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Khap panchayat issues diktat against same clan marriages, DJs

Last Updated: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 15:09

The khap also prohibited playing of loud music by disc jockeys during weddings and other functions. Anybody who would defy this diktat would be slapped with a fine of Rs 11,000.

Khap stops same gotra marriage, orders separation of couple

Last Updated: Friday, June 18, 2010, 15:00

Continuing their opposition to same clan marriages, a khap panchayat has issued a diktat to a girl`s family not to go ahead with the marriage of their daughter within the same gotra in the district.

Delhi HC dismisses PIL against marriage in same gotra

Last Updated: Friday, June 18, 2010, 13:17

The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed as withdrawn a petition seeking amendment to the Hindu Marriage Act (HMA) in order to prohibit marriages in the same clan (gotra).

SC refuses to hear PIL against same gotra marriage

Last Updated: Monday, June 14, 2010, 20:16

The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a petition seeking its direction to government for amendment in the Hindu Marriage Act (HMA) to prohibit weddings in the same clan (gotra).

Cong downplays Hooda`s statement on same gotra marriages

Last Updated: Friday, June 04, 2010, 22:02

Congress on Friday downplayed Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda`s statement that he was against same gotra marriages saying it was his personal view and he did not support any form of violence.

Khaps adamant on their demand, threaten stir

Last Updated: Sunday, May 23, 2010, 20:49

Khap Panchayats or caste councils, notorious for their diktats prohibiting marriages within same sub-castes, Sunday threatened to launch a stir if their demand for amending the Hindu Marriage Act was not met by June 19.

Will gherao Parliament if no ban on same-gotra marriage: Tikait

Last Updated: Sunday, May 23, 2010, 15:29

The members of caste councils will stage a gherao of Parliament if the government fails to ban marriages within the same sub-caste, BKU leader Mahendra Singh Tikait has said.

Chautala for ban on same gotra marriages

Last Updated: Friday, May 14, 2010, 20:59

Undeterred by criticism over his support to Khap panchayats demanding a ban on same gotra marriages, INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala said his party favours an amendment in the Hindu Marriage Act to stop intra-gotra weddings.