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India’s censors clear ‘Padmavati’, objectors say protests to continue

NEW DELHI: India’s censors on Saturday cleared the controversial film "Padmavati" after suggesting some modifications including a change in the movie title. The Bollywood film, which was slated to be released on Dec. 1, was indefinitely postponed by a studio run by a partnership of Viacom and Network 18 owned by Mumbai’s Reliance Industries. That followed a row over its historical content, in states such as Rajasthan and Maharashtra. Members of hardline Hindu fringe groups as well as the ruling Bharatiya Janata…