Arif Hasan

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
Union councils

Union councils

If upgraded, UCs can be at the forefront of relief efforts. Published 19 Apr, 2020 06:17am
Informal high-rises

Informal high-rises

The poor will pay the price for the failure of the government. Published 22 Mar, 2020 06:47am
Student unions

Student unions

Students will definitely be involved in the politics of the country. Published 16 Feb, 2020 07:04am
The great unease

The great unease

How does one make sense of the policies of today? Published 12 Jan, 2020 06:58am
Social realities

Social realities

The enactment of the court judgements is creating homelessness and joblessness. Published 05 Jan, 2020 06:58am
One year later

One year later

The plan for excluding the poor from Karachi’s Saddar area is taking shape. Updated 27 Jul, 2020 07:09pm
Development ethics

Development ethics

Akhtar Hameed Khan’s wisdom is for all times. Published 27 Oct, 2019 07:03am