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List of various and important media related committees for the exam

Name of Committees Set-up Year Hutchins Commission 1947 S K Patil Committee 1951 Film Enquiry Committee 1951 Chanda Committee December 1964 Vidyalankar Committee 1964 Khosla Committee 1969 Kuldip Nayar Committee March 1977 Verghese Committee August 1977 MacBride Commission 1977 P C Joshi Committee 1982 Sarkariya Commission 1983 Vardana Committee 1991 Sengupta Committee 1995 Paswan Committee …

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Match the following questions with explanation- Series 18- Legal terms

Legal Terms Explanation Plaintiff Complaining Party Prima Facie A case can be made out on the evidence available Sub Judice In course of trial Ad Interim During the intervening period Keywords- Plaintiff, Defendant, Prima facie, Sub Judice, Ad Interim. Asked in Paper II- June 2011 Explanation- Series 18- Legal terms Plaintiff: – A person who …

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Match the following questions with explanation- Series 16- Media Laws

Legal Terms Related Terms Defamation Slander FIR Police Contempt Court Sedition Country Explanation-Series 16 Keywords– Defamation, FIR, Contempt, Sedition, Slander, court. Defamation1 Defamation is injuring the reputation of a person in front of a third party. If defamation happens through spoken words or gestures, it is termed Slander and if it takes place in a …

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Match the following questions with explanation- Series 15- Media Organisation

Organization Function PCI Safeguard Press RNI Newspaper Registration ABC Newspaper Circulation PNB News Agency Explanation-Series 15 Keywords– Press Council of India, Registrar of Newspapers of India, Audit Bureau of Circulation, PNB Asked in Paper II June 2011 Explanation- Series 15 Press Council of India (PCI) The Press Council of India was first constituted on 4th …

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Important year to remember for the exam in ‘Media Law and Ethics’

Laws/Act Year Censorship of Press Act 1799 Licensing Regulations Act 1823 Press Act or Metcalfe 1835 Licensing Act 1857 Societies Registration Act 1860 Press and Registration of Books Act 1867 Indian Telegraph Act 1885 Official Secrets Act 1923 Cinematography Act 1952 Copyright Act 1957 Contempt of Court Act 1971 Prevention of Publication of the objectionable …

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section 20 of the societies Act, 1860

Societies Registration Act, 1860

Below are the important points on ‘Societies Registration Act, 1860’· The societies Registration Act, 1860 is legislation in India under which societies are usually registered for the promotion of charitable activities like education, art, religion, culture, music, sports, etc. The Societies Registration Act, of 1860 is largely still in force in India today. The Act …

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