In this file photograph, Indian police escort Uber taxi driver and now convicted rapist Shiv Kumar Yadav  after a court appearance in Delhi. Photograph: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

An Uber taxi driver has been convicted of raping a female passenger in Delhi last year, a case that sparked fresh fears in a city plagued by sexual vi(...)

The five-year-old rape victim is moved to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital from Swami Dayanand hospital for treatment in New Delhi April 19, 2013. Photograph: Reuters/Adnan Abidi

A five-year-old girl was battling for her life in India’s capital New Delhi yesterday after being kidnapped and raped in the city. Police said (...)