Thousands of people gathered in India's Chennai City to say goodbye to Tamil Nadu's state chief, Jayalalithaa Jayaram. The actress-turned-political leader was one of India’s most powerful and controversial politicians.
The grotesque sexual assault on an 8-month-old baby in Delhi is the latest in a series of rapes that has prompted serious soul-searching as to why authorities are failing to protect women and girls.
Jayaram Jayalalithaa, who enjoyed almost God-like status among her followers, died after two months of illness. Crowds had gathered in the thousands since her condition worsened.
Popular film star Rajinikanth has announced he will take the political stage in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu. What drives Indian actors into politics and why do they succeed? Murali Krishnan reports.
After India's Supreme Court upheld the corruption conviction of the incoming Tamil Nadu chief, VK Sasikala is trying to run the state assembly by remote control. But will she be successful? Murali Krishnan reports.
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