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Pegasus Snooping Row: Israel Launches Probe Into Allegations Against NSO

Jul 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Representatives of several bodies visited the office of NSO to assess the allegations raised in regards to the company on Wednesday, a spokesperson for Israel's Ministry of Defence said.

'Sad Day For Cinema': Filmmakers Criticise Abolition Of Film Certification Appellate Tribunal

Apr 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Ministry of Law and Justice issued the Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021 on Sunday which abolished certain appellate tribunals and transferred their functions to other existing judicial bodies.


I Am Against Any Kind Of Censorship, Even On OTT Platforms: Manoj Bajpayee

In an exclusive interview with Outlook’s Eshita Bhargava, Manoj Bajpayee spoke about his journey in Bollywood, his iconic character in ‘Satya’, OTT censorship, and much more.

What Is More Dangerous – Fictional Reality Or Fake News: Actor Sumeet Vyas On OTT Censorship

Mar 10, 2021 Eshita Bhargava

In an exclusive interview with Outlook's Eshita Bhargava, actor Sumeet Vyas spoke about his show, OTT journey, censorship, fatherhood, and much more


Draft Government Policy Seeks Regulations On OTT

There have also been demands to regulate content on OTT and social media platforms, with some shows on these running into trouble for offending religious sentiments.

27 January, 2021

Absence Of Censorship Misused In Name Of Artistic Expression: Senior Lawyer Pinky Anand

Lachmi Deb Roy

Senior Advocate Pinky Anand feels that censorship does not mean that filmmakers get the short end of the stick and that in a society, the desire for artistic expression has to reconcile with the similar rights of others.


04 February, 2020

Was Censorship Behind The Outbreak Of Novel Coronavirus In China?

Dr.Yukteshwar Kumar

The government in Wuhan locked the whole city on January 23, which was an unprecedented event in the history. But was it too little, too late?


02 July, 2019

Ex-Pakistan President Zardari's Interview Taken Off Air, Imran Khan Govt Remains Silent

Outlook Web Bureau

Zardari who is the current head of Pakistan Peoples Party has spoken time and again against Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan


11 February, 2019

Nowadays, Anyone Can Say He Doesn't Like My Nose, So Chop It Off: Amol Palekar On Censorship

Outlook Web Bureau

I don't think I brought the topic unnecessarily or said anything irrelevant. According to me, it was the perfect platform for raising the questions that I did.


16 August, 2018

Pakistan's Telecom Authority Threatens To Ban Twitter For Not Blocking Offensive Content

Outlook Web Bureau

There have been several instances in the past also when social media were banned in Pakistan.


12 August, 2018

China Expels German Student Who Researched On Rights Lawyers

Outlook Web Bureau

David Missal, 24, was pursuing a master's degree in journalism and communication at prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing


31 July, 2018

Censor Board Removes Kashmir Reference From Mission: Impossible , Says It's 'Non-Negotiable'

Outlook Web Bureau

According to Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi, the map shown in the film "misrepresents the boundaries of Jammu and Kashmir".


30 July, 2018

John Abraham's Satyameva Jayate Runs Into Rough Weather Over Maatam Scene

Outlook Web Bureau

Shia community head, Nisar Hyder, said that a complaint was lodged in regard with the Deputy Commissioner of Police, South Zone, V. Satyanarayana for further action.


22 February, 2018

Controversial Malayalam Film S Durga Cleared By CBFC Without Any Cuts

Outlook Web Bureau

The director of the film, Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, today said the movie is now eligible for public screenings


17 January, 2018

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Producer's Plea Against Padmaavat Ban In Certain States

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bharatiya Janta Party-ruled Haryana on Tuesday banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial period drama


17 January, 2018

Padmaavat Row: Allahabad HC Issues Contempt Notice To Censor Board Chief Prasoon Joshi For Not Replying To A Plea

Outlook Web Bureau

The Lucknow bench of the court granted three weeks' time to Joshi for filing his response to the contempt notice.


16 January, 2018

Haryana Becomes Fourth State To Ban The Release Of Padmaavat

Outlook Web Bureau

Padmaavat was cleared by the Censor Board with five minor modifications on December 30.


12 January, 2018

Filmmaker Suman Ghosh Agrees To Remove Word 'Gujarat' From Documentary On Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen

Outlook Web Bureau

The Central Board of Film Certification, Kolkata, had, on July 11, asked Ghosh to cut or mute six parts (both words and phrases) - 'Gujarat', 'In India', 'Hindu', 'Cow', 'These days' and 'Hindutva' -- from the documentary for a 'U' certification.


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Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.

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Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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A dead body hangs from a crane in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan. A witness told The Associated Press that the bodies of four men were brought to the main square and three of them were moved to...

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People gather in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan, where the Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane.

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