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A 32-Year-Old Man Got Arrested at Delhi Airport for Pretending to Be an 81-Year-Old

His hair was dyed white, he wore large glasses and sat in a wheelchair.
Meera Navlakha
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Study Finds Delhi and Mumbai Are Among the Top 10 Cities in Cannabis Consumption Globally

Amsterdam, where pot is legal, consumed just about a tenth of the cannabis Delhi did in 2018.
Meera Navlakha
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More Than One Lakh Vehicles in Delhi Show up for Pollution Checks After Penalty Is Increased

Under the recently imposed Motor Vehicles Act 2019, fines for not having a pollution control certificate have been raised from Rs 1,000 to Rs 10,000, which is why the number of people turning up for the test is more than three times the usual.
Shamani Joshi
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An Indian Guy Tried to Stop His Wife From Leaving the Country by Telling Airport Authorities She Was a Suicide Bomber

He made a hoax bomb threat and called his wife a ‘fidayeen’ in the hope that it would prevent her from leaving him.
Shamani Joshi
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A Guy in Delhi Keeps Getting Phone Calls From People Trying to Call Sunny Leone

The number used by the former porn star and Bollywood actress in a scene from her new film actually belongs to a guy, who is now being harassed with callers asking him to do “shameful” things.
Shamani Joshi

Drag Queens Tell Us Why Dating is So Difficult in India

“I have come across people who jump straight to, ‘I want to fuck you in drag.' These are the people you block in life.”
Pallavi Pundir

We Meet the Guy Who Showers in the Middle of India’s Nightclubs

Rajesh Tamang’s side hustle involves pouring free shots down clubgoers’ throats and getting himself real wet in a shower cubicle stationed in nightclubs.
Dhvani Solani
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India Has Over 20 Fake Universities

Delhi and Uttar Pradesh have the highest number of colleges with no real accreditation.
Shamani Joshi

I Was Forced Into India's Sex Trade by My Boyfriend at 15; Here's How I Finally Escaped

Thousands of women and children are sex-trafficked into Indian brothels every year. This is the story of one of them who managed to escape.
Cheena Kapoor

These Photos Document the Most Polluted Cities in India (and the World)

"We tend to resort to fatalism and apocalyptic thinking, which ends up letting everyone off the hook. But most people don’t have that choice."
Pallavi Pundir

Marvel’s Biggest Fan in India Has Built an Avengers Museum for Himself

Dhruv Kohli from New Delhi has a collection of over a 100 Avengers action figures worth Rs 25 lakh. And he just can’t seem to stop.
Shamani Joshi

From Rags to Rugby: How the Sport Changed Lives of Slum Kids in Delhi

A rugby team of correction house inmates, former beggars, school dropouts and slum dwellers has found its place in a sport few care about in India.
Zeyad Masroor Khan