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Jun 01, 2015
Village panchayat may exile Valmiki: Sorry, hounding her rapist isn't justice for Aruna ShanbaugWhen Aruna Shanbaug died after lying in a vegetative state in a Mumbai hospital for over four decades, many naturally wondered whatever happened to the man who sexually assaulted her.
Apr 21, 2015
Modi's Beti Bachao mission finds unlikely supporters: The KhapsKhaps, notorious for their anti-woman attitude, have decided to become protector of the girl child and support his ambitious initiative.
May 04, 2014
Khaps put on progressive face: Women in meetings, inter-caste weddings okayFrom 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.
Oct 23, 2012
A first big step: Khaps and women’s groups start talkingThe Haryana khap panchayats and the National Commission for Women (NCW) are coming together to find a solution to deal with growing crime against women in the state, and it’s more than just welcome news.
Jan 12, 2012
Khap panchayats are here to stay; let’s not alienate themThe experience of Doongaron ka tala shows that the influence of khaps could be put to socially beneficial uses.