Conversation On Book, “The Roots Of Fake News”

PCIM and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) hosted a conversation, moderated by Raza Rumi, with authors Brian Winston and Matthew Winston about…

New US Administration And Indo-Pak Relations; Is There A Way Forward?

Raza Rumi shares key insights on impact of prospective Biden administration on foreign front, especially in South Asian context, Indo-Pak stalemate and nationalism, and…

Think Fest Pakistan: Debating Jinnah’s Role In Pakistan Movement With Yasser Hamdani

Even though MA Jinnah led a public movement, founded a country, and changed the map of the world, many key aspects his life and…

What It Means To Be A Pakistani. Exploring South Asian Diaspora With Raza Rumi

The following interview is conducted by Daneesh Majid with Ahmad Raza Rumi on the subjects of identity, society and culture.  A man who has…

Mian Mir

Yesterday, devotees were lighting lamps at the shrine of Mian Mir in Lahore to commemorate the saint’s 383rd Urs (death anniversary). Full article here >>…

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…

Young Pashtuns have shown the mirror to ‘mainstream’ Pakistan

A stage is set up in Islamabad during the protest demanding justice for Naqeebullah Mehsud.— Photo by Shakeel Qarar FEBRUARY 11, 2018: Young Pashtuns…

Miniature Painting Goes Global

Steeped in the past, and yet, modernist in its application, neo miniature is the new face of Pakistani miniature painting and art. Having evolved…

Khushwant Singh: The last Pakistani living on Indian soil

My tribute to KS (first published in DAWN on March 30) IT is difficult to evaluate the legacy of writer, journalist and an icon…

Displacement & Discontent – Basti by Intizar Husain

THE publication of Basti’s translation is an important literary milestone. The author, Intizar Husain, is perhaps the greatest living Urdu writer and his genius…