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Ad cap hearing adjourned to 6 May

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NEW DELHI: Even as the stay on implementation of ad cap continues, the Delhi High Court adjourned the hearing of the petition of News Broadcasters Association (NBA) and other channels to 6 May as the NBA wanted more time to file a rejoinder to the reply by the government.

Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Siddharth Mridul gave the order after the plea by NBA Senior Council NK Kaul seeking adjournment.

The petitions have been filed by NBA, Sarthak Entertainment, Pioneer Channel Factory Pvt Ltd, E24 Glamoru Ltd, Sun TV Network Ltd, TV Vision Ltd, B4U Broadband, 9X Media Pvt Ltd, Kalaignar Pvt Ltd, Celebrities Management Pvt Ltd, Eanadu Television Pvt Ltd and Raj Television Pvt Ltd.

The Senior Counsel for Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Saket Singh sought to intervene to seek early hearing, but the Court said the matter will come up for hearing only in May.

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