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Jats to cut supplies to Delhi if reservation not implemented by September 28

Jat bodies on Friday threatened to seal Haryana border along Delhi and cut off all supplies to the national capital if the Union government fails to implement reservation for the community before September 28.

'Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho' is a social satire inspired by real life incident: Vinod Kapri

'Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho' is a social satire inspired by real life incident: Vinod Kapri

 Debutant director Vinod Kapri, who is all set for the release of his much awaited flick 'Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho', and was spotted in New Delhi with the entire star cast to promote his film.

Khap mahapanchayat pledges to stop honour killing, dowry

In a significant move, the 'Sarv Jatiya Khap Mahapanchayat' (all castes' council) in Haryana here on Sunday took a pledge to oppose honour killing and prevent dowry system in the state.

Sarv khap demands ban on same gotra marriages

A khap committee meeting held in Shamli has demanded an amendment to the Hindu Marriage Act to ban marriages within the same gotra.

Political or apolitical: Haryana khaps are divided

In recent years, khaps - community courts - in Haryana have made news mostly for the wrong reasons including diktats on weddings and opposing jeans for girls. In election time, the same khaps are being wooed by political parties as they command wide influence.

Haryana panchayat bans cultural programmes by girls in schools

A village panchayat here has banned cultural programmes by girl students in schools in the area alleging they were encouraging vulgarity.

Khaps oppose death penalty for rapists

Opposing the demand for death penalty for rapists, Khaps in Haryana on Sunday said no law should be introduced in a hurry which can be misused.

Girl says nobody forced her to marry a Dalit boy

A caste-Hindu girl, whose father committed suicide after her marriage with Dalit boy, which resulted in violence here earlier this month, told a local court that nobody had forced her for the wedding.

Panchayat decisions should be taken as "guidance": RLD MP

RLD MP Jayant Chaudhary on Sunday said panchayats decisions should not be taken as "diktats or orders" but as "guidance".

Khap imposes ban on paddy cultivation in Haryana

A khap panchayat in Jhajjar has
ordered a ban on paddy cultivation in 36 villages of Haryana`s
Salhavaas region to prevent desertification of land.

Couple faces the brunt of Khap in Bihar

In a rerun of `Khap panchayat justice` in Bihar, a couple of East Champaran district had their heads tonsured.

"Khap" screening stopped in Kurukshetra

Screening of `Khap` has been
stopped by the activists of the Jat community who had objected
to screening of the movie here in Glitz cinema.

Review: ‘Khap’ is a social-drama gone horribly wrong!

Issue based films come with a huge risk of stirring communal passion.

Om Puri plays a Anna Hazare in the reel life!

There are rigid social systems that still dominate our modern society.

Puri for strict implementation of law against Khaps

Om Puri, who is looking forward to his yet-to-be released film `Khap`, dealing with the issue of honour killing.

Om Puri starrer `Khap` to hit theatres on July 29

`Khap`, which deals with the issue of honour killing, is all set to hit cinema houses on July 29.

I have played many lame characters for money: Om Puri

He has acted in some of the greatest films but veteran actor Om Puri rues the fact that talented directors now opt for only big stars.

Khap bars girls from wearing jeans

Khap has banned girls from wearing jeans, blaming the attire for incidents of eve teasing and young couples eloping.

Taliban-type decree by Khap

In yet another outrageous
diktat by a Khap panchayat, a self-styled community council
here has ruled that a boy who had eloped with a girl, hailing
from another village, will have to hand over a girl.

Discussion on `khap panchayats` witness heated debate

A discussion on `khap
panchayats` at a meeting of state women`s commissions here
today witnessed some heated debate.