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

Olive branch or new leaf
Olive branch or new leaf
    December 2, 2015

Faced with the prospect of crucial legislations getting stuck due to rising opposition strength, Narendra Modi invited arch enemies Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh for tea. Is this the beginning of Modi’s brand of consensus politics? Or is it just a temporary ploy to out-wit the opposition?

In a noodle soup
In a noodle soup
    November 25, 2015

Indian yoga guru Ramdev’s bid to capture the market vacated by Maggi after it was banned appears to be running into rough weather. The food safety authorities say his Patanjali Ayurved has permission to make pasta only.

When in Rome
    November 18, 2015

Intolerance will not be tolerated, Prime Minister Modi tells the British media after refusing to talk on the subject at home. Is he following in the footsteps of Indira Gandhi who was more comfortable speaking her mind abroad?

Bihar reclaims India
Bihar reclaims India
    November 11, 2015

The stunning defeat of Narendra Modi’s BJP in Bihar Assembly elections shows that any attempt to disrupt the pluralistic social fabric of India will be met by strong resistance from citizens. Is Amit Shah listening?

Public diplomacy sans trust
Public diplomacy sans trust
    November 4, 2015

In a departure from the past, Pakistan’s High Commissioner Abdul Basit visited Bengaluru to indulge in some serious public diplomacy.