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The Court of Criminal Appeal dismissed Hazairin Iskandar's argument that he lost a "real opportunity of acquittal" over the murder of Mohd Shah Saemin in February 2010 because the trial judge erred in his directions to the jury. Iskandar, 59, was
In what is suspected to be a case of honour killing, the police on Wednesday found the body of a young girl buried near Panchkula. Police said the body was recovered in a mutilated condition from Khangesra village, and it lay buried for four to six
Haryana's caste councils feel a strict dress code on women will curb the spate of honour killings Khap panchayats (caste councils) in the State have hit out at girls for being the agents who pollute society and bring a bad name to the community.
Casteism is one of the main causes holding up the country's progress While deprecating the caste system in the country, the Supreme Court has declared illegal khap panchayats' which often decree or encourage honour killings or other institutionalised
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Khaps in Haryana Sunday, justifying 'honour killing' of a young couple in Rohtak's Gharnavati village last week, put the onus on the government for such killings as it has not amended the Hindu Marriage Act to legally ban same-gotra marriages. A
The Indian father who killed his daughter and beheaded her boyfriend after they eloped has declared he feels no remorse over the "honour killings", media reports said Friday. The young couple from India's northern state of Haryana were beaten to
A man was beheaded and his girlfriend beaten to death in an "honour killing" in northern India after they eloped, police said Thursday. The woman's mother, father and uncle were arrested after the gruesome murders carried out in a village in the
Zeenat Khan and her father-in-law Wali Mohammad were shot dead by the woman's brother, Javed Khan, with the help of his uncle when the victims were sleeping in their home in Nowshera, police told Dawn...Amjad filed a police complaint against Javed
Many Jordan teenagers 'support honour killings' BBC News Jordan's Queen Rania has campaigned against honour killings A significant proportion of teenagers in Jordan think that honour killing is morally right, a study by researchers in the UK suggests.