The party has to do a lot more to impress the city.
Dr Noman Ahmed
The city's topography has been altered without any regard to the overall form of the megapolis.
While democracy is an integral component of statecraft, it is nowhere to be found within political parties.
Lack of political will is preventing reform in PR.
The issues faced by the urban poor are severe.
Karachi is growing in a rudderless manner.
Institutional responses towards the challenges are not promising.
Repeatedly injecting billions of rupees may seem impressive, but there are many pitfalls to learn from.
Where does the fate of low-cost housing now stand?
INDIAN military misadventures in February 2019 and after created a premise for Pakistani polity.
The poor pay for every service, but to the informal sector.
Structurally unstable buildings are a ticking bomb.
The Sindh government has always ensured that key affairs related to Karachi’s management remain under its tight control.
Studies show more than half of the entire land allocated for industrial purposes has been lying unoccupied in Karachi
Durable solutions must be worked out to prevent fire tragedies.
Karachi and its residents deserve better.
Karachi’s poor must have the legal right to live and operate.
KMC would do well by constituting a rehabilitation committee to examine the scale of the loss and devise solutions.
The huge focus on mega projects is often attributed to biased minds.
The urban poor must be provided land purchase loans.