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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to release revised Uplinking and Downlinking Guidelines 2011 within a month The Information & Broadcasting (I&B) secretary revealed that the I&B Ministry will release the revised Uplinking and Downlinking Guidelines 2022 within a month.  The revised guidelines are set to de-regulate upliknking. In satellite telecommunication, a...
Kantara: Court directs the makers to stop playing ‘Varaha Roopam’ song in theatres The Kozhikode sessions court issued an injunction barring the makers from playing the 'Varaha Roopam' song, after receiving a plagiarism lawsuit from the popular Malayalam music band, Thaikkudam Bridge. The song is also barred from all the...
Allahabad HC quashes FIR against Flipkart, holds that U/Sec 79 of IT Act 2000, it is exempted from any liability The Allahabad High Court while quashing an FIR lodged against Flipkart, observed that the company is exempted from any liability under Section 79 of the IT Act, 2000, no violation...
Expert Opinion of Dr Arul Scaria in Phonographic Performance Limited vs Lookpart Exhibitions and Events Private Ltd. is taken on Record (see here). The parties settled the settled out of court and the Court (merely) took the expert opinion on record noting “. . . the valuable assistance rendered by...
Ministry Issues Advisory Against Advertisements Of Betting Still Visible On Television And Digital Media I&B Ministry has issued two Advisories, one for private television channels and the other for digital news publishers and OTT platforms strongly advising them to refrain from showing advertisements of online betting sites and surrogate advertisements...
Single-window clearance likely for theatres in upcoming model policy The Information and Broadcasting Ministry is working on a model theatre policy, in consultation with all state governments, to roll out a pan-India, single-window clearance system, to help revive the sector, ravaged by the covid-led disruptions. According to government data, since 2017,...
Kayastha Samaj members file complaint against 'Thank God' in Rajasthan Thank God is an upcoming family entertainer film which stars Ajay Devgn, Siddharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet Singh and is set to release in theatres on October 25. The representatives of the Kayastha Samaj have filed a police complaint against...
Louis Vuitton v. Lee Vanz – Sellers to pay Rs 1 lakhs to the French Company In the trademark infringement suit filed by the French company, Louis Vuitton against two sellers, Bilal Khan and Javed Khan for using the iconic “LV” mark, the sellers have undertaken to pay litigation...
Supreme Court Issues Notice On Tamil Nadu Govt Plea Challenging Madras HC Judgment Striking Down Online Gaming Ban Law The Supreme Court on September 9 issued a notice on a plea filed by the Tamil Nadu government challenging the Madras High Court’s order striking down the State’s ban on...
When ‘Privacy’ met ‘Copyright’: Telegram ordered to Disclose Source In a recent case, the Delhi High Court remarked that just because Telegram’s servers are not located in India doesn’t mean that Indian courts cannot deal with copyright disputes. Accordingly, the Court ordered Telegram to disclose details of creators and operators...

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