Editorial

Losing credibility

It is very lamentable that billions of rupees are being spent on NAB but the way it acts is becoming questionable with each passing day. In fact NAB is creating anguish for everyone.

Catching the power thieves

There is no denying that massive circular debt is one of the reasons why our power sector woes are multiplying with the passage of time. The estimated cost of power theft during 2017-18 is over Rs53 billion

Chasing peace in Afghanistan

The search for peace in Afghanistan is decades old and hitherto has been largely fruitless. The country is riven along sectarian, political and ethnic faultlines, has an aid-dependent economy, a ramshackle infrastructure and remains the…

Anti-encroachment drive or war zone?

A massive anti-encroachment drive is currently underway in Karachi thanks orders from the Supreme Court which wants the city restored to its former glory. One of these is the Empress Market and as the accompanying video shows you the action…

Crisis not averted yet

Though Pakistan has improved its ranking by 11 points, moving from 147th to 136th position in the recent WB's 'Ease of Doing Business Report, yet we are far from being a business-friendly country.

Ban the bag

The Sindh Cabinet has been hard at work to implement new policies and bans with matters concerning different areas. One that will effect every citizen is the revived ban on the use of non-biodegradable polyethylene bags.

The day that changed the world

History is punctuated by days and events that truly did change the world, usually in a slow-burn but sometimes within hours of their happening. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand triggered World War 1.

Giving clean chit to TLP

The way government has exonerated TLP activists of violent acts committed by during the violence-ridden 3-day dharnas across the country after the Supreme Court verdict in Aasia Bibi case is a reflection on the governments inept polices…

Aasia Bibi – injustice compounded

Aasia Bibi is the victim of a gross miscarriage of justice. She was falsely convicted of blasphemy, sentenced to death and has spent eight years in the condemned cell at what cost to her mental and physical wellbeing we do not know.

Magnificent Justice!

Eleven years. Eleven long painful years of languishing in jail for a crime not committed. Should poor Muhammad Mansha sing praises of the penal and judicial system that kept him