March 01, 2021 10:03 pm
The farmers’ movement presents an opportunity for the primarily-Jat bodies to confront traditional biases against women, Dalits and Muslims and become more inclusive.
February 19, 2021 11:08 am
The participation of women was especially impressive in Jind district, which is dominated by khap panchayats.
February 02, 2021 4:04 am
BKU president Rakesh Tikait and several other leaders of various farmer unions are slated to address the gathering. The mahapanchayat will be held in the sports stadium of Kandela village.
July 13, 2018 7:33 am
According to police, ever since the diktat was passed on July 2, the child was forced to stay under a shade outside her house in Haripura village of Bundi district.
February 05, 2018 2:07 pm
During an earlier hearing, the apex court had termed the attacks on those opting for inter-caste marriage were “absolutely illegal."
January 16, 2018 8:44 pm
The bench granted time to the Centre to file suggestions and posted the matter for hearing on February 5. The apex court had earlier sought suggestions from the petitioner, an NGO 'Shakti Vahini', the amicus curiae and khap panchayats on the issue.
July 25, 2017 8:33 am
Khap Panchayat claims no resolution was passed against the couple and that there was no dispute. The villagers say there is bhaichara among the people of all gotras living in the vicinity and marriages are not allowed within these villages.
January 31, 2016 10:23 am
He said that Khap panchayats have a strength of their own and there was no proposal to ban them.
September 17, 2015 7:09 am
The Supreme Court also let the police carry on with its probe in a drug case pending against the man.
September 02, 2015 7:08 am
Dalit sisters had approached Supreme Court seeking protection after an alleged khap diktat that they should be raped as punishment for their brother’s supposed elopement.