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Moral policing of art politically motivated now: Naseeruddin Shah

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 13:02

Naseeruddin Shah is upset that moral policing of art has become "politically motivated" nowadays in comparison to the time when authors like Saadat Hasan Manto produced their most famous works.

Inquiry ordered into moral policing by Hyderabad Police

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 22:13

The city police has ordered an inquiry into an incident in which some young people were seen in a video clip doing sit-ups in a public place in the presence of police.

Will put an end to moral policing in Dakshina Kannada district: Minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 20:12

Karnataka government would put an end to moral policing in Dakshina Kannada district, Home Minister KJ George said on Wednesday.

Shut liquor shops situated near religious places, demand Khaps

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 21:23

Known for their moral policing-blended diktats, Khap panchayats in Haryana have now demanded closure of liquor shops situated near places of worship.

Mangalore moral policing: Four more arrested

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 19:16

Four persons were arrested today in connection with the assault on students partying at a homestay here, police said.

Moral policing: Centre slams Karnataka Govt`s inaction

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 16:01

Suspected Hindu Jagarane Vedike activists carried out attacks on young boys and girls at a private home-stay in Mangalore on Saturday last alleging that a rave party was on at the home stay where illegal activities were going on.

Eight arrested for moral policing in Karnataka

Last Updated: Sunday, July 29, 2012, 14:23

Eight activists of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike were arrested in K`taka for allegedly beating up five girls and eight boys at a weekend party.

Return of moral policing in Mangalore

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 23:27

About a dozen girls and boys bore the brunt of moral policing when a pro-Hindu organisation allegedly raided a local private home-stay and attacked them, triggering off protests from public and opposition parties alike.

`Those accused of moral policing to be treated as criminals`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 18:39

The Kerala government would henceforth treat those accused in cases of `moral policing` as criminals, home minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, said on Saturday.

`Moral policing` in Mumbai: Govt to reexamine laws

Last Updated: Friday, June 15, 2012, 00:27

Maharashtra government on Thursday said it was considering to "relook" at the laws to protect rights of the citizens.

Censor board not into moral policing: Sharmila Tagore

Last Updated: Monday, January 17, 2011, 14:18

Sharmila Tagore, chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), feels the body isn`t into moral policing.

Khap bars girls from wearing jeans

Last Updated: Sunday, January 16, 2011, 17:14

Khap has banned girls from wearing jeans, blaming the attire for incidents of eve teasing and young couples eloping.