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Dec 13, 2017
Tamil Nadu 'honour' killing: Tirupur court sentences six to death for murdering Dalit youth ShankarSix persons were sentenced to death by a court in connection with the suspected honour killing of a 22-year old Dalit man in full public view in nearby Udumalpet in March last year.
Dec 13, 2017
'Honour killing' case of Dalit youth V Shankar in Tamil Nadu: 6 death sentences at one go is monumental move by judiciaryBut this is not the first high profile instance of honour killing in the state of Tamil Nadu. The murder of engineer V Gokulraj in Namakkal in western Tamil Nadu hit the headlines in late June 2015.
Nov 21, 2017
Tamil Nadu honour killing: Kausalya, widow of slain Dalit man, determined to ensure nobody is targeted for falling in love againIn caste-obsessed Tamil Nadu, where political power vests with the influential Thevar and Gounder communities, being jailed for taking revenge on a Dalit is considered a badge of honour.
Aug 22, 2017
With a hollow Special Marriage Act, runaway couples in India are losing the battle of choiceIn a society where marriage outside the caste is still considered a taboo, provisions of Special Marriage Act remain under-utilised.
Aug 21, 2017
Supreme Court to seek suggestions from NGO, khap panchayats to reduce honour killing incidentsThe Supreme Court Monday sought suggestions from an NGO, an amicus curiae, and Khap Panchayats on ways to prevent harassment and killing of young couples in the name of family honour for inter-caste or intra-clan (gotra) marriages
Aug 01, 2017
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Centre says 288 honour killing cases reported since 2014As many as 288 cases of honour killing were reported between 2014 and 2016, the honour killing was informed on Tuesday.
Jul 30, 2017
Bill to prevent honour killings, protect right to choose life partner introduced in Rajya SabhaAs incident of honour killing continue unabated, a lawmaker has proposed a bill to give couples liberty to marry out of caste and religion
Jul 17, 2017
Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch's father says will never forgive my son for killing my beloved daughter"I wish no girl is born to a poor family," says Muhammad Azeem, the father of Pakistan's social media sensation Qandeel Baloch, who was killed by her brother in the name of 'honour' last year
Jul 12, 2017
Saba Qamar to play slain Pakistani celebrity Qandeel Baloch in Baaghi, show based on model's lifeSlain Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch is going to be immortalised in a Pakistani TV serial based on her life, titled Baaghi. Saba Qamar will play the model.
Jul 09, 2017
Pakistan honour killing: Woman stabbed to death by brother after marrying man of her choiceA 25-year-old woman was stabbed to death allegedly by her brother for "disgracing the family" by marrying a man of her choice in Punjab province