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  • 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

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • Mom would have been extremely happy: Shah Rukh Khan on being conferred French honour July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was Tuesday conferred the Knight of the Legion of Honour, France's highest honour, said it was his mother's birthday and if she were alive, she would have been extremely happy. "It's my mother's birthday. If she was alive, apart from being extremely old, she...
  • 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 18-year-old daughter. Police said that the girl had not committed suicide, as was...
  • Watch: Modi gets a ceremonial Guard of Honour at the Naval air base in Goa June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a ceremonial guard of honour at the Naval airbase in Goa. He also met and interacted with the crew on board INS Vikramaditya. He was accompanied by Chief of Naval staff Admiral RK Dhowan on his first outing to a military establishment as the...
  • 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...
  • 22-year-old girl gangraped, forced to drink acid, murdered June 2, 2014

    A 22-year-old 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 25-year-old 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 26-year-old 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 14-year-old 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...
  • 21-year-old girl pushed in Ganga for eloping with boy, survives May 7, 2014

    A 21-year-old 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 15-year-old 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...
  • Michelle Obama honours Indian acid attack survivor Laxmi March 5, 2014

    Washington: Acid attack survivor Laxmi has been hounoured by US first lady Michelle Obama with the prestigious International Women of Courage award. Laxmi was 16 when an acquaintance threw acid on her face while she waited at a bus stop in New Delhi's busy Khan Market in 2005, disfiguring her...
  • Network18 tribute to Sachin Tendulkar: A 25-feet stainless steel bat March 3, 2014

    In a tribute to Sachin Tendulkar for all the times he made us proud, a 25-feet long bat was unveiled close to his home in Bandra on Sunday by Network18. It has Sachin's signature and also the speech he gave at the end of his farewell test. ...
  • 'Bat of Honour' from Network 18 for batting legend Sachin Tendulkar March 2, 2014

    The Network 18 group on Sunday paid rich tribute to retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, unveiling a monument in the form of a large steel bat in Mumbai. The monument has been installed on the Carter Road Promenade - close to Tendulkar's residence. It is the largest steel bat in...
  • 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 16-year-old 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...
  • Three Australians of Indian origin get Australia Day honours January 30, 2014

    Three Australians of Indian origin have received Australia's prestigious civilian honours for their exceptional contribution to the society. Sadanandan Nambiar, Radhey Shyam Gupta and Pratish Chandra Bandopadhayay were the recipients of the Australia Day Honours, which were announced on January 26, the national day of Australia. Nambiar, who works with the Commonwealth...
  • Two Indian Americans researchers get US Presidential award December 24, 2013

    President Barack Obama has named 102 researchers, including two Indian-Americans, as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest US honour for young professionals in these fields. The winners including, Dr. Karunesh Ganguly of San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Centre and Dr. Hardeep Singh of Houston...
  • Special honour for Oprah Winfrey at Santa Barbara film fest November 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress and talk show queen Oprah Winfrey will be feted with the Montecito Award at the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), to be held next year. The Montecito Award, named after a beautiful and stylish area in Santa Barbara, is given to a recipient whose style has...
  • Shortlist for The Hindu Prize 2013 announced November 9, 2013

    The Hindu Prize 2013 will be announced on January 13, 2014, during The Hindu Lit for Life in Chennai. It comprises a cash component of Rs. 5 lakhs and a plaque. The Shortlist: The Illicit Happiness of Other People - Manu Joseph Foreign - Sonora Jha Roll of Honour - Amandeep Sandhu Vanity Bagh...
  • Hooda defends khaps, says they don't order honour killings October 5, 2013

    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 September 30, 2013

    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 villagers,...
  • Dalit man murdered allegedly by in-laws, honour killing suspected September 24, 2013

    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. Naveen...
  • AP: Family kills girl for falling in love with a boy with same surname September 23, 2013

    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 September 21, 2013

    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. ...