Take money and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl, booked
Take money and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl, booked

Patna: A case has been lodged against eight members of a panchayat, a village executive, in Bihar's Kishanganj district for asking a girl, who was raped, to take Rs.50,000 and undergo an abortion, police said Monday.

Bihar panchayat bans use of mobile phones by girls

After a panchayat in Kishanganj district imposed fine on women using cell phones last month, another one in Siwan district has banned use of mobiles.

Another Bihar panchayat bans cell phones for girls

The panchayat in Siwan district, around 150 km from here, has also threatened to impose heavy fine on the girls` families if they violated the diktat, he said.

Bihar panchayat imposes ban on liquor, gambling

A panchayat in Bihar`s Madhepura district has set an example by imposing a ban on consumption of liquor and gambling by the menfolk.