Arif Hasan

Burden of history

Burden of history

How does one explain the Minar-i-Pakistan incident? Published 29 Aug, 2021 07:12am
Urban retrofitting

Urban retrofitting

Karachi’s street economy should be encouraged. Published 11 Jul, 2021 07:07am
Courts & the poor

Courts & the poor

Justice eludes those whose homes have been demolished. Updated 20 Jun, 2021 11:35am
Unfulfilled mandate

Unfulfilled mandate

The failure of the UN is built into its structure. Updated 06 Jun, 2021 08:18am
Greater visibility

Greater visibility

It is not surprising that the custodians of patriarchy are fearful. Published 12 Apr, 2021 07:39am
World Bank in Karachi

World Bank in Karachi

It is hoped that the ESF will be enforced in the coming projects. Published 26 Mar, 2021 07:29am
Created homelessness

Created homelessness

Must development projects leave people without homes? Published 16 Mar, 2021 07:10am
Community mapping

Community mapping

Encroachments are only one reason why Karachi floods. Published 14 Feb, 2021 06:45am
KARACHI’S STREET ECONOMY

KARACHI’S STREET ECONOMY

The city’s informal economy employs 72 percent of its entire workforce and is the engine that keeps the city going, helping people Updated 03 Jan, 2021 02:53pm
No space to play

No space to play

The children now play cricket on narrow streets. Published 25 Oct, 2020 07:23am
Love vs greed

Love vs greed

Carrying out development on the islands could have adverse effects. Updated 18 Oct, 2020 08:08am
Values and reality

Values and reality

The vast majority of the youth have no idealism left. Published 04 Oct, 2020 08:13am
Marginalised majority

Marginalised majority

One has to see an eviction to understand what it means. Published 09 Sep, 2020 07:41am
WHY KARACHI FLOODS

WHY KARACHI FLOODS

In order to address the reasons for Karachi's flooding, its complexities must first be understood. Updated 20 Sep, 2020 06:59am
Unease continues

Unease continues

Pakistan requires an atmosphere where we can tell the truth. Published 07 Jun, 2020 12:00am
The density debate

The density debate

The figures reflect the inequities of formal planning as enshrined in the SBCA by-laws. Published 17 May, 2020 04:54am