Maroof Raza is currently the Consultant cum Strategic Affairs Expert for Times Now; a leading Indian English language Television channel; on which, apart from his appearances on news debates, he anchors a weekend TV show on World Affairs “Latitude”. He writes a fortnightly column on and also a monthly column for Fauji India.
He had earlier also anchored and presented a 26 part series on the Indian armed forces, titled ‘Line of Duty’. An episode from this series, on the Siachen Glacier won an Award in the military documentary section at the Film Festival in Rome in 2005.
This TV series has entered the “Limca Book of Records” as India’s first military reality show.
Maroof Raza currently writes a column for ‘Salute India’ a monthly magazine for India’s armed forces, and has written editorials for all the leading newspapers of India, and has lectured extensively in India and abroad on India’s security concerns. He has also authored several articles, essays and books.

Academic and Professional Credentials

Maroof Raza is a graduate of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, India, and his post graduate qualifications include the MA in War Studies from King’s College, London, and M.Phil in International Relations from Darwin College, Cambridge. In 1994, he was awarded the Times of India Fellowship, and he has held Visiting Fellowships at the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi, at the Henry L. Stimson Centre, Washington. and at the War Studies Department of King’s College, London.

Current Professional Initiatives

Maroof Raza is currently the Consulting Editor (Strategic Affairs) of Times Now, a leading Indian English TV channel. In addition he is the publisher of ‘Salute India’ a monthly magazine for India’s armed forces ( He is also the Editor-at-Large of Fauji India. His brainchild, ‘Ideas on India’, ( is a platform that celebrates what is good about India and holds conferences in Delhi and in various cities across the country.

India Risk Report

Recent Articles by Maroof Raza

Books Published
  • “Confronting Terrorism” by Penguin Books (Released in Nov 2009)
  • “Generals and Governments in India and Pakistan”(Har Anand, 2001)
  • “Wars and no peace over Kashmir” (Lancer, Delhi-1996)
  • “Low-Intensity Conflicts” (Kartikeya Publications, India,1995)

Latitude Show on Times Now

Salute to the Indian Soldier Monthly Magazine