Rasheed Kidwai is an Indian journalist, author and political analyst. Kidwai did his graduation from St Stephen’s College, Delhi followed by master’s in mass communication research from University of Leicester where had gone on a fellowship given by British and Commonwealth Office, UK. He is a visiting Fellow with the Observer Research Foundation. He is the author of Sonia, a Biography and 24 Akbar Road. He is a columnist with The Tribune Chandigarh, Mumbai Mirror, ThePrint, ABP News Blog, Network 18, Inquilab, Dainik Jagran, Amar Ujala, Prabhat Khabar, Rediff, The Quint and a range of other English, Hindi and Urdu publications. He was felicitated with the KLF Biography Book Award 2021 for “Bharat Ke Pradhan Mantri”, Rajkamal Prakashan.