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Javed Akhtar revamped IPRS's new chairman

MUMBAI: Fresh elections were held after more than a decade in the revamped IPRS, in which both the authors (music composers and lyricists) and publishers (music labels) participated. These elections have the backing of the author and publisher community in India. Renowned poet and writer, Javed...

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Court orders stay on music licensing societies from collecting royalties ahead of New Year

MUMBAI: It’s a judgment that has taken some time a-coming. For long Indian event organisers and agencies have been battling with the music licensing in various courts – the IPRS and PPL and Novex Communications – on their legal standing to collect royalties for music that is played out during...

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IPRS secures injunction against Hello FM

MUMBAI: The Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) has secured an injunction against Hello FM Radio (Malar Publications Limited) from the Delhi High Court restricting Hello FM Radio from playing music without obtaining a license from the IPRS.

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I&B ministry helpless on high music royalty

The government has literally washed its hands off radio FM players’ plea on high music royalty fee.

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