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    Military Regains Power Over Delhi Canal Amid Protests

    They’re trying to caste themselves in a positive light. The Jat group, a historically privileged collection of farm owners, are agitating to be added to a list of backwards classes, which would make them eligible for reserved positions in schools and government jobs. At least 19 people have died after days of riots, and the Indian army has finally rested back a key canal — meaning Delhi will be receiving water, though it’ll still be in short supply over the next week while the Jat and the central government negotiate.  

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