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Censorship Woes: Intolerantly Yours

In what must be a world record, the name of a TV programme was changed on the day of its launch this week. Colors renamed its Punjab-based family social from Gurbani to Bani, evidently to avoid religious backlash. For those … Continue reading

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Crime genre: Making a killing on television

Fifteen years ago, when Sony launched CID, it would have been just another television show. Today, it is one of the centerpieces of the big story of our television – crime programming. While CID is entirely fictionalized, India’s Most Wanted … Continue reading

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