Category: Meghalaya High Court

Meghalaya: Employees Association questions “non-release” of pending dues to GHADC

Source:- The Non-Gazetted Employees Association (NGEA) has questioned the state government over the alleged delay in payment of dues to the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC). In a press release, the association pointed out that during contempt hearings against the GHADC, a sum of ₹15 crore from the Forest department, ₹ 20 crore from

CoMSO seeks Prime Minister Modi’s intervention in implementation of Inner Line Permit in Meghalaya

Source:- The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations (CoMSO) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in the implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya. In its letter to Prime Minister Modi, CoMSO said four states in the Northeast have put in place laws and mechanisms to contain unregulated entry of people

Sibal, others in Editors Guild legal advisory panel on Press freedom

Source:- NEW DELHI: The Editors Guild of India appointed a legal advisory panel on Tuesday that will work with the Guild on issues of Press freedom. This comes amid allegations of authorities trying to muzzle Press freedom by pressing criminal charges against people critical of the governments, according to the Guild. The panel members include

Shillong Times editor quits Editors Guild, cites ‘discrimination’

Source:- Senior journalist and Padma Shri awardee Patricia Mukhim on Tuesday resigned from the Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Tuesday, complaining about what she described as the EGI’s “complete silence” on the high court ruling against her. The Meghalaya high court had recently declined to quash an FIR against her. Patricia Mukhim, the editor

BJP takes dig at Meghalaya ministers on coal issue

Source:- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a constituent of the National People’s Party (NPP)-led ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government in Meghalaya has yet again taken a dig at incumbent ministers. Meghalaya state BJP vice president Bernard N Marak on November 8 stated: “In an interesting revelation, a new episode to cover up the illegal

Calcutta HC advocate seeks response from CS on Ichamati

Source:- SHILLONG: An advocate of the Calcutta High Court has written to the state Chief Secretary, MS Rao, demanding a reply within a week on the alleged atrocities meted out to non-tribal residents of Meghalaya.In his letter to the chief secretary, Nripendra Krishna Roy, Advocate, Calcutta High Court, said, “As the Executive authority of the

Special websites likely for details of cases pending against 4,859 former, serving lawmakers

Source:- The Supreme Court is likely to consider a proposal asking all high courts to have special websites for details of cases pending against 4,859 former and serving lawmakers along with the progress in each trial as part of attempts to expedite them.The suggestion is among recommendations of Vijay Hansaria, the amicus curiae (friend of

Meghalaya CM on 2-day visit to Manipur, kicks off NPP’s bypoll campaign amid pandemic

Source:-indianexpress National People’s Party (NPP) chief and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Sunday kicked off by-election campaign at Wangoi in Thoubal district, one of the five “clear vacant” constituencies in Manipur. Sangma, who is on a two-day visit to the state, arrived in Imphal on Saturday from New Delhi After five assembly constituencies were