Narendra Modi's government is drumming up war hysteria on the eve of crucial state elections. The gathering storm threatens India's increasingly beleaguered democracy.
Tens of thousands of Dalits protested against a lack of freedom – on India's Independence Day.
Protests in Bangalore after the suicide of student Rohith Vemula.
Discrimination is rife – and at the very highest levels.
Window of opportunity? A boy watches a protest by India’s Dalits in Ahmedabad.
India's former 'untouchables' are struggling to make a mark in business – despite some high-profile successes.
Crowds cheer as Pope Francis arrives at Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda.
Given the conservative stand of the Catholic Church on gays and lesbians, Pope Francis had a wonderful opportunity to extend his message of tolerance to both the religious and social realms.
Systems of oppression have much in common.
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Racial inequality in America has its parallel in caste inequality in India. What can the world's two largest democracies learn from each other?