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

Farming woes
Farming woes
    April 29, 2015

The death of Gajendra Singh, a farmer, in full public glare has seen political parties fall over each other to present a farm-friendly face. But is there any understanding of India’s agrarian crisis? Where is the solution?

Son returns, but can he rise?
Son returns, but can he rise?
    April 22, 2015

Though Rahul Gandhi has returned with fresh energy, doubts still persist within Congress men as to whether he has the astuteness needed to lead from the front. Most still prefer mother Sonia.

Caught in the Net
Caught in the Net
    April 15, 2015

Indians join forces to fight for Net neutrality to counter a proposal from the telecom regulatory authority which will enable a telecom operator or an Internet service provider, and not the end user, to decide what will be offered free to the user on the Net

Indian Prime Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Narendra Modi gestures as he speaks during a public meeting held by the party in Bangalore (AFP)
Time for a new look
    April 8, 2015

The tag of being anti-poor and pro-rich, loose talk by Modi’s men, lack of visible economic change and job creation are all eroding faith in the promised magic wand. Within a year of coming to power, Modi and his party are feeling the need for an urgent image make-overa

The 'Facebook' logo is reflected in a young Indian woman's sunglasses as she browses on a tablet in Bangalore (AFP)
Right restored
    March 31, 2015

By striking down a draconian section of the Information Technology Act as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court of India has ensured that the right to freedom of expression existed on the Internet as well