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Are khap panchayats as vile as the media portrays them?

Dalit man forced to perform 'last rites' of his living son

It's not just in Haryana, where diktat by self-styled khap panchayat's galore. A panchayat in Himachal's village allegedly forced a father, a Dalit, to perform the 'last rites' of his living son as he married an upper caste girl. The couple were ... Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago

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Why people go to shariat courts khap panchayats

y 08, 2014 First Published: 09:03 IST(8/7/2014) | Last Updated: 12:29 IST(8/7/2014) A couple of years ago, I read an interesting column on why many Indians (mainly from the poorer section) still visit faith healers (shamans) instead of going to state-run ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago Why people go to shariat courts, khap panchayats  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago HC seeks report on kangaroo court pardoning rape accused  The Hindu1 month ago Did Shariat courts thrive on India's time-consuming, overburdened legal system?  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Not just Shariat courts: Supreme Court order also includes khap panchayats

The Uniform CIvil Code debate has been unfortunately framed as legislation against Muslim personal law and fatwas. But it could also be legislation that cracks down on discrimination among all communities. The post Not just Shariat courts: Supreme Court order ...
 First Post.com3 weeks ago Sharia court does not mete out justice, only opinion: Wajahat Habibullah  Smart Investor2 weeks ago Saying no to fatwas  The Freepress Journal3 weeks ago Clerics must make progressive rules for Muslim communities  Oneindia3 weeks ago

Fatwa ruling: Why the uniform civil code debate is nonsensical

If the rulings of the shariats have no legal sanction, this applies to the rulings of khap panchayats too. For that matter, it applies to community judicial bodies of all religions in the country. The post Fatwa ruling: Why the uniform civil code debate is ...
 First Post.com3 weeks ago No legal sanction, but not illegal!  New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago With Supreme Court's verdict on fatwa, time has come to separate polity from the religion  Meri News3 weeks ago
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SC says no place for fatwa in India, sets up debate on civil code, khap

The fatwa has no place in independent India, and cannot be used to punish innocent, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled. The court said a fatwa has no legal sanction, and restrained Shariat courts from unilaterally issuing directives that may affect ...
 Financial Express3 weeks ago No place for fatwa in India; cannot be used to punish innocent: Supreme Court  Indian Express3 weeks ago
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Is 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' realistic? Do urban couples still elope in circa 2014?

No warring families, no religious prejudice, no Khap panchayat. Then why do the protagonists in the film elope? In the new film 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil', by first-time director Arif Ali, explores this age-old theme. Two BFFs Dinesh 'Dinoo' Nigam (Armaan Jain) ...
 IBN Live3 weeks ago

Satrol Khap women wing chief slams Aggarwal Samaj for its 'biased decision'

She said that such a diktat should not be passed against only women while the community had not ordered a similar ban on dances by men during weddings.
 Times of India4 weeks ago Aggarwal Sammelan prohibits women from dancing on DJs  Business Standard India1 month ago

Khap leader works within system for change

Over a cup of milky tea some months ago in a non-descript hotel in Rohtak, a dusty town of steel and oil mills, colleges and auto repair shops, Santosh Dahiya, 45, reflected on the slow-moving pace of change in the mostly rural state of Haryana. ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Implement Swaminathan report, amend Hindu Marriage Act: Khaps

A khap panchayat organised at Kandela in the district today demanded from Centre to implement recommendations of Swaminathan Commission report and amend Hindu Marriage Act. Speaking to media after the panchayat, Kandela khap head Tekram said BJP has promised ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Khap Demands Amendment of Hindu Marriage Act  Outlook1 month ago PTI - HAR-KHAPS - Implement Swaminathan report, amend Hindu Marriage Act: Khaps  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago

The Queen of Khap

Sudesh Choudhary has broken a tradition spanning more than six centuries. Do men still set the limits of her power? True Life Deep inside Khap land, we are trailing behind a dark grey Innova in a boxy little car. On the front seat of the SUV, sitting next to ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago
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