Indian gang-rape victim now 'fighting for life'

A female student who was gang-raped on a bus in India's capital Delhi is "fighting for her life" at a Singapore hospital, doctors have said.

The 23-year-old victim - who is currently on life support - is said to have suffered "significant brain injury".

She has arrived in Singapore for specialist care after more than a week of intensive care in a government hospital in New Delhi.

There have been mass protests in India after the brutal attack
There have been mass protests in India after the attack Credit: Reuters

There have been widespread protests in India's capital after the brutal assault calling for better protection for women and harsher sentences for rapists

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Delhi gang rape trial begins

The fast-track trial of five men accused of gang rape and murder has begun today in Delhi. A sixth suspect is due to be tried in a juvenile court because he is under 18.