Karnataka HC to state govt: Act against use of loudspeakers at night

Licences are issued under Rule 5(1) of the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000, read with Section 37 of the Karnataka Police Act 1963. 

published on : 18th June 2022

Karnataka: Loudspeaker deadline ends, no SOPs in sight

They said that applications have piled up at various police stations and the offices of deputy superintendents of police (DySPs) but in the absence of SOPs they are not being processed. 

published on : 31st May 2022

Loudspeakers removed from mosques being donated to schools, hospitals: Adityanath 

The chief minister further said there were no riots in the BJP-ruled state during and after the recent assembly polls.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Scanner on loudspeakers in Jammu as well

BJP councilor Narotam Sharma moved the resolution which also called for a ban on use of loudspeakers from 10 pm to 6 am in Jammu city.

published on : 18th May 2022

Karnataka government warns of action against violations of loudspeaker rule

Santosh Patil, a Belagavi-based contractor, was found dead at a hotel in Udupi last month, weeks after accusing Eshwarappa, who is also a senior BJP leader, of corruption.

published on : 11th May 2022

Will enforce SC order on loudspeakers: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

Demanding that the government implement the SC order and remove unauthorised loudspeakers, Sriram Sene members played devotional songs at temples in Hubballi-Dharwad and other places.

published on : 10th May 2022

Mumbai: Three booked in two cases for relaying azaan using loudspeakers before 6 am

Three persons were booked in two incidents of alleged violation of noise norms for relaying azaan from mosques using loudspeakers before 6 am, Mumbai police officials said.

published on : 7th May 2022

Allahabad HC says loudspeaker at mosque not a fundamental right

The Allahabad High Court rejected the petition filed by one Irfan on May 4. He was represented in the court by advocate Sachin Kumar Sharma.

published on : 7th May 2022

Clash over loudspeakers claims youth’s life in Gujarat

Gujarat has reported two incidents of violence involving the use of high-decibel loudhailers in temples within a week in which one person lost his life.

published on : 7th May 2022

Allahabad High Court denies permission for use of loudspeaker at mosque for azaan

The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition seeking permission for the use of loudspeakers at a mosque for azaan.

published on : 7th May 2022

Centre should bring policy on loudspeakers, says Maharashtra home minister

He also thanked people from both Hindu and Muslim communities for cooperating with the state government in the maintenance of peace amid a row over the use of loudspeakers by mosques.

published on : 6th May 2022

Muslims of Shirdi okay with temple loudspeaker

The Jama Masjid Trust has written to the police saying it has no objection to the prayers relayed through loudspeakers at the Shirdi temple.

published on : 6th May 2022

Out of 2,400 temples in Mumbai, only 24 have permission to use loudspeakers: Police

As per statistics available with the Mumbai Police, only 1 per cent of the temples in the metropolis have obtained permission to use loudspeakers in their premises.

published on : 4th May 2022

WATCH | Raj Thackeray tweets old video of Sena founder Bal Thackeray amid loudspeaker row 

"If our Hindu religion is creating an impediment then tell me, I will take care of it... Loudspeakers will be removed from masjids," Bal Thackeray said in the old clip.

published on : 4th May 2022

MNS workers detained outside Raj Thackeray's Mumbai home, 9 held in Pune 

Heavy police security was deployed in Mumbai in the wake of Thackeray's call for "silencing" loudspeakers atop mosques.

published on : 4th May 2022
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