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Censor Board CEO arrested on bribery charge

The CBI on Monday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources here, the arrest was made late in the......

Censor board against blanket bans

The Censor Board has asked the government for an 'A+' or 'X' rating for films to avoid any censorship of movies meant for the adult audience due to explicit language or scenes, its Chairperson......

Why Natwar Singh's 'disclosures' sound hollow

Natwar Singh's book is un-illuminating, largely self-justificatory, often contradictory, and at times tendentious. He is too preoccupied with depicting himself as a victim of the Congress party's......

LIVE: Day 2 of the Jaipur Literature Festival

Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel is at the Jaipur Literature Festival. Follow her updates right here! The Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 is underway and Rediff.com's Editorial director......

Suu Kyi and Rahul Gandhi's common link at Congress HQ

For two years beginning 1961, the Congress party's headquarters in New Delhi played host to Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel laureate and leader of the non-violent movement for human rights and democracy in......

Maruti looking at Gujarat to set up new plant

The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India is understood to be scouting for location to set up a manufacturing unit in Gujarat, which could be its first plant outside Haryana where it has......

Accept pay cut to avoid jobloss, Air India to staff

Faced with a grim scenario, Air India management has asked its employees to consider the financial crisis facing the company and accept proposals to cut wages and other costs in order to avoid job......

Lessons for Indians from Google China

Probably you guessed it already; yes this is about Google's stance in China. On April 12, 2006, Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google; Kaifu Lee, vice president of Google China, and Johnny Chou, president of......

Opposition to target govt on CAS

The government will face a volley of questions on the conditional access system when the monsoon session of Parliament begins on Monday.Half the questions listed for the day are on CAS. Also, there......

Anurag Kashyap: I don't work in groups; will fight my own battles

The director talks about his new film Ugly and his newest run-in with the Indian Censor Board, among other things.Anurag Kashyap's last directorial venture, the epic Gangs of Wasseypur, hit the......

How can your life be censored?

'They banned the word sexy from the song Sexy Mujhe Log Bole. Yet, the same Censor Board allows the word to be used years later when Amitabh Bachchan lovingly calls the cancer-ridden kid Sexy in......

Sharmila Tagore, for UNICEF

\nYesteryear Bollywood leading lady and Censor Board chairperson Sharmila Tagore has been nominated as the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador to raise awareness about the impact of AIDS on children in......

Gandhi's Bollywood yatra is funny!

After prolonged tussles with the censor board, Vijay Ghate's directorial debut Shobhayatra has set on its yatra. The film has garnered much acclaim and praise from various film......

'I have a fascination for violence of all sorts'

'A lot of people think violence is strong in my movies, but they aren’t actually seeing it.' 'Even the beheading scene in Gangs Of Wasseypur is not there. The camera is behind the person......

We don't censor commentators, claims Srinivasan

BCCI President N Srinivasan has rejected accusations that the Indian Cricket Board censors commentators employed by it, insisting that it does not "interfere with the freedom of the press". "We......

Dravid's finesse stands out against Tendulkar's figures

Enough with the cheeky question marks. Enough with the half-baked compliments and the cryptic monikers! Be true and call the man what he is - the greatest Indian batsman of all-time. True, he's a......

Cup Extras: Flower thought KP would play with painkillers

The pace at which Kevin Pietersen's hernia problem deteriorated took England coach Andy Flower by surprise as he, at first, thought that the star batsman would continue in the World Cup by taking......

Umpire Referrals: The Players' View

Even as the ICC and various boards debate on its implementation, Bikash Mohapatra finds out what the players have to say about the UDRS. Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS). The name itself......

Team India's cup of woes

The Caribbean Islands immediately evoke emotions of joy, fun and frolic. Yet, in two World Cup outings, first in 2007 (ODI) and now in 2010 (T20), the Indian cricket team has left its fans......

  People speak for indian censor board

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Pacific Ocean
Q. why semi nudity,revealing clothes is allowed in indian movies ,if its not part of indian culture?shouldn't it be banned by censor board?
Pacific Ocean:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-semi-nudityrevealing-clothes-is-allowed-in-indian-movies/27499793/answers/

Aagney
Q. Why do so many movies are made in Bollywood as comparative in Hollywood
Aagney:  A. being democratic country we all have freedom of expressionSome take it to reveal because it sellsThey are there to make money and not loose...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-so-many-movies-are-made-in-bollywood-as-comparative-i/27190439/answers/27499814

radhika ahuja
Q. choli ke peechhe, sheila ki jawaani, munni badnaam hui, ghaagra all these songs give very bad & wrong picture about Indian women. why these songs are not banned by sensor board .. ???
Radhika Ahuja:  A. First of all, you have to understand that every culture has a few quirks that other cultures find ridiculous. A lot of my friends think that the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/choli-ke-peechhe-sheila-ki-jawaani-munni-badnaam-hui-ghaagra/26203621/answers/27190458

Dhakka Master
Q. Gaali galauj and ashleel harkatein in Movies are on the rise. Indians have become Intellectuals or what ?
Dhakka Master:  A. It is just another way our male-dominated society subjugates women. Whats obscene here is how easy it was for the gender-line to be blurred beyond...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/gaali-galauj-and-ashleel-harkatein-in-movies-are-on-the-rise/25481733/answers/26203702

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Film on Kashmir gets censor on defensive

When debutant director Rajat Kazmi submitted his hard-hitting treatise on the unrest in the Kashmir Valley for censoring, he expected plenty of... ...

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The unkindest cuts of all

In the past 10 years alone, 260 films have faced the wrath of the censor board in India. By Pradyot Lal Photo Imaging: Anand Naorem Caught in... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/cinema-censorship-the-unkindest-cuts-of-all-film/
The Truth Shall Set You Free

Even 30 years after 1984, why do we need to censor interpretations of reality? asks Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya Trigger happy Sukhdeep Sukh... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/political-censorship-scissor-happy-censor-board/
Onir bashes Censor Board

On August 18, the CBI arrested the CEO of the Censor Board of Film Certification — Rakesh Kumar — in an alleged bribery case. Since then,... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/entertainment/bollywood/onir-bashes-censor-board/article1-1257459.aspx
Anurag Kashyap Seeks a French Connection

Anurag Kashyap, considered to be the pioneer of Indian cinema's recent shift towards realistic movies, seems to have had enough of the country.... ...

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