Thousands turn out to hear the student speak, who told the roaring crowd: 'It is not freedom from India, it is freedom in India we want'
Local media reports say Supreme Court fears that, by allowing student's petition to go through, it would 'directly open floodgates of such requests in the future'
The government cannot 'just shut down voices', say students
The incident is reportedly being investigated by police
Indian police registered an allegation of rape, sodomy and illegal confinement against the unnamed official
Violent attacks on Polish, German and Danish travellers reported already this year
Members of India's ruling Congress party erupted in rapturous applause today for Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who is leading the struggling party's campaign in a general election in May.
Final suspect is arrested in New Delhi
Indian police have arrested a second man in connection with the gang-rape of a journalist in Mumbai, an official said on Saturday, in a case that has drawn comparisons with an attack in December that led to nationwide protests and a revision of rape laws.
David Phelan takes flight with the latest entertainment on-board BA
Mukesh Singh says he was driving the bus and was unaware of the brutal attack, which shocked a nation
Hardliners defied as historic blueprint to tackle violence against girls and women is agreed at the United Nations
Woman and her husband both beaten up as they camped in a forest
Officers appear to have used large sticks and their fists to brutally assault the 23-year-old
A pair of bombs exploded this evening in a crowded shopping area in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, killing at least 11 people and wounding 50 more in the worst bombing in the country in more than a year, officials said.