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Girls Should Not Wear Jeans or Use Cell Phones: Muzaffarnagar Panchayat's Diktat

Now, Khap panchayat pulls a surprise over ban on girls wearing...

To use mobile phones and wear jeans is the fundamental right of a girl and no panchayat should put a ban on it, chief of a Khap panchayat in Haryana has said. Kandela Khap Panchayat chief Tekaram Kandela said to use mobile phones and wear jeans ... Financial Express, 1 week ago

Time for UPs woman lawmakers to speak up against khap panchayats

August 11, 2014 First Published: 22:30 IST(11/8/2014) Last Updated: 22:58 IST(11/8/2014) Uttar Pradesh may be the crucible of Indian politics, but it also seems to be the crucible of all that is wrong with India. The rapes and murders are horrifying enough ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Daily Bhaskar

Haryana khaps bat for change, refuse to accept UP khap's diktat to ban girls from wearing jeans

New Delhi: Moving away from the long associated regressive mindset, khap panchayats ( a system of social administration) in Haryana have refused to accept bizarre dikat issued by a khap in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar that banned unmarried women ...
 Daily Bhaskar1 week ago Haryana khaps bat for gender equality, say girls can wear jeans  Chandigarh Tribune1 week ago

Why KejriwalAAP's top rung has no women leaders

Will the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which has been called 'Khap Panchayat' by its own women members for its supposedly pronounced male bias, be able to shed that unflattering image with its newly-set up women's wing 'Aap Ki Mahila Shakti'? The post Why ...
 First Post.com1 week ago AAP attitude towards its women leaders is that of benevolent patriarchy: Shazia  The Hindu1 week 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.com1 month ago Not just Shariat courts: Supreme Court order also includes khap panchayats  First Post.com1 month ago Uniform Civil Code Debate: Do Not Confuse Religion with Personal Law  New Indian Express2 weeks ago No legal sanction, but not illegal!  New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago

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 Times1 month ago Why people go to shariat courts, khap panchayats  Hindustan Times1 month ago HC seeks report on kangaroo court pardoning rape accused  The Hindu2 months ago Did Shariat courts thrive on India's time-consuming, overburdened legal system?  Hindustan Times1 month 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 Live1 month 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 Times1 month ago Haryana—the wrestling capital of India  The Week2 weeks ago India village council loosens iron grip on rural life  Abu Dhabi National1 month ago Haryana Village Led by Women Gets PAN Card  New Indian Express1 month 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 Standard2 months ago Khap Demands Amendment of Hindu Marriage Act  Outlook2 months ago

Is reservation for women in Panchayats working at the grassroot level?

A couple of men, seated on wooden chairs, wait outside a room in a nondescript one-storied building with a freshly plastered name plate: 'Office of Mahmuda Khatoon, Mukhiya, Vaishali Panchayat'. Soon, they are greeted by a short-statured man in his ...
 Business Today India2 hours ago
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