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Naeem Sadiq
Naeem Sadiq

The writer is a management systems consultant and a freelance writer on social issues.

  • August 08, 2015

    Donor-driven reforms

    The fate of reforms and projects can often be predicted by how they are described in the newspaper ads. Obscure jargon such as “the need for...

  • July 17, 2015

    Fighting without ‘fact-ics’

    Three fundamental questions could have drastically cut down the size and duration of Pakistan’s war against crime and terror. ‘Who owns’,...

  • June 24, 2015

    How not to collect taxes

    Why would a government intentionally make payment of taxes a frustrating ordeal for its citizens? One needs to study the Sindh Excise & Taxation ...

  • June 16, 2015

    Politics of prohibited bore

    Few appeasements entice a Pakistani politician more than a prohibited-bore weapon licence. Needless to say, the massive proliferation of these...

  • June 05, 2015

    The right to 'no'

    "Democratic progress requires the ready availability of true and complete information. To act otherwise is to give way to despotic secrecy.” –...

  • March 11, 2015

    Our ‘napping’ brigade

    ‘We are in a state of war’ this is what we get to hear every day. However, most Pakistanis seem convinced that the much-talked-about war on...

  • February 18, 2015

    The sale of Saiful Maluk

    For years the eco-system of Balochistan has been mercilessly plundered by visitors from rich Middle Eastern states. Trampling upon large tracts of...