Crime

India: Mobs Burn Train Carriages in Anger over Railway Exam Change

Thousands of men have rioted across the Indian state of Bihar this week — setting fire to empty passenger trains and disrupting the services of several rail lines — to express their anger over recent changes to an Indian Railways employee entrance exam they perceived as unfair, Reuters reported on Thursday.

TOPSHOT - Smoke comes out from a train's carriage after angry mobs set it on fire in protests over access to railway jobs that have seen police violently disperse crowds with tear gas and baton charges, in Gaya, in the northeast Indian state of Bihar on January 26, 2022. (Photo …