Dress Code

  • TMC's code for polls: Women not to wear lipstick, men not to drink 03-04-2014 12:41 PM

    Kolkata: Live austere until the polls are over, seems to be the Trinamool Congress's mantra ahead of the elections. The party has issued a diktat to its members, asking women not to wear lipstick and men to abstain from alcohol until the elections are over. The TMC has not commented...
  • Karnataka government to enforce dress code for employees 15-09-2013 12:05 AM

    Bangalore: Now a dress code for Karnataka government employees -- pant and shirt/pyjama/kurta for men and saree or "chudidar" for women. The state government has announced enforcement of a dress code for its officials and staff after some were found to wear clothes "that did not bring any repute" to...
  • Face The People: Is a dress code necessary for safety of women? 04-09-2013 11:55 PM

    With crime against women on the rise, Chennai colleges and Delhi University has imposed a dress code for girl students. They have been asked not to wear sleeveless tops, shorts and similar clothes. ...
  • AMU withdraws 'unofficial' dress code diktat for hostel girls 27-07-2013 11:16 AM

    Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University on Saturday withdrew a decision on the dress code of hostel girls saying it was 'unofficial'. The provost of the girl's hostel, Dr Ghazala Parveen, had earlier issued a list of dos and don'ts for the girl students. The girls were asked to wear proper...
  • AMU withdraws 'advisory' on hostel girls' dress code 27-07-2013 10:56 AM

    Aligarh Muslim University on Saturday morning withdrew its 'advisory' on hostel girls wherein the residents of Abdullah Hallwere asked to wear decent looking dresses, both in and outside the campus. The prestigious university had issued a list of dos and donts to the 1300 girls residing in various hostels in...
  • Karnataka government notifies rules for employing women in bars 09-07-2013 10:37 PM

    Karnataka government informed the High Court that women bar employees should be at least 21 years old. The government also said that women working in bars and restaurants should be clad in trousers and full sleeved shirts. ...
  • Look beyond 'short skirts', ADB tells the media 03-05-2013 03:16 PM

    Get your priorities right, seems to be the message from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to the media. The Asian Development Bank's 46th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in Delhi NCR that started from May 2 and is scheduled to continue till May 5 has been in the...
  • State of The Nation: Are the prevailing mindsets in our society biased against modern women? 24-01-2013 11:59 PM

    In the State Of The Nation survey on safety of women as part of CNN-IBN's Agenda for Change, the majority says that a woman who is raped is not only ruined for life but also that women should abide by a certain dress code in public. ...
  • Clothes don't affect a criminal's mind: Bhiwani student on diktat 10-12-2012 12:46 PM

    There has been public outrage after a women's college in the Bhiwani district in Haryana banned girls from turning out in jeans and tops. ...
  • No jeans for girls in Bhiwani college, no black clothes in Bijnor 10-12-2012 09:45 AM

    Bhiwani/Bijnor: There has been public outrage after two diktats in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. While in Haryana, a college has banned girls from wearing jeans, in Uttar Pradesh, the Bijnor District Magistrate has asked girls not to wear black clothes at a Chief Minister event. A women's college in the...
  • Women's college in Bhiwani bans girls from wearing jeans 10-12-2012 09:30 AM

    Bhiwani: A women's college in the Bhiwani district in Haryana has banned girls from turning out in jeans and tops. At the Adarsh Women's College, where this diktat has been in place, the principal doesn't see anything wrong with it. Instead, she says that it's a part of respecting Indian...
  • Woman teacher moves rights panel against 'dress code' 24-10-2012 01:31 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A woman teacher, who has been suspended for a fortnight from an aided higher secondary school in Malappuram district for allegedly refusing to fall in line with the management's diktat to wear a "light green" overcoat, has approached the State Human Rights Commission, seeking justice. Authorities of Sullamssalam Oriental...
  • Barmy Army warned against topless show 24-01-2012 09:16 PM

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  • Goa temples ban foreigners, impose dress code 06-06-2011 11:19 AM

    Panaji: Scantily-clad tourists in beach wear have not gone down well with temple authorities in Goa with some laying down a strict dress code for visitors and another barring foreigners. While the Mahalasa Narayani Temple at Mardol, 20 km from Panaji has put up a board stating that "Entry Restricted...
  • Swiss Bank UBS revises dress code 18-01-2011 06:23 PM

    Geneva: Swiss bank UBS AG is revising its dress code after getting roundly mocked for suggesting employees wear skin-colored underwear and avoid garlic breath. The bank said Monday it is whittling down its 44-page style guide to a more modest booklet that will concentrate on how to impress customers with...
  • Swiss bank issues non-sexy dress code 17-12-2010 01:09 PM

    London: All staff in a Swiss bank has been told to wear non-sexy apparel. While women were told to wear flesh-coloured underwear and avoid flashy jewellery, men were asked to wear classic professional suits and avoid socks with cartoon motifs. UBS - erstwhile Union Bank of Switzerland - has ordered...
  • Mumbai college bans 'tight jeans' 20-06-2010 09:30 AM

    Krishna Menon College is denying admission to girls wearing jeans; claiming the outfit taints its reputation. ...
  • Poll campaigns bring kurtas back in vogue 26-04-2009 02:57 PM

    The elections have the kurta sellers in much demand by the politicians. ...
  • Won't skirt this: TN House debates actress' dress 29-01-2008 04:55 PM

    The Mumbai Indians' bowler said they are treating the KKR game as a quarterfinal. ...
  • Enforcing dress code seems to be infectious 27-10-2007 12:54 AM

    The IT sector wants to put employees in a straightjacket. ...