South Indian artist Sajan Mani's exhibition at Berlin's Nome Gallery focuses on the powerlessness of India's lowest caste, the so-called "untouchable" Dalits.
Two members of the opposition Congress party were taken into custody while trying to reach the village of a woman who died after a violent gang rape. Protests also erupted after another woman died after being raped.
Two years after homosexuality was decriminalized in India, activists are debating if now is the time to push for legalizing same-sex marriage. The government says it is "against Indian culture."
A government-appointed team of scientists has claimed that COVID-19 in India may have already peaked and will run its course by February next year. Independent health experts are cautiously optimistic.
Members of the Valmiki caste play an important role in many areas, disposing off dirt and muck. But their low caste status makes them vulnerable to crimes like the recent rape of a 19-year-old in northern India.
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