Articles about Khap Panchayat
10 Mar 2021India
A khap panchayat in Muzaffarnagar District of Uttar Pradesh has barred women from wearing jeans and men from wearing shorts, saying they are part of western culture and that people should wear traditional Indian clothes.
03 May 2018India
The Chankoian Khurd village in Ludhiana's Doraha block banned love marriages after two neighboring youngsters got married.
10 Apr 2018India
The Supreme Court has put an end to a three-year-long ordeal of Ravi, a Dalit from Baghpat district of UP, by clearing him of rape charges.
27 Mar 2018India
Interference by khap panchayats when two consenting adults have married is "absolutely illegal," the SC has ruled.
21 Feb 2018India
Breaking the barriers of tradition, a khap in Haryana has urged women to shun the 'ghunghat' (veil) system.
16 Jan 2018India
On January 16, during a hearing on inter-caste marriages, the SC ruled that no one - the society, any institution or khap panchayats - can question an adult man and woman for deciding to marry.
14 Aug 2017India
On August 2, Kanya Devi of Rajasthan's Ajmer was randomly branded a witch, made to eat human feces, had hot coal thrust in her eyes, stripped naked and paraded throughout her village. She died.
31 May 2017Delhi
Cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court against a restaurant chain using his name in the tagline.