Arts and science colleges across Chennai have women’s hostel curfew at 7 pm, with a few colleges even capping it at 3 pm.
The Fort Kochi Police arrested four persons on charges of heckling and assaulting a young, engaged couple at Fort Kochi beach on Sunday.
The top VHP brass has directed its workers down the line to identify youth who could coordinate with district authorities to keep a vigil on incidents which often lead to social disharmony.
Mohammed Sajid, according to relatives, was beaten by a gang of unidentified persons after he was spotted in mysterious circumstances two days ago at Mammalippadi near Kottakkal.
Students of IIT Madras on Monday observed a symbolic silent and peaceful ‘Hug Day’, protesting what they termed as increasing moral policing and sexual harassment on the campus.
In an act of moral policing, a female student of IIT Madras was harassed and abused by a staff member for giving a social hug to her friend in the campus.
The school authorities misread a friendly hug and they have been unleashing a false campaign against us, said the boy.
When a boy hugging a girl is all it takes for a school to kick them out, alarm bells should start ringing. Sadly, the episode at St Thomas Central School is no isolated incident.