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AAP is a khap panchayat, fumes Prashant Bhushan

The rebel father-son duo of Shanti and Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday launched a virulent attack on the Aam Aadmi Party and its chief Arvind Kejriwal, calling it a ‘khap panchayat’ for......

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......

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......

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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10-year-old Dalit boy thrashed for touching mid-day meal utensils in Rajasthan

From entering a temple to marrying someone from the 'upper caste', Dalits have faced adversities for the most frivolous reasons. Here are 5 cases... ...
Haryana villages offer solution to chronic bachelorhood

Unable to find brides for their bachelor sons in sex-skewed Haryana, hundreds of villages are breaking the stereotype by resolving to allow... ...
School founded by Arundhati Roy's mother Mary behaves like a khap panchayat

After last week';s controversy about an engineering college in Chennai issuing dress codes to its girl students, now a school in Kerala is getting... ...
I had to ensure 'Talvar' remains neutral

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