After the rebellion of 1857, the government imposed restrictions of on Indian press.
The government reserved the right to grant licenses and to revoke them.
The government was empowered to prohibit the publication of any newspaper/book.
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- VERNACULAR PRESS ACT, 1878
- PRESS ACT OF, 1835
- CENSORSHIP OF PRESS ACT, 1799
- LICENSING REGULATIONS, 1823
- INDIAN PRESS ACT, 1910