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Honour Killing
Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Clean laws: Transforming Indian jurisprudence

Change happens invisibly, in unexpected directions. It was only in 2017 that the Centre said that criminalizing marital rape would destabilize the institution of marriage and hurt the husband. But now...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.20

Unreason under guise of 'science'

No matter what allegations are levelled against the Bharatiya Janata Party — and there have been several of late — it can rarely, if ever, be accused of possessing a scientific temper. The party a...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.19

Gendered crime is a comment on Indian society

Love can be painful. The Crime in India Report, 2017 published by the National Crime Records Bureau leaves no doubt about the tragic consequences of love. Although there are fewer murders overall, tho...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.09.19

Dalit burnt alive, shock kills mother

A Dalit youth was burnt alive in Hardoi district in an apparent “honour killing” on Sunday while leaving for a Lucknow hospital with money for his mother’s treatment.Mother Rambeti, 56, died of ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 27.08.19

10 get double life term for honour killing in Kerala

A Kerala court on Tuesday sentenced ten men to double life terms in the state’s first recorded case of honour killing that left a Dalit Christian man dead last year.Kottayam principal sessions judge...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 22.08.19

10 guilty of honour killing in Kerala

A Kerala court on Thursday held 10 men guilty of murdering a young Dalit Christian man who had married his love of three years defying her family’s objections.In the first recorded case of honour ki...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 22.02.19

Shelter plea for on-the-run couples

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of the Centre and the Delhi government on a plea by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) for security and shelter for 12 inter-caste and inter-community...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.10.18

An India bloodied by chauvinistic caste politics

September 14 — a routine day after a prenatal checkup at a doctor’s clinic in Telangana’s Nalgonda district — turned into a nightmare for 21-year-old Amrutha Varshini. A group of men surrounde...
By Rituparna Chatterjee in


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