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India Censorship

Ban, Ban, Our Own Taliban

Anil Dharker | Posted 05.06.2014 | Books
Anil Dharker

In the India of today, anything that is "alternative," or takes an unconventional look at history, biography or mythology (among other things) becomes unacceptable to some fanatical group or the other.

Ominous Dance of Indian Democracy

Dileep Padgaonkar | Posted 04.26.2014 | World
Dileep Padgaonkar

What gives this rising tide of intolerance in India an ominous ring is the failure of the executive, police and judicial establishments to bring the vandals to justice. The fear of earning their wrath indeed permeates all levels of governance. In the process, what is central to the very idea of India -- a celebration of its bewildering diversity -- runs the risk of rapid emasculation.

India Censors The Sense Out Of American Television

AP | By GARETH CONDE | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

NEW DELHI -- Would the sex, drugs and rock-n-roll fueled TV show "Californication" be worth watching without the sex, drugs and rock-n- roll? What abo...

Country Threatens To Censor Facebook

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 02.05.2012 | Technology

NEW DELHI — India's top telecommunications official said Tuesday that Internet giants such as Facebook and Google have ignored his demands to sc...