Madras High Court admits another challenge to IT Rules, 2021; Plea moved by Digital News Publishers Association, Journalist Mukund Padmanabhan

The Bench has also allowed the petitioners to approach the Court for interim relief in case any coercive action is taken against them under Rules 12, 14, and 16 of the IT Rules, 2021.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Wednesday issued notice in a writ petition moved by the Digital News Publishers Association, comprising thirteen media outlets and journalist Mukund Padmanabhan challenging the constitutional validity of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT Rules, 2021).

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