Bagpat: 'Khap Panchayat' serves justice against dowry demands

A 'Khap Panchayat' was held in a small village of Bhagpat. The Panchayat was held to sort out the matter of dowry which a boy's family demanded from the girl's family. The Panchayat successfully sorted the case out by Penalizing the boy's family. Watch the full video to know more.

Haryana khap does its bit to end female foeticide

No third child after the birth of two daughters and only Re. 1 to be taken by the groom as dowry from a girl’s family. These were among a host of rulings given out by a Khap Panchayat here to discourage the practices of female foeticide and dowry.

AAP working like Khap Panchayat, says Shanti Bhushan

Shanti Bhushan, one of the founder leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), on Sunday blasted party's national convener Arvind Kejriwal saying the Delhi chief minister was running the party like a khaap panchayat.

Khap panchayat's diktat: Rape sisters to avenge their brother's action

Khap panchayat's diktat: Rape sisters to avenge their brother's action

Khap Panchayat is once again in news for wrong reasons. A young Dalit woman has moved the Supreme Court against a Khap Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh for issuing diktat that she and her sister be raped and paraded naked in their village as revenge for their brother’s action of eloping with a married girl from the Jat community.

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Punjabis demand action against SJKM chief

Accusing Sarv Jat Khap Mahapanchayat (SJKM) chief Nafe Singh Nain of dividing the society, representatives of the Punjabi community on Monday demanded that a case against him be registered for "anti-national" activities.

Khap panchayat strikes again: Mobile phones use banned for girls in Barmer

A khap panchayat in the Barmer district of Rajasthan has allegedly issued a diktat, banning girls of the village from using mobile phones and social media.

Muzaffarnagar khap threatens cinemas, say no to playing 'Miss Tanakpur...'?

Muzaffarnagar khap threatens cinemas, say no to playing 'Miss Tanakpur...'?

 The khap panchayat in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, is said to have warned cinema hall owners that whoever plays "Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho" will run the risk of their properties being damaged.

'Miss Tanakpur...' director seeks police protection

'Miss Tanakpur...' director seeks police protection

 Vinod Kapri, director of forthcoming political satire “Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho”, is seeking police protection after receiving death threats from a Khap panchayat in Uttar Pradesh.

'Miss Tanakpur...' release unaffected by khap controversy: Vinod Kapri

'Miss Tanakpur...' release unaffected by khap controversy: Vinod Kapri

 Vinod Kapri's film "Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho" got the clean chit from the Censor Board but a leading farmer's union in Uttar Pradesh has "banned" the movie because it is upset over the manner in which khaps (Kangaroo courts) are portrayed. The director, however, is unperturbed.

Inter-caste marriage: SC asks Haryana police to protect newly-wed

 The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Haryana police to provide security to a newly-wed couple against whom a 'khap panchayat' in Faridabad has issued diktat for having an inter-caste marriage.

Khap Panchayats part of old traditions: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said Khap Panchayats have been part of old traditions and playing a crucial role in 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' government programme for the girl child.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar praises Khap Panchayats

Heaping praises on Khap Panchayats, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said these groups have always been a significant contributor in resolving social issues and are part of "our traditions".

Shocking: Jodhpur panchayat slaps Woman fined Rs 16 lakh for seeking annulment of child marriage

Jodhpur panchayat slaps Woman fined Rs 16 lakh for seeking annulment of child marriage

Khap body holds meeting ahead of protest on May 11

The Sarv Jat Khap Panchayat today held a meeting at Narvana area here to make preparations for the protest be held at Jantar Mantar on May 11.

HC upholds jail term for 9 men who married off minors in 1994

The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of nine people who acted like members of a "Khap Panchayat" in a village of adjoining Raigad district and forcibly married off a boy and a girl, both minors, against wishes of their parents in 1994.

AAP has become a Khap Panchayat, says Prashant Bhushan

Apparently upset over their expulsion from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its founder-leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday said that they made a huge mistake in not judging the true colours of Arvind Kejriwal.

UP: Khap Panchayat bans dowry seeker from marriage

Khap Panchayat in Muzaffarnagar has banned dowry seeker from marriage for two years if they demands dowry.

Khaps demand implementation of Swaminathan Commission report

Representatives of Khap panchayats and farmers unions on Sunday urged the Centre to immediately implement recommendations of Swaminathan Commission report and threatened to launch an agitation if their demands are not met.

Haryana CM Khattar defends Khap panchayat, says it checks social evils

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has come out in defence of khap panchayats, saying they keep a check on social evils and there was nothing wrong with their orders.