sufficiency in edible oils and drastically reduce imports. Use of transgenic technology and gene editing tools will open the floodgates of cutting-edge research, providing Indian farmers a level-playing field with their global peers.