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India won’t tolerate abusive, obscene content on streaming services, minister warns


India will not tolerate use of abusive language in movies and TV shows on on-demand video streaming services, a key minister has warned in a move that illustrates how the nation’s IT rules have “handed over direct ministerial power for censorship.”
Anurag Thakur, Union Minister of Information Broadcasting and Sports and Youth Affairs, said at a press conference that use of abusive language in the name of creativity will not be tolerated and that the government is receiving a growing list of complaints about increasing abusive and obscene content.
Thakur warned that New Delhi will not shy away from “making any changes” in the rules to address this si …

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