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‘Jat khaps forcing will on others’

“Upper caste jats who fear losing their centuries-old hegemony in Haryana are trying to project the scourge of honour killings as an emotional caste issue to force their will on everyone else,” says All-India Democratic Women’s Association chief Jagmati Sanghwan who has been spearheading an alternate battle to free Haryanvis from brutal medieval mindsets.

2 women shot dead in Punjab

The police in Punjab’s border district of Tarn Taran have launched a manhunt for killers who shot dead a 50-year-old woman and her newly wed daughter-in-law in what appears to be yet another “honour” crime.

Verdict in Ruchika case will be out on May 20

May 11: The district and sessions court at Chandigarh has reserved its verdict on former Haryana DGP S.P.S. Rathore’s petition challenging his earlier conviction in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case.

Khaps oppose anti-honour killing law

May 11: Emboldened by former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and MP Naveen Jindal’s public pronouncements, Haryana’s self-appointed caste chiefs have said they will oppose the proposed law against honour killings while warning politicians and political parties trying to block their

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