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Leslee Udwin's 'India's Daughter' shows you what the government doesn't want you to see
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Leslee Udwin's 'India's Daughter' shows you what the government doesn't want you to see

So how does India’s Daughter bear testimony to violence and pain?

Lawyers ML Sharma, AP Singh rapped over India's Daughter: Bar Council should not expel them
India

Lawyers ML Sharma, AP Singh rapped over India's Daughter: Bar Council should not expel them

Clearly, to misquote Shakespeare, there is something rotten in the state of our Bar Councils.

Ban on Udwin's India's Daughter: It's like turning a blind eye to reality, say activists
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Ban on Udwin's India's Daughter: It's like turning a blind eye to reality, say activists

The government’s decision to ban the screening of ‘India’s Daughter’ - a documentary based on Nirbhaya who was gang-raped and murdered here on December 16, 2012 – is attracting heavy criticism from several quarters.

Here's why I wish I hadn't watched Leslee Udwin's BBC documentary 'India's Daughter'
India

Here's why I wish I hadn't watched Leslee Udwin's BBC documentary 'India's Daughter'

That closing shot also reveals Udwin's greatest sin: A predilection for the dramatic, to disdain nuance in favour of excess.

Government to probe if BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin misled authorities
India

Government to probe if BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin misled authorities

Whether Leslee Udwin, the British filmmaker who made the BBC documentary on the 16 December, 2012 gang-rape, had misled government authorities would only be clear after the probe into this concludes, an official said.

Impossible to block all content of India's Daughter documentary, say cyber experts
India

Impossible to block all content of India's Daughter documentary, say cyber experts

Armed with a judicial order, the government has stepped in to prevent the viewing of the controversial documentary, 'India's Daughter', on the internet but cyber experts believe it may be virtually "impossible" to block its content.

India's Daughter: Govt sends legal notice to BBC, YouTube pulls down documentary
India

India's Daughter: Govt sends legal notice to BBC, YouTube pulls down documentary

An upset government on Thursday served a legal notice on BBC over broadcast of controversial interview of Delhi gangrape convict and said YouTube had removed the video even as it instructed telecom operators to ensure that it is not available to their subscribers.

India's Daughter documentary: We need to go beyond BBC's nauseating moralising
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India's Daughter documentary: We need to go beyond BBC's nauseating moralising

The government is scoring too many self-goals in the way it is reacting to the BBC documentary on the Nirbhaya case. The problem is the west knows how to use our own problems against us, but we don't know how to create a strong state that can enforce its own laws or deal with the hijacking of our internal agendas by the west for its own purposes

India's Daughter: Indian govt trying to muzzle free speech, says Leslee Udwin
India

India's Daughter: Indian govt trying to muzzle free speech, says Leslee Udwin

Unfazed by the controversy, the British filmmaker behind the BBC documentary on the Delhi gangrape incident on Thursday accused the Indian government of trying to "muzzle free speech" by banning its telecast in India.

India's Daughter documentary: Indian govt slams legal notice on BBC
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India's Daughter documentary: Indian govt slams legal notice on BBC

Government has served a legal notice on BBC, accusing it of violating the stipulated conditions to make a documentary with a controversial interview of one of the convicts of the 16 December, 2012 gangrape incident.

Watch it before banning, B-Town on BBC documentary ban
Entertainment

Watch it before banning, B-Town on BBC documentary ban

Members of the film fraternity reacted strongly against the orders to restrain the broadcast of a documentary based on December 16, 2012 gang-rape, including an interview with a convict.

What will people say: Why India is up in arms over the Dec 16 BBC documentary
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What will people say: Why India is up in arms over the Dec 16 BBC documentary

India’s Daughter is doing something that Indians fear. It’s washing our dirty laundry in public. India’s Daughter might as well have been called India’s Shame.

No plans to telecast Delhi gangrape documentary in India: BBC
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No plans to telecast Delhi gangrape documentary in India: BBC

The BBC has said that it has no plans to telecast the controversial documentary on 16 December, 2012 gangrape incident in India.

Delhi gangrape convict's remarks are unspeakable, says UN Secy Gen Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson
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Delhi gangrape convict's remarks are unspeakable, says UN Secy Gen Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson

Remarks by one of the Delhi gangrape convicts blaming the victim for the assault are "unspeakable", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson said.

India's ban on Delhi gangrape documentary not a signal of authoritarian regime: US expert
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India's ban on Delhi gangrape documentary not a signal of authoritarian regime: US expert

It would be unfair to portray India's banning of a BBC documentary on the gangrape of a woman as a signal of an authoritarian government, said a US expert.

Row over Delhi gangrape convict interview: Delhi police chief briefs Rajnath Singh
India

Row over Delhi gangrape convict interview: Delhi police chief briefs Rajnath Singh

Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday briefed Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the steps police has taken over the controversial interview of 16 December gangrape convict lodged in Tihar Jail and later said those involved in the matter will be questioned soon.

Why wasn't Delhi gangrape convict's interview shown to authorities, asks Delhi Police chief Bassi
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Why wasn't Delhi gangrape convict's interview shown to authorities, asks Delhi Police chief Bassi

Having registered an FIR over the controversial interview of one of the 16 December gangrape convicts, Delhi Police on Tuesday said it will probe as to why the contents of the work were not shown to the relevant authorities.

Delhi gangrape documentary: Restraint on telecast of interview to continue, says Delhi court
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Delhi gangrape documentary: Restraint on telecast of interview to continue, says Delhi court

A Delhi court on Wednesday said that the order restraining airing or broadcasting the interview of a December 16 gangrape convict.

Delhi gangrape documentary: 'Stunned' Rajnath vows to bar broadcast after Opposition uproar
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Delhi gangrape documentary: 'Stunned' Rajnath vows to bar broadcast after Opposition uproar

Government on Wednesday said it would not allow broadcast of a controversial documentary featuring a Nirbhaya gangrape convict as members of Parliament.

Filmmaker defends Delhi gangrape documentary, says it shows men's attitude towards women
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Filmmaker defends Delhi gangrape documentary, says it shows men's attitude towards women

Filmmaker Leslee Udwin, who's making a documentary on the Delhi gangrape, said that it was her attempt to examine men’s attitude towards women.