Honour Killings

  • Honour killing: Parents murder girl for marrying her boyfriend, arrested 24-03-2014 10:06 AM

    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...
  • Lovers' bodies found in Lalkheda Village, honour killing suspected 20-02-2014 09:33 PM

    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 16-year-old girl was shot dead and Rajjan, 22, was found hanging from a tree in Lalkheda Village in Banthara area....
  • AAP defends existence of khap panchayats 01-02-2014 08:59 PM

    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,...
  • Hooda defends khaps, says they don't order honour killings 05-10-2013 06:28 PM

    Chandigarh: Strongly defending khap panchayats (caste councils), Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said they don't order "honour killings" and most such cases involve relatives of boys or girls, whose relations are opposed by their families. The Chief Minister emphasised on the need to change mindset of the...
  • Yamunanagar: 21-year-old woman dies in suspected honour killing 30-09-2013 02:16 PM

    Yamunanagar: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old woman has died under suspicious circumstances in Bapra village in Yamunanagar, just two days after she eloped with a youth, police said on Monday. She was about to be cremated secretively by her family members, but acting on information from...
  • Dalit man murdered allegedly by in-laws, honour killing suspected 24-09-2013 05:21 PM

    Nawada: In a suspected case of 'honour killing', a Dalit man was murdered allegedly by his in-laws at Mehrama village of Bihar's Nawada district on Tuesday, police said. "The victim identified as Naveen Kumar (25), was hanged with a rope and his stomach was pierced," SP Manavjeet Singh Dhillon said....
  • AP: Family kills girl for falling in love with a boy with same surname 23-09-2013 12:26 PM

    Hyderabad: A 17-year-old girl was killed in Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday night by her family, who opposed her falling in love with a boy, who the family claimed was her cousin. The family cited reasons that both of them shared the same surname and are hence brother-sister...
  • 30 Minutes: Lynched, exiled and killed - India's dishonour killings 21-09-2013 08:51 PM

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple was lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they allegedly eloped from their village to get married. ...
  • Alleged honour killing: Haryana police arrests girl's brother, taxi driver 20-09-2013 03:26 PM

    The brother of the girl, who was brutally killed along with a 23-year-old youth in the district for "honour," was among two persons apprehended on Friday, taking the total number of arrests in the case to five. Sunny, the brother of 20-year-old Nidhi Barak, and Mahesh, a taxi driver, were...
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  • News 360: SC to hear all cases related to Muzaffarnagar communal violence pending in Allahabad HC 19-09-2013 09:31 PM

    All cases pertaining to the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar that were pending in the Allahabad High Court have been transferred to the Supreme Court. The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will not trample on the UP government's powers on maintaining law and order. ...
  • Alleged honour killing: Father says 'no remorse' after family lynched girl, beheaded boy 19-09-2013 07:41 PM

    Rohtak: In a case of alleged honour killing in Haryana, a young couple was murdered by the girl's family after the duo allegedly eloped to get married. Nidhi and her friend Dharmendra were brutally murdered by her family. After the couple reportedly left the village in the Rohtak district on...
  • Alleged honour killing: Girl lynched in public, boy beheaded in Rohtak 19-09-2013 11:16 AM

    Rohtak: In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple have allegedly been lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they left their village to reportedly get married. After the couple reportedly left their village in the Rohtak district on Tuesday to get married, the girl's family contacted them...
  • Honour killing: 17-year-old girl murdered by brothers in Tamil Nadu 14-09-2013 02:29 PM

    In a case of honour killing, a 17-year-old girl was allegedly murdered by her two brothers for falling in love with a Dalit boy in the district, police said on Saturday. The two brothers poured acid into the mouth of their sister Gomathy and hanged her at their house in...
  • Girl fears honour killing, approaches court for help 27-08-2013 07:36 PM

    New Delhi: An eighteen-year-old woman, who intends to marry a man she loves against her family's wishes, on Tuesday approached a Delhi court fearing for her life and seeking protection. The girl from Uttar Pradesh but now residing here has filed a petition through her counsel before Metropolitan Magistrate Ajay...
  • Police security for couples in Ghaziabad to curb honour killings 25-08-2013 11:18 AM

    Much to the relief of couples facing threats from their families after eloping, Ghaziabad police has decided to provide security cover to them in a bid to curb cases of honour killing in the city. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dharmender Singh has issued a circular to all station-house-officers (SHOs)...
  • Gurgaon mysterious death: Police arrest victim's father, cousin 24-08-2013 09:57 AM

    Gurgaon: The Gurgaon Police claims to have solved the death case of a 17-year-old girl whose decomposed body was found inside a toolbox in a bus earlier this week. The girl's father and cousin have been arrested in a suspected case of honour killing. The post-mortem report had suggested strangulation...
  • Brother kills 18-year-old sister over illicit affair with neighbour 08-08-2013 01:22 PM

    In a suspected case of honour killing, an 18-year-old girl was hacked to death allegedly by her brother over her relationship with a youth in their locality, police said on Thursday. Wasim (26) was arrested on Tuesday for killing his sister Arzu Perveen on July 28 in Kidwainagar, they said....
  • 44-year-old man found dead; honour killing suspected 27-07-2013 01:43 PM

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 44-year-old man, who married a girl from another community, was abducted and later murdered by unidentified assailants in Chandwaji town here, police said on Saturday. The victim married the girl of another community in Chandwaji few months back and was living in...
  • My book's on the clash between the old and the new: Chander Suta Dogra 05-07-2013 04:49 PM

    This is the true story of the honour killing of Manoj and Babli and its aftermath. In this painstakingly researched book, Chander Suta Dogra recreates how the couple eloped, breaking the taboo of same-caste marriage, and was seized and brutalized by the girl's people, with their bodies being eventually dumped...
  • Nashik: Miffed over inter-caste marriage, man kills pregnant daughter 29-06-2013 11:24 AM

    Nashik: Miffed over her marriage to a person outside their cast, a man in Maharashtra's Nashik district strangulated his 20-year old pregnant daughter to death. Police said the 40-year old Eknath Kumbharkar has confessed to the killing. He killed the woman after persuading her to visit her maternal home on...
  • Indian couple that fled country wins right to stay in Australia 15-06-2013 06:00 PM

    Melbourne: An Indian couple from Punjab have won the right to stay in Australia after applying for refugee status on the grounds that they may be subjected to honour killing in India for an inter-caste love marriage. The couple's plea for refugee status was rejected by Australian immigration and refugee...
  • Woman, family members sets themselves on fire in front of police 13-06-2013 11:34 AM

    Bulandshahr: In the well-known Arauli honour killing case in Bulandshahr, a woman identified as Mahvish and her family members set themselves ablaze in front of Uttar Pradesh police personnel alleging atrocity by them. Mahvish's brother-in-law suffered 90 per cent burn injuries and has been shifted to a hospital in Delhi...
  • Kanpur: Father kills daughter for refusing to marry 06-06-2013 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: A man in Kanpur allegedly killed and burnt the body of her 15-year-old daughter with the help of his relatives after the girl refused to marry a man much older to her. The girl's mother had gone to her parent's home at the time of the crime. She...
  • Haryana: Youth hacked to death in suspected honour killing 01-06-2013 11:30 PM

    Fatehabad: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 28-year-old youth of Issar village was killed after he was allegedly attacked by six assailants on Dharamshala road here, including the kin of a young woman, whose family was fiercely opposed to the couple's recent marriage, police said on Saturday. Satpal...
  • Haryana: 2 cases of alleged honour killing 09-05-2013 02:59 PM

    Hisar: Two cases of alleged honour killings have been reported from Haryana, a state which has gained notoriety for the ghastly crime. In the first case a father allegedly murdered his daughter as he was opposed to her relationship with a boy from the same village while in the other...
  • Honour killing: Father arrested for shooting daughter 16-04-2013 01:58 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: A month after a girl was found dead, police has claimed to crack the case by arresting her father for killing her for 'honour' in Nasirpur village here. 21-year-old Meenakshi was in a relationship with a boy of the same village and wanted to marry him, but her father...