India News | Edited by Jatin Gandhi | Monday November 16, 2015
Nitish Katara's killers will not hang, the Supreme Court reasserted on Monday, rejecting the Delhi government's petition for death sentence for Vikas Yadav and Vishal Yadav.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday October 13, 2015
Yuvaraj, the prime accused in the suspicious death of a Dalit man Gokulraj has been remanded to a five-day police custody by a court in the Namakkal district of Tami Nadu.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
Six more authors have decided to return their Sahitya Akademi awards as a mark of protest against rising intolerance and communal atmosphere after the death of rationalist MM Kalburgi, taking the number of such authors returning the literary honour to 16.
India News | Friday October 9, 2015
Nitish Katara's killers Vikas and Vishal Yadav will not be given the death penalty, the Supreme Court ruled today saying the 2002 murder was not an honour killing and could not be called a rarest of rare case.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday September 18, 2015
A 27-year-old police officer, Vishnupriya, who was investigating an alleged honour killing case, was found dead in her quarters in Tamil Nadu's Namakkal district.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Two brothers allegedly beheaded their 17-year-old sister over her relationship with a boy, and according to reports, paraded the severed head in their village in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanapur.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday August 16, 2015
Female foeticide to honour killing and rape - Meerut has seen every sort of brutality against women. So it was a shock for this rough western Uttar Pradesh town, locals said, when an army man paid with his life while trying to protect a girl from molestation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 10, 2015
Turkish authorities have detained a 28-year-old woman for murdering her husband out of "honour" after he repeatedly beat her and tried to force her into prostitution, reports said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday July 2, 2015
On June 24, a young engineer in Tamil Nadu was found dead on railway tracks, hours after he was seen speaking to an upper caste girl. A week on, the police have said that 21-year-old Gokulraj was not run over by a train; he was murdered.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey | Thursday May 14, 2015
A man and a teenager who had eloped were beaten mercilessly and set on fire on Wednesday as hundreds watched at a village in Bihar's Gaya.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 19, 2015
A man and his father have been arrested in Pakistan after they set his wife on fire for leaving the house without asking his permission, police has said.
India News | Agencies | Monday April 6, 2015
The bodies of a young couple were found in separate boxes in Haryana's Sonepat, in what the police suspect is a case of "dishonour killing."
World News | 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.
Delhi News | 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.
Delhi News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
World News | 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.
Muzaffarnagar News | 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.