Jind Gangrape

  • Khap panchayats not a law, says Sonia Gandhi October 9, 2012

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sent out a sharp message to Khap panchayats saying they cannot supersede the judiciary. ...
  • Sonia's visit to rape victims comes too late: Haryana Opposition October 9, 2012

    Taking a tough stance on the rising number of rapes in the country, especially after a spate of incidents were reported in Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sent out a sharp message to Khap panchayats saying they cannot supersede the judiciary. Sonia also said that strictest action will be...
  • India slams Haryana khap member's suggestion on preventing rapes October 8, 2012

    Following the gangrape of a teenaged Dalit girl in Jind, who went on to commit suicide, a khap member in Haryana seemed to blame the victims for the rape. Speaking to a CNN-IBN reporter, khap panchayat member Sube Singh said that the only solution to rapes was to get girls married...