Articles about Honor Killing
07 Jul 2019
Honor killing: Father confesses to hacking inter-caste couple to death
In the wee hours on Thursday, a pregnant woman and her husband were hacked to death in their home in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The police had earlier suspected 'honor killing' to be the motive since the couple had an inter-caste marriage and arrested the woman's father.
07 Jul 2019
Outraged by affair, parents kill teenager, dump body in Ganga
A married couple was arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing their 16-year-old daughter and dumping her body in the river Ganga in Malda district of West Bengal, the police said.
31 Mar 2019
Maharashtra: Father kills 17-year-old daughter over friendship with a boy
A 17-year-old girl was allegedly killed by her father who was against her friendship with a boy studying with her in a college in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, police said on today.
11 Mar 2019
Woman loves her cousin, killed husband with his help, murdered
In a suspected case of honor killing, a woman was shot dead allegedly by her cousin in Haiderpur village, Muzaffarnagar, police said today.
11 Jan 2019
Gaya teen murder: Police blame victim's family; activists allege falsehood
The savage murder of a minor girl in Gaya has sent shockwaves across the city.
10 Jan 2019
Gaya teen murder: 16-year-old found beheaded; rape or honor killing?
The savage murder of a 16-year-old girl has sparked massive protests in the city of Gaya in Bihar.
09 Nov 2018
Kerala: Police personnel suspended for taking bribe from murder accused
A police officer was removed from service yesterday for allegedly taking bribe from some of the accused of a suspected honor killing case in Kerala.
20 Sep 2018
Hyderabad: Daughter critical after father attacks her over inter-caste marriage
In yet another horrific incident, a 20-year-old woman was attacked by her father in Hyderabad on Wednesday for marrying a man against the family's wishes.
19 Sep 2018
Telangana: Lost husband to 'honor-killing', Amrutha talks about raising child
"I am 21, he was 24. We haven't really experienced anything except unflinching love for one other," Amrutha, whose husband was killed by her own father, said.
19 Sep 2018
Telangana 'honor-killing': Victim's father-in-law paid Rs. 1cr for his murder
In the murder of 23-year-old P Pranay Kumar in Nalgonda district of Telangana, the father of his wife, assailant, and five others have been arrested.
14 Aug 2018
Honor killing: Man poisons daughter to death in UP
In a suspected case of honor killing, a 15-year-old girl was poisoned to death allegedly by her father in UP's Muzaffarnagar district, police said today.
02 Aug 2018
UP: Father kills daughter who wanted inter-caste marriage
A 21-year-old woman was strangled to death by her father, who was against her decision to marry a man from another caste, in Daulatpur village of UP's Lakhimpur Kheri district, police said today.
20 Jul 2018
Tamil Nadu gets 24-hour helpline for protection of inter-caste couples
The Tamil Nadu government has informed the Madras High Court that a 24-hour helpline has been set up to investigate issues faced by inter-caste couples and offer them necessary assistance and protection.
01 Jul 2018
'Honor killing': Andhra man kills daughter over her relationship
A man from Thotaravulapadu village of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district allegedly killed his daughter with an axe on Saturday since he disapproved of her affair.
23 Jun 2018
Man hacks daughter to death for eloping with younger boy
In a suspected case of honor killing, a 20-year-old woman was hacked to death allegedly by her father for eloping with a boy younger to her in Anoopgarh town of Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district.
11 Apr 2018
Delhi 'honor-killing': 'Friendly' 18-year-old shoots dead brother-in-law, then targets sister
Two months after the Ankit Saxena murder, another alleged 'honor killing' has been reported in Delhi.
27 Mar 2018
Do not question adults' choice of marriage-partner: SC warns khaps
Interference by khap panchayats when two consenting adults have married is "absolutely illegal," the SC has ruled.
03 Feb 2018
Delhi-murder: "I carried my son, he died in my lap"
A 23-year-old wedding photographer was stabbed in front of his parents on a busy street in West Delhi, allegedly by the family members of the Muslim woman he was courting.
13 Dec 2017
Another honor-killing in Pakistan: 19-year old boy kills sister, brother-in-law
In yet another horrific incident of honor killing in Pakistan, 19-year old Saeed Anwar shot dead his sister and her husband in Rawalpindi.
12 Dec 2017
Six get death sentence for brutal Tamil Nadu 'honor killing'
More than 1.5 years after murdering a Dalit youth in full public view, six persons in Tamil Nadu have been sentenced to death for the 'honor killing'.
20 Sep 2017
Parents save 'honor', murder schoolgirl for talking to a boy
In yet another horrific incident of 'honor killing', a couple in Telangana's Chintapalli village - about 130 km from Hyderabad - allegedly killed their 13-year-old daughter for talking to a boy.
15 Sep 2017
Honor killing: Bodies of electrocuted teen lovers exhumed in Pakistan
Police in Karachi said the bodies of a teenage couple allegedly murdered in an honor killing bear marks indicating they were electrocuted.
09 Sep 2017
Canadian court approves extradition of 'honor killing' accused to India
The Canadian Supreme Court has approved the extradition of two Indo-Canadians facing charges in India over their alleged role in an "honour killing."
07 Aug 2017
Pakistan: Man decapitates wife for refusing to quit job
In a gruesome case of 'honor killing', a man in Pakistan's Punjab decapitated his wife for refusing to leave her job.