Delhi preview

India

Delhi is largely a safe city. Expats will find that most people are open and welcoming. Violent crime directed against foreigners has traditionally been uncommon. However, theft (including pickpocketing) is fairly common, and expats are often targeted for small scams.

Some of the hazards expats might encounter are:

  • Petty crime, theft of personal property, particularly on trains or buses.
  • Pickpockets can be very adept at flicking wallets/chains/watches that you will not notice anything amiss until after a long while. Be proactive; do not give in to any person wanting to guide you around.
  • Passport theft, particularly in major tourist areas, on overnight trains, and at …