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IT Rules 2021 With Reference To Due Diligence By Intermediaries

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An Overview of Rules made for social media intermediaries under Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021. The Government of India had...

Over The Top Or Below The Top

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After the step of government to include OTT under the Ministry of Information and Broadcast would it be ideal to call OVER THE TOP AS BELOW THE TOP? Let's find this out. OTTs platforms such as ...

Censorship Case: S. Rangarajan Vs. P. Jagjivan Ram

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The case of S. Rangarajan V/s P. Jagjivan Ram directed that there must be a proper balance between one of the right free speech and restriction of any social interest. The freedom of conveying an...

Case Comment on Leila David v. State of Maharashtra (2009) 10 SCC 337

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In this case[2], two learned Judges, Hon'ble Dr. Justice Arijit Pasayat and the Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ashok Kumar Ganguly differed on whether contempt in the face of the Court can be dealt immedi...

Media Trails

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Is The Mic Heavier Than The Gavel? Until you realize how easy it is for your mind to be manipulated, you remain the puppet of someone elseís game. - Evita Ochel. Today itís us...

Freedom Of Press And Court Of Proceedings

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Before a Court passes a Judgment , during hearing , many things happens. Heated argument between the lawyers, remarks by Honíble Judges, whether soft or harsh, are part and parcel of court hea...

Rights and Freedom of Media with a special reference to privacy rights in India

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India is a signatory to the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights, which was adopted in 1948, and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which was adopted in 1966. These t...

Current Challenges Of Indian Media With Respect To Media Law And Ethics

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As media influence grows beyond human reach, the fourth pillar of democracy takes pride in being fair, impartial, and presenting the facts. However, as recent events demonstrate, media is confron...

Free Trial v/s Freedom Of Speech

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Recently Supreme Court sought responses from the Centre, Press Council of India and News Broadcasters Association on a Public Interest Litigation seeking for the setting of the Media Tribunal o...

Multi Culturalism And Global Consciousness

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Since the boom of the technology era in the late 20th century, globalization has changed our world dramatically. Nowadays, we no longer live in a segregated world of distinct and close-up econo...