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

Not so holy
    November 25, 2014

A godman charged with a murder conspiracy uses a well armed battalion of faithfuls to wage war on the police, in the process killing five women and a child

This file photo shows India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru (third from left) with Mahatma Gandhi (centre) and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (right) at an All India Congress Committee meeting in 1946
Battle for icons
    November 18, 2014

In its bid to claim a rightful place for itself in the story of India’s Independence and growth, the BJP has begun a systematic move to create a new pecking order for political icons

On the same foot
    November 11, 2014

A recent debate between India’s current and former finance ministers clearly shows that the next push to the economic reforms process continues to be stymied by political compulsions. It’s no longer about numbers.

This January 4 file photo shows Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrolling the border with Bangladesh near the Fulbari Border post, some 20km from Siliguri, West Bengal (AFP)
It’s India’s turn
    November 4, 2014

Bangladeshi terrorists who were plotting to kill Sheikh Hasina appear to have found a safe haven in West Bengal. But the local government’s Muslim appeasement policy is getting in the way of remedial action

Wake up prince
    October 28, 2014

Senior Congress leaders sound a warning note as India’s erstwhile first party is relegated to third place. The party needs to reinvent itself urgently