The Sindh government has always ensured that key affairs related to Karachi’s management remain under its tight control.
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.
The ‘why’ and ‘how’ of housing must be carefully examined.
Pakistan’s rapid urbanisation presents many issues.
The metropolis and its hapless citizens cannot afford any further divisive politics for sure.
There is no sustainable urban life without land management.
What will it take to fix Karachi’s broken supply system?
Is there a desire for transparency in Karachi’s land allocation?
Youth is a resource that we have squandered.
As our cities grow, we must be prepared to tackle fires.
Is Sindh throwing the baby out with the bathwater?
Are ‘katchi abadis’ the only housing option for the poor?
What can we learn from Cape Town’s water crisis response?
The city is undergoing major development, but for whose benefit?
Public land is a social asset, not a commodity.