New York Times, December 12, 2017
Jeffrey Gettleman and Suhasini Raj


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NEW DELHI — India’s government has declared condom commercials “indecent” viewing for children and restricted them to the hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., when relatively few people watch TV.

Conservative groups were outraged by recent ads, including one that featured a former porn star undressing piece by piece, and they pressured the government to step in.

But progressive social groups said it was a bad move. India, they argue, desperately needs more condom use, not less. [...]

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