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2nd arrest in alleged rape of 5-year-old

Rape Protest in India - CNN

Indian police have arrested a second man in connection with the alleged rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi, a police spokesman said Monday. The second suspect is accused of being an accomplice in the case, which has prompted protests in the streets of New Delhi. He is being transferred to New Delhi from Bihar state in eastern India for questioning and DNA tests, said Delhi police spokesman Rajan Bhagat.


Rape and killing of 3 young sisters shocks India

Rape in India

Police were searching villages in western India on Friday for suspects in the rape and killing of three young sisters, as Indians still angry over the fatal gang rape of a woman on a New Delhi bus in December face another heinous sexual attack....


Indian panel pushes new laws after fatal gang rape

India: Rape

An Indian government panel recommended Wednesday the strict enforcement of sexual assault laws, a commitment for speedy rape trials and changes to the country's antiquated penal code to protect women in the wake of a fatal gang rape in New Delhi last month.


Police Remove Indian Yoga Guru from Hunger Strike

Hundreds of police officers swooped down Sunday on the venue of a hunger strike by a charismatic Indian yoga guru and forcibly removed him and thousands of his supporters. Officers detained Baba Ramdev for security reasons, but later released him, said Rajan Bhagat, a police spokesman in the Indian capital, New Delhi.


Timothy Roemer resigns as US ambassador to India

Saying he wants to spend more time with his family, Timothy Roemer expects to leave his post in New Delhi in June. There is speculation that the move is linked to India's decision to exclude 2 US companies from an $11-billion fighter-jet deal.


Researchers find superbug gene in New Delhi water

A gene that can turn many types of bacteria into deadly superbugs was found in about a quarter of water samples taken from drinking supplies and puddles on the streets of New Delhi, according to a new study....


Commonwealth Games bring glow

Commonwealth Games bring glow

After harsh criticism and controversy, the 2010 Commonwealth Games begin Sunday in New Delhi, India.


Commonwealth Games chief rushing to New Delhi

The Commonwealth Games chief rushed to New Delhi seeking emergency talks with the prime minister over India's chaotic preparations, as two world champion competitors withdrew and England warned that problems with the athletes village have left the sporting event on a knife-edge.


Commonwealth Games at Risk With Under 2 Weeks Left

Bridge collapse, construction woes, disease fears put New Delhi's Commonwealth Games at risk


India Unveils $3 Billion New Airport Terminal

India Unveils $3 Billion New Airport Terminal

Officials unveiled a glittering new multibillion-dollar airport terminal in the Indian capital Saturday, a steel-and-glass structure intended to show that the country's infrastructure is finally catching up with its rapid economic growth.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dedicated the ultramodern, $3-billion terminal at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. Terminal 3 or T3 was built in just 37 months and will open for international passengers on July 14. Domestic passengers will shift to the new terminal on July 30.


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