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On censorship, obscenity and trains: Decision to 'de-platform' Khushwant Singh's book would have made the writer laugh
Life

On censorship, obscenity and trains: Decision to 'de-platform' Khushwant Singh's book would have made the writer laugh

It is believed that Khushwant Singh’s book On Women, Sex, Love and Lust will corrupt its readers — nothing could be further from the truth. Millions of readers across the country indicate that the ‘corruption’ is endemic and quite incurable

Taking the Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul controversy to SC border on absurdity; there's no case against them
India

Taking the Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul controversy to SC border on absurdity; there's no case against them

The controversy around Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul's remarks on Koffee with Karan was an internal matter of discipline and code of conduct between players and the governing body or its stand-in.

PIL demands censorship of streaming portals: Petition is based on misogyny, vague definition of obscenity
India

PIL demands censorship of streaming portals: Petition is based on misogyny, vague definition of obscenity

A PIL was filed in the Bombay High Court for regulation of online web streaming portals like Netflix.

Meesha book controversy: Ban on literary work violates freedom of speech; test for such moves should be extremely stringent
India

Meesha book controversy: Ban on literary work violates freedom of speech; test for such moves should be extremely stringent

Meesha book controversy: Calls for ban on books violating the right to freedom of speech and expression and the court, in deciding whether a prohibition on a book is justified, must balance free speech with public interest

Ram Gopal Varma booked on obscenity charge by Hyderabad Police day before his film's online release
Entertainment

Ram Gopal Varma booked on obscenity charge by Hyderabad Police day before his film's online release

A day before the release of his controversial movie God, Sex and Truth featuring American adult film star Mia Malkova, Hyderabad police booked filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma on an obscenity complaint filed by a social activist.

Lawyer moves Bombay HC seeking FIR against Radhe Maa
India

Lawyer moves Bombay HC seeking FIR against Radhe Maa

In 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.

Deport Sunny Leone and ban her future entry, demands Hindu group
Entertainment

Deport Sunny Leone and ban her future entry, demands Hindu group

The 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.

PIL filed against Honey Singh's 'vulgar lyrics' in Akshay Kumar film Boss
Entertainment

PIL filed against Honey Singh's 'vulgar lyrics' in Akshay Kumar film Boss

The Delhi High Court was moved Wednesday through a public interest litigation (PIL) for suspension of the release of the Akshay Kumar-starrer "Boss" over a song, sung by Yo Yo Honey Singh, which was alleged to have vulgar lyrics

Obscenity case: SC stays proceedings against Mallika Sherawat
Entertainment

Obscenity case: SC stays proceedings against Mallika Sherawat

A bench headed by Justice B S Chauhan passed the order on Sherawat's plea who approached the apex court after the Gujarat High Court refused to grant any relief to her.

No thongs or political messages: Wardrobe advisory for Grammy Awards
Entertainment

No thongs or political messages: Wardrobe advisory for Grammy Awards

The annual Grammy Awards ceremony honors the best musicians of the year, but is also a major promotional showcase for rising stars and upcoming albums.

IPL opening ceremony 'obscene'; Madras HC asks seniors cops to respond
IPL

IPL opening ceremony 'obscene'; Madras HC asks seniors cops to respond

The Madras High Court bench has asked top police officers to respond to a petition, asking for criminal action against several Bollywood actors, for staging an 'obscene' cultural show during the inauguration of IPL V at Chennai on 3 April.

Centre grants courts sanction to prosecute 21 social networking sites
India

Centre grants courts sanction to prosecute 21 social networking sites

The Centre today told a Delhi court that there is sufficient material to proceed against 21 social networking sites, including Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Microsoft for posting objectionable material.

We can block websites like China if steps not taken: Delhi HC
Tech

We can block websites like China if steps not taken: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court today warned social networking site Facebook India and search engine Google India that websites can be "blocked" like in China if they fail to devise a mechanism to check and remove objectionable material

We can block websites like China if steps not taken: Delhi HC
News & Analysis

We can block websites like China if steps not taken: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court today warned social networking site Facebook India and search engine Google India that websites can be "blocked" like in China if they fail to devise a mechanism to check and remove objectionable material

HC notice to Delhi Police on plea of Facebook & Google
Tech

HC notice to Delhi Police on plea of Facebook & Google

The Delhi HC issued notice to city police on petitions filed by Facebook India and Google India challenging the trial court order which had summoned them to face a criminal case for allegedly webcasting objectionable content.

HC notice to Delhi Police on plea of Facebook & Google
News & Analysis

HC notice to Delhi Police on plea of Facebook & Google

The Delhi HC issued notice to city police on petitions filed by Facebook India and Google India challenging the trial court order which had summoned them to face a criminal case for allegedly webcasting objectionable content.

Delhi court asks websites to remove 'obscene content' by 6 Feb
Tech

Delhi court asks websites to remove 'obscene content' by 6 Feb

The court's order came three days after another court in a civil case had restrained these sites from webcasting any content promoting hatred or communal disharmony.