The fragile unity shown at the conference will need to be held on to through a series of gruelling tests.
The protests are revealing how easily our political space can become hostage to cartoonish obsessions.
Those who have descended on Karachi to put their ghastly wares on display must remember: arms make war, not peace.
As a journalist, one realises more and more the futility of ‘knowing’ anything.
Fertiliser, power generation, CNG and industry all engage in a tussle to ensure that the burden of gas shortages
Apparently coming on track on economic issues requires sorting out some residual business first.
How come all of a sudden we’re seeing such important adjustments being made in various administered prices?
What we are left with is a large section of the population all riled up with nowhere to go.
Forecasting rains and floods is not as difficult as it used to be
What Pakistan can do to improve its flood management
While the government must reach out to exporters it would do well to evaluate what they say about their declining
One gets a sense of déjà vu listening to Imran Khan denounce the power tariff hikes and blaming them on the IMF.
This year, all Met Departments gave their flood alert barely 48 hours ahead of the flood peak — insufficient time in
Nepra, the power regulator, appears to have awoken from its slumber and resorted to some action.
Exports and investment and capacity utilisation in industry were all falling long before the circus got under way in
If consumers made their decisions on purely rational, cost-benefit calculations, things might be simpler for
Ministers claimed the loss amounted to Rs450bn, the AG told the SC Rs547bn. Now, Iqbal says the loss Rs1 trillion.
To suggest that the whole economy has ground to a halt is an exaggeration.
Thus far the economy has been a reluctant guest in the whole affair, dragged in to quench the thirst for vindication
The threats being issued by the PTI, and the demands being made, show a fundamental disconnect with reality.