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Critical Analysis Of Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines And Digi...

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The Government of India formulated the new Information Technology Rules 2021 suppressing the Information Technology Rules, 2011. The main aim of IT Rules 2021 is to provide an extensive grievan...

Trial By Media And Its Impact

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Trial by media is a phrase popular in the late 20th century and early 21st century to describe the impact of television and newspaper coverage on a person's reputation by creating a widespread ...

Privacy and Media

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India, at present, does not have an independent statute protecting privacy; the right to privacy is a deemed right under the Constitution. The right to privacy has to be understood in the conte...

Media And Obscenity

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Obscenity is a kind of mind pollution and a social problem affecting the society at large. It can be defined as any picture, photograph, figure, article, write up, video, etc. or a public act w...

Defamation And Media Law

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Every person has the right to protect his/ her fame like body and property. Actually, the right of protection of fame is more important than the right of protection of body and property. A ...

Advertising and Standard Council Act of India

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In India, as in several advanced economies, there is only one body for Self-Regulation in Advertising the ASCI, which is concerned with safeguarding the interests of consumers whilst monitori...

Media And Press Council of India Act

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Media is considered as the fourth pillar of democracy, it is the eyes and ears of this society and ideally perform the function of a moral watchdog of the public interests. Correspondingly, pro...

Media and Executive: Official Secrets Act And Right to Information Act 2005

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The Executive in Indian Democracy is shielded by a special power to keep the information secret under the Official Secrets Act. Though the Constitution speaks about freedom of speech and expres...

Media And Courts: Contempt Of Court Act

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The Media freedom is curtailed when it tends to insult the state under Sedition which is a crime under I.P.C., if it results in loss of reputation of an individual i.e., defamation, and when it...

Media and Legislature (Legislative privileges)

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Press and Electronic media has to report the proceedings of the Parliament and State Legislatures. In the process they may confront the privileges of the parliamentarians. Any defiance of legis...