khap panchayat

Khap Panchayat’s interferece to stop two adults from marrying each other is illegal: Supreme Court

Khap Panchayat’s interferece to stop two adults from marrying each other is illegal: Supreme Court

New Delhi: In a relief to inter-faith or inter-caste couples who often face threat to their lives due to their relationship, the Supreme ...Read More

AAP calls EC ‘Khap Panchayat’, slams new Chief

AAP calls EC ‘Khap Panchayat’, slams new Chief

New Delhi : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday dubbed the Election Commission a “Khap Panchayat” and raised questions over new Chief El...Read More

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Now, Haryana khap takes reform route

In a host of rulings, says no third child after 2 daughters, Re 1 as dowry

Row over ‘khap’ diktat: SC orders protection for family

Row over ‘khap’ diktat: SC orders protection for family

New Delhi: A dalit family, facing threats of ‘khap panchayat’ after its son eloped and married an upper- caste girl, today got relief fro...Read More

Khap threat for MISS TANAKPUR

Khap threat for MISS TANAKPUR

In a shocking series of development, the khap panchayat in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh threatened cinema hall owners that whoever plays ...Read More

Haryana CM praises Khap Panchayats

Haryana CM praises Khap Panchayats

Kandela (Jind): Heaping praises on Khap Panchayats, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said these groups have always been a...Read More

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Jail term for nine men who married off minors

Mumbai :  The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of nine people who acted like members of a “Khap Panchayat” in a village of adj...Read More

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has become a ‘Khap Panchayat’: Prashant Bhushan

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has become a ‘Khap Panchayat’: Prashant Bhushan

New Delhi : Lawyer and expelled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday said the Arvind Kejriwal-led party has become a ...Read More

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Khap panchayat bans army jawan from marriage over dowry

Muzaffarnagar: In a novel move, a khap panchayat banned an army jawan from marriage for two years after he demanded a dowry from the girl...Read More

UP sarv khap panchayat launches drive against female foeticide

UP sarv khap panchayat launches drive against female foeticide

Lucknow: Khaps, the body of village elders in northern India often associated with regressive social diktats, may be turning a new leaf a...Read More

Political or apolitical: Haryana khaps are divided

Political or apolitical: Haryana khaps are divided

Chandigarh: In recent years, khaps – community courts – in Haryana have made news mostly for the wrong reasons including diktats on weddi...Read More

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Khap bans villagers from having feasts at marriage parties

Chandigarh: With an eye on reducing wedding expenses, a ‘khap panchayat’ of 12 villages in Bhiwani district of Haryana has imposed a ban ...Read More

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We are against honour killing, dress code for women:Khap to SC

New Delhi: Khap panchayats, which have come under judicial scrutiny for their diktats, have submitted to the Supreme Court that they do n...Read More

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Mahapanchayat condemns idea of reducing marriageable age

Chandigarh: A Mahapanchayat attended by several Khaps in Sonepat district today refuted the idea of a Khap leader that marriageable age o...Read More

Chautala takes u-turn on Khap idea of reducing marriage age

Chautala takes u-turn on Khap idea of reducing marriage age

Chandigarh: After supporting the idea of Khap Panchayats to reduce the marriageable age of boys and girls to 16 years to curb incidents o...Read More

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Chautala favours khap view on early marriages

Chandigarh: Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader and former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala Wednesday backed the view that th...Read More

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