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Centre mulls single law to supervise all media The Union Government is contemplating laws for all conventional and digital media firms in order to guarantee a degree taking part in discipline. The thought is to have an umbrella law that may cover print and digital media, digital media, cinema, over-the-top...
Bombay High Court stays enforcement of ‘Code of Ethics’ prescribed by IT Rules A division bench of the Bombay High Court, comprising of Chief Justice Dipankar Dutta and Justice GS Kulkarni, on August 14, 2021 stayed Rules 9(1) and 9(3) of the recently enacted Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and...
Supreme Court Upholds Dream11 Online Fantasy Sports Format As ‘Game Of Skill’ On hearing a petition questioning the nature of business of fantasy cricket operators Dream11, the SC has once again reaffirmed the judgements passed by the Punjab & Haryana High Court and the Bombay High Court, and has upheld the...
INDIAN BROADCASTING FOUNDATION (IBF) MOVES TO SUPREME COURT AGAINST BOMBAY HIGH COURT RULING ON TRAI TARIFF ORDER The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order in relation to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Tariff Order Amendments. The Petition...
MIB PREPARING CHARTER FOR FUNCTIONING OF SRBS FORMED BY OTT, DIGITAL PLATFORMS (READ HERE) As per the recent report, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) will come up with a charter that will lay the ground for the working of self-regulating bodies (SRBs) for OTT platforms and digital news...
CBFC BLURS “MUMBAI SAGA” SCENE DEPICTING RSS IN BAD LIGHT The (CBFC) has blurred a scene depicting Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in a derogatory manner in the film “Mumbai Saga”. The film, produced by Sangita Ahir, wife of Shiv Sena leader Sachin Ahir, was streamed on Amazon Prime Video. The CBFC...
(These highlights have been contributed by Ms. Pooja Gala & Mr Sudarshan Mohta)  CENTRE PROPOSES TO AMEND E-COMMERCE RULES TO CURB FLASH SALES, APPOINT GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL OFFICERS. The Central Government has proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020(“Rules”). The Rules are proposed for e-commerce marketplaces, including Amazon and Flipkart,...
1.MADRAS HC QUASHES CRIMINAL CASE AGAINST ACTOR AND POLITICIAN KAMAL HAASAN FOR COMMENTS ON ‘MAHABHARATHA’  The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court last month quashed a criminal case filed against Kamal Haasan for his comments in an interview in March 2017, where he had attributed the growing violence against...
(These highlights have been contributed by Harshil Dureja and Lokesh Vyas) I&B MINISTRY PROHIBITS BROADCAST OF HOPE TV FOR 30 DAYS OVER UNAUTHORIZED LOGO AND NON-PAYMENT OF ANNUAL FEE Hope TV, a Christian lifestyle channel is now prohibited to operate for a period of 30 days from June 9, 2021, to...
(These highlights have been jointly contributed by Aviral Srivastava and Ujjawal Bharagava) JUHI CHAWLA'S PLEA AGAINST 5G ROLLOUT DEFECTIVE, FOR MEDIA PUBLICITY: DELHI HIGH COURT The Delhi High dismissed the plea filed by Bollywood actor Juhi Chawla against the rollout of 5G technology in India (Juhi Chawla & Ors vs Science...

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