At least 23 people have been killed in the most vicious violence to hit New Delhi in decades. Rooted in a controversial citizenship law critics say discriminates against Muslims, the protests have reportedly morphed into clashes pitting Hindus and Muslims against one another. Prime Minister Narendra Modi — accused of building a Hindu nationalist state — has appealed for peace, while Delhi's top official even called for the army to intervene.
What's it like on the ground? Reports from the scene detail police firing tear gas while stone-throwing mobs ransack properties, businesses and cars.