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Fined 40L by khap panchayat for not giving land to inlaws: Rajasthan woman

Bhilwara superintendent of police Vikas Sharma said the woman, Jhamku Devi, has alleged in her complaint the the khap panchayat has also boycotted her
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Representational Image. (File photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 04:33 AM IST
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BySachin Saini, Hindustan Times, Jaipur

UP khap panchayat bans jeans for women, shorts for men

The Rajput community panchayat also warned that those found violating the diktat will be punished and face boycott.
Announcing the panchayat's decision, community leader and Kisan Sangh chief Thakur Puran Singh said it was decided to bar women from wearing jeans and men from wearing shorts. (Shutterstock)
Announcing the panchayat's decision, community leader and Kisan Sangh chief Thakur Puran Singh said it was decided to bar women from wearing jeans and men from wearing shorts. (Shutterstock)
Published on Mar 10, 2021 04:40 PM IST
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One person from each house to reach Delhi: Haryana khap leaders

  • The Haryana government suspended mobile Internet in Rewari, Ambala, Jind, Bhiwani, Karnal, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Hisar, Rohtak, and Sirsa till Saturday evening aimed at restricting communication between farm groups.
In this file picture, Farmers associated with Hooda Khap march towards Tikri border to take part in farmers' protest in Rohtak. (PTI File)
In this file picture, Farmers associated with Hooda Khap march towards Tikri border to take part in farmers' protest in Rohtak. (PTI File)
Updated on Jan 30, 2021 03:20 AM IST
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BySunil Rahar, Hindustan Times, Rohtak

Men roaming around in half pants is distasteful, says Muzaffarnagar khap leader

This is not yet an order, but a piece of advice which has come from the elders, Naresh Tikait said.
Naresh Tikait has said men have been advised to not roam around in half pants as only imposing such restrictions on women is not a solution. (ANI)
Naresh Tikait has said men have been advised to not roam around in half pants as only imposing such restrictions on women is not a solution. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 09:37 PM IST
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Rajasthan: ‘Khap’ forces man, woman to bathe in front of hundreds in Sikar

The man and the woman, who are related to each other as nephew and aunt, also reportedly coughed up Rs 31,000 and Rs 22,000, respectively, following which they were accepted back into the social fold
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Updated on Sep 02, 2020 12:40 PM IST
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Jat quota agitation: Youths who set Capt Abhimanyu’s house on fire pardoned

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Updated on Jan 17, 2020 12:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | BySunil Rahar, Rohtak

MP hopes to get khaps power to rule on ‘same gotra’ marriages

Same gotra and same village marriages have been opposed in Haryana for long by khap panchayats and other such social and traditional bodies.
Same gotra and same village marriages are ruining the social fabric in Haryana, said BJP member of Parliament from Bhiwani-Mahendragarh constituency Dharambir Singh.(HT File)
Same gotra and same village marriages are ruining the social fabric in Haryana, said BJP member of Parliament from Bhiwani-Mahendragarh constituency Dharambir Singh.(HT File)
Published on Jun 01, 2019 12:05 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByHardik Anand

‘Women no longer need to wear the veil,’ says Haryana khap leader

Every year this Haryana Khap leader convenes a gathering across thousand of villages to spread the message that women deserve their freedom and liberty.
Khap leader Baljit Singh Malik says he realised the need to convey a progressive message to people and make them aware of the changes that the country is witnessing.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Khap leader Baljit Singh Malik says he realised the need to convey a progressive message to people and make them aware of the changes that the country is witnessing.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 15, 2019 10:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Police free man chained for 45 days on khap’s diktat in Barmer

The man was chained at Parau village on a khap panchayat’s dikat because he had allegedly fled with a married woman, police said.
Manohar was chained after a khap panchayat diktat as punishment for allegedly eloping with a married woman.
Manohar was chained after a khap panchayat diktat as punishment for allegedly eloping with a married woman.
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 09:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Barmer | ByMukesh Mathrani

Men are ‘heroes’ in this gender rights documentary based in Haryana

Upcoming documentary ‘Son Rise’ by national award winning filmmaker Vibha Bakshi is set in the land of khap panchayat with local men as its heroes. A teaser of the film was screened in New Delhi at the United Nations office on Friday.
The documentary teaser was a part of the launch for the global ‘16 Days of Activism’ a campaign organised by the United Nations.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
The documentary teaser was a part of the launch for the global ‘16 Days of Activism’ a campaign organised by the United Nations.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
Updated on Nov 24, 2018 07:06 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Haryana khap panchayat calls for ban on gay sex, live-in relationships

The prime agenda of the khap panchayat in Haryana’s Charkhi village was to discuss women-centric issues — especially crime against women — and to find their solutions.
The ‘sarv-khap’ panchayat in Haryana’s Charkhi village, many resolutions were passed including ban on gay sex and live-in relationships.(HT File / Representative Photo)
The ‘sarv-khap’ panchayat in Haryana’s Charkhi village, many resolutions were passed including ban on gay sex and live-in relationships.(HT File / Representative Photo)
Updated on Nov 13, 2018 02:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Rohtak | ByHT Correspondent, Rohtak

Farmers’ protest heats up politics in BJP stronghold of west UP

Bharatiya Kisan Union leaders yield considerable influence among the dominant caste of the region, Jats, through khap panchayats, whose diktat is considered the last word among community members.
An elderly farmer clashes with police personnel during a protest at Delhi-UP border during 'Kisan Kranti Padyatra' in New Delhi, Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018.(PTI)
An elderly farmer clashes with police personnel during a protest at Delhi-UP border during 'Kisan Kranti Padyatra' in New Delhi, Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 03, 2018 12:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Meerut | ByS Raju

Patriarchy, popular culture, unemployment: Why Haryana is India’s rape capital

With nearly one gang rape every two days since 2016, Haryana has become the most unsafe place for women. ThePrint travels the state to find out why Haryana got this tag.
70 cases of gang rapes have been filed in Haryana until 31 May, 2018, police data shows.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
70 cases of gang rapes have been filed in Haryana until 31 May, 2018, police data shows.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 10:00 AM IST
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The Print | BySanya Dhingra

Woman beaten to death by relatives in MP over affair with man of same gotra

In an apparent case of honour killing, a young woman was allegedly beaten to death by her relatives in Morena district in Madhya Pradesh at the behest of community leaders, because she had an affair with a man of the same ‘gotra’ (clan).
Police said the girl’s family performed her last rites without informing police.(AFP/Photo for representation)
Police said the girl’s family performed her last rites without informing police.(AFP/Photo for representation)
Published on May 27, 2018 06:38 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Morena (MP) | ByHT Correspondent

Haryana village panchayat bars girls from using mobiles, wearing jeans

Panchayat of Ishapur Kheri village of Sonepat district feels such girls tend to elope with boys.
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Updated on Apr 17, 2018 10:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Rohtak | ByHT Correspondent, Rohtak

UP man, whose inter-caste marriage was opposed by khap, cleared of rape charges

The man’s sisters had petitioned the Supreme Court that false cases were lodged against Ravi, prompting the top court to order an investigation by a special team. He was cleared of all charges earlier this week.
The Supreme Court had ordered a special team to probe charges against Ravi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
The Supreme Court had ordered a special team to probe charges against Ravi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 07:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhadra Sinha

Why the SC order on khaps may not be enough

While the Supreme Court’s order is important, it will not stop attacks on couples altogether. To stop the custom, patriarchal mindsets that view women as property and part of an honour that needs safeguarding, have to change.
Chaudhary Jitendra Singh, the head of the Dhama khap, Haryana. What is equally important is to impress upon these khap panchayats that what they are doing is illegal and it is they, and not the couples, who will face the full force of the law if they overstep the legal boundaries.(HT)
Chaudhary Jitendra Singh, the head of the Dhama khap, Haryana. What is equally important is to impress upon these khap panchayats that what they are doing is illegal and it is they, and not the couples, who will face the full force of the law if they overstep the legal boundaries.(HT)
Updated on Apr 02, 2018 01:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

SC says khap interference in marriage between consenting adults is illegal: Here are the guidelines

The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned any interference by illegal assemblies like ‘khap panchayats’ into their marriages, terming the intrusions as “absolutely illegal”.
A view of the Supreme Court lawn, in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
A view of the Supreme Court lawn, in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 05:50 PM IST
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HT Correspondent, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Khaps oppose SC ruling, say can’t allow marriages in same ‘gotra’

Khap leaders said they would hold a panchayat to discuss the issue find out a way to deal with the situation.
Khap leaders are standing their ground, saying they cannot allow weddings within same gotras or villages.(HT PHOTO)
Khap leaders are standing their ground, saying they cannot allow weddings within same gotras or villages.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 04:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Meerut | ByS Raju, Meerut
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