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Apr 01, 2019
Censorship in Indian theatre: Colonial era law, 'offended' mobs clamp down on thespians' freedom of expressionPreviously, censor boards and a colonial law posed a threat to Indian theatre. Today, playwrights are equally concerned about censorious mobs, who follow no rules or logic
Aug 15, 2018
On India's 72nd Independence Day, George Orwell's essay on freedom of the press makes for a timely read"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear," George Orwell wrote in his essay highlighting the importance of upholding freedom of the press
Aug 12, 2017
Fifty shades of reforms: Removing sanskari Pahlaj Nihalani just the first step, now end film censorshipPahlaj Nihalani sacked: It is heartening to see the ministry for Information and Broadcast repose its faith in an acclaimed professional such as Prasoon Joshi.
Jul 10, 2016
Meet Akshita Chandra: An artist who is using Khajuraho temple art to battle censorshipThis 21 year old artist is creating digital art that questions moral policing and censorship in India.
Jun 25, 2016
Let's face it, in India film certification seems to have no impact on the groundThe film certification, a blip on the screen before a movie starts, is a blind spot for much of India’s population
Jun 20, 2016
Anushka Sharma on censorship: With 'NH10', our case wan't as bad as 'Udta Punjab'Anushka Sharma and her Sultan co-star Salman Khan spoke to Firstpost about censorship, and the Udta Punjab row
Jun 11, 2016
Is a censor board, or a certification board: Irrfan Khan questions CBFC's roleIrrfan Khan is the latest member of the film fraternity to raise his voice against censorship, in light of the Udta Punjab issue
Apr 28, 2016
Revised ratings, no censorship: What Shyam Benegal-led panel has suggested for CBFCWithin three months of being formed, a panel led by noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal has submitted its recommendations for revisions to the guidelines of the Central Board of Film Certification.
Oct 05, 2013
Why Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine' won't come to Indian theatresAllen refused the "customisations" that are necessary as per government regulations, which basically means the superimposed warning of "Cigarette smoking is injurious to health" that must surface every time someone lights up on the Indian silver screen.
Jan 16, 2013
Is freedom of expression under threat in digital age?With social networking site Facebook boasting of 1 billion members globally and micro-blogging site Twitter claiming millions, opinion was divided on whether the freedom of expression was under threat in the digital age.