Censorship Industrial Complex as a tool of PsyOps and a global tool of control is very potent. Action is happening against it in the US now.
What was happening in India and the Rest of the World at the time of Mahabharat and Ramayan
There has been a concerted effort since the times of British to discredit India’s history and to brush it aside. The scriptures which are historic in nature in many ways had been painted as “mythology. But when you look at the evidence and evaluate the “stories” and the narratives, what comes out is very interesting. Here is one take on it:
Read Nivethan Jeyasingam‘s answer to When Mahabharata and Ramayana were taking place in India, then at the same time what was happening in the rest of the world? on Quora