Lawyers and the Press Club of India have questioned the case against Rajeev Sharma and two others arrested for espionage by the ‘Special Cell’ of New Delhi police.
A Chinese national was arrested for running a remittance system and paying monks to spy on the Tibetan spiritual leader, as India-China ties worsen.
In the last India-China war, New Delhi interned thousands of Chinese-Indians in a POW camp. A new clash over the border has many fearing they will be scapegoated once again.
Handed down from generation to generation, the tradition for making high-end custom-made footwear and leather goods is still going strong. Famous customers include former India prime minister Indira Gandhi and king of Kashmir, Karan Singh.
A new generation of Dalits – marginalised castes in India – is using music and art to assert themselves and call for an end to discrimination; artists such as rapper Sumeet Samos sing of being no longer ashamed of who they are.