Police in India's West Bengal arrest thirteen men for the rape of a woman. The victim says her assault was ordered by village elders.
India-administered Kashmir has been placed under direct federal rule after PM Modi's BJP party ended its alliance with a local party there. It may lead to a spike in violence in the already restive state, say analysts.
It is the second such incident to be reported from the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand in recent days. India has been struggling to deal with a spate of brutal sexual assaults in recent months.
Indian security forces allegedly killed civilians, while Pakistan is accused of quashing peaceful dissent. The UN wants to launch an investigation into abuses by both countries in the disputed territory.
Horrific rapes in India in recent days have once again sparked outrage and large-scale protests nationwide. The ghastly incidents highlight the link between sexual violence and the caste system. Murali Krishnan reports.
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