Khaps want strict law against female foeticide

The influential Khaps or caste councils from three states have vowed to work to end female foeticide and demanded a provision for 10-year jail to the guilty, arguing that if such strict law can be framed for cow slaughter why not for protecting girl child.

Tight security ahead of mahapanchayat over Vicky Tyagi murder

Security has been beefed up in several villages in the district on the eve of a community mahapanchayat over murder of gangster Vicky Tyagi, police said on Thursday.

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.

UPNS to hold mahapanchayat against 'Godse temple' today

Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena (UPNS) will on Sunday convene a mahapanchayat of 40 villages in protest against the construction of a "temple" dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse.

Police mediation thwarts possible trouble after Mahapanchayat in Delhi

Even as East Delhi's Trilokpuri area is yet to return to normalcy, tensions surfaced in Outer Delhi's Bawana area where a 'Mahapanchayat' was organised on Sunday over the route of religious procession of a community.

Moradabad violence accused to be felicitated

A social organisation is set to felicitate the 86 people, who were arrested in connection with violence in Moradabad few months back.

Ajit Singh calls 'mahapanchayat', several detained while attempting to enter bungalow
Ajit Singh calls 'mahapanchayat', several detained while attempting to enter bungalow

Rashtryia Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh has called a 'mahapanchayat' at his residence at 12, Tughlaq Road in Delhi's Lutyen's zone on Tuesday to chalk out a strategy about converting his government bungalow as a memorial to his father and former prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh.

Gujjars hold mahapanchayat demanding 5% quota

People belonging to the Gujjar community on Sunday held a `Mahapanchayat` here in support of their demand of five per cent quota for special backward class (SBC), and warned the BJP government that if it failed to initiate action on their demand within 15 days they would intensify the agitation.

Congress blames BJP for tension in Moradabad

Congress on Saturday blamed BJP for tension in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh and defended the Samajwadi Party government over police action, saying there was no other option but to take law and order measures.

Moradabad SSP holds BJP`s call for Mahapanchayat responsible for Kanth violence

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dharamvir told media here on Saturday that the situation in Kanth got tense only after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called for a Mahapanchayat.

Moradabad DM injured in stone pelting by BJP supporters

The district magistrate of Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh was seriously injured Friday when a mob of BJP workers pelted stones at officials and policemen after getting news that party leaders on way to the village for an event, banned by the administration, had been detained en route.

BJP forms five-member committee to probe Moradabad incident

Uttar Pradesh BJP on Friday constituted a five-member committee of its MLAs for a detailed probe into the violence and detention of its legislators in Kanth area in Moradabad district.

Four BJP MPs, 1 MLA detained for defying ban on mahapanchayat

The issue of holding of a `mahapanchayat` in Kanth area on Friday turned into a violent protest, during which BJP leaders including four MPs, and an MLA who was accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots were detained.

No jeans for girls, says UP Mahapanchayat

A Mahapanchayat held in a Uttar Pradesh town has ruled that girls should refrain from wearing jeans.

Bajrang Dal leader held for violence during Mahapanchayat

Bajrang Dal leader Balraj Singh Dungar was on Friday arrested here for his alleged role in the violence that broke out during Mahapanchayat organised in support of BJP MLA Sangeet Som, police said.

Meerut clash: Sangeet Som`s brother arrested, wife booked

BJP MLA Sangeet Som`s brother was taken into police custody today for allegedly defying prohibitory orders and organising Mahapanchayat in Khera village, which led to clashes between villagers and police that left 20 persons injured.

Meerut clash: Sangeet Som`s brother arrested, wife booked

BJP MLA Sangeet Som`s brother was taken into police custody on Monday for allegedly defying prohibitory orders and organising Mahapanchayat in Khera village, which led to clashes between villagers and police that left 20 persons injured.

Meerut clashes: BJP MLA’s 24 supporters arrested

After villagers clashed with police during Mahapanchayat held at Khera Village in Meerut on Sunday, police yesterday arrested 24 people.

Police lathicharge protesters in Meerut mahapanchayat

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday lathicharged the crowd protesting against the arrest of BJP MLA Sangeet Som for his aggressive remarks during Muzaffarnagar riots.

Noida farmers to get 5% of the developed land

The ‘mahapanchayat’ that began in Sector 93 is being attended by farmers not just from Noida but also from Greater Noida.