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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
Gurgaon Skewed sex ratio forces intra-gotra marriages

Aug 22, 2014

Gurgaon Skewed sex ratio forces intra-gotra marriages

Marriages between five Gotras including own, mother's, grandmother's (Dadi and Nani) were not allowed earlier, but now the situation has changed. Some marriages are now being allowed by the communities. #Sex Ratio #India #Marriage #Haryana #Gurgaon #khap panchayat #Jat #Rajput #skewed sex ratio #gotra
Haryana Girls have the right to wear jeans, use mobiles, says Khap chief

Aug 12, 2014

Haryana Girls have the right to wear jeans, use mobiles, says Khap chief

To use mobile phones and wear jeans is the fundamental right of a girl and no panchayat should put a ban on it, chief of a Khap panchayat in Haryana has said. #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Haryana #mobile phones #khap panchayat #girls #Khap #Women's clothing #Khap chief #Women in jeans