By Associated Press, Updated: Monday, February 6, 5:35 AM
NEW DELHI — Google India has removed web pages deemed offensive to Indian political and religious leaders to comply with a court case that has raised censorship fears in the world’s largest democracy, media reported Monday.
The action follows weeks of intense government pressure for 22 Internet giants to remove photographs, videos or text considered "anti-religious" or "anti-social."
A New Delhi court Monday gave Facebook, Google, YouTube and Blogspot and the other sites two weeks to present further plans for policing their networks, according to the Press Trust of India.
Concomitantly, the webmill has it that the Preamble to the Constitution of India is being amended thus:
THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, THE MULLAHS, POLITICIANS, AND PRIESTS OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR THEOCRATIC DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens:
JUSTICE, social, economic and political;
thought, expression, belief, faith and worship;
THE RIGHT TO BE OFFENDED BY ANY THOUGHT, EXPRESSION, FACT, OR THEORY CONTRARY TO THEIR BELIEFS, FAITH AND WORSHIP;
THE RIGHT TO CENSOR AND REMOVE ANY SUCH THOUGHT, EXPRESSION, FACT, OR THEORY;
THE RIGHT TO PHYSICALLY ASSAULT AND/OR DESTROY THE PROPERTY OF THOSE WHO REFUSE TO RESPECT THE ABOVE RIGHTS OF OTHERS;
of status and of opportunity in ignorance and irrationality;
and to promote among them all
FRATERNITY ENIMITY assuring the dignity indignity of the individual and the unity and integrity the disunity and disintegration of the Nation;