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Jammu and Kashmir clerics of Majlis-e-Shura issue fatwa banning women from travelling alone
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Jammu and Kashmir clerics of Majlis-e-Shura issue fatwa banning women from travelling alone

A religious conglomerate in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district issued diktats barring women from going out alone in public while also terming co-education is 'un-Islamic'

Khap diktat on Miss Tanakpur director: Community leaders say it creates wrong impression
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Khap diktat on Miss Tanakpur director: Community leaders say it creates wrong impression

Community leaders in Haryana have said that the diktat by Ahlawat Khap of Muzaffarnagar against the director of Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho is not democratic.

Jharkhand: Minor Dalit girl raped on orders of Panchayat
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Jharkhand: Minor Dalit girl raped on orders of Panchayat

In a horrific incident, a Panchayat in Bokaro is alleged to have ordered the rape of a 14-year-old Dalit girl.

Khaps: Coercive and regressive, yes, but do we have a remedy?
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Khaps: Coercive and regressive, yes, but do we have a remedy?

The khap panchayats wield a lot of power and they just cannot be wished away. It is time for an innovative approach.