An Intractable Challenge: Managing Civil Military Relations in Pakistan

This policy note was prepared for a report published by The Islamabad Policy Institute (IPI) after the general elections of 2018. As the previous government…

The 18th Amendment: An Overview

“The 18th Amendment: An Overview” chapter by Raza Rumi was published in Jinnah institute report titled Devolution: Provincial Autonomy and the 18th Amendment Rumi…

“Devaluation Was A Terrible Decision” – Dr Fahd Ali Shares Insights With Raza Rumi

Dr Fahd Ali, economist and professor at ITU, tells Raza Rumi how devaluation was a terrible decision. He suggests three steps that Pakistan must…

The Story Of Naya Daur Media By Raza Rumi

Raza Rumi in this video explains how Naya Daur Media was conceived and what are its sources of funds.…

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…

Should Pakistan have Presidential or Parliamentary System?

Raza Rumi says the presidential system has failed 4 times in Pakistan. He says we need consensus on the fact that only a parliamentary…

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…

NAB Law Amendment Shows Accountability Drive Was Nothing More Than A Sham

As the year comes to an end and Imran Khan government completes 500 days in power, Raza Rumi reviews failure of the government’s so-called…

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.…

2018 A Tough Year For Human Rights Defenders In Pakistan, says Raza Rumi

Today is the #HumanRightsDay –In this video, Raza Rumi says that the world is unsafer and myopic with the rise of facism across the…

Raza Rumi recites Fehmida Riaz’s “Tum Bilkul Hum Jaise Nikle”

Raza Rumi recites Fehmida Riaz’s “Tum Bilkul Hum Jaise Nikle” at a South Asian discussion forum held at Yale University. Indians, Pakistanis were present…

Fahmida Riaz’s Demise Is An End Of An Era, says Raza Rumi

In this video, Raza Rumi pays tribute and cherishes Fahmida Raiz’s memories. A fearless voice of Urdu literature, an extraordinary personality and a person…

Naya Daur – An Initiative By Raza Rumi For Projecting The Real Pakistan

Here’s an introduction to what Naya Daur is about by Raza Rumi on our initiative and efforts of bringing the ignored side of our…

Raza Rumi Recalls Fond Memories of Mushir ul-Hasan

Raza Rumi pays tribute to Mushir ul-Hasan, one of the prolific historians of our times. Author to many books, Hasan had done extensive research…

Raza Rumi Thinks Imran Khan’s Govt Has Failed At handling The political Situation

Raza Rumi thinks Imran Khan’s govt has failed at handling the political situation, maintaining public’s confidence and laying out a clear plan for dealing…

In Conversation With Raza Rumi About PM Imran Khan’s Performance, Media Censorship And More

In this special video, Naya Daur Editor Raza Rumi talks to Ailia Zehra about political situation of the country including the “accountability” drive, media…

In Conversation With Raza Rumi About Opposition APC

Raza Rumi talks to Ailia Zehra about the opposition APC and whether something meaningful will come out of it.…

Raza Rumi And Ziyad Faisal Discuss The Role Of Civil Society In Pakistan

Raza Rumi and Ziyad Faisal in this short video discuss who civil society is, what is its utility in our politics today and why…

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…

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…