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

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'

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

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?

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?

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

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

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

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

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

Malvani raids: Moral policing probe hits a hurdle

Police fail to get statements of couples booked for ‘indecent behaviour’ as most of them did not furnish original addresses and contact numbers.