Shruti Das -November 16, 2020

The OTT platforms in India fear the looming danger of censorship after government’s new move Imagine watching Sacred Games – one of India’s most popular series – without Gaitonde hurling abuses at his friends or foes. Or, let’s imagine Munna Tripathi from Mirzapur without his lascivious liaisons. What if censorship on OTT platforms actually tries […]


Proma Chakraborty -November 1, 2018

Academicians have reacted strongly to Delhi University’s proposal to remove Kancha Ilaiah’s books from the syllabus, saying it amounts to censorship India is no stranger to censorship. From banning beef, forcing unnecessary cuts in films, to the recent blocking of 800 porn sites, India has seen its fair share of restrictions in the past few […]


Patriot Bureau -November 1, 2018

We cannot allow the undemocratic practice of a few adults deciding what 1.32 billion people can watch (This piece contains spoilers to A Star Is Born, Bambi and Majboor.) It was a particularly tender moment in the recent remake of A Star is Born when the characters played by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper consummate […]