articles by Abdur Rauf Yousafzai


Kashmir after 370; view from Pakistan: India must learn from neighbour's errors, pay heed to Bacha Khan's philosophy

India has time to revisit and rethink its approach. To see Mahatma Gandhi’s India turn exclusionist and intolerant would be a travesty


70 years after Babrra Massacre, victims' families demand justice, as deaths of 600 Khudai Khidmatgars remain buried in history

The Babrra massacre of the Khyber Pakhtunwa region is an incident which happened 71 years ago on this day and is rarely mentioned in the history books of either Pakistan or India.


Pakistan Election: Fresh narrative, focus on youth and lack of alternatives aided Imran Khan's win in KP province

Despite allegations of rigging and manipulation — with several instances in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which prove them right — it would be wrong to ignore Imran Khan, the man at the centre and the role he played.


Pakistan General Election 2018: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa goes to polls under pall of violence, rallies see low turnout

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the third largest province of the country, is home to 15.32 million registered voters (25 percent higher than 2013).


Pakistan polls: Imran Khan's poll rhetorics may help PTI gain new ground, but in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, second chance is unlikely

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf failed to fulfill the promises it made to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2013 elections, and that could hurt its prospects on 25 July since Pashtuns have a notion to not give a second chance to a party that doesn't perform