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Vir Das Opens Up On The 'Two Indias' Monologue, Censorship, And His Emmy Nomination

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Any Indian with a sense of humour, who enjoys satire, and watches my entire video will know that's what happened in my video and will feel love and feel amazing," said comedian Vir Das on his 'Two Indias' monologue.

Hong Kong's New M+ Museum Accused Of Censorship

Nov 11, 2021 Deutsche Welle

As the M+ museum in Hong Kong opens, it is criticized for giving in to pressure from Beijing. It will not exhibit certain works by dissident artist Ai Weiwei.

Pegasus Snooping Row: Israel Launches Probe Into Allegations Against NSO

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.

10 March, 2021

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

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

24 February, 2021

Draft Government Policy Seeks Regulations On OTT

Lachmi Deb Roy

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.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz