Uzair Hasan Rizvi is a multimedia journalist at Hindustan Times. He has a keen interest in international affairs. Formerly worked as investigative and feature journalist for various news agencies.
Articles by Uzair Hasan Rizvi
The fatwa against Nahid Afrin was just a creation of the media
Bollywood singer Nahid Afrin’s fatwa never existed but created by media in a haste manner once again demeaning the image of Islam.
Updated on Mar 23, 2017 08:10 PM IST
Outgoing Akhilesh govt wipes clean Twitter posts, clarifies tweets archived, not deleted
All the tweets from the Uttar Pradesh’ government twitter handle UP Government has been deleted. The handle has also unfollowed many accounts.
Updated on Mar 14, 2017 06:54 PM IST
Meet Delhi’s Roshni Misbah, a ‘Hijabi biker’ who is breaking stereotypes
22-year-old Roshni Misbah, a Honda CBR 250-riding Jamia student ’, is quickly acquiring a celebrity status in Delhi and on social media
Updated on Feb 26, 2017 04:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByUzair Hasan Rizvi, New Delhi
Like Father, Unlike Son: Shooting star Abbas Ansari wants to salvage family name
Unlike Mukhtar Ansari, his convent-educated son Abbas Ansari has no criminal record. He is suave, speaks fluent English, and has a degree in business management.
Updated on Feb 14, 2017 06:37 PM IST
Starbucks to cabbies: 8 ways in which America is defying Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’
From Starbucks to Airbnb, Google to Facebook, Christian and Jewish clergy to US war veterans, many people and organisations came forward to protest against Trump’s immigration ban.
Updated on Jan 30, 2017 03:48 PM IST
Video of Pervez Musharraf dancing to ‘Dilli wali girlfriend’ goes viral
A video clip of former Pakistani President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf dancing with a young partner instead of his wife has gone viral on social media.
Updated on Jan 24, 2017 01:51 PM IST
A touching note of love and compassion to an American Muslim by a neighbour
Abubaker Amri, in Ohio received a note that offered much-needed words of support in this climate of fear and hate
Updated on Jan 23, 2017 03:05 PM IST
Donald Trump’s signature makes Twitter go LOL: ‘It looks like an annoying sound frequency’
President Donald Trump signed his first official documents as the 45th president of the United States after being sworn in on Friday, January 20, and people across the globe watching the ceremony take place also noticed something interesting: his unique signature
Updated on Jan 22, 2017 02:14 PM IST
EC gives ‘cycle’ to Akhilesh, Twitterati gives ‘punctured tyre to Mulayam’
The Election Commission of India alloted the Samajwadi Party’s ‘bicycle’ poll symbol to the faction led by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav
Updated on Jan 16, 2017 08:39 PM IST
Watch: ‘Pakistan’s Hulk’ of 435-kg stops a tractor with his bare hands
25-year-old Pakistan’s Hulk- Arbab Khizer Hayat, who can stop a tractor from reversing with his bare hands, pull up cars and lift men single handedly is claiming to be the world’s strongest man.
Updated on Jan 14, 2017 11:04 PM IST
Donald Trump’s Twitter burps: A look at his misspelled posts
US President-elect Donald Trump, who frequently takes to twitter to smear his opponents and clear his name, often has glaring spelling mistakes.
Updated on Dec 18, 2016 01:13 AM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | ByUzair Hasan Rizvi
Syrians tweet ‘last message’ to the world in final moments of Aleppo battle
SOS messages pour in from Aleppo as Syrian regime forces attack the last rebel enclave before the city inevitably falls.
Updated on Dec 14, 2016 08:33 AM IST
New Delhi | ByUzair Hasan Rizvi
437 hate crime incidents recorded against minorities since Trump’s victory
Southern Poverty Law Center, a group that monitors hate speech in the US, has documented 437 cases of abuse towards minorities between Wednesday, November 9th, the day after presidential election till Tuesday, November 15th.
Updated on Nov 17, 2016 05:43 PM IST
Trump’s ‘call’ to ban Muslims restored on his campaign website
Videos of speeches where he first makes this statement and later defends it are also still present on the website.
Updated on Nov 11, 2016 02:23 PM IST
Being Muslim in America in the era of Trump: A community’s view before voting
With presidential elections barely a few hours away, prominent American Muslims across US share their views on Trump and elections.
Updated on Nov 07, 2016 10:24 PM IST
Haseeb Hameed latest Indian-origin player in England squad for India series
Haseeb Hameed became the youngest batsman to score 1000 runs in the England domestic circuit.
Updated on Oct 27, 2016 11:55 AM IST