Delhi Police arrested two suspects over the gang rape of a Danish tourist in the center of India’s capital, the latest incident exposing the dangers for women in the world’s second-most populous nation.
Indians gathered in their thousands in protests and candlelit vigils to mark the death in a Singapore hospital of a woman beaten and gang raped in New Delhi, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh led appeals for calm.
Indian police charged six men with murder after a 23-year-old woman they are accused of raping died in a Singapore hospital, prompting thousands of citizens in the world’s second-most populous nation to mourn her death.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal slept on the streets last night in a bid to overhaul the city’s police force, stepping up a fight with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s government ahead of elections.
Indian police arrested an alleged leader of the Indian Mujahideen, the nation’s second success in less than a week against a militant group blamed for deadly bombings and plotting attacks before coming elections.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ended a sit-in to gain control over the Indian capital’s police force after officers were put on leave and amid questions it might hurt his party’s general election prospects.