Narendra Modi

UN climate conference begins with global protests

As world leaders gathered in Paris for the United Nations COP21 Climate Conference set to begin on Nov. 30, tens of thousands of people around the world joined one of the biggest global days of climate change activism ever on Nov. 29, to put pressure on world leaders to unite in fighting global warming at the summit in Paris. 

India deploys army to stop caste-related violence in Gujarat

The Indian army patrolled riot-hit areas of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat on Aug. 27 after the death toll rose to seven in two days of caste-related violence. 

Clashes spread after police arrested a young leader of the influential Patel clan who led a huge rally on Aug. 25 to demand more government jobs and college places for members of his community.