Copyright Act

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'Mirzapur' makers apologize to novelist, promise to edit controversial scene

31 Oct 2020

'Mirzapur' makers apologize to novelist, promise to edit controversial scene

Popular Hindi crime fiction writer Surendra Mohan Pathak had recently accused the makers of Amazon Prime Video series Mirzapur 2 of misrepresenting his novel Dhabba in one of the scenes.

Hindi novelist threatens legal action against 'Mirzapur 2'

29 Oct 2020

Hindi novelist threatens legal action against 'Mirzapur 2'

Popular writer of Hindi crime fiction, Surendra Mohan Pathak, has alleged that his novel Dhabba was "mischievously misrepresented" in the Amazon Prime Video series Mirzapur 2.

42 cable, net service providers restrained from showing Tamil film

15 Nov 2018

42 cable, net service providers restrained from showing Tamil film

The Madras HC yesterday restrained 42 cable and Internet service providers from screening the Tamil film 'Kaatrin Mozhi' scheduled to be released on November 16, on a suit filed by the producer, Creative Entertainers.

Amitabh Bachchan 'rubbishes' the 60-year copyright rule

18 Mar 2018

Amitabh Bachchan 'rubbishes' the 60-year copyright rule

Amitabh Bachchan has disapproved of a copyright rule that allows the transfer of ownership of literary work for 60 years after the death of its author.

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill, rejects RS amendments

30 Mar 2017

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill, rejects RS amendments

The Lok Sabha passed the Finance Bill, without accepting any of the 5 amendments suggested by the Rajya Sabha.

Opposition forces 5 amendments to Finance Bill in RS

30 Mar 2017

Opposition forces 5 amendments to Finance Bill in RS

The opposition forced 5 amendments to the Finance Bill to be adopted by the Rajya Sabha, in what is seen as a setback to the Centre.

2017 Finance bill to undergo major reforms

22 Mar 2017

2017 Finance bill to undergo major reforms

Arun Jaitley suggested a major overhaul in finance bill to bring about electoral reforms.

Bombay HC: Not an 'offence' to watch pirated films

05 Sep 2016

Bombay HC: Not an 'offence' to watch pirated films

The Bombay High Court ruled that 'merely' watching a pirated copy of a film is not a punishable offence under the Copyright Act.