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Transgender student of Maharaja's College assaulted on the road for refusing 'sexual' favours

Rana VS, a first-year BA Malayalam student of Maharaja's College and her adoptive mother were threatened and manhandled when they ran afoul a group of men in Kochi

Published on 12th November 2018
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Medical student thrashed, abused by Meerut cops for choosing a Muslim friend

The girl, after being harassed and assaulted by the cops, was detained at the police station without any charge

Published on 26th September 2018
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'We are scared to go out of the hostel': Lack of permanent campus for TISS Hyd has put lives of students in jeopardy

The hostels are 4 apartment buildings in all, bang in the centre of a residential area

Published on 7th August 2018
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The curious case of how a hug can be an immoral act in India

In a recent case in Kolkata, a young couple was mishandled by a group of middle-aged men for hugging in the metro. However, youngsters took to streets, demanding justice for the couple

Published on 28th May 2018
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Young Kolkata hugs it out: Moral policing does not define my city, say the protestors 

Many protesters felt the incident brought a bad name to the city, which otherwise has welcomed people from across the world with an ounce of moral policing 

Published on 3rd May 2018
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Protesters throng outside Kolkata's Dumdum Metro Station after couple attacked for being 'too close'

The young couple was reportedly bombarded with embarrassing questions followed by punches, kicks, and slaps by an unidentified group of elderly men

Published on 2nd May 2018
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IIT-Madras students go on hugging spree outside admin office to protest moral policing

Students staged a stir in the most democratic way and a poster with #GiveHugToday and #AgainstMoralPolicing was also being shared on social media platforms 

Published on 23rd April 2018
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Couples at public spaces or violence in the streets: What should be the real problem?

The recent incident in Mangaluru where villagers appealed to authorties to prevent couples from 'indecent' activities, speaks volume about how our society is unreceptive to something as simple as love

Published on 30th March 2018
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Group of youngsters beaten, harassed by alleged BJP men

The three BJP workers allegedly attacked the three boys from other religions after speculating that the girls in the group were Hindus

Published on 26th March 2018
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IIT-B's student viral FB post highlights sexism and moral policing on campus 

Power and privilege provided with apathetic institutional mechanisms in IIT force victims into silence, she writes

Published on 26th January 2018
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Mingle with non-Hindu men and get thrashed: Right-wing group warns Mangaluru students

Veera Kesari from Mangaluru is inciting communal violence and breaking all records of moral policing by saying any girl seen even talking to a non-hindu man, will be beaten

Published on 4th January 2018
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'Came to UoH because I thought it was a liberating campus but I was wrong,' says suspended student

With close to 20 suspensions in one semester and moral policing frequent on the campus, Pratyush Nirjher's wish to engage in student activism seems like a distant dream

Published on 9th December 2017
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UoH: Varsity coerces parents to give 'apology' letter, bans suspended students from hostel  

The University had put the suspension on hold due to exams but after the executive meeting the authorities have decided to go ahead with the suspension

Published on 8th December 2017
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People have told me my accent is fake at least 100 times: Sanjay Manaktala

The stand-up comedian who got the scene moving in Bengaluru years ago talks about how he actually grew up in the US and how his accent isn't as much fake as it is natural!

Published on 5th December 2017
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Co-ed hostels at UoH soon? Varsity puts suspension of 10 students on hold after students protest non-stop over the weekend

After appeals from the suspended students, the issue has been referred to an appellate authority that will meet on December 2, students will now be able to attend their exams

Published on 14th November 2017

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