Syed Saadat

Popularity pandemic

Popularity pandemic

Many civil servants use social media for self-projection. Published 18 Dec, 2022 04:39am
Business unusual

Business unusual

Tax officials are oblivious to the ground realities. Published 24 Nov, 2022 06:51am
Promote the system

Promote the system

There is a need to overhaul the system of promotions. Published 10 Nov, 2022 07:15am
Lest we forget

Lest we forget

What has been happening in Punjab is appalling. Updated 18 Aug, 2022 09:14am
Punching bags

Punching bags

Many bureaucrats have no choice but to call it a day. Published 01 Jun, 2022 07:45am
Speedy governance

Speedy governance

Some things may be legal but not legitimate. Published 23 May, 2022 07:57am
Winning edge

Winning edge

The reasons for PTI's fall might seem complex but, in fact, they are as simple as those of its rise. Updated 14 Apr, 2022 08:10am
Justice delayed

Justice delayed

The babus are killing both time and dreams... Published 20 Mar, 2022 07:38am
An unhealthy trend

An unhealthy trend

Who’ll benefit more from the health card? The rich or poor? Updated 12 Feb, 2022 08:40am
Sitting ducks

Sitting ducks

Construction faces problems but the government isn’t listening. Published 16 Nov, 2021 07:01am
Absolutely not…

Absolutely not…

What these audits also do is to discourage potential investors. Updated 06 Oct, 2021 08:20am
Role distance

Role distance

An academically brilliant individual can be poor at administration. Published 25 May, 2021 06:56am
Elusive change

Elusive change

The recent civil service reforms are more of the same. Updated 21 Feb, 2021 08:07am
Engineering delays

Engineering delays

There is a need to revisit the contracts for government projects. Published 09 Feb, 2021 06:30am
Clueless state

Clueless state

Reneging on agreements comes at a heavy cost. Published 20 Jan, 2021 07:56am
Suicide or murder?

Suicide or murder?

How is one to prove their innocence under such circumstances? Published 07 Jan, 2021 07:45am
Education mafia

Education mafia

Private schools have been allowed to monopolise everything. Updated 10 Sep, 2020 09:55am
Palace intrigues

Palace intrigues

Horses for courses takes on a whole new meaning. Published 22 Jul, 2020 07:15am
Shattered dreams

Shattered dreams

The CDA could earn billions by initiating the process of regularisation. Published 29 Jun, 2020 07:43am