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Feb 07, 2018
Khap panchayats' threat not to have girl children is laughable, SC should have them arrested for contemptA day after the Supreme Court called for protection of inter-caste and interfaith couples, Naresh Tikait, the head of the Balyan Khap, told the apex court that they would "not give birth to girls at all". Tikait's remarks — which naturally ticked off the court — will inspire only those who believe that women are inferior. But for everyone else, this is a medieval mindset which pours liquid agony on good people and needs to be ended.
Feb 05, 2018
Supreme Court takes tough stance on khap panchayats, asks Centre to come up with suggestions to protect couplesSC continued its tough stance against khap panchayats as it asked the Centre and the petitioners to come up with effective suggestions to protect couples.
Jan 16, 2018
Attacks by khap panchayats on couples opting for inter-caste marriage are absolutely illegal: Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court on Tuesday termed as "absolutely illegal" any attack by khap panchayats or associations against an adult man and woman.
Dec 13, 2017
'Honour killing' case of Dalit youth V Shankar in Tamil Nadu: 6 death sentences at one go is monumental move by judiciaryBut this is not the first high profile instance of honour killing in the state of Tamil Nadu. The murder of engineer V Gokulraj in Namakkal in western Tamil Nadu hit the headlines in late June 2015.
Dec 08, 2017
SC asks Parsi community to relook laws ostracising women who marry outside their faithThe Supreme Court said the law does not sanction the concept of a woman's religion getting merged with her husband's faith after an inter-religion marriage, while dealing a legal question whether a Parsi woman loses her religious identity if she marries a man from a different religion
Dec 06, 2017
Centre offers Rs 2.5 lakh to every inter-caste marriage involving Dalit partner; removes income ceiling from 2013 lawThe Centre, in a bid to promote inter-caste marriage and the social upliftment of Dalits, has ruled that all inter-caste couples where one partner is a Dalit will stand to earn Rs 2.5 lakh upon getting married
Dec 03, 2017
Brinda Karat attacks NIA probe into Hadiya case, says agency out on 'fishing expedition' in KeralaCPM leader Brinda Karat has accused NIA of being out on a "fishing expedition" in Kerala and interrogating couples in inter-caste or inter-community marriages
Aug 21, 2017
Supreme Court to seek suggestions from NGO, khap panchayats to reduce honour killing incidentsThe Supreme Court Monday sought suggestions from an NGO, an amicus curiae, and Khap Panchayats on ways to prevent harassment and killing of young couples in the name of family honour for inter-caste or intra-clan (gotra) marriages
May 28, 2017
Missing Telangana Dalit youth found murdered by father-in-law and relative over inter-caste marriageThe case relating to the disappearance of a Dalit youth in Telangana took a different turn on Saturday as police arrested his father-in-law and another relative for his murder.
Apr 24, 2016
A haunting tale of dangerous inter-caste love: Read Perumal Murugan's 'Pyre'Tamil writer Perumal Murugan’s Pyre, recently translated by Aniruddhan Vasudevan, tells a haunting tale of inter-caste love threatened by societal prejudice