Anshuman Rawat
Anshuman Rawat is a geopolitics / international relations journalist, communications specialist, author and serial media entrepreneur from India.

Founder-Director of Rawat MediaWorks and Communications Solutions Private Limited, he has assiduously built 15 years of experience in creation, management and marketing of content and communication solutions in print publishing, online media and digital video production. In the long run, he aims at being one of the most proactive players in “the development and spread of society-oriented media convergence” in India.

Apart from being a columnist/blogger for The Huffington Post (UK), he is currently consulting editor of League of India (India) and the SAARC region editor of the blogs network of Foreign Policy Association (US).

Previously, he had written, produced and directed A.O.D. (aka The Art of Dying), one of India’s earliest full-length English feature films on digital format; founded and edited League, the first and only government (RNI) registered general interest English monthly magazine of the western Indian state of Gujarat and founded and edited The Indic Post, one of India’s only standalone internet newspaper of its time (just around the time The Huffington Post had arrived).

Some of his other roles include that of a webmaster of Ahmedabad’s only social networking site of the time Kitli – Life@Tea®), publishing manager of Peepal ke Patte, a Hindi novel by Shambhu Dayal, screenplay writer of Twice Shy, a bilingual feature film script, author of I am Ahmedabad, a collection of short stories, executive editor of four B2B/trade magazines simultaneously, Hindi film reviewer etc.

He also has his poetry published in an international collection and has composed the entire original soundtrack (lyrics and music) of one of his forthcoming films.

A qualified Civil Engineer (Geo-Technical Engineering), with two postgraduate diplomas in media studies, he expects to launch his most recent – and the most ambitious as yet – entrepreneurial venture Travel Intelligence India (Ti91) by the third quarter of this year.

Collection of all his writing, along with exclusive articles, is available on his personal website.

Entries by Anshuman Rawat

English Cricket Is Losing the Plot

(0) Comments | Posted 21 July 2014 | (19:25)

It would have been okay if it were just about losing a test match to India at Lords Cricket Ground after 28 years. What should worry the mandarins of the game in its country of birth, however, is the complete lack of purpose and direction of the current team.


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The Tricky Business of Permanent Residency

(0) Comments | Posted 25 June 2012 | (14:42)

The jury is still out on the cost of providing fast-track residency to affluent foreigners

There are many ways in which modern societies are getting shaped across the world. Australia cast its vote recently in favour of crafting one by handpicking well heeled citizens from other countries.

On May...

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Philippines 'Comes Back Home to the US' to Keep China Away from the Neighbourhood

(0) Comments | Posted 11 February 2012 | (07:58)

More than 20 years after a vote in its Senate asked the United States to vacate large-scale military bases in the country and leave, the Philippines announced on 27 January that it was looking for more joint military exercises with the US, as well as having a greater number of...

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An Even Match

(1) Comments | Posted 6 January 2012 | (14:12)

A November 2011 report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a US congressional advisory panel, urged the White House and US Congress to scrutinize China's military expansion and pushed for a tougher stance against, what it dubbed as, anticompetitive Chinese trade policies.

While China's military, which benefited...

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2011: South Asia's Continuing Battle with Violence & its Legacy

(0) Comments | Posted 25 December 2011 | (23:35)

South Asia is often described as the most dangerous place on earth and the most promising emerging market - both in the same breath. The year 2011 illustrated in ample measure the implausible irony.

The biggest international story of the year, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of US...

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Hat-Trick Boy Stuart Broad Brings England Right Back on a Fabulous Day of Cricket at Nottingham

(0) Comments | Posted 30 July 2011 | (18:25)

A little after Rahul Dravid reached his 34th test hundred on the second day of the India-England test match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, Alan Wilkins expressed his gentle displeasure to fellow commentator Ravi Shastri about the nickname 'Wall' given to the Indian batsman. "A wall can be brought down", he...

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