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Moral Policing

Moral policing is very common in our country: Saumya Tandon

Actor Ankit Gera, who is seen in Agnifera, also feels there "should be a limit on the type of control". 

Oct 04, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Caught on cam: Goons brutally thrash couple in UP's Maharajgang, circulate video

In a shocking incident, a boy and a girl were mercilessly thrashed up by three goons in the name of moral policing in Maharajgang district of Uttar Pradesh. 

Jul 20, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

After Mohammed Shami’s wife, Sania Mirza becomes latest victim of religious extremism on Facebook

Earlier, Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami's wife's dressing also became the subject of moral policing.

Jan 10, 2017, 19:38 PM IST

Mohammad Kaif faces Twitter wrath for doing Surya Namaskar; responds to shut up trolls

Earlier, Mohammed Shami was criticized for allowing wife to war sleeveless dress.

Dec 31, 2016, 17:21 PM IST

Mohammed Shami's father slams moral policing, says they know what Islam says

Celebrities from all walks of life came out to voice their support for India pacer.

Dec 28, 2016, 15:55 PM IST

Bajrang Dal activists turn moral police again, gherao couple in Mangalore

The Bajrang Dal activists allegedly thought the boy belonged to a minority community whereas the girl was a Hindu.

Jun 13, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

Delhi Culture Minister takes on Hindu College for 'moral policing'

In a letter to VC Yogesh Tyagi, Mishra said the rules amounted to "moral policing".

May 14, 2016, 19:28 PM IST

Sri Lanka fires security boss for harassing lovers

The move came after a couple posted video of the guards on social media and is a marked change from the former government.

Mar 07, 2016, 11:45 AM IST

Mumbai Police inspector caught on camera thrashing youth – Watch video

In yet another example of moral policing, a senior police inspector and a constable were caught on camera thrashing a youth and abusing his female friend in Ulhasnagar district, accusing them of getting involved in obscene activities. 

Dec 29, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

End to 'moral policing' in Mumbai: Cops won't use Section 110 of Bombay Police Act anymore

The Mumbai Police have now decided that they will no more use Section 110 (public indecency) of the Bombay Police Act, 1951.

Nov 25, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

Why did Indian board censor James Bond's kissing scenes in Spectre?

India's notoriously prudish film board has ruled that long kissing scenes in the new James Bond movie Spectre are not suitable for Indian audiences.

Nov 19, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Uttarakhand: Couple dragged out of a hotel, brutally thrashed by locals

In another shocking case of moral policing, a couple was thrashed in Kaliyar village of Roorkee in Uttarakhand. The couple had arrived at the Ziarat e Dargah Hazrat Sabir Pak like many others.

Sep 23, 2015, 22:36 PM IST

Privacy of innocent persons should not be invaded, says Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said while there was a "laudable intention" behind the recent police raids on hotels in suburban Malwani following complaints of a prostitution racket operating there, innocent persons cannot be harassed and their privacy should not be invaded.

Sep 03, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

Mangalore: Muslim man stripped, beaten for talking to a Hindu woman

In yet another shocking incident of moral policing from the town of Mangalore in Karnataka, a Muslim was stripped and beaten at a crowded marketplace for talking to a girl belonging to another community.

Aug 25, 2015, 12:25 PM IST

Order to shift Mumbai top cop probing hotel raids put on hold

The Maharahstra government has put on hold the transfer of the police officer probing the hotel raids incident in north Mumbai within hours of issuing the orders on the ground that his services are required in the metro during the Ganapati festival next month.

Aug 15, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

MSHRC initiates probe into police raids, activists slam moral policing

The Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission has initiated a probe into last week's raids by Malwani police at hotels and a beach here taking suo motu cognisance of the matter.

Aug 11, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

What does a 'bad girl' do? Pouts, falls in love, watches porn

If we ever had to define how bad girls behave in the society, now we have a sure shot pictorial description of it. In what seems to be satire, a chart of 'A BAD GIRL' has gone viral on social media.

Feb 19, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

No moral policing on AIB Roast: Tawde

After announcing an inquiry into a comedy show featuring filmmaker Karan Johar and actors Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh for obscene language and content, the Maharashtra Government has said that it will only check if AIB had secured appropriate clearances.

Feb 03, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Three held for thrashing teenage couple in Latur

Three people were arrested on Friday after a video surfaced purportedly showing a group of men thrashing a teenage couple in Latur district, objecting to them "cavorting" in public.

Jan 16, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Watch: Couple thrashed in Maharashtra for ‘indecent behaviour’

A 3-month-old video of a couple being thrashed in Maharashtra for ‘indecent behaviour’ has gone viral on social networking sites.

Jan 16, 2015, 13:29 PM IST