Tag: New Delhi

Armeena Khan calls out Priyanka over silence on Delhi violence

Canadian-Pakistani actor Armeena Khan took to Twitter over the weekend and called out Bollywood star, Priyanka Chopra for her silence over the violence in New Delhi. She shared a photo from Chopra’s wedding reception which was attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Quantico star was appointed a UNICEF goodwill ambassador and came under fire over a tweet she posted amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan in Kashmir.

Hamza Ali Abbasi condemns violence against Muslims in Delhi

Former actor Hamza Ali Abbasi has urged the international community to take notice of the violence against Muslims in India’s capital New Delhi. A mosque was set on fire and 18 people were killed on Tuesday after supporters of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) attacked anti-CAA protest sit-ins. Taking to Twitter, Abbasi slammed the Hindutva activists’ atrocities against the peaceful protesters. He urged the world powers to take notice of human rights violations in India.

A 32-year old Indian man pretended to be 81 to fly to the US on a fake passport

According to the Indian police. A 32-year-old Indian man disguised himself as an 81-year-old in a wheelchair in a brazen attempt to fly to the US for a job with a fake passport. The man, identified as Jayesh Patel, was arrested at New Delhi airport trying to use a passport said that he was Amrik Singh, born in February 1938. He managed to get a US visa using the fake passport.

Indian capital Delhi gasps under choking smog

India’s capital New Delhi was enveloped in heavy, toxic smog Sunday, the worst levels in recent years which lead to diversion of flights. The recommended World Health Organisation safe daily maximum reading for pollutants in the atmosphere is 25 but it hit 810 micro grams per cubic metre Sunday morning. Locals complained of sore eyes and throat along with visibility issues while driving.