India has no reason at all to help Pakistan in its crisis4 min read 19 Feb 2023, 06:47 PM IST
Voices asking for us to aid our neighbour that’s short of dollars need a reality check on Indian interests
Pakistan is currently in the deepest economic crisis in its history. Many essential food items are now unaffordable for large swathes of the country’s population. It desperately needs a few billion dollars to tide over the next few months, but the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is playing hardball. Islamabad seems to have accepted all the short-term conditions set by the IMF for writing out a cheque, but this will cause even more pain for the people of Pakistan before the disease subsides.