When Will COVID Vaccine Arrive In Pakistan?

Lately with each passing day, the debate on procurement of coronavirus vaccine is gaining momentum. At the same time, the confusion is also multiplying…

Quick Roundup Of 2020: Democracy On Decline, Trump Defeat And Arab-Israel Relations

In an exclusive interview with Wajahat Ahmad, Raza Rumi discusses key global issues. The year of 2020 witnessed the decline of democracy with the…

Was Iqbal Against The Idea of Secularism? Watch Faisal Devji’s Interview with Raza Rumi

Faisal Devji is one of the foremost historians on the politics of Indian subcontinent. In this interview with Raza Rumi for Naya Daur Media,…

Legacy of Bhagat Singh – India and Pakistan’s Shared Hero

Watch Raza Rumi in conversation with historian Irfan Habib (in Delhi) and activist Diep Saeeda (in Lahore) about Bhagat Singh’s legacy and why we…

International Newsletter ‘The Story’ Gives Naya Daur A Warm Shoutout

Laxmi Murthi writes about the new space in Pakistani journalism created by Naya Daur, a new media portal that upholds diversity of opinion and…

Towards A Progressive Pakistan: My Panel Discussion With Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy, Nadeem Paracha, Afiya Zia and Amber Shamsi

An erudite panel of academics and journalists talk about the challenges faced by Pakistan in becoming a progressive state over its 73 years of…

Coronavirus Crisis In Pakistan Has Exposed The Hollowness Of Populism

After weeks of inertia, confused decision-making and contradictory signals, the federal government appears to have realized the urgency of tackling the coronavirus pandemic that…

Can Feminism Succeed In Pakistan?

Afiya Zia, the author of ‘Faith and Feminism in Pakistan’, tells Raza Rumi that women in all parts of the country, across social classes,…

Mehr Tarar Explains Why PTI Still Needs To Be Given Time

Mehr Tarar while talking to Raza Rumi explains why she still has hopes in ‘Naya Pakistan’ and why it deserves more time.…

Shifting Political Sands: Imran Khan Should Read The Signs Carefully

PMLN and PPP are getting relief and this is happening despite Imran Khan’s policy of fixing his ‘corrupt’ opponents. Such developments may culminate in…

Junaid Hafeez’s Death Sentence Is A Stark Reminder Of Broken Justice System

Junaid Hafeez, a young scholar who has suffered six years of solitary confinement has been sentenced to death on a dubious blasphemy case. To…

Supreme Court’s Unexpected Intervention In Gen Bajwa’s Appointment Has Created A New Crisis

Institutional wrangling, botched up decision making of the federal government have thrown the country into another phase of political uncertainty. Supreme Court’s decision to suspend notification…

Martial law won’t help. Imran must talk to Fazal

According to Raza Rumi, there are three possible outcomes of Maulana’s march 1- The march is successful, mainstream parties also join him and the…

To Leave Or Not To Leave? 3 Critical Questions Surrounding Nawaz Sharif’s ‘Deal’

1 – Will Nawaz Sharif, at some point, agree to leave the country, accepting the government’s alleged ‘offer’? Nawaz Sharif has been reluctant to…

Institutions Matter: Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute (PKLI) Should Survive & Serve

NAYADAUR EXCLUSIVE The current provincial government of Punjab has recently stripped away the autonomy of the ‘multi-billion rupee mega health facility’, Pakistan Kidney and…

What Is The Message Of Kerbala?

In this #vlog razarumi says that the radical and transformative meaning of Kerbala is to resist injustice and autocracy. The Kerbala tragedy also reiterates…

Like It Or Not, Maryam Nawaz Has Arrived

Maryam Nawaz, the uncrowned leader of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), is marching on with her avid supporters. The ‘Free Nawaz Sharif’ rallies are aimed…

Horse Trading in Senate – Back To The Era Pakistan Needs To Forget

Horse trading, pressure tactics and the old tools for ‘managed’ parliaments have been defeating democracy in the past. The failed motion against Chairman Senate…

How Can Pakistan Deal With Its Debts: Raza Rumi In Discussion With Fahad Ali

The economist Fahad Ali in conversation with Raza Rumi explains how Pakistan can deal with its external debt in the coming years. Two major…

Murtaza Solangi And Raza Rumi Discuss Plight Of Media Workers In Pakistan

Murtaza Solangi and Raza Rumi discuss the situation of media freedom in Pakistan. While Murtaza Solangi believes that the government and the state institutions…
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