The incident has once again shone a spotlight on the discrimination enabled by the Hindu caste system.
The late night cremation was carried out against the wishes of her family sparking angry protesters to scuffle with New Delhi police and burning pictures and effigies of officials
Police ordered onto the streets of an Indian town where Hindu groups will next week begin building a temple on the site of a mosque whose destruction had sparked the bloody Ayodhya riots.
The time to prepare was yesterday; today may already be too late.
The muzzling of critical media and suspending labour laws are all worrying signs for Indian democracy.
TRT World speaks to the Kashmiri journalists awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography.
India has tightened the chokehold on Kashmiri journalists by deploying methods such as questioning at counterinsurgency centres, arbitrary arrests and invoking of anti-terror law.
Health experts fear that crowded facilities such as prisons can prove deadly, threatening the lives of detainees and guards, as well as the outside population.
India's finance ministry announced a $22 billion economic stimulus package that will include delivering monthly grains and lentil rations to an astonishing 800 million people.
Most of the country's 450-million-strong workforce in the informal economy have no means of reaching home and staying indoors for the 21 days of shutdown.
This is the first real, widespread challenge to its policies the BJP has faced.
Supreme Court gives four weeks to the Hindu nationalist government to reply to about 143 petitions, challenging the decisive Citizenship Amendment Act.
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