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Khaps are part of Haryana's culture, says CM

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday equated Khap Panchayats with organisations like Non-Governmental Organisations, saying that they are part of state's culture. "Khap Panchayats......

Khap Panchayats don't kill anyone: Hooda

Strongly defending Khap Panchayats (caste councils), Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said they don't order "honour killings" and most such cases involve relatives of boys......

Khaps' diktat on women's dress and cellphone unlawful: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said that Khap panchayats' diktat on dress code for women and asking them not to carry mobile is unlawful. A bench of justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai said......

Can't tolerate same gotra marriages: Khap Panchayats

Khap panchayats in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday said they will oppose same gotra marriages before the Supreme Court, which had sought their views, following a plea to curb violence against couples at......

SC invites Khaps to hear their views

The Supreme Court on Friday invited 'Khap Panchayats' to hear their views before issuing any order to stop them from harassing and killing couples, particularly women in name of family's honour for......

Rural 'beti' as businesswoman? A tough battle

If doing business in India is a problem for even the richest, it is unlikely to be a breeze for the average rural Indian woman, points out Kanika Datta. Image: Indian women in general and rural......

Businessmen and society: A conflicting relation

Businessmen and society have a strangely contradictory relationship, says Kanika Datta. The economic activity they generate can be an agent of social transformation and progress - a quick look at......

Look out for her at the Tokyo Olympics!

'The next four years will be dedicated to compete at the Olympics so that we can give the other teams a fightback.' IMAGE: Rani Rampal celebrates scoring a goal during the Rio Olympics against......
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Haryana girl footballers knocking down doors

The rise and rise of Haryana as a major sports power in India was again evident in the junior girls (U-17) final of the Subroto Cup schools... ...
Kangaroo court in Bengal asks man to cut wife's hair as punishment for adultery

A kangaroo court in Bengal equivalent of Khap panchayats ordered a husband to cut the hair of his wife as punishment for alleged adultery in West... ...
The right fit! Jeans, more swadeshi than you think

MUMBAI: The first mention of someone wearing blue jeans in the Times of India (TOI) is, rather surprisingly, of a Chinese man in Calcutta (now... ...
Haryana hits half a century

Haryana may be a tiny state with 10 Lok Sabha seats, but its influence on politics has been tremendous since its inception as a separate state 50... ...
Man, married woman forced to wear garland of shoes

CHANDIGARH: FIR Registered, No Arrests Yet In a reminder of how panchayats in rural Haryana end up playing the role of a kangaroo court, a... ...

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