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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Moral policing


Karnataka: Hindu women abused for travelling in Muslim man's car, two arrested in Dakshina Kannada

October 10, 2021 9:07 pm

The two Hindu women were travelling on a two-wheeler to Moodbidri. Their friend Soudha and her husband Ashraf offered to drop them at the temple since they were also going the same way.

Moral policing: Five activists of Bajrang Dal arrested in Karnataka for attacking medical students

September 29, 2021 7:22 am

The accused had stopped the students’ car at the Surathkal checkpost and questioned the women for “being in the company of Muslims” before manhandling the students

Moral policing in Karnataka: Two rightwing activists held in Dakshina Kannada

September 24, 2021 7:54 am

In her complaint, the woman has said the two accused abused her and her colleague for interacting with Muslim colleague.

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 According to the police, Samyuktha Hegde hasn’t formally withdrawn her complaint against Reddy yet.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