Two months ago, a young woman was gang raped and flung from a moving bus in Delhi. On Tuesday, court proceedings against her alleged attackers began.
In his first state visit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met with a kindred spirit, Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe. The two leaders, wary of China's glowing clout in Asia, have agreed to strengthen defense ties.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used his first Independence day speech since taking office as premier to condemn violence against women. He also pledged to take steps to improve the lives of ordinary Indians.
India's decision to block a film about former Premier Indira Gandhi's assassination has sparked a controversy in the country. Experts debate whether a politically sensitive subject should be an excuse to ban a movie.
Indian PM Narendra Modi will be heading to Japan on his first bilateral visit outside South Asia. Topping his agenda is the modernization of India's infrastructure and military, analyst Rajiv Biswas tells DW.
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