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Khap panchayat

Jun 01, 2019 00:05
Same gotra and same village marriages have been opposed in Haryana for long by khap panchayats and other such social and traditional bodies. read more
Jan 15, 2019 10:30
Every year this Haryana Khap leader convenes a gathering across thousand of villages to spread the message that women deserve their freedom and liberty. read more
Dec 25, 2018 08:38
The man was chained at Parau village on a khap panchayat’s dikat because he had allegedly fled with a married woman, police said. read more
Nov 24, 2018 07:06
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. read more
Nov 12, 2018 10:58
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. read more
Oct 02, 2018 23:46
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. read more
Jun 25, 2018 09:47
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. read more
May 27, 2018 18:38
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). read more
Apr 17, 2018 10:47
Panchayat of Ishapur Kheri village of Sonepat district feels such girls tend to elope with boys. read more
Apr 08, 2018 20:04
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. read more
Apr 02, 2018 13:12
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. read more
Mar 27, 2018 17:49
The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned any interference by illegal assemblies like ‘khap panchayats’ into their marriages, terming the intrusions as “absolutely illegal”. read more
Mar 27, 2018 15:58
Khap leaders said they would hold a panchayat to discuss the issue find out a way to deal with the situation. read more