30,000 Monkeys Are Wreaking Havoc on India's Capital

Creatively speaking, humankind has put a lot of energy into speculating what could happen when chimps take over the world (there have been — what? — a billion Planet of the Apes movies made by now?), but, as it turns out, it isn't the non-human apes that we should be focusing on, but their rat-faced monkey brethren.… » 7/22/14 4:15pm 7/22/14 4:15pm

India Gang Rape Suspect Found Dead in Jail Cell

One of the men accused of gang raping and fatally beating a young woman on a New Delhi bus in December 2012 was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Ram Singh—who drove the bus on which a 23-year old physiotherapy student was raped and murdered—was found hanged from a metal grille from a rope fashioned from his own… » 3/11/13 10:25am 3/11/13 10:25am

Lady Cab Drivers Take Self-Defense to Prepare for Work

Cabs for women aren't a new thing in the world, and they're not a new thing in India, either. However, Delhi's Cabs for Women by Women is notable because after the violent gang rape and heartbreaking death of the young student in the Indian capital, their business spiked by 40 percent. Consequently, the small team of… » 2/14/13 10:50am 2/14/13 10:50am

Delhi Gang Rape Case Is Being Fast-Tracked, Could Start Monday

The five men charged with the horrific gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old Delhi woman will be fast-tracked through India's grinding legal gearwork, the BBC reports, owing to the fact that the case has so-far attracted a dizzying amount of international attention. » 1/17/13 1:55pm 1/17/13 1:55pm

Delhi To Add 2,508 Female Officers to Police Force

Yesterday the Centre in New Delhi moved to ensure that there would be female officers available at every one of the city's 180 police stations—specifically, two female sub-inspectors and 10 constables per station—resulting in the upcoming recruit of an additional 2,508 women to the Delhi police force. All oft the… » 1/05/13 6:00pm 1/05/13 6:00pm

Delhi Gang-Rape Victim Has 'Significant Brain Injury' and Is 'Fighting…

The 23-year-old who was savagely raped and beaten with iron rods is at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore being treated. Dr. Kelvin Loh, the hospitals chief executive, released the following statement: » 12/28/12 9:50am 12/28/12 9:50am