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Khap Panchayats at a Crossroads

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.

In Haryana’s ‘khapland’, a welcome upset: women lead rail roko agitation

February 19, 2021 11:08 am

The participation of women was especially impressive in Jind district, which is dominated by khap panchayats.

Haryana khap to organise ‘kisan mahapanchayat’ tomorrow, several farm leaders to speak

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.

Rajasthan: Khap panchayat bars 5-year-old from entering house for smashing bird egg

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.

When two people get into wedlock, no one should interfere: SC to khap panchayats

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."

Attacks on couples by khap panchayats absolutely illegal, says Supreme Court

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.

Couple leaves village after ‘gotra norms’ in Charkhi Dadri

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.

Khap Panchayats useful in society, says Haryana CM Khattar

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.

Baghpat ‘khap diktat’: UP police can probe rape case

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.

‘No khap meeting in decades’: UP village disputes rape diktat claim

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.