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Nov 29, 2017
Sexy Durga or S Durga? How the government’s reaction proves the very point the film makesDirector Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Malayalam film Sexy Durga is a searing condemnation of a society that places every woman on a pedestal as “mata” (mother) or “devi” (goddess) as long as she stays at home and remains pliable, conformist and opinionless
Nov 28, 2017
S Durga won't be screened at IFFI 2017; CBFC says film's title style violates rulesAfter a series of flip-flops, it seems Malayalam film S Durga (originally known as Sexy Durga) will not be screened at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 after all.
Nov 21, 2017
Padmavati controversary: Film not to be screened till suggestions incorporated, says Vasundhara RajeVasundhara Raje has said that "Padmavati" will not be released in the state unless necessary changes as suggested to the Centre are made in the film.
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.