PIL to ban loudspeakers at religious sites, SC seeks more info

The Supreme Court on Monday sought more "field data" in support of a PIL that has sought ban on use of loudspeakers at religious sites on the ground that they not only cause noise pollution but also cause communal riots.

Sena welcomes HC ruling; asks court to consider mosque speakers

Uddhav Thackeray welcomed the Bombay High Court`s ruling banning minors from participating in human pyramids during Dahi Handi celebrations, but also asked the court to "pay attention" to the loudspeakers atop mosques.

We don`t need loudspeakers outside places of worship: Sharad Yadav

Janata Dal Party leader Sharad Yadav has questioned the need of loudspeakers hanging outside places of worship.

Indian-American researcher makes 3D-printed loudspeakers

An Indian-American researcher at the Cornell University has used 3D printing to make a loudspeaker that work almost as soon as it comes out of the printer.

Kolkata to have loudspeakers to address riots

Taking a clue from the recent violence in Assam, the West Bengal government has decided to install loudspeakers at important places in Kolkata.

Team Anna warned for using loudspeakers after 10pm

The Delhi Police Friday issued a
notice to Anna Hazare and others for addressing protesters using loudspeakers after 10 pm which amounted to violating the Supreme Court guidelines.

Bombay HC nod to Kalaghoda fest, but no loudspeakers

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said
that the annual Kalaghoda cultural festival in south Mumbai
can be held if organisers agree to abide by the conditions
laid down by the municipal body and promise not to use

Take note of loudspeakers atop mosques: Sena

Making light of a police case
against it for flouting the sound decibel limit laid down by the court for its Dussera rally here, the Shiv Sena Wednesday asked why no action is taken against loudspeakers atop mosques.