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Chhota Udepur DDO suspends Devalia Sarpanch who humiliated teenaged lovers

Sarpanch of Devalia suspended for humiliating teen couple with corporal punishment for marrying against the norm.


Khap panchayat comes to bride’s rescue, bans army jawan from marriage over dowry demand

The panchayat banned the jawan from marrying for two years and also fined him Rs 81,000 for demanding dowry.

Community injustice

Don’t overestimate the ‘reforms’ that khap panchayats have taken on.


Haryana Khap panchayat allows inter-caste marriages

The state is notorious for honour killing of young men and women who dare to marry outside their caste.


‘Khap’ tweets raise a furore, NE residents deny eviction rumours

The tweets claimed that on Sunday the Munirka khap panchayat had ordered the eviction of people from the Northeast living in Munirka.


Love in the Time of Khap

In Haryana, where honour killings no longer just elicit snorts of outrage, the march of modernity is diluting the khaps’ value systems.


Chidambaram counters Kejriwal over khap panchayat issue, says such bodies not part of Indian culture

While Kejriwal had said that khaps serve culture purpose, Chidambaram said that they are not part of culture


IIT to courts to JNU, a tea party becomes talk of town

The parties were held with the students of IIT-Delhi, in Saket court, JNU, Safdarjung Club and at Harsh Vardhan’s house.

Khap opposes colony for riot victims

‘It is proposed on road that connects 15 villages of Hindus,will result in fights’


Khap Panchayat breaks from tradition,bans dinners at weddings

Villagers can take part in weddings but cannot have food,says the dictat.

Honour Bound

Journalist Chander Suta Dogra’s debut book,Manoj and Babli: A Hate Story,is based on a true story of an honour killing in Haryana

Khap panchayat helpless as court lets girl live with same ‘gotra’ husband

A case of abduction,threats of dire consequences could not stop the duo’s union.


Khaps eye makeover,plan to get women on board over diktats

Move comes after ‘community panchayat’ of girls vowed not to use mobile phones or wear jeans.

Khap panchayat ‘diktat’: Girl appears in HC,says not married

A youth was denied any relief by the Delhi High Court.


Khap panchayat ‘dictate’: HC directs police to produce girl

A man married to Sultanpur girl are facing life threats as they married without their family’s consent.