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'Customary courts' like Khap panchayats unconstitutional: Centre

Dec 11, 2014

'Customary courts' like Khap panchayats unconstitutional: Centre

Government on Thursday termed all 'customary courts' like Khap panchayats as illegal and unconstitutional and asked state governments to check such set up as it was a serious issue. #Politics #Khap panchayats #India #NewsTracker
Not jeans, ban half-jeans, says Hindu Mahasabha

Dec 02, 2014

Not jeans, ban half-jeans, says Hindu Mahasabha

The outfit had demanded that a dress code be introduced in schools and colleges and mobile phones be banned on their premises "to check increasing obscenity". #TheySaidIt #Rape #Haryana #khap panchayat #Crimes against women #Khap #Hindu Mahasabha #right-wing extremism
Honour killing in Delhi: What turns loving parents into cold-blooded murderers

Nov 23, 2014

Honour killing in Delhi: What turns loving parents into cold-blooded murderers

For those born and brought up in urban India, its difficult to grasp the power of the community beyond the urban space. This perhaps leads them to advocate simplistic legal solutions like banning the khaps and similar community bodies to stop cases of honour killings and similar obnoxious practices. #HowThisWorks #India #Supreme Court #Women #khap panchayat #Society #community #Patriarchy #Delhi honour killing
Haryana Khap leaders slam Hindu outfit's call for ban on jeans and cellphones

Oct 31, 2014

Haryana Khap leaders slam Hindu outfit's call for ban on jeans and cellphones

Hindu Mahasabha in Haryana called for ban on women wearing jeans and cellphones. This Taliban-like diktat has not gone down well even with the Khap leaders. #TheySaidIt #Rape #Haryana #khap panchayat #Crimes against women #Khap #Hindu Mahasabha #right-wing extremism