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Government introduces bill in Rajya Sabha to amend Cinematograph Act: Jail term, fine for film piracy
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Government introduces bill in Rajya Sabha to amend Cinematograph Act: Jail term, fine for film piracy

The Bill seeks to amend provisions of Cinematograph Act, 1952, in order to tackle film piracy by including penal provisions for unauthorised camcording and duplication of films.

Daily Bulletin: Triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha today; Karnataka Speaker compares himself to rape survivor; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha today; Karnataka Speaker compares himself to rape survivor; day's top stories

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will move the triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha today; aris Saint-Germain beat Manchester United 2-0 at Old Trafford in the first leg of their Round of 16 encounter and other top stories for the day

Cabinet approves amendments to Cinematograph Act to combat piracy, copyright infringement
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Cabinet approves amendments to Cinematograph Act to combat piracy, copyright infringement

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to the Cinematograph Act for imposing strict penalties to combat the menace of film piracy

I&B Ministry proposes changes in Cinematograph Act to impose stricter penalties on film piracy
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I&B Ministry proposes changes in Cinematograph Act to impose stricter penalties on film piracy

The I&B Ministry proposes to make film piracy offences punishable with imprisonment of three years and fines of up to Rs 10 lakh or both.

Rajyavardhan Rathore says no consensus reached on recommendations for CBFC functioning by Shyam Benegal committee
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Rajyavardhan Rathore says no consensus reached on recommendations for CBFC functioning by Shyam Benegal committee

Government said the recommendations of the Shyam Benegal-headed panel on the functioning of CBFC require amendment in the Cinematograph Act and consensus on them could not be reached after two rounds of consultative meetings on the issue in 2017

Shashi Tharoor introduces Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill seeking to remove 'outdated provisions'
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Shashi Tharoor introduces Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill seeking to remove 'outdated provisions'

Shashi Tharoor has introduced the bill in the Lok Sabha to strengthen the notion of artistic freedom and do away with feudal provisions hampering it.

Govt agrees with most of Shyam Benegal committee's report, will amend Cinematograph Act soon
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Govt agrees with most of Shyam Benegal committee's report, will amend Cinematograph Act soon

The Benegal panel was constituted after repeated controversies after the appointment of Pahlaj Nihlani as the CBFC chief.

PIL against film based on 2014 Muzaffarnagar riots dismissed
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PIL against film based on 2014 Muzaffarnagar riots dismissed

The Allahabad High Court bench on Monday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed against Shorgul, a film based on 2014 Muzaffarnagar communal riots

HC asks censor board to certify Ram-Leela followed all U/A guidelines
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HC asks censor board to certify Ram-Leela followed all U/A guidelines

The Bombay High Court today directed the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to file an affidavit stating if it had followed the guidelines framed under the Cinematograph Act before issuing 'U/A' certification to director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Ram-Leela.

'Law and order' not enough for states to ban a movie: Panel
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'Law and order' not enough for states to ban a movie: Panel

An empowered committee headed by Justice Mukul Mudgal, former chief justice of the Punjab and Haryana high court, has suggested that the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal(FCAT) be strengthened to act as a grievance redress mechanism

Amending Cinematograph Act need of the hour: Leela Samson
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Amending Cinematograph Act need of the hour: Leela Samson

"We have been defending ourselves in Chennai against what the attorney said in court defending the state government. I am delighted by Manish Tewari's announcement," Samson said.