Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Topic: honour killing

Jat woman who married Dalit shot dead outside Rohtak court, 4 of family held

The panchayat in Mamta's village had issued a diktat — the mortal remains of the girl won't be brought back home.

Book on Qandeel Baloch reveals how her sexuality both intrigued & disgusted Pakistan

‘The sensational life & death of Qandeel Baloch’ takes readers through the life of the Pakistan diva killed for trying to live on her own terms.
village elders sitting together

SC clips khap panchayats’ wings on marriages. But how did they get these wings?

Khaps gained prominence as a tribal and village administration mechanism, and are most prevalent in the states of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, MP, UP, and Haryana.
A photo of Ankit Saxena, who was murdered in Delhi

Ankit Saxena murder shows it’s Muzaffarnagar everywhere now

We are living in the times of a 'hate epidemic' where the price of making the mistake of loving is paid by innocent lives such as that of Ankit Saxena.
Revenge rape, honour killings as ‘justice’: Pakistan’s problematic jirgas get more power

Revenge rape, honour killings as ‘justice’: Pakistan’s problematic jirgas get more power

Jirgas are tribal councils that consider women property. The National Assembly has given them quasi-judicial powers, and civil society is incensed.

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude Muslims a...