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Water protests in tech hub expose urban India's growing pains

Locals are angry at the pressure that new inhabitants put on resources

FIERY OUTCOME: Protesters torched buses and clashed with riot police after a court ordered Karnataka state to share water from a river with another region.


ORACLE employees were at work on Monday when protesters entered their nine-storey building in India's technology hub, Bengaluru, and asked them to leave in support of demonstrations that had erupted across the city over a water dispute.

By early afternoon, one of the US...

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