Despite three decades of anti-child labor laws, millions of children are still forced to work - many in dire conditions and at the expense of their schooling.
An attempt to amend a provision in the Indian constitution that allows only long-term residents of Kashmir to own land has sparked a controversy. Muslim groups consider it a bid to alter the state's demography.
India's parliament has passed a revised labor bill that bans children less than 14 years of age from doing hazardous jobs but allows them to work in family businesses. Rights groups have slammed the new act.
Gaikwad bragged to television cameras that he beat a 60-year-old Air India employee for refusing to upgrade his seat. The airline said the flight only had economy class seats.
After BJP's landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi's political clout has been reinforced and the ruling party is in a strong position to reshape India's economy and politics. Murali Krishnan reports.
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