Common Cause and Lokniti Programme of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), launched India’s first Status of Policing in India Report (SPIR 2018) at the India Habitat Centre on May 9.

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WP 387/2000
Crime and Violence on TV

Summary :

The petition seeks to curb the excess of crime, violence and sex on TV. The Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, has been forced to submit a personal affidavit on the compliance of various directions given by the Court in the matter, which stands tagged with a bunch of petitions, including our petition against bar on news broadcast by private radio stations. The Court directed the Government on September 29, 2014 to file an affidavit showing the steps it intended to take to address the issue and indicate the time frame by which an analogous policy, if any, was to be implemented. There are no further orders of listing.


Judgment FM Radio and Crime & Violence on TV