Khurram Husain

The renewable revolution

Our challenge is to catalyse this process, not sit and wait for it to arrive on its own. Published Feb 20, 2020 06:58am


The opposition’s strategy is simple. Time is on their side. Published Feb 13, 2020 07:03am

The inflation stew

Having cut off the monetary roots of inflation, why are prices continuing to spiral? Updated Feb 06, 2020 07:27am

Headwinds increasing

Ultimately power is the ability to produce outcomes on the ground, desired outcomes, not random or fortuitous ones. Updated Jan 30, 2020 07:25am

Power and pageantry

Special interests, whether in bureaucracy or the private sector, devour the country and its wealth up like termites. Published Jan 23, 2020 07:03am

Vawda’s unfunny joke

What merit has Vawda brought to a ministry that oversees Pakistan's most important natural resource next to natural gas? Published Jan 16, 2020 07:14am

First quarter developments

The real story begins when you start adding up the numbers to see how much of an improvement there really is. Published Jan 09, 2020 06:31am

The year of stability

Economic matters cannot run on autopilot, nor can they be delegated to one or two men. Published Jan 02, 2020 07:17am

Power sector sinking

Much hangs in the balance as the govt is tasked with eliminating further accumulation of circular debt. Updated Dec 26, 2019 07:44am

Gas price bomb

This time utility prices are responding to variables that the inflation forecast has most likely not included. Updated Dec 19, 2019 07:55am

Silence of the lambs

It would be a good idea for Shahzad Akbar to soon hold that press conference his government promised he would. Updated Dec 05, 2019 09:12am

Time to stand down

There is more to the institution of the military than its might and its prestige. Updated Nov 28, 2019 10:04pm

Imran’s corner

Who’s really adding those numbers up anyway these days? This is government by retweet only. Updated Nov 21, 2019 07:35am

Rotten tomatoes

Creating short-lived growth booms has been the only aim of any government. Published Nov 14, 2019 07:17am

Hot air rising

There is one thing that all governments do when they come under pressure. They start throwing about random data points. Published Nov 07, 2019 07:08am

Strikes and deficits

Perhaps the snake has shed its skin, or maybe the government has realised who it is really supposed to serve. Published Oct 31, 2019 07:08am


With the country in the grips of a severe recession, even wealthy businessmen are crying out about the government’s Published Oct 20, 2019 07:00am