Hate speech on TV channels not dealt with firmly: Supreme Court

The Court stated that while freedom of speech is important, hate speech cannot be allowed on television and highlighted how one TV channel was heavily fined in the United Kingdom.
Supreme Court and TV
Supreme Court and TV

The Supreme Court on Wednesday took a very dim view of the functioning of mainstream television news channels in the country, stating that they often give space for hate speech and then escape without any sanctions. [Ashwini Upadhyay vs Union of India and ors].

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