A French woman has been arrested in India for making a video of herself naked on a sacred bridge in the northern city of Rishikesh. The woman faces charges under India's internet law, and could be sentenced to up to three years in prison if found guilty, AFP news agency reports. The woman, who has since been released on bail, told police the video was made to promote her jewellery business. The woman, who has not been officially identified, was arrested on Thursday after police were alerted to the footage.
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Pictures of a naked Prince Harry, grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, cavorting with a nude young woman in a hotel room in Las Vegas were published on a US website on Wednesday, in a potential embarrassment to him and the royal family. A royal source confirmed to Reuters that it was Harry in the photos. One photo published on the celebrity gossip website TMZ shows Harry, an Apache helicopter pilot in the British army, covering up his genitals with his hands while an apparently naked woman hides behind his back. The other shows the year-old prince, third-in-line to the British throne, pictured from the back hugging what appears to be the same naked woman.
Toplessness refers to the state in which a woman's breasts , including her areola and nipples , are exposed, especially in a public place or in a visual medium. The male equivalent is barechestedness , also commonly called shirtlessness. Exposed breasts were and are normal in many indigenous societies. However, western countries have social norms around female modesty , often enforced by legal statutes , that require women to cover their breasts in public. In many jurisdictions, women who expose their breasts can be prosecuted for indecent exposure , although public breastfeeding is often exempted from public indecency laws. Social norms around toplessness vary by context and location. Throughout history, women's breasts have been featured in art and visual media, from painting and sculpture to film and photography , and such representations are generally defended on the grounds of artistic merit. Toplessness may also be deemed acceptable on educational, medical, or political grounds. At many beaches and resort destinations, especially in Europe and Australia, women are either formally or informally permitted to sunbathe topless.
Updated : 3 months ago. A controversy has erupted over the placement of a picture of two semi-naked women striking different poses—similar to those depicted in Ajanta and Ellora caves—at an upcoming renovated photo gallery at the Jallianwala Bagh amid portraits of national heroes and first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev. The International Sarv Kamboj Samaj has lodged a strong protest with Prime Minister Narendra Modi—who is the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust President—and demanded the removal of the offending picture from the national memorial to the Indian freedom struggle. The Jallianwala Bagh complex is currently undergoing a massive makeover in this historical city of Punjab. He last visited the galley on July Hundreds of people, comprising schoolchildren and families, visit it every day to pay respect to those who sacrificed their lives for the country," International Sarv Kamboj Samaj President Bobby Kamboj told IANS.