Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicMeghalaya High Court

Topic: Meghalaya High Court

Meghalaya HC upholds rape conviction, says still penetration even if survivor wore underpants

HC referred to IPC Section 375 (b) and (c) and said penetration does not have to be complete, dismissing accused’s appeal in 2006 case involving rape of a minor girl.

‘Regret I couldn’t demolish feudal culture’: Madras HC Chief Justice pens farewell note for staff

New Delhi: On his last day in office Wednesday, Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee expressed gratitude towards the members of the legal...

HC refuses to quash FIR against Shillong Times editor, says Facebook post divisive

Shillong Times Editor Patricia Mukhim has been booked for a Facebook post where she discussed an alleged attack on non-tribal boys. Mukhim says she will challenge the HC order in Supreme Court.

Meghalaya HC sets aside its judgment that called for India to be a Hindu Rashtra

Division bench says December 2018 ruling by Justice S.R. Sen (since retired) offends the Constitution and is legally flawed.

Supreme Court stays order convicting Shillong Times editor and publisher

The Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shoba Chaudhuri were convicted in a contempt case for publishing an article on facilities for retired judges.

Media watchdog says HC order on The Shillong Times will adversely impact press freedom

Press Council chairman says will file a plea for impleadment in Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim's appeal against the order.

Editors Guild says court order against Shillong Times intimidatory & undermines press freedom

The Meghalaya High Court imposed a fine of Rs 2 lakh each for the editor and publisher in a contempt of court case.

Meet Justice Sen who is back in controversy courtesy Meghalaya HC’s latest contempt order

As Meghalaya high court holds a Northeast daily’s editor and publisher in contempt, ThePrint revisits its December 2018 profile of Justice S.R. Sen.

Meghalaya HC holds Shillong Times editor, publisher in contempt, asks to pay Rs 2 lakh each

HC asks Patricia Mukhim and Shobha Chaudhuri to deposit fine within a week, else they would be jailed for six months and news daily 'banned'.

Decoding Justice Sen – story of Meghalaya judge who said India should’ve been Hindu nation

Contemporaries and juniors at the Meghalaya HC say Justice Sen's remarks may have been due to the state's history of Khasi-Bengali clashes.  

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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