Plagiarism row: Ex-scholar of JNU moves Delhi High Court, wants Nitish Kumar to be summoned

A former senior Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) scholar-turned-politician has moved the Delhi High Court seeking it to summon Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a witness in connection with a copyright violation case.

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Plagiarism can invite criminal action: Delhi HC

The bench sought an explanation from the professor, and listed the matter for further hearing on August 10. “Plagiarism cannot be tolerated by any professor. If they indulge in this kind of practice, criminal action can be taken against them,” it said.

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Fresh Allegations Of Plagiarism Haunt Professors Appointed By JNU’s VC

Days after the Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi changed the constitution of the selection committee that appoints faculty members, students allege that at least five of the new appointees, and two other professors, were guilty of plagiarising the work of foreign scholars for their doctoral and MPhil dissertations.

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What the UGC ruling on plagiarism means for Indian academia

editorials Updated: Apr 04, 2018 18:22 IST The new rules approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), the higher education regulatory body, say that researchers will lose their registration and teachers their jobs if found guilty of plagiarising. There will be graded punishment for offenders.

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UGC Plagiarism Policy: Research Students May Lose Their Registration, Teacher Their Jobs if Found Guilty of Plagiarism

New Delhi, April 3: Student scholars and teachers who plagiarize may end up losing not just their registration but their jobs as well as the University Grants Commission (UGC) is approving a draft regulation on plagiarism which is yet to be approved by the Human Resource Development Ministry.

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Baaghi 2 song Mundiyan embroiled in legal controversy; makers of film accused of plagiarism, copyright infringement- Entertainment News, Firstpost

Tiger Shroff-Disha Patani starrer Baaghi 2 released their first song ” a few weeks back. The song was a revamped version of the late Labh Janjua-voiced ‘Mundiyan Te Bach Ke’ that released in 1996 under the music label of Punjabi MC and went on to become a massive hit.

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‘It is not only the Diors of the world. Even Indian designers copy from craftspeople’ – Times of India

Designers ripping off other designers isn’t unusual in the fashion world but it’s usually the budget retailers who do couture knock-offs, and not the other way around. This week, a Delhi-based independent design studio People Tree created quite a social media storm when it alleged that European luxury giant Dior had copied an original block print that they created.

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Indian artist accuses Dior of ‘blatant plagiarism’ for dress worn by Sonam Kapoor

Immitation is the highest form of flattery – looks like many designers might not agree with this famed quote by one of the most famous designers, Coco Chanel. With the cases of fashion designers and the biggest labels being accused of copying designs growing each day, designers have now decided to name and shame them on social media.

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Chinese news outlets like to steal my stories – but they probably won’t take this one

A decade ago, almost everything could be downloaded for free in China: from music and books, to movies and software. But today, there’s an increasing awareness of intellectual property rights in the country, as China tops the rest of the world in patent filings.

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