Child Beating

India’s Supreme Court calls for immediate action to create porn-free country

Published: March 31, 2014

Indo Canadian porn star turned Bollywood actress Sunny Leone speaks to media in Ahmedabad on March 19, 2014. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images

VANCOUVER DESI

India’s Supreme Court on Monday called for immediate action in blocking the country’s pornographic websites, according to Britain’s Daily Mail.

The court has asked India’s Department of Telecommunication (DoT)  to outline how this can be done.

The request came after Indian advocate Kamlesh Vaswani filed a petition, which states that although watching the pornographic videos themselves aren’t an offence, the sites should be banned because it’s one of the major causes for crimes and violence against women, the British tabloid reported.

“The absence of Internet laws encourages people to watch porn videos and over 20 crore (200 million) videos or clippings are freely available in the market, which have been directly downloaded from the Internet or copied from video CDs,” the petition stated.

According to the Daily Mail, legal experts say the country’s Information Technology Act doesn’t make it illegal to watch adult porn, but does make it illegal to watch child porn, with the law applying to “whoever creates text or digital images, collects, seeks, browses, downloads” child porn.

But according to cyber law expert Pavan Duggal, “this law has never been invoked yet and till date there has not been any conviction.”

According to the Daily Mail, Vaswani’s petition also points out that children are accessing sexual content online which is “far more graphic, violent, brutal, deviant and destructive, and has put the whole of society in danger as well as posing threats to public order in India.”

The Supreme Court has given the DoT three weeks to respond to its request for an outline.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Plus Size Models




Featured

Nepal earthquake

Almost 1400 killed in deadly Nepal earthquake that shook Everest

BINAJ GURUBACHARYA And MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KATHMANDU, Nepal — Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a…
Continue Reading »

Surrey Six

Forum at Surrey gurdwara to address recent shootings and drugs-related violence

‘The gurdwara feels responsible to pro-actively engage with the public in stopping this senseless violence’ SURREY NOW SURREY — Eileen Mohan, the mother of “Surrey…
Continue Reading »

police-Newton-desi-Vancouver-BC

Surrey NDP MPs Jinny Sims and Jasbir Sandhu call on Tories to help stop shootings

TOM ZYTARUK SURREY NOW SURREY — Surrey’s NDP MPs are calling on the federal Conservative government to do something to help stop a flurry of…
Continue Reading »

LOCAL NEWS

Urban search and rescue troops and medics prepare to deploy to devastated Nepal

By Murray Brewster THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — The Harper government stepped up its response to earthquake-ravaged Nepal on Sunday by dispatching advance elements of…
Continue Reading »

Urban search and rescue troops and medics prepare to deploy to devastated Nepal

By Murray Brewster THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — The Harper government stepped up its response to earthquake-ravaged Nepal on Sunday by dispatching advance elements of…
Continue Reading »

Urban search and rescue troops and medics prepare to deploy to devastated Nepal

By Murray Brewster THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — The Harper government stepped up its response to earthquake-ravaged Nepal on Sunday by dispatching advance elements of…
Continue Reading »

Don't Miss...

Hollywood-Bollywood

Harold & Kumar actor Kal Penn stars in film being shot in B.C.

MICHAEL D. REID TIMES COLONIST Kal Penn is coming to town to star in The Girl in the Photographs, a horror feature that began shooting…
Continue Reading »

PARENTS-VIOLENCE

Video shows a mom beating school staff after her daughter was stopped from carrying cellphone

HINDUSTAN TIMES A woman allegedly beat up the director of a school in Jalandhar after her daughter was stopped from carrying a mobile phone…
Continue Reading »

fetish-desi sex-school girl-viral video

Video shows a young girl being brutally beaten with a stick, kicked by her father

VANCOUVER DESI A viral video of a father brutally beating up a young girl will make you shiver with anger and disgust, and want to…
Continue Reading »

gang life prevention

End Gang Life: Problems surrounding gun violence run deeper than skin colour or culture

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Kids are shooting at each other.  The violence these children are engaged in with each other has now…
Continue Reading »

desi sex-video-lust-bollywood

Video shows how a woman reacted when a pervert kept staring at her breasts

VANCOUVER DESI In a conservative country like India, where women’s rights are suppressed way too often, what do you do when a lecherous man won’t…
Continue Reading »


Bollywood Latest

Desi-sex-boobs-india-porn-bollywood

Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone: People write all sort of crazy stories about me

HINDUSTAN TIMES Actor Sunny Leone, recently hit headlines when she was quoted as saying that she doesn’t like being compared to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The…
Continue Reading »

Deepika Padukone

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone not interested in donning producer’s hat

HINDUSTAN TIMES While many of her contemporaries like Anushka Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor have entered the realm of film production, actor Deepika Padukone says that…
Continue Reading »

Kangana Ranaut

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut “had to learn triple jump for Tanu Weds Manu Returns”

HINDUSTAN TIMES We have seen actor Kangana Ranaut play a Delhi girl many times. Be it the flamboyant Tanu in Tanu weds Manu (2011) or…
Continue Reading »