Moral policing

Female students bear brunt of unchecked moral policing on Chennai campuses

Arts and science colleges across Chennai have women’s hostel curfew at 7 pm, with a few colleges even capping it at 3 pm.

published on : 9th December 2018

Three youths held for suspected moral policing

The Fort Kochi Police arrested four persons on charges of heckling and assaulting a young, engaged couple at Fort Kochi beach on Sunday.

published on : 13th November 2018

Vishwa Hindu Parishad to raise army of 'Dharm Yoddhas' for moral policing

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.

published on : 29th September 2018

Mallapuram man commits suicide after alleged moral policing

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.

published on : 1st September 2018

Stop moral policing and harassment, say IIT Madras students

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.

published on : 24th April 2018

Moral policing: IIT Madras student abused for hugging 

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. 

published on : 21st April 2018

Hugging row: School has given a sexual twist to a friendly hug, says victim

The school authorities misread a friendly hug and they have been unleashing a false campaign against us, said the boy.

published on : 19th December 2017

Hugging row: Is liberal Kerala hurtling back to the dark ages

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.

published on : 19th December 2017