TALIBAN DIKTAT

  • Can Khap Panchayats be reigned in? July 13, 2012

    A Khap Panchayat in the Baghpat constituency has decided to ban love marriages. ...
  • UP: After 'Taliban' diktat, villagers thrash cops July 13, 2012

    Lucknow: Furious that two of their panchayat members had been arrested, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region on Friday beat up two policemen investigating the panchayat's 'Taliban' diktat banning women from using cell phones, going to the market or walking unescorted. The policemen, who had arrested two panchayat members, had gone...