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Supreme Court bans khap diktats against marriages, protects couples

Those who attend khap panchayat on honour killings to face FIR for illegal assembly.

28 Mar 2018 1:48 AM

Khap Panchayat: State must provide protection to couples, says Centre to SC

Earlier in February, the top court cracked a whip against Khap Panchayats in connection with cases pertaining to so-called honour killing.

07 Mar 2018 3:47 PM

Khaps can’t tell adults whom to marry: Supreme Court

The committee will be mandated to keep couples safe from any violence directed by khaps panchayats, parents or relatives, the court hinted.

06 Feb 2018 1:29 AM

None have right to interfere if two adults marry: CJI

The Supreme Court was hearing a plea to ban family killings over ‘honour’, filed by NGO Shakti Vahini.

05 Feb 2018 1:03 PM

No question of illegality if adults marry consensually, says Govt lawyer

SC on Tuesday, rapped the Centre for failing to prevent attacks on couples, who opted for love marriages, and diktats of 'khap panchayats'.

16 Jan 2018 7:08 PM


Why tolerate Dera culture? Alarm bells for political class

The latest Haryana development offers opportunities to study hard on why and how the political system also has its share of the blame.

05 Sep 2017 12:30 AM