In significant measure, the revenue effort depends on people agreeing to cooperate with the government.
It would be a mistake to take one’s own power for granted in times such as these.
You cannot spin inflation, and you cannot plug macroeconomic deficits with emotional appeals.
Don’t believe the hype. The tax amnesty is not a ‘documentation measure’. They are always revenue exercises.
Last-minute scramble to agree on price of licence renewal.
Once the macroeconomic adjustment under the auspices of the IMF programme gets under way, it will shape the conduct ...
No official reason given for sudden sackings, name of new central bank chief to be announced today.
Hafeez Shaikh knows which constituencies need to be kept satisfied to keep his boat afloat.
Once in an IMF programme, the government will have to wade deep into it, and own the process.
The data is not the only indication that the present state of difficulties is set to continue for at least another year.
The water and power development authority’s seismic design parameters indicate they may be woefully inadequate
It's during periods of adjustment that the populace is called upon to make large sacrifices because of higher inflation.
A total of 712 accounts and 390 pages have been taken down in an ongoing effort against ‘coordinated inauthentic
There are numerous other places where the finance minister was trying to manufacture optimism using the same data
What a moment to arrive into a new job!
In one area after another, we are seeing a magic-bullet approach to tackling chronic and intractable problems.
Some work is being done, but it appears to be haphazard and driven by contingency.
Continued escalation means making a point beyond demonstration of capability.
Compared to the first half period last year, this year we have what is known as a primary deficit.
The period of indecision and vacillation has to end and a period of decisive policy action has to begin.