Rehabilitation can be learned from past tremors.
Machhar Colony is next on the list of demolitions.
The set-up in Sindh exercises total control over LG functions.
Land is now viewed as a tradable commodity instead of an asset.
The demands of statecraft mean nation-states, including the superpowers, generally enjoy only relative independence; not absolute.
Refugees from Afghanistan will likely be drawn to Karachi.
For VCs of yore, it was more than a job assignment.
Gauging the status of development on a periodic basis is a prime prerequisite in public administration.
For the vulnerable, a shelter is much more than a dwelling.
A fracas has been unleashed around the affairs of the Rawalpindi Ring Road project.
Karachi’s administration and provincial agencies have taken measures that hit the urban poor on a continuous basis.
Our planners must learn that infrastructure and services are essential to economic progress.
Some initiatives need to be expanded, not discontinued.
Each development initiative pushes the poor out of their abodes, disrupts their lives and destroys their fragile assets.
Having suffered at the hands of the Hindu majority, politics in Pakistan has a constant majority-versus-minority streak.
Political interests have determined land supply.
It is not the interest of the public but that of other stakeholders that is kept in mind while endorsing development decisions.
Even earlier, internships were integral to student life.
The poor often end up paying more than middle-income segments.
Figures are needed to address Karachi’s problems.