Water supplies to the Indian capital, Delhi, have taken a severe hit after protesters cut off a key canal during deadly rioting. The Jat community has led the protests, arguing they are victims of India's caste-based quota system.
At least 12 people were killed by police in protests against the Sterlite Copper factory's pollution problems in Thoothukudi. Opposition politicians decried the violence as "state sponsored terrorism."
Horrific rapes in India in recent days have once again sparked outrage and large-scale protests nationwide. The ghastly incidents highlight the link between sexual violence and the caste system. Murali Krishnan reports.
Several people have died in violent clashes between police and protesters led by Dalits. Demonstrators opposed a court ruling to slow down legal proceedings against those accused of crimes against India's lowest caste.
Police in India have arrested 14 people suspected of gang-raping a teenage girl and burning her to death. Rising violence against women has sparked widespread public outrage and protests across the country.
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