Political parties tend to resist democracy within their own ranks.
Why is an empowered DC/DM so crucial to the state’s writ?
Bashing civil servants is a favourite pastime.
Is another army operation a sustainable solution?
Children in madressahs can be easily brainwashed.
What was the objective behind reviving the DC’s office?
Neglecting the list reflects misplaced priorities.
We make policies and then continue with our ad-hoc ways.
Unfortunately, the Nacta experiment is going nowhere.
The antidote for militancy is the police.
The bureaucracy is depressed, scared and directionless.
THE military operation in North Waziristan has raised hopes of getting rid of the militants. In this euphoria, ...
THE attack on Karachi airport was something that the government had been trying to postpone through dialogue with ...
Bangladesh is ahead of us according to several indicators.
THE recent news of the government’s decision to call up the Rangers for law and order duties in Islamabad is...
EVEN in the best-case scenario of government-Taliban talks succeeding, would the Taliban fighter give up violence to...
UNTIL some years ago, one reason for joining government service rather than the more paying private sector was that...
THEY say the road to hell is paved with good intentions. The Supreme Court came down heavily on the Sindh government for giving out-of-turn and shoulder promotions.
THE recent visit of parliamentarians from Pakistan to India was a welcome event.
THINKING that I should know, someone asked me why I thought the Pakistan government has been so prompt and ready to give MFN status to India. Even though I know a few things about this issue, I was stumped.