Rationale for pre-censorship of video content
Central Board of Film Certification
Cinematograph Act, 1952 and Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 1983
Procedure for film certification and guidelines for certification
Examining Committee and Revising Committee
Film Certificate Appellate Tribunal
Different types of certification issued by CBFC
What action to be taken if certification is refused by the CBFC
Is this mechanism applicable to OTT platforms?
Prevention from release despite obtaining CBFC certificate
Application on documentary/ short films
International Co-production Treaties
FDI in movie production
What is an over-the-top application (OTT)?
Do originals by OTT platforms fall within the definition of ‘Film’?
Whether online streaming amounts to ‘exhibition’
How is OTT content rated?
Compliances regarding audio-visual content on digital platform
Copyright in films (including photographs)
Copyright in scripts, scenes and dialogues
Difference between inspiration and copying
Landmark case laws
Translations & adaptations
AIR and FM Radio Channels
IBF Self Regulation Guidelines
Association of Radio Operators for India (AROI)
MIB Advisories on Radio Channels
Complaint and Redressal Mechanism
FDI in radio sector
Cable TV Network (Regulations) Act, 1995
Programme Code under the Cable TV Network Regulations Rules 1994
Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) – What does it do?
Self Regulation Guidelines & the Content Code
Step-By-Step Procedure to Complain Against Programmes
Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC)
Complaints for News broadcasting programmes
Policy Guidelines for Uplinking of Television Channels from India
Policy Guidelines for Downlinking of Television Channels from India
Direct-to-home (DTH) Guidelines
Telecommunications (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Interconnection Regulations
FDI in television industry
News Broadcasters Association (NBA)
Code of Ethics and Broadcasting Standards (NBA Code)
News Broadcasting Standards Regulations (NBSR)
FDI in News sector
Freedom of Speech & Expression in favour of media under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution
Leading cases such as Romesh Thapar v. The State of Madras; Rajendra Sail v. Madhya Pradesh High Court Bar Association; Hamdard Dawakhana v. Union of India
Suspension of Freedom of Press in Emergency
44th Amendment and other constitutional amendments
Role of the Press Council of India
The Case of Journalist Iftikhar Gilani and Violation of Official Secrets Act
Interplay between Official Secrets Act, Right to Information Act and Freedom of Speech
Privileges granted to the Members of Parliament under Article 104A
Case of Pandit MSM Sharma v. Shri Sri Krishna Sinha and Ors. (Searchlight Case)
Contempt of Parliament: Raja Ram Pal v. Speaker, Lok Sabha and Ors.
Laws governing the use of Indian National Flag
Use of the National Flag in advertisements (photograph or video)
Use in social media profile photos
Use in flag hoisting ceremonies
What are TRPs?
Who measures TRPs?
How are TRPs measured?- People Meters, Picture Matching, Audio Watermarking, Chips installed in set-top boxes
What is entertainment tax?
How is entertainment tax levied under GST regime?
Cricket Matches and Concerts
DTH and Cable Services
Additional Taxes by Municipalities