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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.

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Ashes of Delhi gang-rape victim scattered in Ganges river

The ashes of a 23-year-old Indian student, who died after being gang-raped in Delhi, were scattered in the Ganges river.

The woman's death prompted street protests across India, international outrage and promises from the government of tougher punishments for offenders.

Police confirmed they would push for the death penalty for her attackers - the force can recommend prosecutors pursue particular punishments in Indian trials.

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