Uttarakhand: Diktat prohibiting women from taking up jobs withdrawn

The diktat by a local panchayat in
Uttarakhand`s Haridwar district prohibiting women from taking
up jobs has been withdrawn.

Nicole slaps “no eye contact” diktat

Kidman likes being watched on the big screen, but not in the make-up chair.

Teacher wins fight against burqa diktat

A teacher at West Bengal`s first
Muslim University, who was not allowed to hold classes after
she defied the students` union diktat to wear a burqa, has
finally won her battle following the intervention of a state
minister.

Khap lifts social boycott diktat after 22 years

It took nearly 22 years for a village khap panchayat (caste council) in Haryana to lift the diktat of social boycott of a family.

Dalit beaten to death for defying diktat

A Dalit youth was beaten to
death allegedly by some villagers after he attended a wedding
function, defying a diktat, police said here Sunday.

Khap withdraws diktat issued to newly-wed couple

A Khap Panchayat in Haryana withdrew
its diktat asking a newly-wed couple of the same `gotra` to
annul their marriage or leave the village after they rejected
the order and police intervened.