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.

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

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

Why writers return awards

It is one's way of saying: Think! Think of injustices in the past and present.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi

LIFE

 |   7-minute read

What you learn about Indian women from reading memoirs

When I thought of women, I thought of them as helpers of the cause rather than being their own cause.

Annie Zaidi
@anniezaidi