Khurram Husain

Farewell Roosevelt Hotel

Farewell Roosevelt Hotel

It is worth noting that massive plans have been upended and assets are now on the verge of being seized. Published 21 Jan, 2021 05:24am
Is the economy recovering?

Is the economy recovering?

Prime Minister Imran Khan has been talking about a ‘recovery’ in the economy since at least November. Updated 14 Jan, 2021 12:40pm
Quetta calling

Quetta calling

The protests that broke out after the February 2013 bombing in Hazara Town spread like wildfire across Pakistan. Updated 07 Jan, 2021 08:23am
A fluctuating graph

A fluctuating graph

Coming in the middle of an improving situation, the crisis of 2020 was different from anything seen in national history. Updated 03 Jan, 2021 02:02am
What’s up in Gwadar?

What’s up in Gwadar?

Nobody seems to know who is building it since it does not feature in the provincial or federal development projects. Updated 31 Dec, 2020 08:14am
For your eyes only

For your eyes only

It seems that the government came to power with no idea of how big the world is and how complex is its machinery. Updated 24 Dec, 2020 08:05am
The endless spiral

The endless spiral

One crisis nearly abates and another looms. This is going to be an endless cycle. Updated 17 Dec, 2020 08:55am
Shaikh’s predicament

Shaikh’s predicament

Three separate strikes have been scored against the prime minister’s adviser on finance. Updated 10 Dec, 2020 08:13am
The LNG fiasco

The LNG fiasco

Industry people estimate the country has lost up to $200 million by mismanaging its LNG imports for this winter season. Published 03 Dec, 2020 07:53am
Government and its people

Government and its people

The great power of society that modern nation states possess comes at a cost for the rulers. Published 26 Nov, 2020 07:58am
Pumping growth

Pumping growth

The economy is full of air at the moment, and that is what is driving this ‘feel-good factor’. Updated 19 Nov, 2020 09:20am
The swindle without end

The swindle without end

To power subsidies, we should now be prepared to add gas, wheat and cotton subsidies as well. Updated 12 Nov, 2020 09:04am
Shouting down prices

Shouting down prices

We had a vow of action not once but twice — action against those responsible for the price spiral. And yet, here we are again… Updated 29 Oct, 2020 08:25am
Time to end the spin

Time to end the spin

The reality is that this govt is adrift; there is no vision at play, whether for tax reform or on state-owned enterprises. Updated 22 Oct, 2020 08:32am
Food for thought

Food for thought

Here we are, not more than six months later, at exactly the same point in time when last year’s price spiral got going. Updated 15 Oct, 2020 08:36am
The cost of confrontation

The cost of confrontation

Even as efforts are being made to draw up the plans necessary to satisfy the IMF, a massive political storm is brewing. Updated 08 Oct, 2020 11:08am