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UP sarv khap panchayat launches drive against female foeticide
The Freepress Journal

UP sarv khap panchayat launches drive against female foeticide

Khaps, the body of village elders in northern India often associated with regressive social diktats, may be turning a new leaf after widespread criticism of their practices. At least a start has been made in a western Uttar Pradesh village where a sarv ... Prokerala, 18 hours ago

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Haryana: Khap panchayat fights stereotypes, goes online

Most khap panchayats may be caught in a medieval time warp but one such village council in Haryana is fighting against the stereotype — not only by working against female foeticide and dowry but also going digital, launching a website. The Kajla ...
 MSN Canada1 day ago Khap in Haryana goes online to fight social evils and stereotypes  Hindustan Times1 day ago

Haryana khap to isolate rape convicts, killers of girl child

CHANDIGARH: Showers on Sunday not only brought down the day's temperature but also acted as a spoilsport for organisers of several social and private functions in the tricity. The easing of norms for FDI in construction by the government earlier ...
 Chandigarh Tribune2 days ago
IndiaTV News

The Kangaroo Courts that put khap panchayats to shame

The fear of being ostracised and grinding poverty forces members of tribal communities to accept horrific and bizarre punishments meted out by Jaat Panchayats . By Prateek Goyal Illustration: Vikram Nongmaithem On 14 June 2014 , Mangal Singh ...
 Tehelka1 week ago Khap panchayats unconstitutional: Government  Economic Times2 months ago 'Customary courts' like Khap panchayats unconstitutional: Govt  Sify2 months ago Social bodies, panchayats lock horns over out-of-court settlement  Hindustan Times2 months ago

Ordinance on land acquisition: Khaps, Haryana farmers' outfits threaten protest on March 5

To oppose the land acquisition ordinance introduced by NDA government, Haryana's khap panchayats and peasant outfits have announced to gather about 1 lakh farmers on national highway-1 near Kurukshetra on March 5.
 Times of India6 days ago Govt dismisses Cong's crocodile tears over Land Acquisition Bill  New Delhi Pioneer5 days ago Attempt to appease: Political cases against farmers to be withdrawn  Times of India1 week ago
Times of India

Khaps, NGOs told to check female foeticide

na Health and Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Anil Vij on Sunday urged the Khap Panchayats, social organisations, religious and non-Government organisations to exercise their influence to curb female foeticide. Vij while addressing a gathering ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago Khaps can't go beyond law: CM  Times of India2 months ago Manohar Lal Khattar defends khap panchayat in Haryana  India Today2 months ago Khap panchayats check social evils, says Haryana CM  Nerve2 months ago
IndiaTV News

Gowda clears stance on his remarks against khaps

Nearly a month after khap mahapanchayat demanded unconditional apology from Union law minister DV Sadananda Gowda for his reported anti-khap remarks, the minister has sought to clear his stance over the issue. Gowda, who was talking to ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago Sarv khap demands ban on same gotra marriages  Press Trust of India2 months ago Muzaffarnagar: Sarv khap demands ban on same gotra marriages  Siasat Daily2 months ago

Khap mahapanchayat pledges to stop honour killing, dowry

Rohtak (Har), Jan 18 (PTI) In a significant move, the 'Sarv Jatiya Khap Mahapanchayat' (all castes' council) in Haryana here today took a pledge to oppose honour killing and prevent dowry system in the state. A decision to this effect was taken at ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago Khap Mahapanchayat Decides To Mend Ways  The Freepress Journal1 month ago PTI - HR-KHAPS - Khap mahapanchayat pledges to stop honour killing, dowry  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Haryana Khap Mahapanchayat Pledges to Stop Honour Killing, Dowry  Outlook1 month ago
International Business Times India

Khap panchayat: Complaining against rape costs woman her nose

A self-styled social panchayat in Barmer district has gave an authoritative instruction of chopping off a woman's nose for complaining of rape against her father-in-law which led to his arrest. The Shocking pronouncement was made by a khap ...
 Siasat Daily2 months ago Khap panchayat orders chopping off woman's nose  The Hindu2 months ago Jind Panchayat Orders Families of Accused to Kneel on Victim's Death Spot  International Business Times India1 month ago

Haryana approaches Centre over crop prices

CHANDIGARH: Amid protests by farmer unions and khap panchayats for implementation of Swaminathan Commission report, the state government on Tuesday urged the Union government to replace minimum support price (MSP) with 'profitable price' in ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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