New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- Delhi Airport chaos led to a verbal spat between Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor with both political leaders starting a war of words on X (formerly Twitter) over the flight delays in the national capital.

Tharoor stated that the Civil Aviation minister should apologize to the passengers whose flights were canceled on January 14 and 15 due to fog conditions.

"I don't need an "esoteric thesaurus" to respond to@jm_scindia's selective rebuttal of my thread yesterday. Some 80,000 passengers had their flights cancelled on January 14th and 15th alone, with lakhs more suffering through incessant delays," the Congress leader wrote on the microblogging site.

He said, "It would...