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Khap in Haryana goes online to fight social evils and stereotypes
Hindustan Times

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 Canada, 18 hours ago

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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 ...
 Prokerala11 hours 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 Social bodies, panchayats lock horns over out-of-court settlement  Hindustan Times2 months ago Khap panchayats unconstitutional: Government  Economic Times2 months ago 'Customary courts' like Khap panchayats unconstitutional: Govt  Sify2 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 India5 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tears over Land Acquisition Bill  New Delhi Pioneer5 days ago Attempt to appease: Political cases against farmers to be withdrawn  Times of India6 days ago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 Jind Panchayat Orders Families of Accused to Kneel on Victim's Death Spot  International Business Times India4 weeks ago Khap panchayat orders chopping off woman's nose  The Hindu2 months 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

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

Khap Panchayat turns moral police for randy bulls, but no one's complaining: Here's why

The Khaps of Dhanana village in Bhiwani decided to call a statewide Mahapanchayat after failing to find a solution to the problem of stray bulls, which have been destroying crops and attacking human beings too. The post Khap Panchayat turns moral police for ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
IndiaTV News

Khaps demand implementation of Swaminathan Commission report

Bhiwani: Representatives of Khap panchayats and farmers unions today urged the Centre to immediately implement recommendations of Swaminathan Commission report and threatened to launch an agitation if their demands are not met.During a Khap Mahapanchayat ...
 IndiaTV News1 month ago PTI - KHAP - Khaps demand implementation of Swaminathan Commission report  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Khaps demand to implement of Swaminathan rprt  Press Trust of India1 month ago

MP: Married woman forced to breastfeed lover

Indore , Jan 3: In a khap panchayat in Madhya Pradesh's Alirajpur district, a 25-year old married woman was forced to breastfeed her lover with whom she had eloped. The Bhil tribal panchayat, around 200 kilometers from Indore also cut the woman's ...
 Oneindia1 month ago
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