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Dec 02, 2014
Not jeans, ban half-jeans, says Hindu MahasabhaThe 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".
Oct 31, 2014
Haryana Khap leaders slam Hindu outfit's call for ban on jeans and cellphonesHindu 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.
Aug 12, 2014
Haryana: Girls have the right to wear jeans, use mobiles, says Khap chiefTo 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.
Apr 05, 2014
In khap-ruled Haryana, few takers for Cong's Jat reservation cardChief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, himself a Jat, has faced the ire of his community in some places. Facing a strong anti-incumbency wave, he is making desperate efforts to win over the khaps.
Aug 26, 2013
Mumbai gangrape: Why Mamata and Mulayam may have the solutionFast track courts and police reforms aren't the real solution to the crimes against women in Indian society.
Oct 11, 2012
Chautala agrees with khaps, backs early marriage for womenThe leader of Indian National Lok Dal has supported a recent suggestion by khap panchayats and wants girls to be married off at an early age to prevent rape.
Jul 16, 2012
Panchayat law-violating instructions can't be supported: AjitAgainst the backdrop of diktats being issued against women by a 'khap' panchayat in Baghpat, Union Minister Ajit Singh today said nobody would support Panchayats if they try to implement measures in violation of law.
Jul 14, 2012
Slap murder charge for female foeticide: Khap MahapanchayatA Khap Mahapanchayat took a stern stand against female foeticide and demanded that murder charges be slapped against those who indulge into the "heinous act".
Jul 13, 2012
Chidambaram says UP panchayat can't issue diktats against womanThe Home Minister said he expected the state government to instruct the police authorities to ensure that nobody comes to harm for violating that diktat.
May 12, 2012
DIG loose talk: Why we must stop making the symptom the diseaseThe country lacks a consensus on what is criminal. It has helped perpetuate evil practices.