Dr Niaz Murtaza

More difficult now

More difficult now

State elements now face a unique challenge in sustaining their hegemony. Published 28 May, 2024 08:12am
For a better deal

For a better deal

The Fund often misdiagnoses economic ills. Published 14 May, 2024 06:32am
Ending conflicts

Ending conflicts

A charter of governance must commit to ending misrule. Published 30 Apr, 2024 07:23am
Early exits

Early exits

Policy clashes are the biggest Achilles heel of the government. Published 16 Apr, 2024 08:38am
Pro-poor reform

Pro-poor reform

Investment in the poor will drive national progress. Published 02 Apr, 2024 07:02am
Kafkaesque set-up

Kafkaesque set-up

Internal conflict and poor capacity can stymie performance. Published 19 Mar, 2024 08:03am
Destined to fail?

Destined to fail?

Stability alone doesn’t result in durable growth. Published 05 Mar, 2024 07:09am
Dead on arrival?

Dead on arrival?

There is no immediate alternative to the current parties. Published 20 Feb, 2024 08:58am
Poll manifestos

Poll manifestos

Ideas play a limited role in the manifestos of the three main parties. Published 06 Feb, 2024 06:50am
Winners and losers

Winners and losers

A weak and inept PML-N set-up may emerge after the polls. Updated 23 Jan, 2024 10:16am
Decaying politics

Decaying politics

Most of our failures stem from our political failures. Published 09 Jan, 2024 06:57am
Pakistan regionally

Pakistan regionally

A fair and productive economy remains a distant prospect. Updated 12 Dec, 2023 08:26am
Valuing migrants

Valuing migrants

We must not send migrants to a future full of risks. Updated 14 Nov, 2023 09:00am
A racist liberalism

A racist liberalism

High racist walls are being erected in Europe and the US. Published 31 Oct, 2023 07:38am
Pro-poor reforms

Pro-poor reforms

The interests of the poor aren’t at the heart of IFI analyses. Published 17 Oct, 2023 08:09am
Democracy stalls

Democracy stalls

Only democracy ensures good governance. Published 03 Oct, 2023 07:56am
Three Pakistans

Three Pakistans

We face possible collapse in almost all realms. Published 19 Sep, 2023 07:56am
Political prisoner?

Political prisoner?

Many feel a fine would have sufficed in Imran Khan’s case. Updated 05 Sep, 2023 09:38am
Charter or barter?

Charter or barter?

The PPP and PML-N have odd ties with democratic evolution. Updated 22 Aug, 2023 08:47am