Central Board Of Film Certification
India  /  Published 29.06.21

Filmmakers resist govt bid to reclaim leash

By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.06.21

Letters to the editor: Judges must not give in to political pressure

Sir — Public comments have been sought on the new cinematograph (amendment) bill, 2021. The information and broadcasting ministry intends to make changes to the law which controls the functionin...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 22.06.21

See no evil: Cinematograph Act

The makers of the Indian Constitution may not have thought of reason as purely subjective. They had probably taken a democratic cast of mind for granted when they said in Article 19(2) of the Constitu...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.01.21

Kashmiris won’t stomach veg wazwan

Kashmiris will not stomach any hanky-panky with their cherished spread, the wazwan, a BJP-friendly Bollywood director has learnt the hard way. Vivek Agnihotri, visiting the Valley for the shoot of a ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 29.12.20

Film on students' protest blocked

The Kerala regional office of the Central Board of Film Certification has withheld clearance to a Malayalam film on a students’ protest, apparently after at least one pro-BJP board member linked...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 12.08.20

IAF objects to portrayal in Gunjan Saxena film

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has written a letter to the Censor Board objecting to its "undue negative" portrayal in the movie Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, said a senior official. The movi...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.20

Clear lens: Portraying Indian Army on screen

Some terrains, it would seem, require more cautious treading than others. This appears to be one of the prominent implications of the letter sent recently by the Union defence ministry to the Central ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Army: web content needs ministry nod

The defence ministry has written to the Central Board of Film Certification saying the producers of web series and movies releasing on OTT platforms that are based on the Indian armed forces should ge...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Arts  /  Published 10.11.18

C in CBFC is for certification, not censorship

By Paromita Kar

Opinion  /  Published 12.11.18

Why Nihalani has second thoughts on censorship

The boot is now on the other foot, and it is clearly tight enough to hurt. Pahlaj Nihalani, who had courted controversy for his eagerness to run his dreaded scissors through films as the former chief ...
By The Editorial Board


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