Khurram Husain

Brute facts of rule

The oil crisis has failed to galvanise the government towards making the necessary changes at the top. Published Jan 29, 2015 12:30am

Covering crises

During the petrol crisis, the visuals were at the pumps, but the news was elsewhere. Published Jan 22, 2015 01:04am

Analysis: Fuelling the fire

SOS letters, warning an imminent supply chain breakdown, were written repeatedly to various ministries since October. Published Jan 20, 2015 06:12am

Fuel shortages

The energy sector was running on empty at the start of the year even as the water & power ministry sought increases in Published Jan 15, 2015 06:58am

Financing terror

Nobody seems willing to present the facts when it comes to ascertaining the origins of terror financing. Updated Jan 08, 2015 02:15am

Oil trickles up

How can we claim a revenue loss of Rs70bn resulting from oil price declines given that the import bill for oil imports Published Jan 01, 2015 01:40am

Clarity of mind

Secularism is actually about rescuing the fundamental truths of religion from the fires of sectarianism. Published Dec 25, 2014 06:32am

Rage and grief

The fragile unity shown at the conference will need to be held on to through a series of gruelling tests. Published Dec 18, 2014 12:54am

Political comedy

The protests are revealing how easily our political space can become hostage to cartoonish obsessions. Updated Dec 11, 2014 10:22am

Out of IDEAS

Those who have descended on Karachi to put their ghastly wares on display must remember: arms make war, not peace. Updated Dec 04, 2014 09:37am

Problem with knowing

As a journalist, one realises more and more the futility of ‘knowing’ anything. Published Nov 27, 2014 12:59am

Winter gas headaches

Fertiliser, power generation, CNG and industry all engage in a tussle to ensure that the burden of gas shortages Published Nov 20, 2014 01:09am

Rose-tinted glasses

Apparently coming on track on economic issues requires sorting out some residual business first. Published Nov 13, 2014 06:44am

Pricing see-saws

How come all of a sudden we’re seeing such important adjustments being made in various administered prices? Published Nov 06, 2014 06:28am

Cost of politics

What we are left with is a large section of the population all riled up with nowhere to go. Published Oct 30, 2014 01:19am

Falling exports

While the government must reach out to exporters it would do well to evaluate what they say about their declining Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am