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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, 1 week 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 Times2 weeks ago Why people go to shariat courts, khap panchayats  Hindustan Times2 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 Times2 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.com2 weeks ago No legal sanction, but not illegal!  New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago With Supreme Court's verdict on fatwa, time has come to separate polity from the religion  Meri News2 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.com2 weeks ago Saying no to fatwas  The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago Clerics must make progressive rules for Muslim communities  Oneindia2 weeks ago Shariat courts have no legal sanctity, rules SC  The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago
IBN Live

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
Global Times

The times, they are a-changing

Inder Singh More, the head of the 42-village Khap panchayat or local village council, speaks during a meeting in Hissar district of the northern state of Haryana on May 5, 2014. Photo: AFP Yashpal Mor grew up watching men in his village stay ...
 Global Times2 weeks ago India village council loosens iron grip on rural life  Abu Dhabi National2 weeks ago Haryana Village Led by Women Gets PAN Card  New Indian Express1 month ago Village Council in India Finally Loosens Iron Grip on Rural Life  Med India2 weeks ago
Times of India

For the bachelors of Bass, hope of love

One khap panchayat’s decision to lift curbs on inter-caste marriages may not solve Haryana’s bride shortage problem but the lonely hearts of Bass, who have been suffering the side effects of singledom, can now at least hope to make a match.
 Times of India2 months ago Now, Bhiwani khap nod to inter-caste marriages  Times of India2 months ago To end woes of bachelors, Haryana khap mulls allowing inter-religion marriages  Times of India2 months ago Khap's licence to wed?  Business Standard India2 months 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

Bokaro Rape Case: India Needs To Abolish All Illegal Bodies Now the time has come to abolish the local Panchayats, Khap Panchyats, religious bodies which act as kangaroo courts in Indian society.This thoughtful demand emerges from the fact that in the country the decisions and fatwas of ...
 Counter Currents1 week ago
The Express Tribune

We are all chattel

Just becaus­e some of us acquir­e an educat­ion, do we really have the courag­e to defy the khap pancha­yat? The writer is an independent journalist based in New Delhi and writes for several Indian newspapers ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago
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