I am not worried about censorship: Sudhir Mishra
I am not worried about censorship: Sudhir Mishra

 As his upcoming film "Aur Devdas" -- a hard-hitting political take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's romantic-tragedy -- gears up for its release soon, director Sudhir Mishra says he is not bothered by the recent censorship issues.

China once again cuts cleavages from TV series

 Chinese authorities have once again ordered a partial censorship of scenes from a television series, arguing that the cleavages of the actresses were excessively provocative for viewers.

SRK hopes Budget 2015 will benefit film industry
SRK hopes Budget 2015 will benefit film industry

As Arun Jaitley is set to present the Union Budget on February 28, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hopes that the film industry will be taken into consideration by the Finance Minister.

Need to adopt US system of censorship: Shabana Azmi
Need to adopt US system of censorship: Shabana Azmi

Actress-social activist Shabana Azmi, who has slammed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to refrain from profanity in films, has appealed to give up the British system of censorship and adopt the American one, whereby the filmmakers are liberal about their own films and censorship.

Will change the way films are censored: Pahlaj Nihalani
Will change the way films are censored: Pahlaj Nihalani

As the new chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification, producer Pahlaj Nihalani is adamant on cleaning up films and making censorship a quick clean and unquestionable exercise.

Media censorship is impossible, says Arun Jaitley

 Censorship of information in the present age is "an impossibility", Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday but observed that aberrations like 'paid news' are likely to creep in when news organisations do not have "realistic" financial models.

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web
China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang today demanded a greater role for Beijing in shaping the global Internet, calling for "order" online as he failed to address his government's censorship of content it deems politically sensitive.

Iran's Internet censorship not working: President

President Hassan Rouhani re-entered Iran's feverish debate on Internet censorship and gender segregation on Sunday, saying neither policy was in the country's interest.

Children should not see violence: Aamir Khan
Children should not see violence: Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan has praised Rani Mukerji's latest release ‘Mardaani’, but says that the film has violence and children shouldn't be exposed to such things.

EU voices `extreme concern` over Thai coup crackdowns

The European Union has voiced "extreme concern" about political detentions and censorship in Thailand, as the military junta chief met officials and began to set out plans for the country`s future.

Twitter blocks `blasphemous` content on Pakistan`s request

Popular micro-blogging site Twitter has blocked several tweets and accounts in Pakistan after officials asked it to prohibit access to "blasphemous" and "unethical" content.

Microsoft denies Chinese-language Bing search censorship

Microsoft on Wednesday denied censoring Chinese-language search results across the globe, but the group behind the accusation stood firm.

Microsoft denies global censorship of China-related searches

Microsoft Corp denied on Wednesday it was omitting websites from its Bing search engine results for users outside China after a Chinese rights group said the U.S. firm was censoring material the government deems politically sensitive.

Rise of social media will lead to China`s liberalization: Eric Schmidt

Google`s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt has reportedly said that the rise of social media in China will lead to its liberalisation.

Now, people in `internet-censored countries` can use web through friends in free ones

People who live under oppressive regimes will soon be able to browse the web using the internet connection of friends living in countries that do not ban using the net.

There`s a natural censorship inside my system: Shah Rukh Khan

A `self aware` actor will never do a film that is not an extension of his personality, believes superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who refrains from saying or doing certain things.

Chinese newspaper issues corrections after dispute

Journalists at the Southern Weekly said the mistakes resulted from last-minute changes made by censors who ignored a usual review by the paper`s editorial department.

Censorship necessary: Nobel literature winner Mo Yan

Mo said he doesn`t feel that censorship should stand in the way of truth but that any defamation, or rumors, "should be censored."

PM favours self regulation by media

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said censorship was no answer to irresponsible journalism and favoured self regulation by media. Friday was National Press Day.

Alternate scenes shot for `Kya Super Kool Hain Hum` for TV

After the TV debacle of `The Dirty Picture`, producer Ekta Kapoor has shot for alternative scenes of her latest adult comedy `Kya Super Kool Hain Hum` for tv viewing.