Netizens could see a lighted candle below the search box in the Google India homepage and the image is very understated.
Once a user moved the mouse cursor over the candle a text appears that reads: "In memory of the Delhi braveheart."
Unlike other doodles, the Google logo and other elements in the homepage remained unchanged.
India woke up on Saturday to the tragic news of the death of the medical student in a Singapore hospital, finally losing a 13-day-long battle for life after being raped and brutalised by six men on a moving bus in Delhi on Dec 16.
Her death left the nation in a state of mourning and churning as the collective anger of people found new expressions in clamour for change and justice.
The Delhi woman, whose ordeal triggered nationwide protests, died in the hospital in the Singapore early on Saturday (Indian time 2-15 am) after her vital organs failed.
The body of the victim was cremated within hours of its landing in the national capital New Delhi.
Image: Google.co.in homepage