Entertainment  |  26 Feb 2019

My art is my freedom: Hard Kaur

MUMBAI: Rapper Hard Kaur, who is releasing a new single Poison around equal rights for the LGBTQ community, says th

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Entertainment  |  07 Sep 2018

Section 377 Verdict: International singer apologises LGBT groups on behalf of nation

MUMBAI: With a landmark judgement by the Supreme Court of India that struck down a portion of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminaliz

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Entertainment  |  24 Feb 2018

Child rights body issues notice to Papon over kissing minor

MUMBAI: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Friday issued notice to both singer Papon and a TV entertainment channel

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Biz  |  03 May 2017

New body soon to act against 'Inappropriate content' on radio and TV

NEW DELHI: Despite the existence of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for examining cases, the Government is expected to set up a body to regulate th

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Biz  |  25 Apr 2017

Govt admits centralized content monitoring of TV and Radio "non-workable"

NEW DELHI: A Parliamentary Committee has said that it is “unable to comprehend whether the proposal of centralized content monitoring of television

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Biz  |  31 Mar 2017

IIMC along with I & B takes an initiative for CRS

MUMBAI: In the year 1995, the Supreme Court declared airwaves as a public property. Since then, we have witnessed a plethora of radio station.

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Biz  |  24 Mar 2017

Allowing news bulletins by CRS can pose security problems: Govt

NEW DELHI: The Government has reiterated that Community Radio Stations (CRS) operators and Private FM Radio stations may not be allowed to broadcas

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Biz  |  20 Feb 2017

Court order does not cover National Song in theatres, issue open for schools

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, which earlier last week clarified that its orders of November last year only applied to the playing of the National

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Biz  |  11 Feb 2017

Govt reiterates inability to permit news on private radio, says no monitoring mechanism

NEW DELHI: Reiterating its long-held stand that it was difficult to monitor news bulletins on FM and community radio channels, the Centre has expre

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Biz  |  06 Feb 2017

Supreme Court asks govt to streamline grievance redressal systems against media

NEW DELHI: Action was taken in 52 cases of television and two of radio in the past three years for violation of the Programme or Advertisement Code

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Biz  |  20 Jan 2017

Private FM keeps fingers crossed, hopes Court decides in its favour about news

MUMBAI: Following the petition in the Supreme Court, the rationale of the government in not permitting private FM channels to air their own news bu

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