KISSES

  • 'Kiss of love' organisers get hate mails, threat in Bengaluru 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: Even before the 'Kiss of Love' is to be held in Bengaluru, organisers are already getting hate messages both on social media and offline. There were protests in several parts of Karnataka opposing the event. The Bharatiya Janata Party workers staged a protest in Chikkamagaluru while Pramod Muthalik's right...
  • Coming soon: Kiss of love in Bengaluru 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: The Kiss of Love campaign is set to be held in Bengaluru in a week or two. The Bengaluru edition is spearheaded by 23-year-old human rights activist Rachita Taneja. "We're holding the event to show solidarity with those who faced moral policing. I've always been against moral policing," says...
  • A 10-second kiss could transfer 80 million bacteria! 1 week ago

    London: As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10-second kiss, says a new study, adding that at least nine intimate kisses per day could lead to couples sharing similar communities of oral bacteria. "Intimate kissing involving full tongue contact and saliva exchange appears to be a courtship behaviour...
  • No 'Kiss of Love' protest in Bhopal November 16, 2014

    Bhopal: The 'Kiss of Love' protest against moral policing, planned by some college students, was not held on Sunday as police maintained a strict vigil to prevent any such event from happening. A number of students had earlier planned to protest near Shahpura lake in the city on Sunday. There was...
  • Delhi: Sangh Parivar members disrupt 'Kiss of Love' event held near RSS headquarters November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The "Kiss of Love" campaign reached the national capital on Saturday but was disrupted by Sangh Parivar members. The campaign against moral policing is underway near the RSS office in Delhi. The campaign started in Kochi in Kerala earlier in November 2014 after a group vandalised a restaurant accusing...
  • Jadavpur University and Presidency University students celebrate 'Kiss of Love' November 6, 2014

    Kolkata: After Kochi, the City of Joy witnessed its own 'Kiss of Love' edition by students of two universities to protest moral policing and promote gender sensitisation. Alleging the 'rise of religious fundamentalism and fanaticism', activists participated in a protest rally in Jadavpur, while in the north, a large number of...
  • Hyderabad: 'Kiss of Love' supporters face case for obscenity November 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Police have registered cases against the organisers of 'Kiss of Love' campaign on the University of Hyderabad campus for 'obscene act'. A group of students had organised a demonstration in support of the 'Kiss of Love' campaign in Kerala (which aimed to oppose the moral policing) on the campus on...
  • Kerala: Cases registered against 100 persons for participating in 'Kiss of Love' programme November 4, 2014

    Kochi: Cases have been registered against at least 100 persons by police for taking out processions and unlawful assembly at the Marine drive ground on November 2 when the controversial 'Kiss of Love' programme against moral policing was to be held. The Marine drive was packed with onlookers, members of organisations...
  • Was the police crackdown on the Kiss of Love protest justified? November 3, 2014

    Supporters of the 'Kiss of Love' event held in Kochi were taken into preventive custody on Sunday. Unrest is on the rise in the city as supporters of the campaign and members of Hindu and Muslim groups protesting against the event were simultaneously lathicharged by the police. ...
  • Kiss of Love organiser attacks police, says did nothing to prevent attack November 3, 2014

    Thiruvananthpuram: Rahul Pasupalan, the organiser of the Kiss of Love protest said that though the police had information that people will try to attack the protesters, they did not take any precaution to stop it. Pasupalan said "They had given us protection but did not do anything against those who...
  • Kiss of Love: Kerala Police under fire for cracking down on protestors November 3, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Police is under fire for the way it handled the 'Kiss of Love' protest at Kochi's Marine Drive on Sunday. Although the event organisers have not complained against the police, regional news channels have been critical of them. Police lathicharged the supporters and even took protestors into "preventive...
  • Watch: Kerala's 'Kiss of Love' protest November 3, 2014

    Youngsters in Kerala's Cochin come out in huge numbers in support of 'Kiss of Love' campaign started in protest of moral policing. ...
  • Kochi: Police take 'Kiss of love' supporters into preventive custody, lathicharge protesters of the event November 2, 2014

    Kochi: Supporters of the 'Kiss of Love' event held in Kochi have been taken into preventive custody from Law college junction. Unrest is on the rise in the city as supporters of the campaign and members of Hindu and Muslim groups protesting against the event were simultaneously lathicharged by the...
  • 'Kiss of Love' protest to take place at Kochi's Marine Drive today November 2, 2014

    The 'Kiss of Love' protest will take place on Sunday at Kochi's Marine Drive against moral policing by right-wing groups. A huge turn out is expected although there has been tough opposition from both hardline Muslim and Hindu groups in Kerala. The ruling Congress party's students union, KSU, has also...
  • 'Kiss of Love' to be held as scheduled: Organisers November 1, 2014

    Kochi: A day after Kerala High Court refused to intervene, the organisers of controversial 'Kiss of Love' protest said they would go ahead, even as they were yet to get permission from the police. Stressing that it was "not a kiss fest" but a gathering of like minded people to...
  • Is Kerala kiss of rally the right way to protest? October 30, 2014

    Through a Facebook page it was a call to the people interested to come forward with their husbands/wives or partners to kiss or share a hug at marine drive to protest against the moral policing act at a restaurant in Kozhikode. ...
  • Kerala youth, Yuva Morcha at loggerheads over 'Kiss of Love' campaign against moral policing October 30, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a move against moral policing, the youth in Kerala have called on people to participate in a 'Kiss of Love' protest on November 2. But the planned protest hasn't gone down well with many. A group of volunteers gathered at Kochi's marine drive to promote the protest planned on...
  • Kerala: Police say no to 'Kiss of Love' October 29, 2014

    Kochi: The proposed 'A Kiss of Love' programme on November 2 on the Marine Drive grounds, planned as a protest against moral policing, will not be given police permission, a top police official said on Wednesday. A group of Facebook users had called for the programme...
  • 'Kiss of love' volunteers attacked by alleged moral police in Kerala October 29, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: "Kiss of love'" volunteers have been attacked by the alleged 'moral' police while they were at marine drive propagating the programme they are organising on November 2. Through a Facebook page it was a call to the people interested to come forward with their husbands/wives or partners to kiss or...
  • Kerala: Youngsters declare October 31 as hug-and-kiss day in defiance of Yuva Morcha's moral policing October 29, 2014

    Cochin: Youngsters of Kerala have taken a bold step forward. They have announced coming Sunday as hug-and-kiss day at Kochi's Marine Drive. This comes in response to an act of moral policing by Yuva Morcha workers last week. The workers vandalised a restaurant in Kozhikode alleging that it facilitated immoral...
  • 'Never Been Kissed' star Drew Barrymore says it's going to be 'awesome' when she turns 40 next year October 20, 2014

    London: Actress Drew Barrymore has admitted that she will be happy when she will turn 40. The 'Blonde' actress, who will be turning 40 next year, said she has worked hard to get to the milestone, reported Contactmusic. "When I turn 40 on February 22, I'm going to heave a huge...
  • Indian origin married banker Julian Bharti, 27, pays $88,000 to kiss Elizabeth Hurley, says his wife 'is cool about it' September 6, 2014

    Indian origin banker Julian Bharti, the son of a Canadian businessman, reportedly paid 50,000 British pounds or $88,000, to kiss 49yearold actress Elizabeth Hurley as part of a fundraiser for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Julian, the son of Stan Bharti who moved to Russia from Punjab when he was 16,...
  • Kissing scenes: Censor to use same yardstick for Hollywood, Bollywood August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Hollywood films were allowed more kisses even for films certified for all ages, but now in a bid to stop allegations of discrepancies in the certification of Indian and international films, the censor board has decided to treat kissing scenes in Hollywood and Bollywood with the same yardstick. The Central...
  • Megan Fox says she shared the best onscreen kiss with Shia LeBeuf August 6, 2014

    London: Megan Fox admits she had the best onscreen kiss with her 'Transformers' costar Shia LaBeouf. The 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' star, who has locked lips with the likes of Adam Scott and Amanda Seyfried in the past, enjoyed her smooch with the 28yearold actor whilst filming the scifi movie...
  • Kanpur: Police officer kisses murder accused, calls him 'good boy', transferred August 2, 2014

    Kanpur: A senior police official probing the murder case of a woman in Kanpur has been transferred after footage emerged of him kissing the main accused and victim's husband Piyush Dasani on the forehead inside a police station. Swarup Nagar police station circle officer Rakesh Nayak was also seen telling...
  • Everyone is trying to outdo themselves with onscreen kisses: Emraan Hashmi July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi is more than happy to hand over his 'serial kisser' crown to counterparts as well as newcomers and feels that everyone is trying to outdo themselves each time while getting bold onscreen. "I think someone else should take the crown from me. By all means give...
  • Watch: Remember the 'First Kiss'? The maker is back with a steamy new video of strangers undressing each other July 11, 2014

    Remember Tatia PIlieva? She is the filmmaker who shot the insanely viral 'First Kiss' video that was copied around the world and spawned scores of parodies including the first slap and one with dogs. She's back with a new video where she asked strangers to undress each other and get...
  • You must be nostalgic about your first slap. This 'First Kiss' parody has strangers who meet for the first time slapping each other June 25, 2014

    Remember the viral 'First Kiss' video ad campaign for a fashion retailer that was released in March and was up there in the feels department? Now a bunch of goofs have come out with an equally famous 'First Slap' video showing 'strangers' who meet for the first time and slap...
  • Strangest photo you'll see today: Former UP Chief Minister ND Tiwari kissing his biological son Rohit Shekher on Father's Day June 16, 2014

    Father's Day is an occasion to let your dad know how much you appreciate all that he's done for you, even if he's fought a sixyearlong legal battle denying paternity. On Sunday, veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari, who finally acknowledged his biological son Rohit Shekhar at the age of 88,...
  • Iranian actress Leila Hatami apologises for kissing the Cannes president on the cheek; clamour grows for public lashing in Iran May 24, 2014

    Iranian actress Leila Hatami Friday apologised for kissing the Cannes film festival's president on the cheek, an act which angered authorities in the Islamic republic, state news agency IRNA reported. "I am so sorry for hurting the feelings of some people," she wrote in a letter to Iran's cinema organisation, cited...