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Sikandar Ali Hullio

  • June 02, 2024

    The case for small dams

    A representational image  of Gordharo Dam near Nagarparkar city. — Facebook/karoonjhar.photography/FileThis is the age of small dams; the era of...

  • May 18, 2024

    The future is young

    PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari routinely talks about engaging them with some solid plans

  • August 02, 2023

    Gateway to prosperity

    Pakistan’s new gateway to economic prosperity – the Dhabeji Special Economic Zone – is in the making. Chairperson of the PPP and Foreign...

  • April 04, 2018

    Reviewing history

    The 4th of April is marked as one of the darkest days in the political calendar of Pakistan. This was the day when the first ever directly elected...

  • July 18, 2017

    Balancing accountability

    In an unexpected and much-delayed move, the Sindh government decided to repeal the National Accountability Bureau in the province. A bill –...

  • June 21, 2017

    A very corporate affair

    We have observed the holy month of Ramazan since our childhood with religious fervour and spiritual zeal. However, celebrations during the month...

  • May 05, 2017

    The digital divide

    We live in the age of social media where intercontinental societies can be connected to each other within seconds. This unusual and extraordinary...

  • April 20, 2017

    Structural reforms

    As the general elections of 2018 draw closer, there has been much talk on how they can be made more inclusive and acceptable to all political...

  • March 21, 2017

    Celebrating the colours of diversity

    For centuries, the arrival of spring has been celebrated across the world. In the Subcontinent, it starts with the ages-old celebration of colours...

  • March 08, 2017

    A new wave of revival

    Much before the next general elections in the country – which have been tentatively scheduled for mid-2018 – the PPP has returned with...

  • February 24, 2017

    Revisiting Mohenjodaro

    The Indus Valley Civilisation – which flourished on both banks of the Indus River from the Himalayas to the Arabian Sea – was revisited...

  • February 02, 2017

    The merger of Fata

    For the first time in the history of our country, an evolving discourse regarding the merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber...

  • January 25, 2017

    An unequal world

    The world is becoming increasingly unequal despite all the theoretical paradigms that advocated various mechanisms to bridge this widening gap of...

  • January 18, 2017

    Hunt for the Houbara

    Winter, largely in the south of Pakistan, is less cold. In the past, this attracted tourists from the western part of the country. However, an...

  • January 05, 2017

    The legacy of Bhutto

    Former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto would have turned 89 years old today had his life not been tragically cut short in 1979 following a...

  • November 26, 2016

    The new Punjab and the old PPP

    Once the most popular party in the country, the PPP will be almost half a century old next week on November 30. A week before that, the party is...

  • September 01, 2016

    Whither honour?

    Another heart-wrenching, horrible story of honour killing comes from Sindh’s small town of Gambat in district Khairpur. Tahira Shah and Kamran...

  • August 11, 2016

    Lost space

    For some, Pakistan has been a land of the pure, and of privilege. For the rest of us, it has been a troubled land, mainly for its minorities and...

  • May 18, 2016

    Time for accountability

    It has been more than a month, and the intercontinental leaks are going nowhere. With two earth-shaking episodes so far, there are still many more...

  • September 17, 2015

    Is all politics local?

    ‘All politics is local’ – this phrase, borrowed from American politics, is as relevant to them as us. With the current electoral season of the...

  • June 29, 2015

    Karachi: dance of death

    Once called the city of lights last week saw Karachi turned to a city of death, with more than 200 lives lost in just five days, as the mercury...

  • June 23, 2015

    From reconciliation to resistance

    Once tagged as the ‘king of reconciliation’, Asif Ali Zardari stands alone all of sudden after his hard-hitting speech – made mainly to...