Syed Saadat

Work-related stress

No one tells civil servants how to cope with the pressures of their jobs. Published Jan 22, 2020 07:13am

Outside the box

Creative thinking can revive real estate. Published Nov 17, 2019 07:08am

Police reforms

Are we recruiting the right people for the job? Published Oct 15, 2019 07:00am

Jack of all trades

The desire to not let go is strong in retired bureaucrats. Published Oct 01, 2019 07:19am

Educated scourge

The script is the same: a promising start followed by collapse. Published Jun 27, 2019 07:02am

Siege mentality

The tragedy is that politicking takes precedence over policymaking. Published May 14, 2019 07:04am

Elusive innovators

Our scientists haven’t tried to create a sustainable financial model. Published Apr 16, 2019 06:55am

Double standards

As they say, promises are the sweetest lies. Published Feb 18, 2019 07:12am

Reality of reform

The real problem lies in the very composition of the taskforce. Published Dec 25, 2018 06:56am

Bullied bureaucrats

Do nothing, say nothing and one would never make any mistake. Updated Nov 11, 2018 05:14pm

The unchangeable?

Civil servants will not accept an outsider as their boss. Published Sep 09, 2018 06:55am

Condemned forever

Impartially, the Railways has done well over the last few years. Updated Apr 30, 2018 10:22am

The iron rice bowl

An honest appraisal of civil servants means breaking the mould. Published Jan 10, 2018 07:33am

Not the high road

Crude attempts at acquiring vehicles must be stopped. Published Nov 14, 2017 07:19am

All but democracy

The ‘power chain’ is just like the food chain. Published Aug 20, 2017 07:51am

Yours obediently

Civil servants are trained to be servile. Updated May 12, 2017 03:32am

A home truth

For many civil servants, a retirement home is a pipe dream. Published Mar 17, 2017 02:44am

Biased system

Would they have qualified had they not been blind? Published Jan 19, 2017 03:30am