A new report by the Internet Democracy Project looks at the disturbing nature of gendered surveillance, like the khap panchayats' ban on use of mobile phones by single women DNA, 3 days ago
A 42-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after failing to withdraw cash to escape social ostracisation by a khap panchayat in eastern Rajasthans Karauli district, police said. Police said Hari Mohan Chhipi of Barkheda village, around 180 km from Jaipur, jumped in front of a train on Tuesday, hours after he was allegedly asked by the traditional body of village elders to pay Rs 20,000 to his cousin over a land dispute.According to the FIR, the khap panchayat slapped a fine of Rs ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Top Indian para-athlete Deep Malik has been felicitated by a Khap Panchayat here for her achievements at the Rio Paralympics where she had won a silver medal. Deepa was honoured by Malik Gathwala Khap at Swami Nitya School in Rohtak. ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
With voting in Punjab and Goa over, the spotlight is now on western Uttar Pradesh, which goes to the polls in the first phase on 11 February. Voting for the second phase will take place on 15 February. At stake are 140 seats - 73 constituencies spread over 15 ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
The Jat quota agitation in Haryana continued for the ninth day, with protesters sitting on 'dharnas' at various places today, even as the community's leaders have threatened to intensify the stir if their demands are not met by the government. Amid elaborate ...Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
Punjab is likely to turn out to be the ideal test case for the implementation of the Supreme Courts order on removing caste and religion from politics. The apex court, on 2 January, barred all political parties from seeking votes in the name of religion, ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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