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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 can't be part of our culture: FM to Delhi CM

In a veiled attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his defence of khap panchayats, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday described them as retrograde organisations which cannot......

No need to ban khap panchayats: CM Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is a self-proclaimed advocate of progressive social politics, has now sparked a controversy by stating that he does not see the need for banning khap......

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......

We oppose honour killing, dress code for women:Khap to SC

Khap panchayats, which have come under judicial scrutiny for their diktats, have submitted to the Supreme Court that they do not pass any order for honour killing and are against any ban for use of......

Bandhs: Acts of terror by another name

Courting arrest and disrupting normal life may have been an election-winning strategy decades ago, but today it smacks of a khap panchayat's approach, says K Subrahmanyam. Media reports suggest......

'The price rise issue will trigger a backlash'

The issue of price rise is a worry for every government -- it is a political volcano. But the United Progressive Allianceon Friday steeply hiked the fuel price.Will people react? Or do they remain......

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......

Youngistaan review: I wouldn't vote for It

Youngistaan neither says something new nor does it reinforce time-tested wisdom in a way that you actually want to pay attention to it, feels Paloma Sharma. The civilisation is ancient, the......

Never intended to belittle BCCI: Modi's lawyer

Suspended IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi on Thursday backtracked on his "khap panchayat" comment against the BCCI's Special General Meeting, saying his statement was misconstrued......

Modi lawyer calls SGM 'khap panchayat'

Suspended IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Wednesday hit back at the BCCI, questioning the legality of its July 3 Special General Meeting convened to determine his fate and called it a "khap......
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Robin Pandey
Q. why our country has these religious panchayats, khaps and religious decisions? Why do people obey them when in many cases such orders can be get by bribing the persons involved?
Robin Pandey:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-our-country-has-these-religious-panchayats-khaps-and-rel/27626912/answers/

Damodar Biswal
Q. Are Shariat courts n Khap Panchayats cultural necessities or evil?
Damodar Biswal:  A. govt .should ban all such things which divide the people more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-shariat-courts-n-khap-panchayats-cultural-necessities-or/27625855/answers/27626916

Sharmila Bose
Q. "Aamir Khan's television programme, Satyamev Jayate, has unquestionably raised awareness of social ills in the public. But some of those who appeared on it have paid a price. We were proud of Abdul for speaking against honour killings and thought the khap panchayat would back down after the show. But it had the opposite effect. The khap panchayat members thought that Abdul had defamed them by appearing on the show," Do you think Khap monopoly can be checked by Law / Awareness or GOVERNANCE??
Sharmila Bose:  A. Required but shd becontrolled in legal limits more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/aamir-khans-television-programme-satyamev-jayate-has-unquest/27197975/answers/27625868

MIKE
Q. Times now( khap panchayat ), will arnab call AK and Namo for one to one debate at times now just like he yelled for raga v/s namo debate , nation wants to know the truth ?
MIKE:  A. i don't think more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/times-now-khap-panchayat--will-arnab-call-ak-and-namo-for-on/27109275/answers/27198001

aap log
Q. Times now (khap panchayat )-Nation wants to know bungalow --dig deeper -size of AK and his muffler size ?
Aap Log:  A. HE WILL NOT AS ... TODAY EVEN MODI IS SCARED OF AK AND MEDIA IS NOTHING BUT HAND IN GLOVE WITH BJP NOW more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/times-now-khap-panchayat--nation-wants-to-know-bungalow---di/27064168/answers/27109294

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Tamil girls too face the threat of 'Honor' killing

Ramya (name changed) hails from a small village close to Virudhachalam in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. Although her parents ensured that she... ...

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Bihar Jat Sabha supports Om Prakash Dhankar's 'Bihari wives' remarks

Having faced flak for his "Bihari wives" remarks, Haryana BJP Kisan Morcha president Om Prakash Dhankar today received support from unexpected... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-bihar-jat-sabha-supports-om-prakash-dhankar-s-bihari-wives-remarks-2005810
The fight for Her-yana

They have to fight hard to overturn gender discrimination and deliver a sucker punch to convention. A woman's journey from womb to womanhood is the... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/brunch/brunch-stories/the-fight-for-her-yana/article1-1244438.aspx
Gross Domestic Product of Lowest Common Denominators

Imagine there's no heaven, it's easy if you try; No hell below us, above us only sky; Imagine all the people, living for today... Imagine John... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/Gross-Domestic-Product-of-Lowest-Common-Denominators/2014/07/27/article2350022.ece
Blaming the other

The on-going suffering of traumatised Muslim families in Muzaffarnagar was spurred by reports of a Muslim young man stalking a Jat girl. The story... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/Harsh_Mander/blaming-the-other/article5818587.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Columns&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo

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