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They are Muslim majority countries plagued by religious orthodoxy.
The couple were reportedly getting death threats since their marriage in January.
His wife had committed suicide soon after he went missing.
Honour killing suspected.
He had strangled her to death.
Let me start by saying that I am not against marriage as an institution. However, I am against the fundamental inequality that has the power to convert an Indian marriage into a form of slavery.
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"She wasn't aware I was killing her."
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Pakistan's "Kim Kardashian".
Shankar and Kaushalya
NEW DELHI -- A 92-year-old 'bed ridden' man, convicted in a 1980 honour killing case, will finally have to go to jail with the Supreme Court today refusing to grant him any exemption from surrendering...
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NEW DELHI -- The wife a Dalit man who was hacked to death for marrying a woman from a higher caste, attempted suicide on May 11, but she has survived and is now at a government hospital in Udumalpet,...
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On 14 March 2016, Tamil Nadu woke up to CCTV footage of the gruesome hacking of a young couple in Udumalaipettai in the district of Tirupur. Five men armed with knives attacked a young couple, Shankar and Kaushalya, in broad daylight and hacked the young man to death. Kaushalya suffered grave injuries, but lived to narrate this spine-chilling tale of caste brutality.
MAKOL, Pakistan -- Shock across Pakistan at the murder of a 16-year-old girl accused of helping a young couple run away and elope has turned to anger over the role played by a "jirga", or tribal counc...
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In a suspected honour killing, a 22-year-old Dalit man was hacked to death by three men in Udumalaipettai town in Tamil Nadu’s Tirupur district on Sunday, allegedly for marrying a woman from an upper-...
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NEW DELHI -- The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the plea of Nitish Katara's mother for conferring the death sentence on his murderers. The apex court also held that Katara's murder wasn't an honour...
For the wide-eyed guests, arranged marriage means that I was gagged and packed off. The incongruence of the situation baffles them more. Each time the conversation ends in, "You guys do not look like an arranged couple." Of course we do not. We are a deranged couple.