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[5 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Who Was Afraid of Parween Rehman?

Was it the TTP factions who were running an illegal water hydrant business in Orangi? Or was it the builder’s mafia, in cahoots with government officials, who were opposed to the regularisation of the katchi abadis?

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[15 Jul 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note

If the practitioners of democracy want to save democracy from adventurist generals, they will have to stop defrauding the awam with slogans of roti, kapra aur makan.

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[21 May 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
Cover Story: This Land is My Land

Rampant land grabbing in Karachi is the biggest business in town – and a political tool for rewarding abettors and punishing those who refuse to toe the line.

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[15 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Cover Story: Deliver or Die

Karachi’s extortion mafia, in collusion with assorted political parties, has held the city in a tightening vise for years.

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[25 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note

As our political leaders scrambled to bolster their positions in the run up to the senate elections, the real issues facing the country remained on the back burner.

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[11 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Wasim Akhtar, MQM

Senior party leader, Wasim Akhtar, responds to allegations against The MQM.

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[11 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Cover Story: Partners, Never Friends

From sworn enemies to BFFs, the MQM-PPP relationship is constantly in motion.

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[11 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Cover Story: Is the Party Over?

Despite rumblings from within and outside, the MQM remains a tour de force.

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[11 Nov 2014 | One Comment | ]
Till Need Do Us Part

In urban Sindh’s politics, the more things change, the more they remain the same.

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[10 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: November 2014

Are the days of revolutions and revolutionaries finally over? Has the tsunami receded or is it just taking a breather to recoup its dwindling strength?