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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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Who has moral authority to decide dance was obscene? Suspended for dancing with students, teachers of Bihar college hit back

A video of the dance went viral, but this video has been manipulated and edited conveniently by miscreants, the teachers allege

Published on 18th February 2021
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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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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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TISS-Hyd Protests: Students file writ petition in Telangana HC to revoke campus closure  

The students have also released a statement in the form of a rebuttal to the sine-die notice, stating the events since June 26  
 

Published on 17th July 2019
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These 20-year-olds from Jindal University are telling school children about something we've 'protected them from' for decades: Sexual Harassment 

From being pinched on buses to being stared at — these two girls are going to schools across India, using their own cash and bootstrapping it as they go along — to talk about how it's all harassment 

Published on 22nd August 2017
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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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Taking Malayalam to the masses: How Arya Prakash is popularising Malayalam pop culture through memes and posts

Arya Prakash, the mind behind Silma Reviews and PopCult Tribe, makes Malayalam pop culture universal. She tells us why she does it and why social media is the best place for it

Published on 24th September 2020
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SFI Shocker: Two Dalit women students go to cops, claim SFI members beat them up for talking with a male friend; called them 'Dalit terrorists' 

The students allege that the fact that they are members of the Ambedkar Student Association is also one of the reasons they were attacked

Published on 1st November 2017
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Raids and random fines: Are students of IIT Madras being moral policed?​

The hostel residents, both men and women, allege that officers barge into rooms, insult and click pictures without consent and their behaviour violates the students' right to privacy and dignity

Published on 3rd December 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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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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Patriarchy, moral policing and gender roles: How kids in Chennai school are conditioned

Gender segregation and patriarchal values are seemed to be taught from a young age. Here's a look at a few schools in Chennai

Published on 21st August 2019
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OPINION: The 'like-my-daughter' reasoning is stale. Here's why safety and freedom go hand in hand for women in the BHU campus

AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan believes that the BHU example shows, the more protectionist the campus, the more willing it is to protect sexual harassers and silence complainants. Do you agree?

Published on 2nd October 2017
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Moral policing: Nine people in Uttar Pradesh held for assaulting a minor couple

The incident reportedly took place 10 days ago but the arrests were made on Thursday after a video of the incident went viral on social media.

Published on 11th September 2020

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