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Delhi Metro, buses at full capacity from Monday; cinemas, theatres to open at 50%

Cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes will be allowed to open with 50 percent seating capacity from July 26

24 Jul 2021 9:37 PM

Cinema halls stare at a grim future

With theatres shut for over six months now and many movies being routed to OTT platforms, exhibitors are fuming over their financial losses

20 Nov 2020 6:40 PM

‘Reality check’ for film theatres amid food row

Agitation to be held across state from August 6.

03 Aug 2018 2:11 AM

‘Ban on outside food, pricey items in multiplexes is illegal’

Leader of the opposition Dhananjay Munde raised the issue through a calling attention motion in the council.

14 Jul 2018 6:59 AM

Bombay HC asks state for policy on food inside multiplexes

Cinema hall owners have claimed that a large portion of their income comes from sale of food and beverages.

28 Jun 2018 5:39 AM


Government policy on outside food in halls in 6 weeks

The PIL claimed there was no legal or statutory provision prohibiting one from carrying food or water in movie theatres.

05 Apr 2018 1:33 AM

National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls, rules Supreme Court

Supreme Court modified its order on National Anthem and said it is not mandatory in cinema halls.

09 Jan 2018 1:23 PM

Rise of internet porn forces last porn cinema in Paris to close its doors

There were 110 porn cinemas across France with 20 of them in Paris by 1980.

07 Dec 2017 4:56 PM

Multiplexes will have to show awareness messages

It is understood that the directive on mandatory exhibition of such public awareness messages is likely to be issued soon.

03 Dec 2017 5:59 AM

No need to sing National Anthem in cinema halls to prove patriotism: SC

Chief Justice Dipak Misra, who headed the bench, hinted that the court itself would modify the order.

24 Oct 2017 1:21 AM


TN govt forms GST grievance cell; warns those charging above GST

While theatre owners in Tamil Nadu have decided to shut halls in protest of GST, government has formed a GST grievance cell.

03 Jul 2017 5:32 PM

Needn’t bolt doors while playing national anthem in cinemas: SC

The court also clarified that people with disabilities needn't stand up during the anthem.

09 Dec 2016 7:14 PM