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Tasneem Noorani

Grass-root reforms

Grass-root reforms

Bureaucracy is confused, as political interference seems to have increased. Published Feb 19, 2019 06:57am
Remedy for all ills

Remedy for all ills

Can we blame a little girl for ‘running away’ from school? Published Dec 27, 2018 07:07am
NAB’s task

NAB’s task

No one realised the unfettered powers of the accountability body. Published Nov 27, 2018 07:00am
State’s grandeur

State’s grandeur

Bureaucracy is not performing because it is demoralised. Published Nov 13, 2018 06:53am
Good governance

Good governance

In which direction is the PM headed? Published Oct 20, 2018 07:19am
Better bureaucracy

Better bureaucracy

More than structural flaws, basic issues plague the civil service. Published Sep 19, 2018 07:12am
‘Punjab speed’

‘Punjab speed’

Systemic improvement is needed, not shortcuts. Published Sep 06, 2018 06:22am
Changing the system

Changing the system

Will the old bureaucracy continue in Naya Pakistan? Published Aug 12, 2018 07:10am
Sham democracy

Sham democracy

Political parties tend to resist democracy within their own ranks. Published Aug 21, 2017 07:13am
District magistrate

District magistrate

Why is an empowered DC/DM so crucial to the state’s writ? Published Jun 22, 2017 03:49am
CSS decline

CSS decline

Bashing civil servants is a favourite pastime. Updated May 21, 2017 06:52am
A Herculean task

A Herculean task

Is another army operation a sustainable solution? Updated Jun 21, 2017 01:52pm
Fighting extremism

Fighting extremism

Children in madressahs can be easily brainwashed. Published Feb 26, 2017 07:01am
Inexplicable move

Inexplicable move

What was the objective behind reviving the DC’s office? Published Jan 18, 2017 12:59pm
Fourth Schedule

Fourth Schedule

Neglecting the list reflects misplaced priorities. Published Dec 15, 2016 04:16am
Poor governance

Poor governance

We make policies and then continue with our ad-hoc ways. Published Oct 21, 2015 01:17am
Moribund authority

Moribund authority

Unfortunately, the Nacta experiment is going nowhere. Published Feb 01, 2015 12:27am
Proactive approach

Proactive approach

The antidote for militancy is the police. Published Jan 09, 2015 01:27am
A little respect

A little respect

The bureaucracy is depressed, scared and directionless. Published Jul 11, 2014 12:57am
War of narratives

War of narratives

THE military operation in North Waziristan has raised hopes of getting rid of the militants. In this euphoria, ... Published Jun 27, 2014 01:03am