India's government has acknowledged a major security lapse in last year's gang rape case. One of the suspects has been found dead in his prison cell. Guards say he took his own life. But his family doesn't believe that.
Indian police have launched a probe into the deaths of 11 members of a family, 10 of which were found hanging from the ceiling of their home near New Delhi. There were no bullet marks on the bodies, officials said.
Fundamental rights of the LGBT community in India have been put into the spotlight as the country's top court hears arguments over ending a colonial-era ban on homosexuality. Murali Krishnan reports.
Instability and violence have rocked India's troubled Jammu and Kashmir state for the past few years. Critics claim New Delhi’s iron-fist military tactics in the region are making the current situation worse.
An Indian court denied the appeals of three men convicted of a 2012 gang rape who wanted their death sentences lifted. The gang rape of a medical student sparked outrage in India and led to harsher sex crime penalties.
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