articles by Arjun Sharma and Saurabh Sharma

India

Bharat Bandh: 8 dead after violence erupts during Dalit protests in north India; Centre files review plea against SC order

While the administration in Punjab took preventive measures on Sunday in the wake of the “Bharat Bandh” called by Dalit organisations, including shutdown of schools, deployment of paramilitary forces and snapping of internet services, efforts in other states failed as a large number of protesters showed up.