Moral Policing
News  /  Published 09.08.22

St Xavier’s University teacher ‘forced to quit’ for Instagram post wearing swimsuit

Woman has alleged that she was called to the VC’s office and asked to resign for ‘having indulged in improper social media behaviour’...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in New Town

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.22

Caught in court

Equating moral policing with 'mental depravity' is pertinent to the present time...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.03.22

Moral policing reflects 'mental depravity': Court

While Sangh parivar organisations have been accused in most of the cases, Right-wing Muslim activists too have faced similar charges...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 22.07.21

UP: Girl killed for wanting to wear jeans

The 17-year-old Neha Paswan from Savreji Kharg village was severely thrashed by her kin, say police...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.20

Lottery sale & music at tea stalls ‘banned’

Social policing at Murshidabad-Jharkhand border village...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj


Opinion  /  Published 30.09.18

The ire of self-styled custodians of morality

It is increasingly obvious that the State and its institutions have learnt nothing from the apex court’s landmark rulings in the Hadiya case and on the right to privacy...
By The Editorial Board


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