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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Newlywed inter-caste couple in Hyderabad attacked by wife's father; accused arrested; woman's condition critical
India

Newlywed inter-caste couple in Hyderabad attacked by wife's father; accused arrested; woman's condition critical

The Hyderabad Police has arrested the father who brutally attacked his daughter and her lower caste husband, days after their marriage. The woman whose right hand was almost hacked off is in critical condition while the husband is out of danger

Telangana honour killing case: Six of seven persons arrested sent to judicial custody by court
India

Telangana honour killing case: Six of seven persons arrested sent to judicial custody by court

Six of the seven persons arrested in connection with the alleged honour killing of a Dalit Christian man in Telangana's Nalgonda district were sent to judicial custody.

Telangana honour killing: Seven arrested, including girl's father and uncle in murder of 23-year-old Dalit man
India

Telangana honour killing: Seven arrested, including girl's father and uncle in murder of 23-year-old Dalit man

According to Telangana Police, Amrutha Varshini's father Maruti Rao, who was opposed to her marriage, conspired with other accused to eliminate her husband and also paid an advance of Rs 15 lakh to the assailants

All is not fair in love if you are in Telangana; Dalits let down by KCR's silence amid caste war
India

All is not fair in love if you are in Telangana; Dalits let down by KCR's silence amid caste war

Since the formation of Telangana in 2014, there have been seen 19 incidents of caste-based killings, according to the CPM-affiliated Inter-caste Marriages Federation.

Dalit man murdered in 'honour killing' cremated in Telangana's Miryalguda; 5 accused including father-in-law, uncle arrested
India

Dalit man murdered in 'honour killing' cremated in Telangana's Miryalguda; 5 accused including father-in-law, uncle arrested

A large number of people, including leaders of Dalit organisations, attended the funeral of Pranay Kumar, who was brutally murdered by his father-in-law, who belonged to another caste.

Shutdown in Telangana's Miryalguda over 'honour' killing of man from SC community, organisations hold rallies seeking justice
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Shutdown in Telangana's Miryalguda over 'honour' killing of man from SC community, organisations hold rallies seeking justice

A shutdown was imposed in Telangana's Miryalguda town on Saturday over the murder of a man from a Scheduled Caste community.

Three arrested in Faridabad after Hindu man was found murdered by Muslim ex-wife's family
India

Three arrested in Faridabad after Hindu man was found murdered by Muslim ex-wife's family

In another case of 'honour killing', a Hindu man, Sanjay Kumar, was allegedly killed by the family of his Muslim ex-wife, a week ago in Faridabad.