'Honour killings not just a north Indian phenomenon'

NEW DELHI: Khap-sanctioned honour killings in north India may have hogged all the headlines but such sordid incidents have been reported from all over the country, a recent study has concluded. While there has been a spate of incidents in western Uttar…Read More

Govt to constitute committee of experts on ‘honour killings’

With the spurt in ‘honour killings’ in several parts of the country, the government is planning to constitute a committee of women experts soon to find out the reasons behind it and take remedial measures. Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath…Read More

Honour killings: Need for a stop to this barbaric practice

Babu Joseph | 2010-07-02 09:43:33 The media has rightly exposed the heinous crime of killing people under the guise of protecting the 'honour' of the caste or community. This monstrous practice reported from some states of India goes to show that there is…Read More

This time minor girls fall victims to ‘honour killing'

Staff Reporter CHANDIGARH: In yet another shocking case of ‘honour killing' two minor girls of Sonepat in Haryana were allegedly killed by their grandmother and two uncles. Initial information suggests that the girls, aged 14 and 12, were murdered by the…Read More

Ban Killings in the name of 'honor'

Honourable President Smt. Pratibha Patil, It is deeply painful for us to see young adults falling prey to the khap system of justice in the world’s largest democracy - India. It is unfortunate that the government is still allowing this medieval system to co-…Read More
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