Should ‘khokha’ owners wait to become prime minister before the state stops persecuting them?
If we have private companies providing this service, why do we need the state to step in?
Whose interests do political parties truly represent?
‘Naya’ Pakistan is just ‘purana’ Pakistan on steroids.
An effectively managed real estate sector can work to solve many of our tax, housing and urban headaches.
All may be fair in love and war, but then what is war, and what have we been doing for two decades?
The gap between the Hazaras and other communities is now wider than it has ever been.
The clamour for invasive surveillance technologies like CCTV cameras should be checked and discussed by citizens.
Any good transit system, especially BRT, is defined by its integration with spaces and people along the areas...
For ordinary Pakistanis, what is this ‘India’ and how do we identify our enemy?
The Chinese are clearly better prepared for the industrialisation process that CPEC can generate in Pakistan.
With insufficient local demand and no exports, we need to rethink our automobile policy.
Consolidating labour in dense urban centres can lead to economic benefits only if there are enough opportunities
Cities must act to bring work, shopping and living in close proximity to one another through multipurpose developments.
Police officers must seek to balance contrasting ethical notions and public perceptions of rights and justice at all
Our cities are hostile to women’s public presence.
Upper-class sensitivities have forced us to design cities that work for cars, not people.
Drives against encroachment seem to target the worst-off in society.
Banning transactions is the most unimaginative strategy.
If done well, LGs can help improve governance, transform the civil service and solve lacunae with property valuations.