honour killing

Mother-in-law in ‘honour’ killing case granted bail

The condition for the bail is that the petitioner shall not influence the witnesses and shall appear before the trial court on each and every adjournment.

published on : 11th January 2022

Youth stabbed to death by lover's father in Thiruvananthapuram

Aneesh George, a resident of Pettah and a student of Bethany College, was allegedly stabbed by Lalu, a resident of Chayakudi lane at Pettah.

published on : 29th December 2021

Honour killing: Casteism not annihilated even after 75 years of independence, says Supreme Court

The bench noted that according to Dr BR Ambedkar, inter-caste marriage is one remedy to get rid of casteism in order to achieve equality.

published on : 28th November 2021

Bail denied to two Telangana persons accused of ‘honour’ killing

Counsel for the complainant T Swetha contended that all the accused had trespassed into the house of the complainant and abducted them by force.

published on : 26th November 2021

Man rapes, murders daughter for marrying man from another caste in MP

The accused confessed that they committed the crime to avenge the disgrace the woman brought to the family by marrying a man from another caste.

published on : 16th November 2021

Dalit youth dies under suspicious circumstances in Kanyakumari; kin allege 'honour killing'

The woman's brother had threatened Suresh Kumar with dire consequences if he failed to sever ties with his sister.

published on : 10th November 2021

'Honour killing' claims couple in Punjab village

The man belonged to a Scheduled Caste and the girl to an Other Backward Classes community.

published on : 18th October 2021

Belagavi youth hacked to death allegedly over interfaith relatinship

The police suspect that the victim may have been killed by members of a right-wing organisation who had accused the dead of seducing a girl from another caste.   

published on : 3rd October 2021

Best judgment, gives hope to others: Kin of honour killing victim

The court awarded a death sentence to one person and life sentences to 12 others, including a former deputy superintendent of police and an inspector.

published on : 25th September 2021

18 years after couple's honour killing, TN court hands death penalty to one, life terms to 12

Two policemen -- former DSP Chellamuthu and inspector Tamilmaran -- were among those sentenced to life imprisonment

published on : 24th September 2021

Book reveals shocking stats on honour killings of Punjab and Haryana

'Killing For Honour... A Culture of Silence' is authored by Puneet Kaur Grewal who is working as the State Project Coordinator in the women and child development department of Haryana. 

published on : 22nd August 2021

SC to hear woman's plea against bail to mother in case of 'honour-killing' of son-in-law

Kerala youth Amit Nair, who married Jaipur-based Mamta of other caste against the wishes of her parents and brother in 2015, was shot dead allegedly by a hired killer in 2017.

published on : 19th August 2021

Woman killed by kin for eloping with man of different community in Madhya Pradesh

After the incident on August 2, the family members tried to pass it off as a case of suicide, but the forensic report refuted their claim, following which the woman's father and brother were arrested.

published on : 12th August 2021

SC cancels bail granted by Rajasthan High Court to man accused in honour killing case

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana termed as "unsustainable" the bail granted to accused Mukesh Choudhary, brother-in-law of deceased Amit Nair.

published on : 12th July 2021

Supreme Court cancels bail granted by Rajasthan HC to honour killing accused 

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana asked accused Mukesh Choudhary, brother-in-law of deceased Amit Nair, to surrender before the trial court.

published on : 12th July 2021
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