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

Stars under a cloud
Stars under a cloud
    July 8, 2015

One by one, the star performers of the BJP are landing in one problem or the other. The image of the party is getting hit harder than anyone had imagined just a few months ago. Why is the leadership still quiet?

Shoe on the other foot
Shoe on the other foot
    July 1, 2015

The ongoing sordid tale of the links of senior BJP ministers with Lalit Modi, the former IPL chief and a man wanted by India, is stretching the credibility of the government. And the PM’s silence, a la his predecessor and the butt of his sarcasm, is not helping

Branding a new image
Branding a new image
    June 24, 2015

In recent times Modi has made consistent efforts at presenting a Muslim-friendly face. But the image makeover that the Prime Minister (thus far seen as a Hindu hardliner) is attempting will not be rendered effective unless it is matched by a change in attitude on the ground

For Modi with love
    June 17, 2015

The latest controversy involving Sushma Swaraj facilitating travel documents for Lalit Modi, who is facing charges of money laundering in India, has left none in doubt that this government is not as clean as it had claimed just three weeks ago 

Border with Bangla, at last
    June 10, 2015

Forty years and several governments later, India and Bangladesh have signed the historic land boundary agreement. But there is still a water dispute to sort out that is going to be much tougher to negotiate