Honor Killing: News

19 Jun 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Honor killing: Parents kill daughter, lover; dump bodies in river 

In a shocking incident of suspected "honor killing", a girl and her boyfriend were allegedly killed by her family, and their bodies were dumped in the Chambal River in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, IANS reported.

06 May 2022


Hyderabad: Hindu Man hacked to death by Muslim wife's family

In a horrific incident of suspected honor killing, a man was beaten to death in full public view by his wife's relatives in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

17 Jul 2021


Pune: Two men beaten to death, woman injured over affair

Two men were allegedly beaten to death, while a woman, who was in a relationship with one of them, suffered injuries after family members attacked them over their affair near Chakan in Pune district.

01 Jul 2021


Two held in Dwarka honor killing case

Two men were arrested for allegedly killing a man and injuring his wife in a suspected honor killing case at Dwarka a week ago, police said on Wednesday.

07 Jul 2019

Tamil Nadu

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

West Bengal

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

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

Andhra Pradesh

'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.

13 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

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

Tamil Nadu

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

Pakistan News

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 News

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.