Recent news from 24dunia
   

Search results for  

quotes on inter caste marriages 

 ( 1-10 )
Sort by: Relevance |   Date
 

SC rejects PIL seeking direction for creating 'Gandhi' caste

preserveA PIL seeking that children born to couples having inter-caste marriages be recognised under one caste "Gandhi" has been dismissed by the Supreme Court.by a freedom fighter seeking a direction to the Centre and state governments that children born to couples having inter-caste marriages be recognised under one caste "Gandhi" has been dismissed by thealias C Velu, who had contended that the...
Source : The Economic Times |
Category : National

Merinews Picks

Who the Khaps are to allow or disallow inter-caste marriages: Women rights groupsHaryana's biggest Khap panchayat, Satrol Khap in Hisar, which represents communities spread over an area of 250 square kilometres, in a historical U-turn from their earlier stand, gave their green signal to inter-caste marriages, which in past had trigged brutal killings in Haryana and surrounding regions in the name of...
Source : Merinews |
Category : NRI

Government raises income ceiling for marriage assitance scheme

availing its marriage assistance from 24,000 to 72,000. The scheme is aimed at helping poor parents/widows meet the marriage expenses of their daughters.The state government has been implementing five marriage assistance schemes to help the daughters of poor parents and widows, couples who have had inter-caste marriages, orphan girls and widows who want to remarry. The schemes provide four grams of...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Rajkot

But, not cast(e) in stone

the four-varna system finds mention in the Vedas, it has not existed forever.Khap or caste panchayats that zealously guard against marriages outside their caste or gotra often claim that such alliances violate age-old social norms. The four-varna caste system, supposedly described in the Vedas and other texts, is often cited to justify marriages within castes or clans.Sociologists and anthropologists...
Source : DNA |
Category : Headlines | City : Bangalore

Supreme Court rejects PIL seeking direction for creating 'Gandhi' caste

PIL by a freedom fighter seeking a direction to the Centre and state governments that children born to couples having inter-caste marriages be recognised under one caste "Gandhi" has been dismissed by the Supreme Court.A bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Ranjan Gogoi, however, said that 86-year-old Gandhian Salem Velu Gandhi alias C Velu, who had contended that the step would help create...
Source : DNA |
Category : Others | City : Mumbai

Khap panchayats create history by allowing inter-caste marriages

With the revolutionary decision taken by the Satrol Khap, one can see progress in the hundreds of years old Khap Panchayats. Moving towards modern direction, the Satrol Khap in Narnid of Hisar district gave its nod to inter-caste marriages, this Sunday.Satrol Panchayat, which covers 36 castes in 42 villages, spread over 250 sq. km. area with 60 percent population of jats amended its 600 year old norm....
Source : Merinews |
Category : National

SC rejects PIL seeking direction for creating `Gandhi` caste

PIL by a freedom fighter seeking a direction to the Centre and state governments that children born to couples having inter-caste marriages be recognised under one caste "Gandhi" has been dismissed by the Supreme Court.A bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Ranjan Gogoi, however, said that 86-year-old Gandhian Salem Velu Gandhi alias C Velu, who had contended that the step would help create...
Source : Zeenews |
Category : National | City : New Delhi

Court bats for marriage out of caste, faith

Observing that "a hyper-technical view" cannot be taken to "criminalize innocent love", a trial court has come out in support of inter-caste and inter-religion marriages saying these need to be encouraged and are an important facet of the state policy.while acquitting a youth of the charges of kidnapping a girl and compelling her to marry him. The court noted that the girl was over 18 years of age...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : New Delhi

Satrol Khap allows marriages of Jat boys, girls within khap

Satrol Khap of 42 villages, in Narnaund area of about 400 square meters, today unanimously decided to allow marriages of Jat boys and girls within the khap except the same village, nearest neighbouring village and self gotra (gaon, guvandh and gotra). The inter-caste marriage has also been allowed provided the parents of the boy and girl agree. Satrol Khap president Inder Singh Mor said,...
Source : Webindia123 |
Category : Headlines

Facing flak over honour killings, khaps moot inter-caste marriages

Recently, leaders of 70 khaps met in Jind, where they decided to support inter-caste marriages, apart from discussing others issues.CHANDIGARH: In an attempt to cleanse their image, especially after their opposition to marriages in the name of traditions, the khap panchayats have decided to supportin Haryana. However, a section of social activists have termed it as a gimmick in view of the continuingApart...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Raipur