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Khaps from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi decide to back 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme
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If strict laws can be there for cows, then why not against fem...

Mahapanchayat of about 100 khaps from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi said they will promote education of girl children. DNA, 7 hours ago
Indian Express

285 Jat khaps plan job quota protest in Delhi

The meeting of khaps in Jind on Sunday. (Source: Express photo) Jats of various states will hold a protest march in New Delhi on May 11 to protest against the Supreme Court's decision to scrap reservation in government jobs for the community. ...
 Indian Express4 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Khaps Take the Ammunition Out of the Big Fat Haryana Wedding

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana khaps are all set to end the deadly revelries at wedding and birthday parties. They are now contemplating a ban on the trend of carrying of weapons to the parties. The ban, the Khaps feel, would help curb incidents of deaths ...
 New Indian Express4 weeks 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 India1 month ago Out to blocking traffic over land act, farmers detained  Times of India1 month 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over Land Acquisition Bill  New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago Attempt to appease: Political cases against farmers to be withdrawn  Times of India1 month ago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 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 ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

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NAMPA / PTI BJP-ODISHA - BJP claims to have achieved 30 lakh membership in Odisha NAMPA / AFP Tennis-FedCup-CZE-FRA RES-update NAMPA / PTI KHAPS - Khaps want strict law against female foeticide NAMPA / AFP Snooker-world-CHN-ENG-Ding-Davis ...
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Times of India

Haryana's Harappa saluted women 5,000 years ago

CHANDIGARH: Given its skewed sex ratio and long list of repressive khap diktats, it is difficult to imagine Haryana as a place which put women on a higher pedestal than men. But when the Archaeology Survey of India (ASI) dug up the Harappan ...
 Times of India20 hours ago Haryanas Harappa saluted women 5000 years ago  New Delhi News.Net10 hours ago

My Lost Village

I revisited my village a little while ago, along with my brother. As we walked down the streets we reminisced (as always) the fun-filled days of our youth. We both miss the village environment and its amicable atmosphere. Although we had never ...
 Friday Gurgaon2 days ago

Ignore the idiots and watch the idiot box

Two days ago, I was a mute witness to a ridiculously comic spectacle playing out in a conservative Syro-Malabar Catholic Malayali family. (Disclosure: Lest I offend sentiments, my mother and wife come from the community.) For whatever godforsaken ...
 Livemint.com3 days ago
Mumbai Mirror

Khap panchayat near Mumbai fines man for RTI plea

Farmer near Panvel, whose land was taken away by the panchayat, fined over Rs 7,000, and warned his family will be ostracised if he does not fall in line with their diktats. A khap-style village panchayat in Panvel has threatened to ostracise a ...
 Mumbai Mirror4 days ago
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