Indian prime minister 'very saddened' by student's death

Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh has said he is "very saddened" by the death of a female student who was gang-raped in Delhi.

He has pledged to channel "emotions and energies into a constructive course of action."

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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.