World | Reuters | Wednesday December 10, 2014
A 60-year-old woman, her husband and their three children were axed to death in central Pakistan by the woman's family in revenge for the couple marrying 28 years ago, police said on Wednesday.
Cities | Reported by Tanima Biswas; Edited by Vishnu Varma | Thursday November 20, 2014
Two days ago, Abhishek Seth was informed by the police that the body of his young wife, Bhavna, had been found burnt in the village that her family belonged to near Delhi. They were married last week.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 20, 2014
A 21-year-old woman who eloped with a friend from a different caste was allegedly killed by her parents in Delhi.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 17, 2014
A young Turkish man has been arrested on suspicion of burying alive a teenager who had a pre-marital relationship with his sister, reports said today.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 11, 2014
In yet another case of honour killing in Pakistan, two brothers brutally murdered their mother and two teenage step sisters with an axe here today.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 10, 2014
A mother and an uncle of a woman in Canada charged with "honour killing", have appealed against their extradition to India, media reported on Tuesday.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 7, 2014
Three young women fell prey to "honour killing" in Punjab province of Pakistan, days after the stoning of a 25-year-old pregnant woman in Lahore.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 29, 2014
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has demanded to know why police apparently stood by while a pregnant woman was stoned and beaten to death by her family in front of one of the country's top courts, his spokesman said on Thursday.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 28, 2014
In an apparent honour killing, a 25-year-old pregnant woman was today brutally beaten and stoned to death outside the High Court on Lahore by her father and brothers for marrying the man of her choice.
World | Reuters | Tuesday May 27, 2014
A 25-year-old woman was stoned to death by her family outside one of Pakistan's top courts on Tuesday in a so-called "honour" killing for marrying the man she loved, police said.
Diaspora | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 10, 2014
The mother and uncle of a young Canadian woman who was the victim of an alleged "honour killing" have been ordered extradited to India.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 6, 2014
In a case of honour killing a 19-year-old girl was killed allegedly by her family members while her boyfriend committed suicide after the incident at Budhana town here, police said today.
India | Surabhi Malik | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Politician DP Yadav's son Vikas Yadav and nephew Vishal Yadav killed the young man who was dating their sister and will spend their life in prison, the Delhi High Court said today.
India | Alok Pandey | Thursday November 7, 2013
The 41-year-old activist has accused the Just Peace Foundation of acting like the Taliban and threatening her with 'honour' killing.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 5, 2013
The 17-year-old girl, a resident of Kashimira area in Bhayander township of Thane district, had run away with a boy living in their neighbourhood.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday September 20, 2013
Two days after a girl was lynched by her own family and a boy publicly beheaded, a conspiracy of silence is heavy in village Gharnavati in Haryana.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday September 19, 2013
On Wednesday evening, a village in Haryana looked on as a young girl was lynched by her family, and a boy was beheaded. Hours ago, they had returned to the village, hoping that their families would finally allow them to marry.
South | Edited by Diana George | Tuesday September 17, 2013
There's a pall of gloom and fear at the home of Murugan, a Dalit science graduate residing in the Pudukottai village in Tuticorin district. A 17-year-old girl from the upper caste Thevar community, who had eloped with him, was found murdered a few da...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 16, 2013
Relatives have shot dead three women in a lawless tribal area of northwest Pakistan after one of them left her husband, officials said on Monday.
India | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Niha Masih and Tanima Biswas) | Saturday September 14, 2013
The reasons ascribed to justify the killing of Shahnawaz (and by default the riots that followed) -- the supposed protection of the honour of Jat women -- are not borne out by the facts.