More than 2317 children have been kidnapped from Karachi: unimportant issue for our leaders.

The News reported: As many as 2,317 children reportedly went missing from the jurisdiction of 106 police stations in 20 towns of Karachi, and only 16 percent of them were recovered, according to data collected by the Roshni Helpline, a civil society group working to uphold the rights of women and children. I was shocked … Read more

PML-F rejects PPP’s proposal for modifying SPLGA

The News reported: The Pakistan Muslim League Functional PML-F has rejected the Pakistan People’s Party’s proposal of introducing amendments in the controversial Sindh People’s Local Government Act-2012 (SPLGA).The PPP made an offer to bring modifications in the SPLGA-2012 in its bid to reconcile with its former coalition allies. I think PPP’s action is morally unpleasant … Read more

The Army has contacted the ECP: Strange

The news has made me anxious. Director-General Inter-Service Public Relations’ statement had given the impression that they would wait for the request. Now Express Tribune has reported that Pakistan Army Officials have made contact with ECP. News papers and commenters have been saying that the army would not embroil itself in Karachi again. It appears … Read more

There is no system of government-run ambulance in the restive city of 21 million people

Sidrah Roghay tells us that there is no proper government-run ambulance service in this mega city. Her report shocked me. What will happen to us in crisis?  Successive governments have not paid attention to add the services of government hospitals. There are three government hospitals in the city.  There are 10-12 ambulances in of each … Read more