Community panchayat in UP bans jeans, mobile phones for girls

A community panchayat has banned girls from wearing jeans and keeping mobile phones claiming that they were having a "bad" effect on them and were responsible for eve-teasing incidents.

Community panchayat members torch house of a youth for eloping

Members of a community panchayat allegedly torched the house of a youth who had eloped with a girl from a different community and clashed with police.