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SC grants stay on TRAI’s new tariff order

In what could be at least a temporary relief to broadcasters, the Supreme Court on Monday granted Star a stay on TRAI’s tariff order and interconnection regulation.

SC lists Star’s petition against TRAI tariff order and regulation for 8 May

Star’s special leave petition (civil) seeking a stay on TRAI’s tariff order and interconnection regulation has been listed for hearing on 8 May. The matter will be heard by the bench of Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman.

TDSAT directs NSTPL to pay Rs 6 mn to Sony in 8 weeks

TDSAT has directed HITS operator NSTPL to pay Rs 6 mn in four instalments to broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India.

Sony and Zee file their RIOs to comply with TRAI regulation

With Sony and Zee following, Star is only major broadcaster that has yet to file its RIO. Star had on 2 May requested TRAI to give it 10 more days to file the RIO.

TRAI to formulate policy for broadcasting sector with 2020 in sight

“The objective of the seminar is to draft a blueprint for the policy and regulatory roadmap for digital broadcasting in India with vision of 2020,” TRAI said.

Star seeks 10 days from TRAI even as some broadcasters publish RIO

Star India has written to TRAI seeking 10 more days to publish its RIO under the new tariff order regime. A majority of broadcasters have yet to publish their RIOs on their websites.

Madras High Court refuses to grant stay on TRAI tariff order

Madras High Court dismisses Star India’s petition seeking interim stay on TRAI’s tariff order, which will come into force starting 2 May. The main petition challenging TRAI’s jurisdiction to fix tariff will be heard on 12 June.

Star seeks a stay on TRAI tariff order till Madras HC settles jurisdiction issue

Star argued for stay on TRAI’s tariff order until Madras HC takes final decision on petition challenging regulator’s powers to fix tariff for TV channels.

Madras HC adjourns TRAI tariff order case till Tuesday

The Madras High Court on Monday adjourned the tariff order case until Tuesday due to paucity of time.

Madras HC chief justice to hear TRAI tariff order matter

The TRAI tariff order case will be heard by the Madras High Court Chief Justice Indira Banerjee after two benches successively recused themselves from hearing the matter due to different reasons. The matter will come up for hearing on Monday.