Zahid Hussain

Politics of JITs

Politics of JITs

The powerful nexus of crime and politics has little to fear.

Updated Jul 08, 2020 09:10am
Dangerous delusions

Dangerous delusions

The opposition seems to have become more coherent and forceful in challenging the government.

Updated Jul 01, 2020 09:08am
Justice on trial

Justice on trial

The move against a judge of the country’s top court cannot be seen in isolation.

Updated Jun 24, 2020 07:52am
Leadership matters

Leadership matters

Mixed messaging and downplaying the problem have confused the public.

Published Jun 17, 2020 06:55am
A global movement

A global movement

The wave of protest across the world is part of a democratic struggle to defend human rights.

Published Jun 10, 2020 06:56am
Blundering into disaster

Blundering into disaster

Thanks to policy confusion, we haven’t been able to contain the virus.

Published Jun 03, 2020 06:50am
State of anarchy

State of anarchy

Why would citizens follow SOPs if they are made to believe that no contagion is threatening their lives?

Published May 20, 2020 07:04am
A dangerous gamble

A dangerous gamble

The centre has not understood that bringing the virus under control would help the economy recover.

Published May 13, 2020 06:27am
Politics of faith

Politics of faith

Even the pleading of those on the front line of the battle against the virus has gone unheard.

Published Apr 29, 2020 07:02am
Pandemic’s economic impact

Pandemic’s economic impact

The mixed messages from the leadership often fail the efforts that have so far been made to fight the virus.

Updated Apr 16, 2020 09:00am
A divisive move

A divisive move

The decision to remove restrictions and reopen certain industries is not a wise one in these times.

Published Apr 08, 2020 07:04am
A changed world

A changed world

The coronavirus has devastated the world’s mightiest economic and military powers.

Published Apr 01, 2020 06:29am
Hard times ahead

Hard times ahead

The fight against the pandemic has exposed the various fault lines.

Published Mar 25, 2020 05:37am
Crisis of leadership

Crisis of leadership

Dealing with coronavirus must be the state's main priority and resources must be diverted to deal with the pandemic.

Published Mar 18, 2020 07:05am
Civil servants in the dock

Civil servants in the dock

It’s business as usual and bureaucrats are required to serve the new political masters.

Published Mar 11, 2020 07:09am
Hostage to bigots

Hostage to bigots

Growing religious extremism presents the biggest threat to freedom of expression.

Updated Mar 04, 2020 08:36am
Coming full circle

Coming full circle

Future political stability will depend on the cessation of violence and how the intra-Afghan dialogue is organised.

Updated Feb 26, 2020 07:34am