While 'khap panchayats' (caste councils) in Haryana continue to frown on inter-caste and sub-caste marriages and punish those who do so, marrying outside one's caste is ever so profitable in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh - it'll get couples all of ... Siasat Daily, 2 weeks ago
Marry outside one's caste in Himachal, get Rs 75,000 - Times of India, 2 weeks ago
In Himachal, marry lower caste and get Rs 75,000 - First Post.com, 2 weeks ago
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A khap panchayat in Haryanas Jind district has resolved to enforce a ban on the use of drugs in its area of influence.Times of India, 2 months ago Haryana khap relaxes norm on same-gotra marriage Times of India, 2 months ago Haryana: Panchayat delivers bizarre verdict again IBN Live, 2 months ago
The BJP, Samajwadi Party, CPI and Khap panchayats have expressed strong reservations over the provision that lowers the age for consensual sex from 18 to 16.India Today, 2 months ago Khaps oppose new anti-rape law provisions Times of India, 2 months ago
On the third day of its ongoing ninth congress the CPI (ML) criticised the growing penetration of capitalism in India's society and economy and said that Khap Panchayats and private feudal armies were the faces of the Indian Capitalism. The party ...New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
In a state known for its skewed sex ratio, more and more panchayats are coming out to lead the charge against female foeticide.Times of India, 1 month ago Khaps to get tough with female foeticide practice New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
The Delhi High Court today gave a days' protection to a couple, who were apprehending threat to their lives from the girl's family on a khap panchayat's diktat against them for marrying in same 'gotra' and village.Outlook, 2 months ago
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday rapped khap panchayats in Haryana for reflecting a "regressive mindset" as she expressed concern over the sliding gender skew against women and the high incidence of female feticide in the state.Times of India, 2 months ago
Khap panchayats may be in news for wrong reasons for their diktats but a self-styled caste council here has invited youths to participate in a mahapanchayat to discuss the menace of drug abuse and ways to curb it.Zee News, 2 months ago
A widow, whose husband was brutally killed by her family after a "khap" (caste panchayat) had "sentenced" him to death for being from a different "biradari" (caste), has threatened suicide with her children. Mehvish, who was pregnant when her husband Abdul ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago Father kills girl for family's 'honour' in UP Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Extra-constitutional bodies like khap panchayats and village councils have no legal sanctity, but enjoy lot of clout and hence politicians shy away from confronting themMSN India, 2 months ago The strange diktats of Haryana Gulf News, 2 weeks ago No rape, no murder, no FIR: Know crime free villages of Haryana Daily Bhaskar, 1 month ago Chowmein to cricket, diktats plague Haryana Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
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