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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......

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......

Aseem Trivedi and the guardians of good taste

The problem with the debate on freedom of speech and expression in India is that we don't debate what is "reasonable restriction" and what is censorship. We examine every cartoon, painting, film......

Hacker group Anonymous India warns: It will get worse

In an interview with Shivam Vij in their IRC chat room, members of Anonymous India explain why they are doing what they are doing. Started in 2003, the loosely organised international hacker group......

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......

Full throttle at the box office

They are back and, this time round, on full throttle and 'Moore' action. Charlie's Angels get into the groove in India just a week after the US premiere.Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is being......

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......

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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

  Web results for Indian Censor Board
CBFC refuses to air Race 2 on Doordarshan

After more than a year of its release, Race 2 faces censor troubles owing to its racy content. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/movies/news/type/view/id/2592120
'Anjaan' Trailer to Be Launched by Next Week

Poster of "Anjaan" Facebook/ Offical "Anjaan" Suriya's "Anjaan" has been censored with a "U" certificate and the film is all set to hit the... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/suriyas-anjaan-trailer-be-released-by-next-week-605720
Kolkata Chromosome | Brazil blues

It fills every Indian with joy and pride to know that rice-eating, malaria-ridden, barefooted Bengalis have got the better of beef-eating,... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/t7f6L2QkaGGffWDp3w6ZgK/Kolkata-Chromosome--Brazil-blues.html
Film on Park Street rape case cleared for screening

: A film based on the Park Street rape case, blocked by the censor board here, has been given the go-ahead by the Film Certification Appellate... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a476371.html
The 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer is out and the Internet is not handling it well

The trailer for the film adaptation of best-selling erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' was released on Thursday and immediately sent the Internet... ...

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