22 July 2024


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Meghalaya HC: Heinous Crime of Rape Can’t be Taken Lightly Based on Victim's Change of Heart(08.02.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while dismissing plea to quash POCSO Case, has held that an allegation of a heinous crime such as rape being committed and perpet.....

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Meghalaya HC Orders Deployment of Central Armed Forces to Prevent Illegal Coal Mining(09.02.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that local officials are involved in manipulation and illegal coal mining and while sounding the bell of caution .....

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Meghalaya HC: Victim's Sole Testimony if Found Reliable Can Be Used to Decide Case for Conviction(09.02.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has held that statement of victim girl in POSCO case has a telling effect with regard to the fate of the criminal case as the sol.....

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Meg HC: Consistency & Finality of Judgments Paramount Over Correctness to Ensure Judicial Discipline(13.02.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has held that judicial discipline commands that a level of consistency is maintained and the concept of finality that is of param.....

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Meg. HC: CBI’s Jurisdiction to Investigate Ceases if Chargesheet Doesn’t Involve Offence Under PCA(14.02.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has held that when the offences under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) are dropped from chargesheet, CBI’s Ju.....

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Meg. HC to State: Devise Schemes to Wean Out People Indulging in Rat-Hole Mining(16.02.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has suggested State to devise schemes to provide alternative livelihood to the people who have taken to dangerous mining methods .....

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Meghalaya High Court: Forceful Vaccination Declared as Void Ab Initio(25.06.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has held that mandatory or forceful vaccination does not find any force in law and hence are to be declared as ultra vires ab ini.....

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Meghalaya HC Directs to Provide Necessary Facilities to BA Student to Attend Virtual Classes(29.06.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has directed the jail authorities to provide a BA student, who is accused in a case concerning gang rape of a 16 year old minor g.....

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Meghalaya HC to State: Ensure Hospitals and Like Institutions are Exempted from Power Cuts(16.06.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that most elementary thing that must be ensured is uninterrupted supply of power to hospitals and like institutio.....

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Meghalaya HC: Trend of False Affidavits/Evidence May Render Judiciary Irrelevant(19.06.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while upholding conviction of rape accused, has observed that unless Indian judges get serious with litigants and witnesses, the .....

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Meg HC to CBW: Inquire into Allegation that different Rates are Charged from different manufacturers(21.06.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has directed Central Bonded Warehouse (CBW) which is the sole wholesaler for alcoholic beverage in the State, to inquire if it is.....

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Meghalaya HC Constitutes High Powered Committee to Look Into Issue of Felling or Cutting of Trees(02.07.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has constituted a five member high powered Committee to look into the issue of feeling or cutting of trees for the purpose of wid.....

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Meg. HC: Being Mother of Minor Children No Ground to Refuse Transfer(06.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while upholding transfer of a woman employee has observed that rules governing the petitioner’s service do not give any latitude .....

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Meg. HC: HC/SC Can’t Interfere with Views of Specialized Body Unless Grossly Inappropriate(10.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has held that body that deals with a particular type of matters is expected to have greater command over law applicable in the fi.....

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Meg. HC: Rain is No Justification for Poor Condition of Roads(11.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while expressing displeasure over State’s justification for failure in maintaining roads, has stated that despite being one of th.....

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Meg HC Prohibits Felling of Tress Till Issues Regarding Shillong-Dawki Road Project are Solved(12.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has ordered that further felling of trees for the purpose of package I of the Shillong-Dawki Road project should not be carried o.....

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Meghalaya HC: Dishonored Cheque Must Have Been Issued by Account Holder U/S.138 NI Act(18.05.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has reiterated that the dishonoured cheque must have been issued by the account holder under his name and signature for an offenc.....

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Meghalaya HC: POCSO Act Not Meant to Breakdown Happy Family Relationship(02.09.2022)

Meghalaya High Court while quashing FIR against a minor's partner has held that POCSO may not be applied to break down happy family relationship and S.....

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Meghalaya HC: 7 Days Time Mandatory to Respond to Re-Assessment Notice U/S 148 of IT Act(17.06.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has held that the assessee shall be granted with a minimum of seven days to respond to the re-assessment notice under Section 148.....

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Meghalaya HC: Courts Required to Bring Specific Attention of Accused to Incriminating Materials(23.06.2022)

Meghalaya High Court while setting aside a conviction has held that trial Courts are required to attract specific attention of accused to those materi.....

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Meghalaya HC: Redness & Swelling in Vaginal Walls Sufficient to Show Penetrative Sexual Assault(12.08.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has held that redness and swelling in the vaginal walls by a woman who was sexually assaulted coupled with difficulty in passing .....

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Meghalaya HC Quashes POCSO Charges Against Man Accused of Having Consensual Sex With Minor Wife(12.08.2022)

Meghalaya High Court while setting aside charges against man under provisions of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for allegedly.....

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Meghalaya HC Gives Relief to Law Student who Missed Last Date to Apply 5th Sem Exams(06.12.2018)

Meghalaya High Court has come to the rescue of a law student, a resident of remote area of Arunachal Pradesh, who missed the date for filling up the e.....

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Meghalaya HC Refuses to Quash Criminal Case Against Journalist for Her Facebook Post(12.11.2020)

Meghalaya High Court has refused to quash a criminal case lodged against the journalist, Patricia Mukhim, for her facebook post about continued attack.....

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Meghalaya High Court: Tibetans Born in India Between 1950-1987 Are Indians(09.03.2017)

Meghalaya High Court has held that Tibetan refugees born in Shillong or elsewhere in country after January 26, 1950, and before July 1, 1987, as per C.....

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Meghalaya HC: Interviews Mostly Guided by Nepotism in India(22.09.2022)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that favouritism and nepotism are affecting government's recruitment drives, has held that the selection process .....

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Meghalaya HC to Centre: Inform Kins of Foreigners Who Died in Custody for Compensation Purposes(04.08.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has directed the Union Ministry of External Affairs to inform the heirs or next of kin of the foreign nationals who died in custo.....

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Meghalaya HC to State: Conduct Awareness Programme to Highlight Dangers of Underage Marriage(04.08.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has requested State Government to conduct an extensive awareness program to highlight the aspects of the danger of underage marri.....

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Meghalaya HC: Data Privacy Safeguards Are Sine Qua Non for App to be Installed at Instance of State(03.02.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has held that data privacy safeguards are sine qua non for the purpose of protecting the privacy of citizens, particularly when a.....

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Meghalaya HC Directs State to Formulate Policy for Provision of Drinking Water(03.03.2021)

Meghalaya HC Directs State to Formulate Policy for Provision of Drinking Water

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Meghalaya HC Directs State to Formulate Policy for Provision of Drinking Water(03.03.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has directed the State of Meghalaya to formulate a policy laying down a roadmap for those people residing in this State, who, til.....

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Meghalaya HC: Petition u/s 482 CrPC Challenging Domestic Violence Act Proceedings Maintainable(10.03.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has held that petition under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 before it challenging Domestic Violence Act, 200.....

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Meghalaya HC Pulls State Government for Aiding Illegal Coal Mining(03.02.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has rapped State Government for its inaction against illegal coke plants functioning in the state and observed that it is a matte.....

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SC Stays Meghalaya HC Order to Airlines to Fly from Meghalaya Airport(14.12.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed Meghalaya High Court order that had directed commercial airlines like Indigo and Spicejet to immediately begin flight operati.....

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Meghalaya HC: JJ Boards to Adhere to Provisions of JJ Act Strictly(18.11.2020)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that all the Juvenile Justice Boards in the State should strictly adhere to the statutory provision of Section 12 of.....

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Meghalaya HC: Can't Equate Act of Mutual Love Between Young Boyfriend-Girlfriend to Sexual Assault(31.10.2022)

Meghalaya High Court while quashing POCSO charges against a minor's partner has held that the term 'sexual assault' as per POCSO Act can’t be attribut.....

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Meghalaya HC: Teachers of Aided Colleges Can Take Part in Election; Not Bearers of Office of Profit(08.12.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has held that employees of the educational institutes do not hold an Office of Profit, and if they satisfy the requisite conditio.....

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Meg. HC: Application U/S 12 DV Act Not a Complaint(06.03.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that application under Section 12 of Domestic Violence Act is not a complaint, has held that procedure and procee.....

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Meg. HC to CISF: Indicate Your Readiness on Deployment for Curbing Illegal Coal Mining(21.03.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has directed Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to indicate within fortnight as to how its deployment can be ensured within.....

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Meghalaya High Court Orders Add CS to Head Panel to Check CBI Report on 2009 Education Job Scam(08.07.2019)

Meghalaya High Court has directed that the state additional chief secretary (Add CS) in charge of the political department will head a panel formed to.....

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Meghalaya HC to State: Prepare Blueprint to 'Stop Plundering of Natural Resources'(13.03.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has directed State to prepare a blueprint to maintain condition of roads in State besides working out a stricter set of norms bot.....

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Meg. HC to State: Identify 'Kingpins' of Illegal Coal Mining(14.03.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while hearing a PIL on menace of Illegal Coal Mining in State, has directed State government to identify kingpins of illegal coal.....

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Meghalaya HC Rejects State's Blueprint to Deploy CRPF for Curbing Illegal Coal Mining(16.03.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has rejected State’s "Grandiose" blueprint to deploy 100 and 60 companies of CRPF in eastern and western range respectively to cu.....

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Meghalaya High Court: Indiscipline by Bankers Cannot be Overlooked(13.06.2019)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that indiscipline by bankers cannot be overlooked as they deal with public money. The Court held that "No organisati.....

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Meghalaya High Court: ‘Hindu Rashtra’ Ruling Unconstitutional(27.05.2019)

Meghalaya High Court has set aside a Single Judge order suggesting that the country be declared Hindu Rashtra to prevent it from being overwhelmed by .....

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Meg. HC to State: Consider Enhancing Compensation for Custodial Violence by 25%(04.05.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has directed State to consider enhancing the compensation to custodial violence victims by 25% or consider making a distinction b.....

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Meg. HC to State: Indicate Actions Taken Against Illegal Coal Mine Operations(10.05.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that kingpins of illegal coal mining in state had been nurtured and protected by the State, has directed State to.....

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Meghalaya HC Expresses Concern Over 50% Electricity Deficit in the State(06.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while expressing serious concerns and observing that it is completely unacceptable that the quantum of deficit would be in excess.....

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Meg. HC: 16 Year Old Person is Capable of Making Conscious Decision Regarding Sexual Intercourse(23.06.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that looking into the physical and mental development of an children of age around 16 years, it is logical that such.....

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Meg. HC: Party Breaching Contract is Liable to Pay Compensation for Only ‘Actual Loss’(23.06.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has held that notwithstanding any agreement between parties, the party in breach of contract is liable to compensate the other pa.....

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Meg. HC To State: Prohibit Exhibition Of Animal Carcasses By Meat Shops and Store it in Refrigerator(29.05.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while condemning display of animal carcasses at meat shops has asked state government to prohibit the same and store them in refr.....

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Meg HC: State Must Have Ensured Alternate Livelihood for Those Affected by Mining Activity Cessation(17.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that it is for the State to have taken appropriate steps to provide alternative sources of livelihood to its people .....

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Meg. HC: State's Guidelines for Conservation of Waterbodies Fall Woefully Short of Expectations(24.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that State's Waterbodies (Preservation and Conservation) Guidelines, 2023 failed to protect waterbodies, particularl.....

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Meg. HC: State Must Prepare Long-Term Plans for Electricity Crisis in the State(28.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that there is no band-aid solution which may be resorted for State’s electricity crisis, has stated that it is ho.....

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Meghalaya High Court Directs Demolition of Additional Floors in Quake-Prone Shillong(30.09.2015)

Meghalaya High Court has directed demolition of additional floors beyond third floor of several multi-storeyed building in Shillong.

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Meg HC to State: Give Details to Steps Taken to Prohibit Display of Animal Carcasses by Meat Shops(21.08.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has directed State to provide report of the steps taken by government to ensure that aesthetically hideous display of animal carc.....

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Meghalaya HC: Granting Bail on Humanitarian Grounds Not Legally Tenable(14.12.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that granting of bail on humanitarian grounds is not legally tenable while setting aside the bail granted to an accu.....

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Meghalaya HC Fixes Quantum of Compensation for 'Unnatural' Deaths in Police Custody(04.09.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that in custodial death cases State will be liable unless it is reasonably demonstrated that death was due to nat.....

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Meghalaya HC Orders Centre to Enforce AFSPA in Garo Hills(03.11.2015)

Meghalaya High Court has ordered Centre to enforce Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, (AFSPA) 1958 in insurgency-ravaged districts of Garo Hills to co.....

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Meghalaya HC Issues Notice on PIL Plea Alleging Non-Availability of Modern Cancer Care Facilities(01.11.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has issued notice to the Union of India and State Government on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) plea filed alleging inordinate.....

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Meghalaya HC Stays PBL(16.12.2015)

Meghalaya High Court has stayed Premier Badminton League(PBL) scheduled to be held from January 2 to January 17.

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Centre Notifies Transfer of Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee to Meghalaya High Court(16.11.2021)

Central Government has notified the transfer of Mr. Justice Sanjib Banerjee, Chief Justice, Madras High Court to Meghalaya High Court. The Supreme Cou.....

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Meghalaya HC Grants Bail to Teenager in Sexual Assault Case Under POCSO Act(23.11.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has granted bail to a teenager in a sexual assault case lodged against him under the provisions of Protection of Children from Se.....

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Meghalaya HC: Granting Bail on Humanitarian Grounds Not Legally Tenable(14.12.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that granting of bail on humanitarian grounds is not legally tenable while setting aside the bail granted to an accu.....

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Meghalaya High Court Makes Verification of Affidavits Mandatory(02.03.2020)

Meghalaya High Court has directed its Registry to ensure that affidavits filed by the parties during the course of proceedings are duly verified. The .....

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Meghalaya HC: No Discretion for Governor in Appointments in District Councils in Tribal Areas(19.02.2020)

Meghalaya High Court has held that the Governor of the State does not have any discretion in the matter of appointments to the Executive Committee of .....

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Meghalaya HC: Plaintiff May File Application u/s 151 r/w Order XX Rule 6A Where No Decree Drawn(04.03.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has held that a plaintiff may file application under Section 151 read with Order XX Rule 6A of Civil Procedure Code, 1908, where .....

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Meghalaya High Court: Trial Court Should Adopt Procedure Understandable by Illiterate Person(11.03.2024)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that the trial court while performing its duty under Section 313 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, should ado.....

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Meghalaya HC: Rubbing Male Organ on Vagina or Urethra Over Victim's Underpants Amounts to Rape(16.03.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has held that rubbing male organ on the vagina or urethra of prosecutrix despite she wearing her underpants, would still amount t.....

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Meghalaya HC: Rusk is Different from Bread, VAT Exemption Can't Be Extended to Rusk(16.03.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has ruled that rusk is not bread and the Value Added Tax (VAT) exemption available to bread in the state of Meghalaya must be ext.....

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Meghalaya HC Grants Relief to Candidate Who Missed Counselling Due to Email in Spam Folder(17.03.2022)

Meghalaya High Court grants relief to National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) candidate who missed her counselling because e-counselling invitat.....

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Meghalaya HC Refuses to Interfere with Summon to District Council for No-Confidence Motion(31.01.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has refused to interfere with a notice issued by the Governor of Meghalaya under Rule 36(5) of the Assam and Meghalaya Autonomous.....

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Meg. HC: POCSO Conviction Upheld, Accused and Victim had Lust and Infatuation(01.05.2024)

Meg. HC has upheld the conviction of a man under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO) and after considering that at a you.....

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Meghalaya HC: Order Can’t be Passed U/s 148A(d) Without Taking Into account the Assessee’s Reply(23.05.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has held that no order can be passed under Section 148A(d) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, without taking into consideration reply f.....

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Meghalaya HC Quashes Re-Assessment on Ground of Non-consideration of Objection Filed by Assessee(24.05.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has quashed a re-assessment under Section 148(d) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 on the ground that the same was passed without consi.....

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Meghalaya HC: Act of Holding Hands Of Child Can’t be Considered As Sexual Assault Under POCSO Act(30.05.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has ruled that the act of holding the hands of a child and saying that her hands are beautiful cannot be considered an act of sex.....

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Meghalaya High Court: Bail Plea Rejected Despite Delay in Trial(14.06.2024)

Meghalaya High Court has rejected the bail plea of an accused even when there was a delay in the commencement of trial under the Protection of Childre.....

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Teacher’s Resignation Treated as Voluntary Retirement by Meg. HC, Entitles Her to Pension & Benefits(18.06.2024)

Meghalaya High Court while considering that a person, after serving for 33 years cannot be deprived of pension and other benefits, has treated the res.....

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Meg. HC: In Service Matters, Claim of Additional Increment is Not a Continuing Ground(18.06.2024)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that in service matters, additional increment is not a continuing ground, hence, relief cannot be granted on grounds.....

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Meghalaya HC: Cannot Pass Attachment Order if No Evidence of Likelihood of Breach of Peace(27.06.2024)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that if there is no direct evidence of any likelihood of breach of peace, the inability of the Magistrate concerned .....

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Meghalaya HC & Subordinate Courts to Have Restricted Functioning Till May 3(15.04.2020)

Meghalaya High Court has informed that the normal functioning of the High Court and Courts subordinate to it will remain suspended till 3rd May, 2020 .....

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Meghalaya HC Takes Serious Note of Obstruction Caused to Funeral Of COVID-19 Infected Doctor(17.04.2020)

Meghalaya High Court has taken serious note of the obstruction caused to the funeral of a senior doctor who died due to COVID-19. The Court observed t.....

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Meg HC: Forgiveness from Victim Can’t be Used as a Ground to Quash FIR in Serious Offences Like Rape(03.07.2024)

Meghalaya High Court has held that to quash an FIR against an accused in serious offences like rape, forgiveness from the victim towards the accused a.....

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Meg. HC: Inadequate Examination of Witness is a Valid Ground for Application to Recall Witness(03.07.2024)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that an accused’s application seeking to recall a witness under Section 311 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 is v.....

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