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Digvijay Singh condemns Haryana `honour` killings

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 14:07

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday condemned the brutal killing of a young couple in Gharnavati village in Haryana`s Rohtak district in name of honour.

No justification for honour killings: Kumari Selja

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 18:17

Against the backdrop of the killing of a couple for honour in Haryana, Kumari Selja on Friday said such acts cannot be justified and there was a need to strictly deal with people indulging in such "horror killings".

Jordanian kills sister to `cleanse family honour`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 18:44

Between 15 and 20 women die in so-called "honour" murders each year in the Arab kingdom, despite government efforts to curb such crimes.

Law panel for making dishonour killings non-bailable offence

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 21:26

The Law Commission has recommended that honour killings be made a non-bailable offence.

Slap murder charge for female foeticide: Khap panchayats

Last Updated: Saturday, July 14, 2012, 09:22

A Khap Mahapanchayat, attended by leaders of over 300 khaps took a stern stand against female foeticide and demanded that murder charges be slapped.

‘Over 900 Pakistani women killed for honour’

Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 17:56

Over 900 Pakistani women were killed last year in the name of honour for allegedly shaming their families.

Horror killings: Plan panel group for separate law

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 20:35

The Planning Commission Working Group on `Women`s Agency and Empowerment` for the 12th Plan has also suggested changes in family laws.

Extent of `honour` crimes exposed in Britain

Last Updated: Sunday, December 04, 2011, 18:15

More than 2,800 so-called honour attacks -- punishments for bringing shame on the family -- were recorded by Britain`s police last year.

Mothers accused in dishonour killing of 2 brides

Last Updated: Sunday, May 15, 2011, 15:22

Newlyweds Zahida, 19, and Husna, 26, were strangled when they returned home after getting married to men of their choice.

Award death penalty for dishonour killings: SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 09:36

SC directed courts to view dishonour killings cases as `rarest of rare` category.

Stamp out dishonour killings ruthlessly: SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 21:52

Terming `khap` panchayat as illegal and honour killing as "barbaric and shameful", Supreme Court said these should be stamped out "ruthlessly".

TV focus on honour killings

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 17:53

Now small screen puts spotlight on honour killings.