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Supreme Court say to center “If There’s No Regulatory Mechanism For TV, Create”.



The authorities is silent on the motion taken in opposition to TV channels in a case linked to media reporting on the Tablighi Jamaat gathering at a Delhi mosque in violation of virus restrictions, the Supreme Court mentioned at this time, stressing on the necessity of a “regulatory mechanism”.

“The government is silent on the action that has been taken and the power it has to regulate the TV channels. If there is no regulatory mechanism, create one or else we will hand it over to outside agency. Regulation cannot be left to the NBA (News Broadcasters Association),” Chief Justice SA Bobde mentioned at this time, including that the highest court docket isn’t glad with the center’s affidavit which was shared within the prime court docket, the second in the previous couple of weeks.

Today’s listening to got here practically a month after the highest court docket berated the federal government for having a junior officer file what it known as an “extremely offensive and brazen” response.

“First, you did not file a proper affidavit and then you filed an affidavit which did not deal with the two important questions. This way it cannot be done Mr Mehta… we are not satisfied with your reply. We asked you tell what action taken. But not a whisper in your affidavit,” the bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde instructed Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, underlining that the federal government didn’t take care of the Cable TV Act in its response because it highlighted that “applicability of Cable TV Act in controlling media has a great consequence in this country”.

“Tell us what’s the present legal regime you have… you haven’t told anything,” the highest court docket mentioned. The Solicitor General instructed the court docket {that a} contemporary affidavit might be filed.

The center has defended the media on this case and mentioned in its response to the Supreme Court that there was “no instance of bad reporting”.

The Supreme Court final month pulled up the center on its affidavit and mentioned it “must tell us instances of bad reporting” and what motion had been taken. “Freedom of speech is one of the most abused freedoms in recent times,” Chief Justice SA Bobde had mentioned through the listening to final month.

The prime court docket has been listening to petitions for motion in opposition to the media for “spreading hatred” over the Tablighi meet at Markaz Nizamuddin earlier this yr.

The assembly in March generated an enormous controversy because it grew to become a coronavirus super-spreader with many circumstances throughout the nation linked to those that had attended the gathering.

The authorities has instructed the court docket that it has blocked over 740 hyperlinks on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, which linked coronavirus with faith.

Last month, the federal government was requested to file one other affidavit by the Secretary of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, on the petition looking for motion in opposition to some TV channels.

“You cannot treat this court the way you are treating it. Some junior officer has filed the affidavit. Your affidavit is evasive and says petitioner shows no instance of bad reporting. You may not agree but how you can say there is no instance of bad reporting shown,” the Chief Justice had questioned.


Ambedkrait society gets a dedicated social media video app on 130th birth anniversary of Baba Bhim Rao Ambedakar



Lucknow: On the eve of 130th birth anniversary of Baba Bhim Rao Ambedakar, a digital social platform named ‘Baba Shots’ was launched for the entire Ambedkrait society on Wednesday.

Launched with an mission to awaken the society through entertainment and to spread the thoughts of Babasaheb to the country and the world. Baba Shots is a short video presenting app.

The producer-director Sanjiv Jaiswal, who launched the app said that now this country has its own social media platform for crores of Ambedkritis through which we will be able to spread Baba Saheb’s ideas far and wide. People who believe in Baba Saheb is spread across the world will be able to organize on one platform.” Sanjiv added.

Director Sanjiv Jaiswal has called upon the youth of Dalit society to download this app from Google Play Store in maximum number, create and share videos. Make the whole world realize your power by making Baba Shots the world’s no.1 shorts video social media app.

The app works on the line with several other social media performing apps like tik tok, MX Taka-Tak and Instagram reels.

The producer – director Sanjiv Jaiswal became recognized in the Dalit society only after the controversy that arose after the film Shudra – The Rising. Millions of the world’s Ambedkerite had supported them, then they were able to release Shudra film in the Theatres. Sanjiv Jaiswal says that this Baba Shots social media app is our loving gift to all those Ambedkritis. Those who supported us, gave us so much love and respect. Not only that, we have continuously done a lot of work on the history of Dalit society since the Shudra.

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