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Oct 24, 2017
Barkha Dutt slams NDTV over double standards, says channel's 'free speech crusader' image is a lieFormer NDTV journalist Barkha Dutt has lashed out against her ex-employers, taking to Facebook to launch a scathing criticism of the media house's senior leadership, editorial team and her former colleagues
Sep 26, 2017
Malayalam film Sexy Durga denied approval for MAMI screening; majoritarian move or legitimate concern?The I&B ministry has denied exemption to Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's film Sexy Durga for MAMI screening, stating it could hurt religious sentiments.
Sep 04, 2017
Rohingya crisis: BBC pulls out of Myanmar TV, cites censorship problem over coverage of issueThe BBC's Burmese language service said it was pulling a broadcasting deal with a popular Myanmar television channel citing "censorship" over coverage of the Muslim Rohingya minority.
Sep 01, 2017
Prasoon Joshi on Cinematograph Act: 'It's a defined canvas but I hope to paint it well'Prasoon Joshi says though he will be more of a sensor (of changing times) than a censor, he will not lose moorings in the velocity of change.
Aug 29, 2017
China announces new rules for identifying anonymous users and publishing content onlineAccording to a report, the new "Management Regulations" have been released to "Promote the healthy and orderly development of online community"
Aug 27, 2017
Russians protest against government's increasing control to tighten rules on internet usageIn July, Russia's parliament voted to outlaw web tools that let internet users sidestep official bans of certain websites.
Aug 22, 2017
UK publisher reposts blocked China material; Cambridge University calls move 'temporary decision'A leading British academic publisher that bowed to pressure from Beijing to block online access to hundreds of scholarly articles in China reversed its position and reposted the material on Monday, following an outcry over academic freedom.
Aug 19, 2017
CBSE board sees censorship and digital surveillance as key to promoting safe internet use in schoolsThe CBSE board has issued a circular that sets standards and guidelines for the creation of a safe environment in which students can use IT.
Aug 19, 2017
After pressure from Beijing, Cambridge University Press blocks access to scholarly articles onlineCUP has blocked online access in China to hundreds of scholarly articles and book reviews on Chinese affairs after coming under pressure from Beijing.
Aug 17, 2017
China issues warning to e-commerce platforms over the illegal sale of VPNsChina have issued a warning to the country's e-commerce platforms, including Alibaba's Taobao.com, over the sale of illegal virtual private networks.