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#SupremeCourt to deliver judgement on the petition filed by Malayalam news channel Media One pertaining to denial of security clearance following which the broadcast of the channel was banned #MediaOne #SupremeCourtOfIndia Image
The government had contended that renewal of broadcast permission for a further period of 10 years required verification and clearance from the Home Ministry. It had said the renewal of permission for a TV channel was not a matter of right #SupremeCourtofIndia #MediaOneBan
CJI DY Chandrachud: it has laid down some important law.

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#SupremeCourt continues hearing plea regarding revocation of security clearance of MediaOne news channel.
ASG continued his arguments.

ASG: They cannot say that security clearance has to be given at stage of renewal.

SC: But when you issue a notice surely you have to tell them the grounds?

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ASG reads from pleadings.

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#SupremeCourt to continue hearing matter of MediaOne channel's security clearance being revoked.
Sr Adv Dushyant Dave: Please see the bare acts again. Freedom of speech includes that of press and carrying out business.

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Dave reads from Cable TV Regulation Act.

Dave: It is in consonance with Article 19(2). Parliament specified criteria for denial, but that must also be through prescribed rules. In the garb of 162, you cannot limit fundamental rights.

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#SupremeCourt hearing plea by MediaOne challenging the Kerala High Court order upholding the Central government's decision to ban the Malyalam news channel on security grounds.

Matter before Justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli.
Sr Adv Dushyant Dave: Two important questions here ...

Bench discusses.

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Dave: Far reaching questions, freedom of press at the centre of the controversy. Other is the scope and ambit of the power to grant or refuse uplinking permission. Does the Centre have unbridled power in this regard, if that power is applied with general principles of law.
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#SupremeCourt to hear an appeal filed by Madhyamam Broadcasting Limited against the Kerala High Court decision upholding the government’s move to not renew the licence of its TV channel, Media One, on the ground of “national security and public order”
Sr Adv Dushyant Dave: there was a matter before the Supreme Court today where CJI said " i dont want sealed covers here. we dont want it."

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Sr Adv Dave: Security for the home ministry is not relevant for renewal of license, we have operated for 11 years.

ASG SV Raju: I want to file an affidavit and oppose interim order

Dave: they have filed before single and division bench also
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Kerala High Court Bench of Chief Justice S Manikumar and Justice Shaji P Chaly will soon pronounce judgement in the appeal against a single-judge's order upholding MediaOne Channel's ban.

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The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had revoked the channel's licence allegedly due to "national security concerns" flagged by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The channel has been off-air since Feb 8

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The court has upheld the single judges decision. The ban on mediaOne will continue

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The Kerala High Court is set to pronounce its judgment in a batch of petitions challenging an order of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting which had revoked the licence of MediaOne channel citing security concerns.

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Justice N Nagaresh will preside shortly, the case will be taken up at Item No. 1.

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The Judge has presided.

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The Central government controls who gets the permission required to operate a television channel & even what kind of content it can broadcast.

How the Centre exercises stringent control over Indian television news channels,@UmangPod explains…
Earlier this week, the government refused to renew the licence of Malayalam new channel, #MediaOne

The ban put the spotlight on the Union government’s ability to control what gets aired on television

How are the TV channels regulated? @UmangPod explains…
This isn’t the first time #MediaOne has run into trouble with the ruling dispensation.

In 2020, the news channel, along with Asianet News, was banned for 48 hours for its coverage of the riots in Delhi. @UmangPod writes

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