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Censorship, Yogi Adityanath, Allahabad University, Akhilesh Yadav

Jiska power, uska pulpit: Why Yogi Adityanath was so right to not let Akhilesh Yadav reach Allahabad University

Honestly, politicos speaking at universities is such a bore. And dangerous too. Next, we'll all be thinking we live in a democracy.


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Intolerance, Censorship, Ngma, Amol Palekar

Amol Palekar’s speech interrupted at Mumbai event: The show (of intolerance) must go on?

Here are five recent instances when political heavy-handedness, aided by angry street protests, trumped creative freedom.


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Pornography, Comic-Con, Comics, Censorship

Comics are not children's books. Why outrage over Comic Con handing out 'Saga' to children?

Comic Cons are not Disneyland. Parents should have been more judicious before taking their kids to the Bengaluru event.


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Central Board of Film Certification, CBFC, Censorship, Rangeela raja

If censorship is wrong, isn't Pahlaj Nihalani and Rangeela Raja wronged too?

What goes around comes around.


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Censorship, Bhima Koregaon, Activists arrested, Emergency

Is India on its way to becoming a censorship state?

It is worse than the Emergency because everyday life and discourse is being twisted by reading draconian emergency powers without an Emergency.


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Censor Board, Censorship, Pakistan, Mulk

Has Mulk been banned in Pakistan at all?

While it sounds extremely plausible, the censor board in our neighbouring 'Mulk' says otherwise.


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Censorship, Surveillance, Wechat, WhatsApp

No, the Chinese Firewall is not the answer to 'Lynchistan'

The solution being suggested by RS Prasad is graver than what is happening right now.


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Censorship, Fake news, WhatsApp forwards

India has a WhatsApp problem and something needs to be done about it

Fake news to rape videos - perhaps it is time we start regulating it.


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Digital Media, Censorship, Internet, Freedom of Press

Smriti Irani saying government plans to regulate digital media is worrisome

The connection from trolling to 'news with views' is not easy to make.


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Censorship, Bollywood, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone

Padmavati: How censorship is dragging India back to the middle ages

The simple principle is: 'If you don’t like a film, don’t watch it. If you are critical, do just that without threats.'