The trial of five men accused of gang-raping and murdering a young woman has started in Delhi.That attack has caused outrage across India and around the world. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Rhitu Chatterjee in Delhi.
Demonstrators across India are taking protesting a level of violence against women that has become both tolerated and common in that country. They came out in support of a rape victim, who subsequently died of her injuries, and now they hope to find something good from the tragedy.
One year ago, a young woman in Delhi was raped by a group of six men. She later died of her injuries. The incident created a discussion in India that has led many Indians to change their attitudes toward violence against women.
After gruesome attacks against women in India gained international attention, several global discussions about gender roles have taken off. Some critics say fathers are they key to changing attitudes that allow these attacks to happen.
U.S. carmaker Ford wants to sell luxury brands Jaguar and Land Rover, and today Indian company Tata agreed to buy them; Anchor Marco Werman gets reaction to the deal from reporter Tinku Ray in New Delhi.
Reporter Anu Anand is based in Delhi. She tells host Lisa Mullins that Narenda Modi has cultivated a pro-business image in the western Indian state of Gujaret, and has helped make it one of the richest states in India.