Imran -Qureshi
    Imran  Qureshi

    Muscat Daily Columnist

    Imran Qureshi is a seasoned print and television journalist, based in Bengaluru. He writes on political and other issues and follows trends in society

Stranded on the road
Stranded on the road
    April 27, 2016

Between taxi aggregators, hungry to make a fast buck, and a government machinery that still prefers to move on a bullock-cart, the consumer is caught right in the middle of the road. Meanwhile, prices keep surging...

Water water everywhere
Water water everywhere
    April 20, 2016

A court in India has recently ordered the shifting of cricket matches out of the state of Maharashtra, which is facing severe drought.

In the name of God
In the name of God
    April 13, 2016

Sunday’s accident at a Kerala temple which claimed over a hundred lives tells us that the time has come to put safety of devotees above man-made rituals. But, will anyone bell the cat?

In the grip of polls
In the grip of polls
    April 6, 2016

Frequent elections may be good for democracy, but hurt governance. Not only can governments not take decisions for fear of violating the code which disallows influencing the voter, even ministers are more often on poll duty than in office. No wonder then that PM Modi has echoed what Rajiv Gandhi said long ago.

Backdoor to power
Backdoor to power
    March 30, 2016

The BJP government is successfully dislodging Congress state governments by abetting dissidence in the latter. Though its means may be questionable, the truth is that the Congress is simply unable to get its house in order.