Reports of the deaths of more than 10 sanitation workers India's capital, New Delhi, in recent months have thrown the spotlight on "manual scavenging," the illegal but rampant practice of cleaning untreated human waste by low caste communities.
PM Narendra Modi has come under fire after police arrested five lawyers and left-wing activists for suspected links to Maoists. Rights groups say the government wants to stifle dissent ahead of the general election.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek a second term in office in 2019. His four years at the helm have been mired in controversies, with the PM receiving praise as well as heavy criticism. Murali Krishnan reports.
Ahead of elections in Gujarat, Indian PM Narendra Modi's home state, attacks against "lower-caste" Dalits have increased. Could the outrage of Dalits hurt the ruling BJP party in the polls? Murali Krishnan reports.
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