User: fredericknoronha Topic: censorship
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Sacred Games: Saif On Playing A Sikh Cop, Learning Punjabi And More 6.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
"In my mind, Sartaj Singh would be a tough guy. So I included some parathas in my diet and learned a little bit of Punjabi," said Saif Ali Khan
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Opinion: 4 Questions For The Congress About Indira And Emergency 29.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Congress' stand on the Emergency has grave implications for the Indian democracy where a party refuses to be even apologetic about the past deeds of its leaders which were condemned worldwide and...
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Baghdad book market turns the page on a new Iraq 28.6.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - When Maher Abu Hissam started his Baghdad bookshop two decades ago he was selling up to 40 books a day, such was the hunger for literature in the days of Saddam Hussein, even though the regime banned anything it did not ...
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HBO Website Down In China After John Oliver's Feature On Xi Jinping 27.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Chinese authorities appear to have blocked U.S. film and television production company HBO's website after comedy show "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" aired a segment criticizing President Xi...
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RSS protested democratically during Emergency: Gopalankutty 27.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Plea to consider those who fought Emergency as freedom fighters
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Entire system caved in during Emergency, Left parties were unashamed supporters of it: Arun Jaitley 26.6.2018 Zee News : India National
In the third part of his blog, titled - The Emergency revisited - senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has said that the most disturbing observation of the Emergency was when the Central government turned dictatorial and the entire system caved in. He added that the Supreme Court became subservient and the media became sycophantic.
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Indira Gandhi Misguided Country With Fake Democracy: Odisha Governor 26.6.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal has said the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's "personal and political vendetta" prompted her to declare the Emergency in 1975.
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China blocks HBO over John Oliver's video on Xi Jinping and Winnie the Pooh 26.6.2018 Zee News : World
The Chinese President apparently hates being compared to Winnie the Pooh. And Oliver wouldn't stop doing it.
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Great Firewall of China cracks: Full Facebook, Twitter access for foreigners at planned Hainan tourist hub 26.6.2018 Zee News : World
The announcement has sparked outrage on Chinese social media, reports said.
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Arun Jaitley equates Indira Gandhi with Hitler, says both transformed democracy into dictatorship 25.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Hitting out at the Congress for the imposition of Emergency in 1975, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday compared Indira Gandhi and German dictator Adolf Hitler.
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Bad News = Blackout: Behind Tamil Nadu's Rising Media Censorship 23.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Instances compiled by an association of Tamil Nadu journalists suggest multiple cases of 'blackouts' simply for reporting news critical of the government. Among the cases cited are: in February this...
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Gauri Lankesh murder suspect’s ‘hit list’ spikes threat perception to Karnataka’s Hindutva critics 23.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The diary of Amol Kale contains a “hit list” of eight people. Lankesh was on that list as are Professor Bhagavan and Nidumamidi Math pontiff Veerabhadra Chennamalla.
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A life-affirming journey 17.6.2018 Hindu: Readers' Editor
Violence cannot stop journalism’s onward march
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Nannapaneni asks women to lead lives boldly 17.6.2018 Hindu: News
Releases short film made by SP
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Ahead Of Pak Elections, The Growing Influence Of Imran Khan 7.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Pakistan's politicians are defecting in increasing numbers to the party of opposition leader and former cricket star Imran Khan, a shift that shows his rising influence and prompted allegations he...
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Pleasure points 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Books
An engaging argument and a provocative appeal for the basic rights of transpeople and queer pride. By C.S. VENKITESWARAN
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Election to test Pakistan democracy amid allegations of military meddling 1.6.2018 Reuters: World News
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Intensifying allegations of military interference threaten to cast a shadow over Pakistan's general election on July 25, a historic event that will mark only the country's second ever democratic transition of power.
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Veere Di Wedding Banned In Pakistan Because Of 'Vulgar Dialogues' 31.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Veere Di Wedding apparently did not face issues with the Indian Censor Board
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US targets 2 Iranian entities, 3 individuals with sanctions 30.5.2018 General News
The US today designated two Iranian entities for allegedly committing serious human rights abuses on behalf of the Iranian government. It also slapped sanctions against three leaders of one of these entities - the Ansar-e Hizballah organisation. Iran not only exports terrorism and instability across the world, it routinely violates the rights of its own people. The Iranian regime diverts national resources that should belong to the people to fund a massive and expensive censorship apparatus and suppress free speech, said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Those who speak out against the regime's mismanagement and corruption are subject to abuse and mistreatment in Iran's prisons. America stands with the people of Iran, and treasury is taking action to hold the Iranian regime accountable for ongoing human rights abuses, censorship, and other despicable acts it commits against its own citizens, Mnuchin said. Additionally, the treasury designated an entity that has operated information .
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Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor starrer Veere Di Wedding gets banned in Pakistan 30.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Like  Salman Khan's Race 3 , Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor starrer Veere Di Wedding  won't see the light of day in neighbouring country, Pakistan. While Salman's film was banned in response to the local film producers' complains over facing stiff completion from the Indian market, the latter has been prohibited from releasing because of its adult content. The film, that also stars Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania, has apparently been banned in the country because of “vulgar dialogues and obscene scenes.” Danyal Gilani, Chairman, Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC), told IANS, “Members of the CBFC unanimously decided to not allow the film for public exhibition in the cinemas as its content flouts the Censorship of Film Code 1980.” The movie was screened for the CBFC in Pakistan on Tuesday night. According to trade sources, the movie was deemed unfit for releasing because of “vulgar dialogues and obscene scenes”. The Distribution Club also issued withdrawals of their application for the ...
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