“The violence is connected to the ongoing protests against India’s divisive citizenship law, but this was the first time that the protests have set off major bloodshed between Hindus and Muslims. It’s an old and dangerous fault line, and any sign of communal violence raises alarm instantly. ‘The situation is volatile and tense,’ said Alok Kumar, a senior police officer. ‘It’s a mixed neighborhood, and in seconds you can have crowds of tens of thousands. Even a small thing can lead to violence.'” NYT: As the president tours India’s capital, at least 11 people have been killed in communal clashes that have upended a working-class neighborhood.