Khap Panchayat

Why isn't Centre acting against 'illegal' diktats of Khap Panchayats on couples, questions SC

Why isn't Centre acting against 'illegal' diktats of Khap Panchayats on couples, questions SC

The Supreme Court rapped the Centre government for failing to control attacks on love marriages and diktats issued by khap panchayats

Jan 16, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
Haryana Khap felicitates Rio silver medal winning para-athlete Deepa Malik

Haryana Khap felicitates Rio silver medal winning para-athlete Deepa Malik

Deepa, who won a silver in the shot put F53 event in Rio in September, is the first Indian woman para-athlete to win a medal at the Paralympics.

Nov 30, 2016, 18:49 PM IST
NHRC issues notice to Haryana govt over gang-raping of rape victim by same accused

NHRC issues notice to Haryana govt over gang-raping of rape victim by same accused

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the Haryana government over the gang-rape of a girl by persons who had gang-raped her three years ago.

Jul 20, 2016, 20:42 PM IST

Woman, paramour whipped on khap panchayat order in Udaipur district

A woman and her paramour were allagedly whipped by her husband on the orders of a khap panchayat.

Jul 14, 2016, 14:25 PM IST

Bagpat: 'Khap Panchayat' serves justice against dowry demands

A 'Khap Panchayat' was held in a small village of Bhagpat. The Panchayat was held to sort out the matter of dowry which a boy's family demanded from the girl's family.

Feb 02, 2016, 21:53 PM IST

Haryana khap does its bit to end female foeticide

No third child after the birth of two daughters and only Re. 1 to be taken by the groom as dowry from a girl’s family.

Dec 21, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

AAP working like Khap Panchayat, says Shanti Bhushan

Shanti Bhushan, one of the founder leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), on Sunday blasted party's national convener Arvind Kejriwal saying the Delhi chief minister was running the party like a kha

Nov 22, 2015, 16:07 PM IST
Khap panchayat's diktat: Rape sisters to avenge their brother's action

Khap panchayat's diktat: Rape sisters to avenge their brother's action

Khap Panchayat is once again in news for wrong reasons. A young Dalit woman has moved the Supreme Court against a Khap Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh for issuing diktat that she and her sister be raped and paraded naked in their village as revenge for their brother’s action of eloping with a married girl from the Jat community.

Aug 19, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

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Jul 14, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

Punjabis demand action against SJKM chief

Accusing Sarv Jat Khap Mahapanchayat (SJKM) chief Nafe Singh Nain of dividing the society, representatives of the Punjabi community on Monday demanded that a case against him be registered for "anti-national" activities.

Jul 14, 2015, 01:41 AM IST

Khap panchayat strikes again: Mobile phones use banned for girls in Barmer

A khap panchayat in the Barmer district of Rajasthan has allegedly issued a diktat, banning girls of the village from using mobile phones and social media.

Jul 02, 2015, 09:34 AM IST
Muzaffarnagar khap threatens cinemas, say no to playing 'Miss Tanakpur...'?

Muzaffarnagar khap threatens cinemas, say no to playing 'Miss Tanakpur...'?

 The khap panchayat in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, is said to have warned cinema hall owners that whoever plays "Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho" will run the risk of their properties being damaged.

Jun 24, 2015, 19:37 PM IST
'Miss Tanakpur...' director seeks police protection

'Miss Tanakpur...' director seeks police protection

 Vinod Kapri, director of forthcoming political satire “Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho”, is seeking police protection after receiving death threats from a Khap panchayat in Uttar Pradesh.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:42 PM IST
'Miss Tanakpur...' release unaffected by khap controversy: Vinod Kapri

'Miss Tanakpur...' release unaffected by khap controversy: Vinod Kapri

 Vinod Kapri's film "Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho" got the clean chit from the Censor Board but a leading farmer's union in Uttar Pradesh has "banned" the movie because it is upset over the manner in which khaps (Kangaroo courts) are portrayed. The director, however, is unperturbed.

Jun 13, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Inter-caste marriage: SC asks Haryana police to protect newly-wed

 The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Haryana police to provide security to a newly-wed couple against whom a 'khap panchayat' in Faridabad has issued diktat for having an inter-caste marriage.

Jun 05, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Khap Panchayats part of old traditions: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said Khap Panchayats have been part of old traditions and playing a crucial role in 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' government programme for the girl child.

May 24, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar praises Khap Panchayats

Heaping praises on Khap Panchayats, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said these groups have always been a significant contributor in resolving social issues and are part of "our traditions".

May 24, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

Shocking: Jodhpur panchayat slaps Woman fined Rs 16 lakh for seeking annulment of child marriage

Jodhpur panchayat slaps Woman fined Rs 16 lakh for seeking annulment of child marriage

May 12, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Khap body holds meeting ahead of protest on May 11

The Sarv Jat Khap Panchayat today held a meeting at Narvana area here to make preparations for the protest be held at Jantar Mantar on May 11.

May 08, 2015, 02:57 AM IST

HC upholds jail term for 9 men who married off minors in 1994

The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of nine people who acted like members of a "Khap Panchayat" in a village of adjoining Raigad district and forcibly married off a boy and a girl, both minors, against wishes of their parents in 1994.

May 02, 2015, 18:31 PM IST