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There is no proposal to ban Khap panchayats: Khattar
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There is no proposal to ban Khap panchayats: Khattar

Khap panchayats are a “useful instrument” of society and carry out social reforms and one or two mistakes don’t make them wrong as a whole, according to Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. Khap panchayats have a strength of their own, he ... MSN India, 1 week ago

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Jats to revive quota agitation with blockade on February 15

Khap panchayats have decided to block all national and state highways in the state on February 15 to press for reservation to the Jat community under the Other Backward Classes category. As per sources, leaders of 90 khap panchayats have agreed to participate ...
 MSN India1 week ago
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'Khaps are not always wrong', says Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday backed his earlier remark on Khap Panchayats, saying that it would not be appropriate to perceive that they always work in a wrong manner. "I have always maintained that if the Khap Panchayats do something ...
 Sify1 week ago China cos queueing up to invest in Haryana: Khattar  Economic Times1 month ago
New Indian Express

'Modern' Khap Kills Dowry, Protects Girls

CHANDIGARH: Aiming to discourage the practice of female foeticide in the region, the Bura Khap Panchayat in Jind on Monday decided on a policy that couples should not have a third child after the birth of two daughters, and that henceforth during ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago No third child after 2 daughters: Haryana Khap  Siasat Daily1 month ago A Khap panchayat fighting for women: No child after 2 girls, dowry limited to Re 1  MSN India1 month ago Haryana's Infamous Khap Makes A Good Decision. Says No To 3rd Child After 2 Daughters.  App.ViralNewsChart.com1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Progressive khap panchayats aim to change image

Having earned notoriety for issuing extra judicial diktats and holding Kangaroo courts, the khap panchayats of Haryana have often been a source of discomfiture for the state. Their unwarranted meddling in inter-caste and within gotra marriages, the ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago All-woman panchayat elected in Haryana village  Times of India1 month ago Khaps in Haryana eye turnaround, want to shrug off negative image  MSN India1 month ago Campaign against liquor use in panchayat polls  Times of India1 month ago

Delhi writer wins European prize for work on khaps

Sensitive portrayal of life for young women facing the threat of the diktat of khap panchayats in Haryana has earned Ankita Anand, a journalist-writer based here, the European Commission’s prestigious Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for 2015 (Asia-Pacific).
 Asian Age3 weeks ago Delhi-based writer wins European prize for work on Khaps  Press Trust of India3 weeks ago Delhi-based writer wins European prize  The Gulf Today3 weeks ago Delhi writer Ankita wins European prize  The Statesman3 weeks ago
Times of India

Khap declares newly-weds brother-sister

In yet another weird diktat, a khap panchayat in Haryana's Hisar district has ordered a newly-wed couple to break their marriage and start living as brother and sister.
 Times of India1 month ago Newlyweds at crossroads as Haryana Khap annuls marriage  Deccan Herald1 month ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

NHRC public hearing like khap panchayat, say upset Mumbai doctors

The idea of the National Human Rights Commission holding a two-day public hearing of patients’ grievances has not gone down too well with city doctors
 Times of India1 month ago NHRC hearing highlights denial of health care in public, private sectors  Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 month ago Doctors oppose NHRC's public hearing on health care rights  DNA India1 month ago
DNA India

Jats threaten to block roads in Haryana from Feb 15

Jind, Jan 2 (PTI) Haryana's Sarva Khap Jat Panchayat, which has been at the forefront of demanding reservations for Jats in government jobs, today threatened that they would intensify their movement by blocking roads at about 40 places in the state ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago PTI - JATS-PROTEST - Jats threaten to block roads in Haryana from Feb 15  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
The Telegraph

Couple threatened by Khap over love marriage

Even in free India, the dictatorial rulings of khap panchayat continue to spread terror among people.
 Times of India1 month ago Love in the time of intolerance  The Telegraph2 months ago
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