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

Catch ’em young
Catch ’em young
    February 17, 2016

The recent government action at JNU, soon after the recent episode in Hyderabad, has sharpened t he battle lines between students who are committed to free thought and elements who believe in thought control.

Colour composition
Colour composition
    February 10, 2016

The recent mob attack on a Tanzanian girl student in Bengaluru hogged global media attention.

Political opportunism
Political opportunism
    February 3, 2016

The current bid to impose President’s Rule in the sensitive state of Arunachal Pradesh shows total disregard for provisions of the Indian Constitution and norms of democracy. This is competitive politics rearing its ugly head. The onus is, yet again, on the apex court to protect democratic institutions.

Voices rising
Voices rising
    January 27, 2016

Last week, Prime Minister Modi was, for the first time, asked to ‘go back’ from a public meeting. The two protesting Dalit research scholars sent a pertinent message to the incumbent government: Learn to accept differences before democratic voices get stronger.

Questioning tradition
Questioning tradition
    January 20, 2016

The recent spate of court observations and rulings have called into question practices that are violative of individual rights.