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Jan 02, 2019
How do people resolve disputes, if not through courts? Docu-series Project JANA examines non-judicial bodies in IndiaThe films in this video documentary, Project JANA, record the responses of these representatives to questions such as the nature of disputes addressed by these bodies, how they define the concept of justice, the reasons why litigants chose them over the courts, and so on. In doing so, the films highlight the various pathways to justice in India and the reasons for people’s choices. Thus, ‘Justice, Access, and the Nation’s Approaches’ (JANA).
Mar 27, 2018
Supreme Court terms Khap panchayat’s interference in marriage of consenting adults as 'illegal'The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on Khap panchayats, saying any assembly which intends to scuttle a marriage of two consenting adults would be considered illegal.
Feb 08, 2018
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha writers Siddharth-Garima to develop new script based on Khap Panchayat, eloping loversToilet: Ek Prem Katha writers Siddharth and Garima's next script will be a social drama based on a Khap Panchayat and a couple on the run
Jan 16, 2018
Attacks by khap panchayats on couples opting for inter-caste marriage are absolutely illegal: Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court on Tuesday termed as "absolutely illegal" any attack by khap panchayats or associations against an adult man and woman.
Aug 21, 2017
Supreme Court to seek suggestions from NGO, khap panchayats to reduce honour killing incidentsThe Supreme Court Monday sought suggestions from an NGO, an amicus curiae, and Khap Panchayats on ways to prevent harassment and killing of young couples in the name of family honour for inter-caste or intra-clan (gotra) marriages
Jul 18, 2016
Qandeel Baloch killing: We have our issues but let's be clear, India isn't PakistanIn March this year, Baloch posted a tweet asking for an Indian citizenship as she was "disappointed from Pakistan" and tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "In Pakistan, people are not ready to accept me. It would be much easier for me to work in India," she wrote.
Apr 09, 2016
NLS prof slut-shaming student in shorts is not surprising: It shows how India's premier law school behaves like a khap panchayatHowever, his is not an isolated case, the present case is merely a manifestation of a systemic problem in NLS.
Oct 14, 2015
Uddhav felicitates Shiv Sena men who attacked Sudheendra Kulkarni as State cedes ground to the fringeFringe forces have become powerful because the State has ceded space to them. That might also be the reason for Shiv Sena's attack on Kulkarni.
Sep 21, 2015
Muslim village panchayat's solution for crimes against women: No mobiles, jeans for girlsA Muslim village council has issued an order banning girls from using mobile phones and wearing jeans and t-shirts, ANI reported on Sunday.
Jul 20, 2015
Bizarre khap diktat! Five months after marriage, couple asked to live as siblingsLiving under extreme pressure from the villagers following the khap’s order, the hapless couple has approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court for protection.