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Fatwa ruling: Why the uniform civil code debate is nonsensical

Jul 08, 2014

Fatwa ruling: Why the uniform civil code debate is nonsensical

If the rulings of the shariats have no legal sanction, this applies to the rulings of khap panchayats too. For that matter, it applies to community judicial bodies of all religions in the country. #Khap panchayats #Supreme Court #Fatwa ruling #shariats #Uniforms civil code
Khaps put on progressive face: Women in meetings, inter-caste weddings okay

May 04, 2014

Khaps put on progressive face: Women in meetings, inter-caste weddings okay

From relaxing rules on inter-caste marriages to freeing women from purdah and allowing them to participate in decision-making, Haryana's powerful Jat community leaders are slowly trying to keep with the times. #ConnectTheDots #Haryana #Women #honour killings #khap panchayat #Khaps #Inter-caste marriage #Jat
In a historic decision, Khap panchayat allows inter-caste marriages

Apr 21, 2014

In a historic decision, Khap panchayat allows inter-caste marriages

The state is notorious for honour killing of young men and women who dare to marry outside their caste. #India #NewsTracker #Haryana #honour killings #khap panchayat #Inter-caste marriage
UP mahapanchayat bans jeans for girls

Mar 26, 2014

UP mahapanchayat bans jeans for girls

A Mahapanchayat held in a Uttar Pradesh town has ruled that girls should refrain from wearing jeans. The order was issued two days ago in a meeting that was attended by thousands of people from 52 villages. #NewsTracker #khap panchayat #ban on jeans for Indian girls #UP mahapanchayat
Lovers found murdered in UP: Khap at work?

Feb 20, 2014

Lovers found murdered in UP: Khap at work?

The bodies of a couple said to be in love against the will of their parents was recovered from the outskirts of the state capital Thursday, police said. #NewsTracker #khap panchayat #Murder #Lovers found dead
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