Cultural Terror

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on fundamentalists, extremists February 10, 2013

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the people who find a reason to protest against almost everything. ...
  • FTN: Is artistic freedom in jeopardy in India? February 6, 2013

    A Bangalore art academy was forced to remove three paintings following protests on Monday, before that organisers of an art exhibition in Delhi also faced a similar scenario in this case, the VHP demanded to shut down the exhibition. ...
  • The Last Word: Why is Indian society unable to stand up for freedom of expression? February 7, 2013

    The VHP's women wing on Wednesday continued to disrupt an exhibition at Delhi Art Gallery saying it portrayed women in a bad way. ...
  • Delhi Art Gallery under attack, VHP wants nude paintings removed February 6, 2013

    A Bangalore art academy was forced to remove three paintings following protests on Monday, before that organisers of an art exhibition in Delhi also faced a similar scenario in this case, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad demanded to shut down the exhibition. ...
  • Bangalore: BJP member filed complaint against paintings, alleges artist February 5, 2013

    An Art academy in Bangalore was forced to remove three paintings from their exhibit following protests that they are offensive. ...
  • Relief for Kamal Haasan, 'Vishwaroopam' to be released in Tamil Nadu on Feb 7 February 5, 2013

    Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' will finally hit the theatres on February 7 in Tamil Nadu. Here's the latest on this real life drama over the reel life story. ...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' ban: Right to freedom of expression curbed? January 31, 2013

    Shah Rukh Khan's essay on being a Khan that was published in a weekly magazine led to a debate over his security on January 29. Just a day later, Salman Rushdie and the team of 'Midnight's Children' had to cancel their Kolkata promotional tour at the last minute. This after...