Lancet Report: Fire a Major Killer of Indian Women

International Herald Tribune

The Associated Press
March 2, 2009

Lancet Report: Fire a Major Killer of Indian Women

Sonia, 18, and Ved Pal, 23,

NEW DELHI // A powerful village council in the northern state of Haryana has issued death warrants against a young couple who eloped this month.

Indian women demand law against honour killing and acid attacks

NEW DELHI: Several women’s groups came together on Tuesday appealing to all political parties to ensure that their concerns are highlighted and the same become part of the mainstream political agend

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Teenager was burned to death in India

Tuesday March 24,2009

A teenager has been burned to death at her home in India in an "honour killing" by neighbours.


NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has upheld a judgment by a lower court here sentencing a woman and her daughter to life imprisonment for killing her elder daughter at Uttam Nagar in West Delhi in 2002

Rajwati and Mukesh

NEW DELHI, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Two cases of honor killing took place within two days in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, in which a 21-year-old girl and a 38-year-old woman were killed by

Eight (8) Victims

Eight members of an impoverished family from one of India's most lawless regions were shot and beheaded in a gruesome honour killing after one of their relatives dared to secretly marry a girl from a

Jaspal Haur and Harnam Singh

Ferozepur, February 09, 2009

The Ferozepur police have arrested the absconding father of a local girl, who was killed for ‘honour’ on January 13 along with her lover.

Inderjot Kaur

In another incident of honour killing, a man has been arrested for allegedly killing his 17-year-old daughter in Mehrana Kalan village under the Dehlon police station in Jagraon on Monday.

Upon dead bodies

Even the courts can't stop 'honour killings'. The police often collude.