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Things banned in India in recent times

In the last couple of weeks, some governments in India decided to declare bans on a number of things which caused an uproar throughout the nation. This list throws some light on these events...

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Beef Ban in Maharashtra

Beef Ban in Maharashtra

BJP Government on Friday said the decision to enforce Maharashtra Animal Prevention (Amendment) Bill, 1995 banning slaughter of cow and cattle (bullocks) was not part of communal agenda but in larger interest of farmers in Maharashtra. The state government’s decision has evoked strong reactions across political parties and social organisations alleging the BJP’s hidden agenda.

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Censor Board Banned 34 Cuss Words in Cinema

Censor Board Banned 34 Cuss Words in Cinema

Bringing much needed respite to filmmakers, the directive to ban 34 cuss words was nixed after a stormy seven-hour meeting of the Censor Board on Monday. Members of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) argued that chairman Pahlaj Nihalani had exceeded his brief and the order was outside the purview of the board.
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The Movie 'Dirty Politics' Banned in Bihar

The Movie 'Dirty Politics' Banned in Bihar

The Patna High Court after hearing the petition has banned the release of Dirty Politics and has even sent out a notice to the Censor Board of Film Certification over the matter. The court has further added that the makers will not be allowed to release the film unless the said scenes haven't been removed.
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BBC's documentary India's Daughter has Banned for Released

BBC's documentary India's Daughter has Banned for Released

"India's Daughter," the BBC's documentary about the infamous gang rape and murder of a student in Delhi in 2012, was banned by an Indian court because the excerpts "appear to encourage and incite violence against women."
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'50 Shades of Grey' Banned for Exhibition

'50 Shades of Grey' Banned for Exhibition

The Fifty Shades of Grey film has been banned in India – the country that gave the world ancient sex compendium the Kama Sutra.
India’s government censors will not allow Sam Taylor-Johnson’s big screen adaptation of EL James’ bestselling erotic novel to be shown in cinemas.
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