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.
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Creative ways of generating revenue must be worked out for Karachi.
Educators are being forced to survive on half their pay.
Expensive expressways are not the answer to transport woes.
Karachi doesn’t have a proper plan to begin with.
Reckless sale of land along the Northern Bypass, clandestine land acquisition by a mega realtor along Super Highway, ....
Buildings have been falling like ninepins in Karachi.
Karachi needs to be managed with consensus.
Karachi should prepare for the next torrential downpour.
Urban development functions in an institutional limbo.
Pakistan’s youth can benefit from serving others.