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Khap panchayat imposes ban on DJs at marriages, says it has bad influence on society
IBNLive India News

Does DJs have bad influence over society?

Kurukshetra : DJs add fun to the celebration and today's generation make them part of every small party, however khap panchayats in Kurukshetra believes that they have a bad influence over society. According to reports,DJ celebrations here have ... News24online, 1 week ago
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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 India1 month ago Out to blocking traffic over land act, farmers detained  Times of India3 weeks ago Govt dismisses Cong's crocodile tears over Land Acquisition Bill  New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago Attempt to appease: Political cases against farmers to be withdrawn  Times of India1 month ago

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 month ago

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 Pioneer2 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 India2 months 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.com2 months 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 News2 months ago PTI - KHAP - Khaps demand implementation of Swaminathan Commission report  Namibia Press Agency2 months ago Khaps demand to implement of Swaminathan rprt  Press Trust of India2 months ago
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Oneindia

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 ...
 Oneindia2 months ago
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 ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
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Haryana is cleaning up its sexist ways—for all the wrong reasons

Sudesh Chaudhary heads the only women's wing in all of Haryana's khap panchayats, which are self-instituted councils that govern clans and have considerable social power in parts of north India. Sitting in her living room in her three-storeyed house ...
 Global Advisors3 weeks ago
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