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Asaduddin Owaisi condemns Saroornagar honour killing, terms it as a ‘criminal act’
India

Asaduddin Owaisi condemns Saroornagar honour killing, terms it as a ‘criminal act’

Owaisi added that since the woman willingly decided to get married, her brother doesn't have any right to kill her husband. He termed it a criminal act as per constitution and the worst crime as per Islam

Pakistan: Man shoots dead 21-year-old sister for dancing and modelling
India

Pakistan: Man shoots dead 21-year-old sister for dancing and modelling

The girl's family forced her to quit her profession, terming it "against family tradition" but she insisted on continuing

Dalit man's killing in Hyderabad slap in the face of 'tukde tukde' gang: Giriraj Singh
Politics

Dalit man's killing in Hyderabad slap in the face of 'tukde tukde' gang: Giriraj Singh

The BJP leader from Bihar claimed that there would have been an outrage in place of the current "silence", had it not been the "son of a Dalit" but his Muslim wife, who got killed

Supreme Court commission seeks report from Hyderabad police in 'honour killing' case
India

Supreme Court commission seeks report from Hyderabad police in 'honour killing' case

Nagaraju and his wife were in love with each other for long and they got married in January this year against the wishes of the woman's family members

From Hyderabad murder of 2022 to Ankit Saxena’s killing in 2018: When interfaith relationships met a deadly end
India

From Hyderabad murder of 2022 to Ankit Saxena’s killing in 2018: When interfaith relationships met a deadly end

B Nagaraju — a Dalit Hindu — was brutally beaten and stabbed to death in Hyderabad’s Saroornagar for allegedly marrying a woman from the Muslim community against their family’s wishes. The incident has evoked memories of other such cases in recent times

Hyderabad Lynching: Nagaraju’s Muslim wife says she begged onlookers to save husband from her relatives
India

Hyderabad Lynching: Nagaraju’s Muslim wife says she begged onlookers to save husband from her relatives

Ashrin Sulthana claimed that before their marriage, her brother tried to kill her and even attempted to hang her twice. She also said her husband told her brother that he would convert to Muslim and marry her, but he didn't approve

Man stabbed to death for interfaith marriage in Hyderabad, attacked by wife's family
India

Man stabbed to death for interfaith marriage in Hyderabad, attacked by wife's family

The incident took place on Wednesday night at Saroornagar, when the newly-weds were attacked in full public view

Woman killed in suspected honour killing in Karnataka's Ramanagara; father, two other relatives arrested
India

Woman killed in suspected honour killing in Karnataka's Ramanagara; father, two other relatives arrested

According to police, the woman's family was opposed to her alleged love affair with a man from a lower caste community

Qandeel Baloch honour killing: Pakistan court sentences social media star’s brother to life imprisonment, five others acquitted
World

Qandeel Baloch honour killing: Pakistan court sentences social media star’s brother to life imprisonment, five others acquitted

The brother of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was on Friday sentenced to life in prison for her murder - the country's highest-profile 'honour killing'

In Tamil Nadu, anatomy of a caste crime: Families devastated by honour killings speak of the scourge
long-reads

In Tamil Nadu, anatomy of a caste crime: Families devastated by honour killings speak of the scourge

Honour killings in Tamil Nadu have left behind broken families, disillusioning fights against the social order, untold amounts of grief — through which faint glimmerings of hope shine through

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha writer duo Garima-Siddharth to direct films on surrogacy, honour killing
Entertainment

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha writer duo Garima-Siddharth to direct films on surrogacy, honour killing

Garima and Siddharth are planning to start the shoot of the film related to surrogacy sometime this year

Rajasthan to bring in new laws to deal with mob lynching, honour killing, CM Ashok Gehlot tells state Assembly
India

Rajasthan to bring in new laws to deal with mob lynching, honour killing, CM Ashok Gehlot tells state Assembly

Rajasthan government has decided to enact strict laws to control incidents of mob lynching and honour killing, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said while replying to a debate in the state Assembly.

Outrage as Afzal Kohistani, whistleblower of 2012 honour killing, shot dead in Paksitan's Abbottabad
World

Outrage as Afzal Kohistani, whistleblower of 2012 honour killing, shot dead in Paksitan's Abbottabad

Women's rights activists condemned the murder of Afzal Kohistani, whistleblower in a 2012 'honour killing' case that has shone a years-long spotlight on female victims — and the men who defend them — in Pakistan

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common
India

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common

Over 200 alleged cases of hate crimes were reported in 2018 against people from marginalised groups, especially Dalits, with Uttar Pradesh recording the highest number of such incidents for the third consecutive year, Amnesty India said in a new report on Tuesday.

Gaya murder victim's family claims Bihar Police sought to obtain honour killing 'confession' through torture
India

Gaya murder victim's family claims Bihar Police sought to obtain honour killing 'confession' through torture

The killing of a 16-year-old girl in Gaya has taken a new turn, with family members of the deceased alleging that they were subjected to third-degree torture

Brutal gang-rape and murder of 16-year-old Gaya girl labelled as honour killing by police; family, activists cry foul
India

Brutal gang-rape and murder of 16-year-old Gaya girl labelled as honour killing by police; family, activists cry foul

The badly-mutilated body of a 16-year-old resident of Manpur Patwatoli locality of Gaya, was found in the field, barely 700 meters from her house, on 6 January, after which residents of Gaya organised protests to condemn police inaction.

Etah honour killing: UP woman's father, relatives pour kerosene on boyfriend, set him on fire; two arrested
India

Etah honour killing: UP woman's father, relatives pour kerosene on boyfriend, set him on fire; two arrested

A youth was allegedly set ablaze by a woman's relatives over suspicion that he eloped with her. The incident took place in Gevar Asadullah village of Uttar Pradesh's Etah district.

Uttar Pradesh Police arrest two for murdering brother-in-law in Muzaffarnagar, suspect case of honour killing
India

Uttar Pradesh Police arrest two for murdering brother-in-law in Muzaffarnagar, suspect case of honour killing

The brothers-in-law, Adesh and Vishal, were arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police for killing Manoj Sharma.