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India votes for next president from lowest Dalit caste

Jul 17, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Indian lawmakers vote to pick the country s president who is certain to come from the lowest Dalit caste

This file photo taken on June 23, 2017 shows Ram Nath Kovind (L) as he leaves an National Democratic Alliance meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) and top Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani (C) in New Delhi. Stringer/AFP

Thousands protest attack on low-caste Indians

Jul 31, 2016 - 6:27 PM

Violent protests erupted this month after an attack on 4 Dalit villagers

Delhi police under fire as video of demo violence goes viral

Feb 01, 2016 - 8:51 PM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accuses the city s police of terrorizing protesters after video footage of them belting university students with sticks at a peaceful demonstration went viral

PROTEST. Indian students shout slogans after they were detained by Indian police during a protest on January 28 in New Delhi, India, after a student was found dead at a university hostel, in India's capital on January 17. Photo by Sajjad Hussain / AFP