Moral policing: Cop slaps girl for drinking in a car
May 14, 2013
Reported by Sonal Mehrotra; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 14, 2013
On camera, a young woman is slapped by a cop and then roughed up by other people as more policemen watch. The footage, from inside a Ghaziabad police station, has caused widespread outrage.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 6, 2013
As Indian cinema completed a century, Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said that all types of moral policing on cinema by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should be stopped.
Written by Radhika Iyer | Tuesday April 30, 2013
Women in Mangalore have decided to put newly-elected legislators on probation. If the MLAs don't measure up, women activists say, they will attempt to fire them.
NDTV.com | Monday April 22, 2013
For a fourth day, large protests in Delhi expressed the widespread anger and frustration over the barbarous attack on a five-year-old. The demonstrators have been demanding the resignation of Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar, who appeared to ...
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta (With inputs from IANS) | Tuesday April 2, 2013
Protesters clashed with police outside Kerala Assembly in Thiruvananthapuram today amid demands that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy should resign 'on moral grounds' for allegedly misrepresenting facts of his former minister KB Ganesh Kumar, who resigne...
Mohd Asim | Tuesday April 2, 2013
It's a real shocker. Mumbai Police, in an internal circular, has asked cops to monitor activities of a Muslim organisation - Girls Islamic Organisation. Their reason: The organisation is "indoctrinating young women and training them for jihad."
Reported by Rashmi Rajput; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday April 2, 2013
The Mumbai Police is struggling to explain a memo sent to all police stations, warning that a Muslim organisation which runs educational institutions is covertly trying to enroll women students as jihadis.
Reported by Uma Sudhir, edited by Samira Shaikh | Thursday February 14, 2013
Police orders parks to remain closed till the evening, students protest
Mid-Day.com | Friday February 8, 2013
Taking moral policing up several notches, a first-time woman corporator elected of a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) ticket has decided to 'discipline' sex workers by erecting a flex board in Mandai - the city's oldest vegetable market. The board er...
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday February 5, 2013
At an art gallery in Bangalore, three paintings are placed facing the wall. The artist, 22-year-old Anirudh Sainath Krishnamani, was ordered by the gallery to take them down after a BJP politician declared them offensive.
Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday January 24, 2013
The Mumbai Police has abandoned a misguided attempt to target couples romancing in parks and beaches, a move which was intended, bafflingly, to make the city safer.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 3, 2012
Saudi Arabia will curb the powers of its notorious religious police charged with ensuring compliance with Islamic morality but often accused of abuses, a newspaper report said on Wednesday.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 1, 2012
The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notices to the government and the CBI Director on a public interest litigation seeking a probe by the central agency into the July 28 attack on students partying at a home-stay in Mangalore by su...
Press Trust of India | Monday July 30, 2012
The Karnataka High Court on Monday expressed displeasure over the attack on students, including girls, by activists of a right wing outfit at a private home-stay in Mangalore.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 30, 2012
Karnataka Police on Monday arrested four more people in connection with the alleged assault on college-going boys and girls partying on Saturday at a home-stay in Mangalore. The arrests of the activists of Hindu Jagarana Vedike (HJV) were made under ...