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.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

We are all living inside a rape story

All these stories are told and retold, and enacted and reviewed every day, everywhere.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

ART & CULTURE

 |   1-minute read

If: A poem on learning to be a man

Inspired by Rudyard Kipling's 'If'.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

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