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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Moral policing


Bengaluru ‘moral-policing’: Congress leader Kavitha Reddy arrested, actor Samyuktha Hegde says don’t want to pursue case

September 10, 2020 7:50 am

Kavitha Reddy was released on bail on the same day. According to the police, Samyuktha Hegde hasn’t formally withdrawn her complaint against Reddy yet.

Watch: Bengaluru girl asked to wear 'Indian dress' fights moral policing

October 06, 2019 2:04 pm

The incident took place on Thursday night around 9 pm and the video was uploaded on Friday, following which it went viral on Facebook and Twitter.

Assam: Couple beaten up night-long, woman's head shaved for having 'illicit affair'

June 25, 2018 3:48 pm

The villagers alleged that both were married persons and they were cheating on their spouses, the police officer said. "The woman's head was shaved by other women of the village. Their clothes were torn and they were tortured through the night," he added.

Woman stripped, beaten up in another moral policing incident in Assam

April 12, 2018 9:20 am

The incident follows another such incident that came to light on April 9, when a woman was assaulted by a group of men when she was accompanying a male friend to a medical centre in Goalpara district of Assam.

Before he pulled the trigger, Punjab cop asked protesting students: Should I shoot myself?

January 31, 2018 11:16 pm

It was a protest against moral policing - allegedly involving the Jaitu SHO Gurmeet Singh - that forced the deceased to Patiala University's regional center.

Police crackdown on couples: Is it illegal for young adults to sit in a public place?

January 03, 2018 5:15 pm

Article 19 (freedom of expression), Article 20 (protection in respect of conviction of offences) and Article 21 (right to life and personal liberty) are the three provisions of the Constitution which come to rescue in case of an illegal arrest.

Facebook Live could have helped me fight cops' moral policing

February 24, 2017 5:44 pm

Vishnu Vichu's facebook live video of two cops morally policing him and his girlfriend, marks a new chapter in journalism in India. Not only does facebook live function as a distress signal for the citizens, but through it Vichu also assumed the role of a citizen journalist

Mom and son among those assaulted in moral policing incidents in Kozhikode

March 09, 2016 3:05 am

The mother noted the registration number of one of the bikes and complained to the police leading to the arrest of five persons. The arrested were identified as S Aneez, P Suneesh, Muhammed Siraj, Jaffer Hassan and P Assim.

Over 300 booked, but moral policing continues in Mangalore

August 26, 2015 2:19 am

Police said one reason why those in the age group of 18 to 28 years continue to indulge in acts of moral policing is the support they receive from the groups they are affiliated to.

Five episodes of moral policing that made national headlines

August 25, 2015 5:14 pm

The brutal assault of a youth in Mangalore by suspected right-wing activists has brought the subject of moral policing to the fore