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Supreme Court stays MediaOne ban: Averse to sealed cover jurisprudence

March 16, 2022 1:02 am

The court was hearing a plea filed by Madhyamam Broadcasting Ltd, which owns the channel, challenging the Kerala High Court’s March 2 order upholding the Centre’s decision to bar telecast, following the Ministry of Home Affairs’ refusal to grant security clearance.

MediaOne case: 11 MPs, others question 'sealed cover jurisprudence'

February 15, 2022 2:54 am

In a statement issued on Monday, the signatories – which included several leading lawyers and activists – said the Centre “must not be allowed to abuse its powers to curb critical voices… that dare to question the official narrative.”

Kerala HC division bench hears appeal against order upholding transmission ban imposed on MediaOne

February 11, 2022 3:13 am

Senior advocate Dushyant Dave, who appeared for MediaOne TV, had sought a final disposal of the appeal rather than an interim order. Additional Solicitor General Aman Lekhi appeared for the Union government.

Media One challenges Kerala High Court order upholding transmission ban

February 10, 2022 12:57 pm

In its appeal, Madhyamam Broadcasting Limited, which owns Media One TV, said the threat to national security is raised as a ruse to cancel the license of the channel.

House panel questions officials over ban on Kerala news channel

February 10, 2022 5:57 am

On January 31, the I&B Ministry, citing denial of security clearance by the MHA, had revoked the uplink and downlink permission granted to Madhyamam Broadcasting Limited which operates MediaOne channel.

Kerala HC extends for one more day interim hold on Centre order barring MediaOne telecast

February 07, 2022 9:39 pm

Justice N Nagaresh while extending the interim order also reserved judgment on the pleas moved by Madhyamam Broadcasting Ltd -- which operates MediaOne -- its employees and a journalists union challenging the Centre's decision to bar telecast of the news channel.

Mediaone TV ban: Kerala HC extends stay, asks MHA to produce files

February 03, 2022 2:00 am

On January 31, hours after the ministry barred the transmission of the channel, the latter's management moved the High Court, which, in an interim directive, deferred the implementation of the ban order.

I&B bars Malayalam channel; hours later, HC stays order

February 01, 2022 2:02 am

Earlier, the transmission of prominent Malayalam-language news channel Mediaone TV, which has the backing of Jamaat-e-Islami, was barred by the I&B Ministry citing "security reasons".

Centre bans two Malayalam TV channels for Delhi riots coverage: ‘Critical of RSS, siding with one community’

March 07, 2020 12:54 pm

Both the orders accuse the channels of having “highlighted the attack on places of worship and siding towards a particular community” during their reporting on the riots.