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.
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.
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.
Indian police blamed criminals rather than a terrorist network for the shooting of two Taiwanese nationals in Delhi a fortnight before the start of the Commonwealth Games , as Australia issued a security warning.