'As if govt expects people to die in defence of its muddle-headed policy in Kashmir': P. Chidambaram
As long as the people of Kashmir feel alienated and betrayed, peace will not return to the valley, Chidambaram asserted.
According to Muthaiah’s father Kanniappan, his son’s girlfriend had visited their home on July 23, the day he was killed.
“In order to discuss how to make the law more stringent to deal with honour killing, we will conduct a meeting with women activists, women organisations and legal experts."
The shame of ‘honour killing’ thrives with a degree of social licence and an eye on maintaining ‘prestige’ of family, caste and religion, but the innocent are killed bypassing established laws.
Despite the Dravidian parties’ development of the state, they have relied on various communities as voting blocs, reifying hierarchy and power in the process.
According to human rights activists, around 1,000 women are killed in the name of honour every year in the country.
They aim “to protect the honour” of their family, caste or community. This is the most abhorrent outcome of patriarchy.
Warning people involved in such cases, he said there is a need to bring changes and awareness in a casteist society that has created such a mindset to commit honour killings.
In his complaint to the police, Sandeep said he had gone to his sister’s house on August 17 morning while his wife and her brother were at the Gurugram flat.
While primary job qualification (like coding skills) and a college degree are given due weightage, employers are keen on hiring people with a problem-solving mindset.
It has also sought a status report from the state government on 183 "police encounters" that have taken place since 2017.
The SC bench expressed concern over the rise in police encounters and emphasized the necessity of establishing a functional mechanism to monitor the progress of investigations.
Tytler has moved an application before ACMM Vidhi Gupta Anand seeking two weeks’ time for examining the documents.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vidhi Gupta Anand is likely to pass an order on Tytler’s request tomorrow
"I feel the biggest change is that the state’s common man can live his life the way he wants. This change has benefitted poor people the most."
Condemning the killings in Jammu province, she recalled incidents of migrant labourers from Bihar being killed, and not allowing people from other states in Jammu.
Known until now to the public only as “Jane Doe No. 7,” she was Karen Vergata, 34, Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney told a news conference.
The severely injured Gagi was being taken to Rairangpur Sub-Divisional Hospital for treatment when she succumbed on way.
Ram Prasad, the accused, allegedly carried out the act early on Sunday morning, they said, adding the arrest was made after the post-mortem report found death by strangulation and burn injuries.
Hunter and Janice had been teenage sweethearts and married for 52 years. In December 2021, Janice, who was suffering from advanced leukaemia, begged her husband to end her life, the court heard.