HONOUR KILLING

  • Delhi University student killed for honour: How do we change mindsets? 6 days ago

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country, assesses views on honour killing. ...
  • Honour killing: Delhi University girl murdered over inter-caste marriage, parents arrested 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of honour killing, the parents of a 21-year-old Delhi university student has been arrested for allegedly murdering her. The deceased, identified as Bhawna Yadav, a final year student of Sanskrit Honours at Venkateswara College, was allegedly strangled to death by her parents Jagmohan Yadav, a...
  • Delhi University girl murdered by parents over inter-caste marriage 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. The deceased, identified as Bhawna Yadav, a final year student of Sanskrit Honours at Venkateswara...
  • Pakistani family sentenced to death over 'honour killing' outside court 1 week ago

    Lahore: Four relatives of a pregnant woman who bludgeoned her to death outside one of Pakistan's top courts were sentenced to death on Wednesday for the crime, their defence lawyer said. The 25-year-old's family attacked her because they objected to her marriage. Farzana Iqbal's murder in May this year briefly focused...
  • Chennai: HC flays police; orders CBI probe into 'honour killing' case November 12, 2014

    Chennai: Lambasting the police, Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered a CBI probe into a case of suspected honour killing of a girl involved in inter-caste marriage. Justice V Ramasubramanian, who earlier directed Usilampatti Police not to proceed further in the case, today directed to hand over the case to...
  • Honour killing: Delhi HC upholds man's life term for daughter's murder October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of a man for smothering to death his 20-year-old daughter who had eloped with a boy from her own community. The decision of the trial court, which had termed the offence as an "honour killing", was concurred...
  • Madurai: Woman burnt alive by parents for marrying a Dalit boy October 2, 2014

    Madurai: In a case of honour killing in Tamil Nadu, a young woman was burnt alive allegedly by her parents for marrying a Dalit boy against their wishes. The incident happened in Usilampatti town in Madurai. The police has arrested the parents on charges of murder after the woman's husband filed a...
  • Badaun murders: Key eyewitness fails CBI's lie detector test September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that the key eyewitness in the Badaun murder case has failed to pass its lie detector test. The victims' families had earlier alleged that the CBI's probe was discriminatory as it was probing an honour killing angle. The bodies of the two...
  • Badaun murders: Three accused get bail September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The three accused in the Badaun killings case got bail on Thursday after the Central Bureau of Investigation didn't press charges against them. The three had reportedly cleared the lie detector and other forensic tests in the case. The three had been arrested on charges of gangraping and killing...
  • Badaun gangrape: Forensic report out, DNA of accused not found on victims' clothes August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The forensic report in the Badaun gangrape and murder case has given a new twist to the case. Sources said on Tuesday that the Hyderabad forensic report has been released and the DNA of the accused have not been found on the clothes of the victims. Sources added that...
  • Honour killing: 22yearold girl shot dead by father for marrying against his wishes August 18, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a girl was allegedly shot dead by her father in Baniyather area in Sambhal, police said. The 22yearold girl was shot dead by her father Ram Chandra, with a countrymade firearm in Narauli town on Sunday evening, Station Officer Kunj Bihari Mishra said. Prima facie...
  • Telangana: Man kills teenage daughter for marrying outside the caste August 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a case of honour killing, a man allegedly murdered his 19yearold daughter on Saturday because she married a boy of another caste. The incident took place at Ganugabanda village under Thungathurthy police station limits in Nalgonda district of Telangana, police said. D Linga Mallu allegedly hacked his daughter to...
  • Honour killing? 22yearold girl shot dead by brother over affair July 31, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 22yearold girl was shot dead allegedly by her brother who was opposed to her relationship with a boy in Loee village in Muzaffarnagar. The girl was shot dead by her brother Arshad following heated arguments over the matter on Wednesday, Deputy SP R...
  • Badaun rape case: CBI conducts polygraph test on victims' family July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday carried out lie detector test on the fathers of the two cousin sisters from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh who were allegedly raped, killed and their bodies found hanging from a tree even as the victims' family objected to the move of the agency. CBI sources said...
  • Badaun murder: Victims' family to protest at Jantar Mantar July 7, 2014

    Badaun: The family and relatives of the Badaun rape victim will be holding a protest on Tuesday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar from 9 AM onwards. The mysterious death of the two teenage girls who were found hanging from a mango tree after been allegedly gangraped on May 27 this year...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 4, 2014

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  • Badaun murder: Is there a contradiction between the probe carried out by CBI and UP Police? July 4, 2014

    It has been almost a month since two minor girls were found hanging from a tree in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh and there is still no clarity on who killed the two teenagers and under what circumstances. Inconsistencies in the family's version has come under the CBI scanner. Initial investigation...
  • Badaun victims' parents say honour killing allegations being made to save suspects July 4, 2014

    Badaun: It has been almost a month since two minor girls were found hanging from a tree in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh. After the Central Bureau of Investigation's initial probe said that it could be a case of honour killing. However, the girls' parents claim these allegations are being made...
  • Badaun murders: Family inconsistent in replies, may be a case of honour killing, say CBI sources June 30, 2014

    According to CBI sources, initial investigations in the alleged rape and murder of two minor girls, suggest it could be a case of honour killing. This comes after the CBI conducted a lie detector test on the victims' parents. ...
  • Honour killing: Man kills daughter for having love affair, arrested June 17, 2014

    A man has been arrested in Muzaffarnagar for allegedly strangling his daughter to death in a suspected honour killing case, police said. According to DSP Sanjiv Vajpayee, one Rajkumar was arrested from the Anandpuri locality here for killing his 18yearold daughter. Police said that the girl had not committed suicide, as was...
  • Pakistan survivor of honour killing attempt fears for her life June 7, 2014

    Lahore: A Pakistani woman who survived an attack by relatives who tried to kill her for marrying for love on Friday said that she feared for her life and appealed for protection. Saba Maqsood, 18, survived being shot and thrown in a canal by her family on Thursday, weeks after the...
  • 22yearold girl gangraped, forced to drink acid, murdered June 2, 2014

    A 22yearold girl was allegedly gangraped, forced to drink acid and later strangulated to death in Baheri area in Bareilly, police sources said. The victim's body was recovered from a field in Aithpura village on Saturday with her face mutilated, they said, adding her postmortem report, which was received on Monday,...
  • Honour killing: Pakistani woman stoned to death May 27, 2014

    Lahore: In an apparent honour killing, a 25yearold pregnant woman was on Tuesday brutally beaten and stoned to death outside the High Court by her father and brothers for marrying the man of her choice. Police said that Farzana Parveen, resident of Faisalabad, had married Mohammad Iqbal of Jaranwala a few...
  • Honour killing: Girl's family members arrested for killing her boyfriend May 27, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 26yearold youth was allegedly shot dead by family members of his girlfriend in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday. The accused have been arrested, they said. Arif was gunned down by three members of the girl's family, including her two brothers, at Khalapar locality...
  • Honour killing: Family strangulates girl, hangs body to pass it off as suicide May 12, 2014

    In a case of honour killing, a 14yearold girl was strangulated to death by her family members who later hanged her body to pass it off as a case of suicide in Mirzapur Jagir village of Bareilly, police said on Monday. The victim, a class 8 student was spotted with her...
  • 21yearold girl pushed in Ganga for eloping with boy, survives May 7, 2014

    A 21yearold girl survived an honour killing attempt allegedly by her family members in Muzaffarnagar, police said. The incident took place on Tuesday when the girl's family members allegedly pushed her into Ganga canal at Ratenpuri village in the district, they said. The girl was rescued from the canal by some...
  • Honour killing: Man kills minor daughter for eloping with neighbour May 2, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a man allegedly killed his 15yearold daughter at their residence in Loni area of the district on Friday. The accused, Giyassuddin (40) was apparently upset with his daughter Nagma after she eloped with their neighbour, identified as Shahrukh. In rage, Giyassuddin hit Nagma on...
  • Honour killing: Parents murder girl for marrying her boyfriend, arrested March 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: In an alleged case of honour killing in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur, a 26-year-old techie was allegedly killed by her parents on Sunday. The woman had married her boyfriend, who belongs to a different community, in Hyderabad last week. Police arrested the accused who later confessed to committing the crime during...
  • Lovers' bodies found in Lalkheda Village, honour killing suspected February 20, 2014

    The bodies of a couple said to be in love against the will of their parents were recovered from the outskirts of the state capital on Thursday, police said. The 16yearold girl was shot dead and Rajjan, 22, was found hanging from a tree in Lalkheda Village in Banthara area. A...
  • AAP defends existence of khap panchayats February 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday defended the existence of the khap panchayats, but said it was opposed to any kind of decision given by them that violated the law of the land. Senior party leader Yogendra Yadav said, "All castes tend to have their social organisations, which...