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Sep 11, 2016
A colonial era law was used against Urdu writer Rahman Abbas; 10 years later, he's finally freeHaving battled obscenity charges against his 2004 novel Nakhlistan Ki Talash for 0 yars, Rahman Abbas was finally acquitted by a Mumbai court in August 2016. He looks back over his long battle
Jul 06, 2016
Perumal Murugan verdict is a victory for Indian literature, art and free speechFor now, it appears that Perumal Murugan has won the fight. However, this victory is not his alone. With the breaking of the levee that held him back, perhaps Indian literature can be flooded with expressions and ideas that were hitherto unexplored to usher in our own permissive society.
Mar 20, 2016
Obscene acts in private place not a criminal offence under IPC: Bombay High CourtQuashing a case against 13 men who were arrested for allegedly indulging in obscene acts, the Bombay High Court has said any such action done in a private place is not a criminal offence under the IPC
Feb 24, 2016
Dissent charges on Smith, Hazlewood: Spirit of Cricket just a meaningless phraseDespite this there were many that were happy to jump to the defence of Hazlewood. Mitchell Johnson was one of those, tweeting that the problem wasn’t so much that the abuse of an official happened, but more that it was overheard
Feb 08, 2016
'Mujra party' fallout: Eight arrested GHMC employees suspended from civic bodyArray
Aug 25, 2015
Delhi school cab driver held for showing obscene clips to 10-year-old girlA school cab driver was arrested in Delhi for showing obscene video clips to a 10-year-old girl he used to drop home, police said on Tuesday.
Aug 11, 2015
Lawyer moves Bombay HC seeking FIR against Radhe MaaIn more trouble for self-proclaimed godwoman Radhe Maa, a petition filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday sought a direction to the police to lodge an FIR against her for alleged cheating, obscenity and hurting religious sentiments.
May 15, 2015
Deport Sunny Leone and ban her future entry, demands Hindu groupThe Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) on Friday demanded the deportation of former porn star Sunny Leone and barring her future entry into India for displaying what it terms vulgarity on her website and insulting the dignity of women.
May 15, 2015
Wait, what? FIR filed against Sunny Leone for distribution of obscene contentBollywood actress Sunny Leone has been booked by Dombivali police here for alleged distribution of obscene content on web and social networking sites.
Mar 31, 2015
Singapore teenager charged for insulting late founding father Lee Kuan Yew in a videoA Singapore teenager arrested for posting an expletive-laden YouTube video attacking Christianity and the country's late founding leader Lee Kuan Yew will be charged in court with "wounding" religious feelings