Press Acts and Committees in British India: Modern Indian History

Acts and Committees for Press in British India

History
By   @shriyansh,   2 years ago

Various acts introduced by British in india to curtail its freedom and censor the news that were published against them or supporting nationalist leaders. This view on Indian history will provide you a separate view of Press acts imposed by Britishers.

Press Acts from 1799 to 1900


1799 : Censorship of Press Act, 1799

1823 : Licensing and Regulating Act, 1823

1835 : Press Act of 1835, Metcalfe Act

1857 : Licensing Act of 1857, XV Act

1867 : Registration Act, 1867

1878 : Vernacular Press Act, 1878, 'Gagging Act'

Press Acts from 1900 to 1947


1908 : Newspaper (Incitement to Offences) Act, 1908

1910 : Indian Press Act, 1910

1921 : Press Committee, 1921

1931 : Indian Press Emergency Act, 1931

1947 : Press Inquiry Committees 

Press Committees


1921 : Press Committee, 1921

1947 : Press Inquiry Committees 




Author : Shriyansh Gautam
Shriyansh Gautam
@shriyansh

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