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Lakhimpur Kheri: Brother hacks 15-year-old girl to death after spotting her with man

“When we reached the house, the body was covered in blood. She had several deep cut marks all over her body. It was found that her sister-in-law was in the house during the attack, but she could not help,” said the officer.

'Honour killing' whistleblower shot dead in Pakistan

About 1,000 "honour-killings" of women by relatives are recorded each year in Pakistan, say human rights activists.


Uttar Pradesh: Three of family murdered, police suspect honour killing

Police suspect it to be a case of honour killing. According to the police, around five years ago, a youth belonging to the Hindu family allegedly eloped with a Muslim girl.

Tamil Nadu honour killing: ‘Till police here, we are safe... But other side has more people’

‘Vanniyar’ Swathi, ‘Parayar’ Nandesh fell in love on the road that took them out of their divided village. But 4 months after they married, caste caught up.

‘Honour killing’ case: 24-year-old engineer shot dead in Kannauj, businessman held, two others absconding

A native of Bahadurpur village in Kannauj, Shivam Singh (24) was an engineer at a leather factory in Unnao. According to the FIR, Shivam and his cousin Mayank Shekhar had gone to a nearby market.

Delhi to UP: Family under probe for death of daughter has been killed

According to the Crime Branch, the accused killed the family over personal rivalry. It added that bodies of the other three victims are yet to be found.


Delhi: 18-yr-old man killed in suspected case of honour killing, body dumped in canal

The accused persons beat up the victim before strangulating him to death. They even recorded a video clip where Sahil was seen bleeding, police said.

Delhi: For students, day of exam takes a traumatic turn in Jahangirpuri

“It is going to be difficult,” he said. An officer said: “The last thing the girl student saw was Ankit smiling at her and then the gunshot went off. She is traumatised.”

Pakistan: Man beheads girl, boyfriend for 'honour' in Punjab province

According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, nearly 1,000 women and girls in deeply conservative Pakistan are being murdered every year for allegedly bringing shame on their family.

Ban term 'honour killings', call it 'caste-based murders': Dalit activist Kancha Ilaiah

Ilaiah said that caste-based discrimination and killings should become an election issue in Telangana. He visited the family of P Pranay Kumar, the Dalit man who was hacked to death in Miryalaguda in Nalgonda district for marrying an upper caste woman

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Woman Allegedly Killed After Marrying Against Family Wishes

In a suspected case of honour killing, a girl was allegedly killed by her family after she married against their wishes in Rohtak. After killing the girl, her family tried to cremate her when police intervened and pulled out her half-burnt body from the pyre. The girl’s father and mother have been arrested while her […]