Moral Policing

  • FTN: Is the ban on lingerie mannequins paranoid moral policing? 29-05-2013 11:52 PM

    The Shiv Sena-run Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday provisionally cleared a proposal banning the display of lingerie on mannequins in the city. ...
  • Drinking at public places is unlawful, says Kiran Bedi 14-05-2013 07:10 PM

    Kiran Bedi said that drinking in public places by girls and boys is unlawful after a policeman and a local woman were caught on camera slapping a young girl at Ghaziabad police station. The girl had been detained by the police after locals complained that she was found drinking with...
  • Vasant Dhoble: The cop with the hockey stick

    Dextra Aria |  Kajal Iyer
    On first sight, ACP Vasant Dhoble looks like that observant uncle from your colony who always seems to know anything and everything about the people...

  • Has moral policing gone too far? 30-11-2011 09:18 PM

    Policemen in Ghaziabad were seen catching couples and handing them punishment on the spot. 'Operation Majnu' is being led by Station Officer Alka Agarwal of the Ghaziabad police. ...
  • UP police target couples in Ghaziabad park 30-11-2011 09:12 PM

    Ghaziabad: The moral police was back in Ghaziabad as the cops went on an Operation Majnu, catching couples unaware and handing them some on-the-spot punishment, all in the name of curbing eve teasers. It could have been a nice lazy afternoon for many lovers at Sahibabad Park in Ghaziabad, but...
  • Ghaziabad: Cops turn moral police, target couples 30-11-2011 08:30 AM

    Ghaziabad: Humiliating lovers in public, policemen in Ghaziabad have started a moral policing act to discourage couples from sitting in public places. Policemen have resumed the drive called 'Operation Majnu' to crack down on couples, which they claim will curb sexual harassment. On Tuesday, policemen were seen harassing couples in...
  • Kerala women worried over attack on IT girl 22-06-2011 09:00 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: An IT professional was allegedly abused by a group of men in Kochi for being out with a male friend late at night. Tasnibanu, the 32-year-old IT professional, was angry after the initial shock over the Sunday night's attack on her and her male friend. The group of men...
  • Moral science mafia on the rampage in MP

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    A classic story of how the ruling mafia (read government) creates propaganda tools in the form of media houses that run news papers and cable...

  • Sene does it again, Muthalik's goons attack pub 15-08-2010 11:42 PM

    Mysore: Men belonging to Karnataka's Sri Ram Sene on Saturday night attacked a pub in Mysore. According to local media reports, members belonging to the saffron brigade barged into the Tunes 'N' Tonic pub located inside the Hotel Adhi Manor and ransacked its premises. Shri Ram Sene gained notoriety in...
  • Principal tells girls to 'cover up', faces flak 06-08-2010 02:31 PM

    The Principal of Kolkata's Muralidhar Girls College says girls dressed in tights fitting clothes make teachers 'uncomfortable'. ...
  • Bajrang Dal goons beat up couples on Friendship Day 02-08-2010 11:41 AM

    Activists belonging to the Bajrang Dal turned moral police in Raipur on Sunday beating up couples celebrating Friendship Day. ...
  • Pune police ban public gatherings ahead of V-Day 03-02-2010 11:54 PM

    The Pune city police have decided to play the moral police during Valentine's Day. ...
  • MP CM orders ad poster pulled down, calls it obscene 13-01-2010 10:49 AM

    The advertisement for a local spa shows a model taking bath in chocolate. ...
  • Women want a safer world to live, work 19-08-2009 03:25 PM

    A stable govt can provide security and peace in the country. ...
  • Rock The Vote: Youth debates moral policing 19-04-2009 03:26 AM

    Your say on the government, politics and politicians. ...
  • CJ raises voice against moral policing 14-02-2009 06:26 PM

    CJ Namrata reports the youth's efforts to campaign against the moral brigade. ...
  • Pink panties take over roses, balloons this V-Day 13-02-2009 11:54 AM

    Find out how young India is responding to moral policing. ...
  • Pink underwear against moral police 11-02-2009 12:45 AM

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  • Watch: Gehlot sings Ram Sene’s tune, attacks pub culture 28-01-2009 09:58 PM

    Ashok Gehlot says he won't have boys and girls drinking together. ...