Shahab Usto

Fighting corruption

Fighting corruption

NAB reforms alone won’t help. A broader reform agenda is needed.

Published Jun 05, 2020 07:05am
No more rollbacks

No more rollbacks

Perhaps the government sees the present crisis as conducive to constitutional meddling.

Published May 04, 2020 05:03am
Discomfiture of law

Discomfiture of law

Should a police officer serve as an ‘instrument’ of ruling politicians?

Published Dec 22, 2019 07:22am
Commission must continue

Commission must continue

Almost every city, town and village of Sindh has benefited from the water commission’s interventions.

Published May 06, 2019 06:46am
The state of water in Sindh

The state of water in Sindh

The water commission has found that the entire water, sanitation infrastructure has been either nonexistent or flawed.

Updated Apr 01, 2019 07:51am
MQM’s moment of truth?

MQM’s moment of truth?

The MQM supremo has only himself to blame for the ‘minus-Altaf’ formula.

Published Sep 27, 2016 01:14am
Wadera governance

Wadera governance

Sindh’s government is mired in nepotism.

Published Jun 24, 2016 01:53am
Appointment of judges

Appointment of judges

Has the judiciary met public expectations on the selection and performance of judges?

Published Jun 04, 2016 05:46am
Sindh’s LG issues

Sindh’s LG issues

LGs cannot improve unless cured of corruption.

Published May 22, 2016 02:44am
MQM or PSP?

MQM or PSP?

To emerge as a viable alternative, PSP must play its cards right.

Published May 03, 2016 04:29am
Lost wings

Lost wings

The PPP’s identity crisis surfaced after the killing of Benazir Bhutto.

Published Mar 22, 2016 01:33am
Whither MQM?

Whither MQM?

Disgruntled youth are being wooed by Mustafa Kamal.

Published Mar 13, 2016 06:40am
Powers for LGs

Powers for LGs

The existing LG laws haven’t passed muster.

Published Feb 18, 2016 03:18am
Fighting corruption

Fighting corruption

A military solution to combating corruption would be a folly.

Published Jan 11, 2016 07:08am
Rangers dilemma

Rangers dilemma

Sindh, the centre and Rangers are stretching their limits.

Published Dec 29, 2015 06:37am
Rangers’ role

Rangers’ role

Has the paramilitary force gone beyond its mandate?

Published Dec 15, 2015 02:01am
Split personality

Split personality

Karachi is a melting pot of competing interests.

Published Dec 06, 2015 01:15am
LG poll lessons

LG poll lessons

A troika has been ruling rural Sindh since 2002.

Published Nov 13, 2015 07:47am
A curious case

A curious case

The death of a TV mechanic exposes society’s many failings.

Published Oct 28, 2015 02:25am