Delhi plans to make all publicly funded transport means free for women as a safety measure. The argument is that affordable transport will encourage more women to join the work force and allow more women access to public spaces dominated by men.
After India's chief justice claimed sexual harassment charges against him were part of a conspiracy, the Supreme Court said it was being "attacked." Legal experts are worried about the integrity of the judiciary.
Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus.
Although women have held powerful government positions in India, their political participation in the country has largely been curtailed by a male-dominated system. Will the ongoing general election bring about a change?
Several students were seen jumping from the commercial building in the western city of Surat after it caught fire. Most of the victims were teenage girls who were studying at a tuition center in the complex.
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