Authorities stops caste panchayat in Agra

The authorities here have stopped a caste panchayat convened to settle a marital dispute that landed a doctor from neighbouring Bharatpur district in an Australian jail on the charges of attempted murder, police said on Saturday.

HC asks Maharashtra to enact law against boycotts by caste panchayats

Bombay High Court came down heavily on caste panchayats in Maharashtra.

Woman, parents ostracised by caste panchayat

A woman and her parents were allegedly paraded wearing garlands of shoes and ostracised by a caste panchayat in Jaisalmer for having broken off an engagement with a boy over his drinking habit.

No caste panchayat involvement in woman stripping case: NCW

National Commission for Women Chairperson Mamata Sharma on Tuesday said the crime was done by a mob of 12 people led by the victim`s husband.

NCW meets victim of caste panchayat`s order

NCW chairperson Mamata Sharma on Tuesday met the woman who was publicly stripped and beaten on the orders of a caste panchayat.