The beating and death of a university student from the northeast has caused four days of protests. Prominent politicians are pledging support.
An Indian woman who was the victim of a gang rape and brutal beating earlier this month in New Delhi has been flown to Singapore for treatment, while the rest of India debates women's safety.
Northeastern Indian migrants who flock to the country's cities to escape fighting and seek economic opportunities are the target of discrimination and harassment.
07/18/2011 04:09 pm