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POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Tiananmen Square, Censorship, Hong Kong, Thesimpsons

The Simpsons censored in Hong Kong: What happened at Tiananmen Square in 1989?

Disney+ recently released The Simpsons in Hong Kong, but without a critical episode. What was the episode about and why has it been censored?

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Censorship, Chinese media, Tennis, Pengshuai

What happened to Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai? What we know so far, in 10 points

The Chinese government is notorious for its control over the country's media and censoring any social activity that goes against the government or its officials. This time, tennis star Peng Shuai has gone missing. Here's what we know so far.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
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.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
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.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
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.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
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.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
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.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
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.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
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.

SCI-TECH

 |  7-minute read
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.