Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015
Anti-rape riots in India
NEW DELHI (AFP) - Five men charged with the brutal gang-rape and murder of a student in New Delhi will appear in court for the first time on Monday after police said they had forensic evidence to link to them to the killing.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - A public prosecutor said today there was strong forensic evidence against five men accused of gang-raping a student in New Delhi on a moving bus as their trial began in a city court.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - A group of 600 guitarists have paid a musical tribute to an Indian gang-rape victim, playing "Imagine" by John Lennon in a bid to spread "hope, peace and promise" in a country still coming to terms with the violence.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India (AFP) - The father of a student in south India has complained to police after Internet users circulated a photo of his daughter on social media, claiming it was the Delhi gang-rape victim, officers said on Friday.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - A gang of men accused of repeatedly raping a 23-year-old student on a moving bus in New Delhi in a deadly crime that repulsed the nation are to appear in court on Thursday for the first time.
DESPITE the heavy rain, about 200 people gathered at Hong Lim Park earlier this evening for a candlelight vigil to honour the Indian woman who was brutally gang-raped in India last month. The victim died from her injuries after she was transferred to Mount Elizabeth Hospital last week for treatment.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - A gang of rapists who savagely assaulted a woman on a bus in New Delhi last month tried to run her over after the attack which left her fatally injured, reports said on Wednesday, citing a police account of the incident.
LUCKNOW, India (REUTERS) - The ashes of an Indian student who died after being gang-raped were scattered in the Ganges river on Tuesday as reports of more attacks stoked a growing national debate on violence against women.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - The Indian armed forces on Monday cancelled their New Year celebrations while many hotels and bars scaled back parties as the country prepared for 2013 still shocked by a deadly gang-rape.
The death of the 23-year-old gang-rape victim from New Delhi moved people in Singapore to show up at the Indian High Commission in Grange Road yesterday to sign the condolence book.