Hassan Rouhani: Iran’s New President Will Build Alliances With India and Afghanistan

Here is something I wrote for policymic   An unprecedented number of Iranians at home and abroad participated in the 11th presidential elections in the…

Walk with a Dehlvi

Another review of my book, Delhi by heart, over at the Indian Express One thing that can be said about Pakistani journalist Raza Rumi…

A book with a view

Delhi by Heart in NYC, originally uploaded by Jahane Rumi. A friend of mine – KS – was most kind to have purchased my…

Attacks on the state

Latest for the Express Tribune   In the last few days, Pakistan and its newly elected government have been rocked by a wave of terrorist…

Revival of local government

For Express Tribune On paper, the decision of the Sindh government to formally revive the local government system, based on the 1979 legislation, is a…

Egypt back to square one

Here is an editorial for the Express Tribune   The Arab Spring unleashed in 2011 seems to be continuing. The removal of Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi…

Afghan Refugees and Pakistan

Latest for Express Tribune Pakistan has hosted millions of Afghan refugees since the 1980s when the resistance to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan resulted in intense…

The Balochistan conundrum

Here is an Editorial for the Express Tribune   Pakistan’s largest province, Balochistan, continues to bleed. Decades of neglect and exclusion have created a sense…

A wonderful review of my book by Rana Safvi

Here’s a lovely review written by Rana Safvi over at her blog   “Dilli jo aik shahar tha aalam mai intikhaab rahtay thay hee…

Delhi by heart: Writing “Home”

A review of my book, Delhi by heart, in the Express Tribune     In candid tones, journalist and analyst Raza Rumi explores an…

A welcome shift

Here’s what I wrote for The News on Sunday about the Pakistan Army’s revised security and threat assessment The Pakistan army has reportedly revised…

What do you read, my lord?

My book will be launched this Saturday. I can say that its going to be a big day in my quest to become a…

Time to move on

On peace with India for The News on Sunday After the recent LoC fiasco, there has to be long-term commitment and readiness to install shock…

Book review: Delhi of the past and the present

Here is a lovely review of my book, written by the esteemed Intizar Husain   Raza Rumi tells us that he aspired to be…

Time for complete justice

Dr Tahirul Qadri, who has kept Pakistani pundits busy for the past three months, faced a major blow when a three-member SC bench dismissed…

Challenges of Political Transition

My piece published here Pakistan’s next general election, due in a few months, will be the first where civilian forces are in charge of…

Pakistan: Political transition amid regional instability

Last week I attended a roundtable organised by Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Berlin. The theme was “Shaping the Future of Pakistan: Loose,…

Pakistan: Ominous clouds of violence overshadow Elections 2013

Holding a peaceful election in 2013 would, perhaps, be one of the important milestones in countering the power and influence of the extremists Within…

Welcome remarks

This is a worthwhile editorial published in ET The seasoned Congress leader and India’s well-known dove Mani Shankar Aiyarhas made some bold remarks at…

Cover Story: Mahasin-i-Kalam-i-Ghalib by Abdur Rehman Bijnouri

A review I did for Dawn   Such is the majesty of Urdu’s greatest poet Mirza Ghalib (1797-1869) that his works continue to be…
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