Because of its extreme violence, the Hathras rape sent shock waves throughout India: it is a disturbing reminder of the normalization of rape culture there and should be seen as a call to action.
Dalits have long been ostracized as the 'untouchables' in Indian society. Discrimination and the impact of the coronavirus have only reinforced their status.
A poster proclaiming "Smash Brahminical Patriarchy" has landed Twitter's head Jack Dorsey in trouble in India. It shows just how invisible caste is to outsiders.
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.
Discrimination is rife – and at the very highest levels.
India's former 'untouchables' are struggling to make a mark in business – despite some high-profile successes.
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.
Racial inequality in America has its parallel in caste inequality in India. What can the world's two largest democracies learn from each other?