Fundamental rights and frequencies: Right to broadcast

Chintan Nirala, 4th Year, B.A., LL.B(HONS.), Faculty of Law, Allahabad University

  1. [1995]2 SCC 161: AIR 1995 SC 1236. Justice Sawant wrote the principal opinion in Cricket Association. He spoke for himself and Justice Mohan. Justice B.P. Jeevan Reddy wrote a separate, but concurring opinion. []
  2. Hereinafter CAB []
  3. Hereinafter Star TV []
  4. Hereinafter TWI. []
  5. Hereinafter VSNL. []
  6. Art.19(1)(a)- All citizens shall have the right to freedom of speech and expression. []
  7. Cricket Assn. case n(1) at p.124(i)(ii). []
  8. ibid at p.148(e). []
  9. ibid at p.149. []
  10. [1989]2 SCC 574. []
  11. See Printers (Mysore) Ltd. & Anr v. Asst. Commercial Tax Officer & Ors., [1994] 2 SCC 434;  In Life Insurance Corporation of India v. Professor Manubhai D. Shah [1992] 3 SCC 6371. []
  12. Cricket Assn. case n(1) at p.179. []
  13. ibid at p.11. []
  14. ibid at p.17 []
  15. See Union of India v. Association for Democratic Reforms, AIR [2002] SC 2112 at p.44. []
  16. Cricket Assn. case n(1) at p.94 and p.97(3)(b). []
  17. ibid at p. 226(b). []
  18. Romesh Thappar v. The State of Madras, AIR 1950 SC 124: (1950) SCR 594; Brij Bhushan and Anr. V. The State of Delhi, [1950] SCR 605.See also Odyssey Communications Pvt. Ltd. v.Lokvidyan Sanghatana and Ors., AIR [1988] SC 1642; Bennett Coleman & Co. and Ors. V. Union of India and Ors.,[1973] 2 SCR 757; Indian Express Newspapers(Bombay) Pvt. Ltd. and Ors. v. Union of India and Ors., [1986] 159 ITR 856(SC). []
  19. ibid []
  20. ibid at p.13 []
  21. ibid at p.90 []
  22. ibid at p.40. []

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