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Deadly Rural Protests Create Water Crisis in New Delhi

Two days of violent protests in northeastern India have turned deadly and plunged the capital of New Delhi in a water-supply crisis. Haryana state has been the scene of a week-old demonstration by members of the rural agricultural Jat caste, who are demanding federal and state benefits, including guaranteed government jobs and university placement. The protests turned violent Friday, with demonstrators setting fire to homes and railway stations, and damaging equipment that transports...

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