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Delhi rape suspects have been beaten, says lawyer

Police badly beat the five suspects arrested in the brutal gang rape and killing of a young woman on a New Delhi bus, the lawyer for three of the men said today, accusing authorities of tampering with evidence in the case that has transfixed India.

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Credit critically low at the Bank of Dhoni

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Witness alleged that he was ordered by police to say that they were doing a good job in the case

A student prays during a vigil in New Delhi

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The News Matrix: Friday 28 December 2012

Arrest after alleged attack on saboteur

Angry protesters encounter a violent response from police in New Delhi while urging swift punishment for a gang of alleged rapists

Indian PM pledges action to protect women after Delhi gang-rape

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledged to take action to protect the nation's women while the young victim of a gang rape on a New Delhi bus was flown to Singapore for treatment of severe internal injuries.

Indians holds candles to condemn the brutal gang-rape of a woman

Delhi gang-rape victim flown to Singapore for specialist medical care

Indian government promised special inquiry after attack sparked widespread public anger

Indian demonstrators hold placards as they shout anti-government slogans during a protest calling for better safety for women following the rape of a student in New Delhi

India moves to curb anti-rape protests

The Indian government sought to douse protests against rape by simultaneously clamping down and announcing a slew of measures to assuage demonstrators, including a new help line for women's complaints and gender-appropriate training for the capital's police officers.

Roads shut amid India protests over brutal gang-rape of woman

Authorities closed roads in the heart of India's capital today in a bid to put an end to a week of demonstrations against the brutal gang-rape of a woman on a moving bus.

Indian police use tear gas and water cannons as thousands try to storm presidential mansion in New Delhi in gang rape protest

Police in India's capital used tear gas and water cannons today to push back thousands of people who tried to march to the presidential mansion to protest the gang rape and brutal beating of a 23-year-old student on a moving bus.

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