Cultural Terror

  • The closing of the Indian mind

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    The counter argument to narrow mindedness is missing From the Grand Mufti's fatwa against the all-girl band in Kashmir, to the now lifted ban ...

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on fundamentalists, extremists 10-02-2013 02:07 PM

    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? 06-02-2013 11:59 PM

    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? 06-02-2013 11:05 PM

    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 06-02-2013 06:35 PM

    A Bangalore art academy was forced to remove three paintings following protests on Monday. ...
  • Artists speak out for freedom: Is artistic freedom in jeopardy in India?

    Tonight at 10:30, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether artistic freedom is in jeopardy in India. You can send...
  • Bangalore: BJP member filed complaint against paintings, alleges artist 05-02-2013 06:10 PM

    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 05-02-2013 04:20 PM

    Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' will finally hit the theatres on February 7 in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' ban: Right to freedom of expression curbed? 31-01-2013 07:04 PM

    Shah Rukh Khan's essay on being a Khan that was published in a weekly magazine led to a debate over his security. ...