The Economist magazine has accused India of hostile censorship after officials prevented the distribution of the latest edition because of a map showing the disputed borders of Kashmir.
Customs officers ordered that 28,000 copies of the news weekly should have stickers manually placed over a diagram showing how control of Kashmir is split between India, Pakistan and China.
India and Pakistan have gone to war twice over the Kashmir issue since 1947.
New Delhi imposes tight restrictions on all printed maps, which must show all of Kashmir as being part of India.
"India is meant to be a democracy that approves of freedom of speech," John Micklethwait, editor-in-chief of The Economist, said. "But they take a much more hostile attitude on this matter than either Pakistan or China." More...