Annie Zaidi

OPEN TO OPINION

Annie Zaidi is known for her collection of essays, Known Turf: Bantering with Bandits and Other True Tales, which was short-listed for the Vodafone Crossword Book Award in 2010.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Tough questions to Arvind Kejriwal: Spell out your personal politics

I am judging you as I judge all politicians - through statements and silences, through action and inaction.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Dear Muslim women: Don't stop at triple talaq. Go beyond divorce

The real battle is to correct labour and wage imbalances. Fight for inheritance and your right to work.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

LIFE

 |   8-minute read

What the Indian male colleague doesn't get about sexual harassment at the workplace

If you want casual sex, do not approach women on your team.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Simple questions for PM Modi

It would take five minutes and would reassure a billion people.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

ART & CULTURE

 |   4-minute read

Why do Indian men go berserk over the female form?

If 'our culture' cannot cope with our body then the culture needs to take a good, hard look at itself.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

HUMOUR

 |   14-minute read

Punish the anti-nationals. Prevent Bharat Mata's barbaadi

[Satire] If there is no case, no evidence, the person will ultimately go home.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Mr Kejriwal, tell me how will you implement #DelhiOddEven formula

To improve air quality, focus on reducing cars but do stand up for non-polluting citizens also.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

It's not Jungle Raj, it is tradition

There is violent crime everywhere in the country.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Uddhav Thackeray, please go visit Pakistan once

You'll blend into the landscape as easily as if you lived there.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

The story behind Moharram and why we must know it

It was told mainly by women who survived the massacre of one branch of Prophet Muhammad's family.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi