Charges have been filed against five men in the case of a horrific rape and murder of a young woman in Delhi, India. The case has awakened a national conversation about women's rights and roles in Indian society, but it remains to be seen if protests and outrage will turn into lasting change.
It's been two days since Rhitu Chatterjee landed in India's capital city, New Delhi. That's 34 days after a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was brutally gang-raped on a bus in this city, and 21 days after she died in a hospital in Singapore.
In 1980, when director Richard Attenborough was shooting scenes for Gandhi, thousands of Indians volunteered for parts as extras. New York-based film critic Aseem Chhabra remembers getting a part as a passenger on the train that carried Gandhi back to Delhi.
Street celebrations broke out today in New Delhi when results of last weekend's local elections were announced. The anti-corruption, opposition Aam Admi Party, or Common Man's Party came up with a big upset win. "It was like a big fat Indian wedding,'' one journalist says.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Indian city of Chandigarh. It's one of several Indian cities where the country's biggest online matchmaking and marriage website is marketing its services. Tinku Ray reports on the website called Shaadi.com.
Four men in India were sentenced to death on Friday for the brutal rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi back in December. The incident forced many in India to do some soul searching about the ongoing violence toward women. Pranaadhika Sinha Devburman is founder of One Million Against Abuse Campaign and a survivor of rape.