Defining the borderline dispute between Free Speech and Hate Speech : An Appraisal with regard to Standup Comedy Shows

By Monalisha Singh, Student, Chanakya National Law University, Patna Indian Perspective : Hate Speech We can very well recognize that when the right to freedom of speech and expression was first adopted in the Constituent Assembly, there were demands to curb this freedom that led to the Constitution (First Amendment) Act, 1951 and the Constitution... Continue Reading →

Royalty paid by Radio companies to Music Labels – Current Legal Position in India

By Monalisha Singh, Student, Chanakya National Law University, Patna __________________________________________________________________________________________________ A temporary order upholding the status quo of the royalty rate for radio transmissions under statutory license has been passed by the IPAB in a major development. This was accompanied by a public notice requesting suggestions from stakeholders about IPAB's setting of royalty rates. Section... Continue Reading →

Media Trials – Tracing out its journey in Indian context

Tanvi Kapde, Student, 5th Year, Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, NMIMS University Mumbai __________________________________________________________________________________________________ In recent times, the freedom of press and speech used by the media has turned into a term now popularly known as the ‘Media Trial’. It would essentially mean the intervention of media into the under-trial cases. Freedom of speech... Continue Reading →

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