STATE TIMES NEWS
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday said the Centre’s guidelines on regulating social media do not have any provision for taking appropriate action against digital platforms showing inappropriate content. It also granted protection from arrest to Amazon Prime Video’s India head Aparna Purohit in FIRs lodged over web series Tandav.A bench comprising justices Ashok Bhushan and R S Reddy also issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on Purohit’s plea for anticipatory bail in FIRs on Tandav series.The Apex Court observed that the Centre’s regulations on social media are mere guidelines and do not have provision for any action against digital platforms.Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, said the Government will consider appropriate steps and any regulation or legislation on it will be placed before court.The Court also directed Purohit to make Centre as a party to her plea.Tandav is a nine-episode political thriller starring Bollywood A-listers Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub.Purohit has been accused of inappropriate depiction of Uttar Pradesh police personnel, Hindu deities and an adverse portrayal of a character playing the prime minister in the web series.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Live Today, Love Today!
COVID vaccination & Cardiac ailments: Dispelling the myths
Parihaspora – The Smiling City of Lalitaditya
Withheld some a/cs within India, to continue advocating right of free expression: Twitter
New generation ICD with latest technology implanted at SSH Jammu
Rupee surges 23 paise to 74.70 against US dollar in early trade
Petrol price cut by 16 paise, diesel 14 paise
WPI inflation spikes to over 8-year high of 7.39% in March
Rupee falls 17 paise to 75.22 against US dollar in early trade
Forex Market Closed for ‘Gudi Padwa’
Download 10Cric Casino app, and enjoy Indias most popular casino games, directly on your mobile!
Gamble with real money online! Play Indias favourite casino games at 7Jackpots.com, Indias most trusted online casino site.
© 2020 State Times Daily Newspaper | Powered by Ideogram Technology Solutions [P] Ltd.