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


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.