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Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat apologises for 'ripped jeans' remark, but insists wearing 'torn' ones not right
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Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat apologises for 'ripped jeans' remark, but insists wearing 'torn' ones not right

Stating that "if we inculcate good values and discipline in children, they will never fail in future", the chief minister stressed that he had made the comment at a programme held to keep the children away from intoxicants and other evils

Kavitha Reddy issues apology for 'moral policing' Kannada actor Samyuktha Hegde at Bengaluru Park
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Kavitha Reddy issues apology for 'moral policing' Kannada actor Samyuktha Hegde at Bengaluru Park

Samyukta Hegde had earlier said she and her friends were abused and attacked by Congress leader Kavitha Reddy while they were working out in a park in Bengaluru reportedly because of the clothes they were wearing.

Uneasy calm in Bengaluru's Yelahanka after Srishti Institute students bore ire of locals, BJP MLA over Narendra Modi graffiti, dress code
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Uneasy calm in Bengaluru's Yelahanka after Srishti Institute students bore ire of locals, BJP MLA over Narendra Modi graffiti, dress code

Following the fracas, the college was closed and reopened on Saturday with students and faculty wanting to put the incident behind them.

This is how Holocaust began: Arundhati Roy writes to Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam, compares situation to India
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This is how Holocaust began: Arundhati Roy writes to Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam, compares situation to India

Dear Shahidul, I believe the tide will turn. It will. It must. This foolish, shortsighted cruelty will give way to something kinder and more visionary. This particular malaise, this bout of ill-health that has engulfed our planet will pass.

Here's a wishlist for the police on ensuring women's safety — and it doesn't involve painting anything pink
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Here's a wishlist for the police on ensuring women's safety — and it doesn't involve painting anything pink

This silver bullet in the form of pink cars and CCTV cameras and adoption of cool names isn’t the solution that we expect the police to come up with.

Bangladeshi photographer on row over 'indecent' photo of couple kissing: 'Didn't see anything obscene in the act'
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Bangladeshi photographer on row over 'indecent' photo of couple kissing: 'Didn't see anything obscene in the act'

Photographer Jibon Ahmed's colleagues thrashed him, citing the reason that he had 'disrespected' his profession by taking this 'indecent' photograph

Moral policing in Assam: Nagaon villagers assault couple, shave woman's head for having affair
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Moral policing in Assam: Nagaon villagers assault couple, shave woman's head for having affair

Villagers assault a couple in Assam's Nagaon all night for having an affair and shaved the woman's head

Couple thrashed on Kolkata metro: Police registers sou motu FIR after incident evokes outrage, charges of moral policing
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Couple thrashed on Kolkata metro: Police registers sou motu FIR after incident evokes outrage, charges of moral policing

Police has registered a suo motu FIR to probe the recent incident of alleged moral policing in the Kolkata Metro Railway, following a mass petition in this regard

Couple thrashed on Kolkata metro: Protesters rally outside Tollygunge station to demand action, offer 'free hugs' to commuters
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Couple thrashed on Kolkata metro: Protesters rally outside Tollygunge station to demand action, offer 'free hugs' to commuters

A rally was organized outside Tollygunge Metro station on Wednesday to protest against an alleged moral policing incident inside a train compartment

Wife moves Supreme Court over 'perverted' husband's porn addiction, seeks complete ban on online pornography
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Wife moves Supreme Court over 'perverted' husband's porn addiction, seeks complete ban on online pornography

A 27-year-old woman has approached the Supreme Court, saying her husband is suffering from acute porn addiction and sought a complete ban on online pornography.

After Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's 'beer' remark, women give it back as #GirlsWhoDrinkBeer hashtag trends on Twitter
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After Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's 'beer' remark, women give it back as #GirlsWhoDrinkBeer hashtag trends on Twitter

Under the hashtag #GirlsWhoDrinkBeer, several women on Twitter posted their images as well as short videos with beer.

Hindu fringe outfits demand New Year's eve parties in Mangaluru end by 11 pm, say won't allow 'civic modesty' to be ravaged
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Hindu fringe outfits demand New Year's eve parties in Mangaluru end by 11 pm, say won't allow 'civic modesty' to be ravaged

Keeping up with their habit of harassing youths who look for opportunities to celebrate life, the Hindu fringe groups in Mangaluru have issued threats to the police and the district administration, warning them to wrap up New Year celebrations in the coastal city by 11 pm.

SRFTI stalemate ends as students call off strike, authorities revoke pupils' expulsion
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SRFTI stalemate ends as students call off strike, authorities revoke pupils' expulsion

The nearly two-week long stalemate at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) came to an end on Tuesday as the agitating students withdrew their strike after the management issued a formal notice revoking the expulsion of 14 girl students.

Gurugram society shames female tenants for inviting men, accuses them of 'supporting prostitution'
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Gurugram society shames female tenants for inviting men, accuses them of 'supporting prostitution'

Women tenants were publicly shamed by the society members of Essel Towers in Gurugram for having male guests over in their flats, citing a rule that disallowed unmarried tenants from inviting people to their flats of the opposite sex.

Uttar Pradesh: Video of couple brutally beaten up in Maharajganj goes viral; police arrests two
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Uttar Pradesh: Video of couple brutally beaten up in Maharajganj goes viral; police arrests two

A video of a couple being thrashed by goons in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj district surfaced on social media after which the police arrested two accused

Brutal treatment of domestic help in Noida reflects how housing societies distill class, caste prejudice
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Brutal treatment of domestic help in Noida reflects how housing societies distill class, caste prejudice

Urban housing societies distill every class and caste prejudice and they are turning even more unapologetic about it. This aligns perfectly well with our current national sentiment.

IIT-Delhi dress code: Varsity asks girls to wear 'full' and 'decent' dresses on House Day
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IIT-Delhi dress code: Varsity asks girls to wear 'full' and 'decent' dresses on House Day

IIT Delhi asked girls to come in 'full' and 'decent' dresses on House Day in a notice issued to students on Tuesday, says media reports.

Yogi Adityanath's Hindu Yuva Vahini thrashes couple in UP on suspicion of 'love jihad'
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Yogi Adityanath's Hindu Yuva Vahini thrashes couple in UP on suspicion of 'love jihad'

Hindu Yuva Vahini — founded by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath — is at it again.

Anti-Romeo squad row: Prashant Bhushan calls Lord Krishna 'legendary eve teaser', BJP files complaint
Politics

Anti-Romeo squad row: Prashant Bhushan calls Lord Krishna 'legendary eve teaser', BJP files complaint

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan stirred up a firestorm on social media after weighing in on the Uttar Pradesh government's anti-Romeo squads, which are supposed to curb the harassment of women.