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Satya Pal Malik sworn in as 19th Meghalaya Governor, succeeds veteran BJP leader Tathagata Roy
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Satya Pal Malik sworn in as 19th Meghalaya Governor, succeeds veteran BJP leader Tathagata Roy

Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court Biswanath Somadder administered the oath of office to Malik in presence of Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and his cabinet colleagues.

Madras HC Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani abstains from proceedings amid controversy over transfer to Meghalaya
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Madras HC Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani abstains from proceedings amid controversy over transfer to Meghalaya

Earlier, Chief Justice Tahilramani had decided to resign after she was transferred to the Meghalaya High Court, one of the smallest in India, by the Supreme Court Collegium.

'Shocking and disturbing': Brinda Karat slams transfer of Madras HC chief justice, claims move insults women
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'Shocking and disturbing': Brinda Karat slams transfer of Madras HC chief justice, claims move insults women

Brinda karat termed the transfer and subsequent resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya Tahilramani as "shocking and disturbing"

Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya K Tahilramani resigns in protest against transfer to Meghalaya
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Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya K Tahilramani resigns in protest against transfer to Meghalaya

Days after the Supreme Court Collegium declined her request for reconsideration of transfer to Meghalaya, Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya K Tahilramani has resigned

SC holds advocate guilty of contempt: Judicious use of law by courts renders reexamination unnecessary
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SC holds advocate guilty of contempt: Judicious use of law by courts renders reexamination unnecessary

The test which is thus applied by the court to decide on the contempt action is the “test of erosion of public confidence”.

Sterlite row: Tamil Nadu govt moves Supreme Court challenging NGT order to reopen Thoothukudi copper smelter
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Sterlite row: Tamil Nadu govt moves Supreme Court challenging NGT order to reopen Thoothukudi copper smelter

The Tamil Nadu government had sought permanent closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant in May 2018. The state pollution control board had said the smelter, which was shut pending renewal of its operating license, had been preparing to resume production without permission.

'I'm not a religious fanatic': Meghalaya HC's Justice SR Sen 'clarifies' on ruling that said India should have been declared 'Hindu country'
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'I'm not a religious fanatic': Meghalaya HC's Justice SR Sen 'clarifies' on ruling that said India should have been declared 'Hindu country'

Justice SR Sen of the Meghalaya High Court sought to clear the air on his earlier remarks, and said that he is "not a religious fanatic."

Meghalaya HC's 'Hindu Nation' opinion makes no sense: India should not ape Pakistan, it has been secular since pre-Independence days
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Meghalaya HC's 'Hindu Nation' opinion makes no sense: India should not ape Pakistan, it has been secular since pre-Independence days

The idea that India was ever meant to be a Hindu country is laughable and the high court's observations on this point, apart from being unwarranted, fly in the face of reason.

Union minister Giriraj Singh supports Meghalaya HC's 'Hindu rashtra' judgment on granting Indian citizenship
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Union minister Giriraj Singh supports Meghalaya HC's 'Hindu rashtra' judgment on granting Indian citizenship

Union minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday sparked controversy when he supported Meghalaya High Court's 'Hindu rashtra' judgment.

SC stays Meghalaya High Court order directing IndiGo, SpiceJet to begin flight operations from Umroi airport
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SC stays Meghalaya High Court order directing IndiGo, SpiceJet to begin flight operations from Umroi airport

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submissions of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, representing IndiGo airlines that there were no firefighting and other facilities available at Umroi airport and flight operations cannot be started immediately.

Flights to Shillong: IndiGo, SpiceJet move Supreme Court challenging Meghalaya HC order on starting ops
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Flights to Shillong: IndiGo, SpiceJet move Supreme Court challenging Meghalaya HC order on starting ops

Two-judge bench led by Chief Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir of the Meghalaya High Court had ordered DGCA, aviation ministry and the airlines to finalise plans to begin flight operations to Shillong.

Meghalaya HC judge asks Centre to allow citizenship to immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan without question
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Meghalaya HC judge asks Centre to allow citizenship to immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan without question

The Meghalaya High Court has urged the prime minister, law minister and Parliament to bring a legislation to allow citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis, Christians, Khasis, Jaintias and Garos, who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

Fate of 17 MLAs remains unclear as Meghalaya governor awaits Speaker's response on appointment of parliamentary secretaries
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Fate of 17 MLAs remains unclear as Meghalaya governor awaits Speaker's response on appointment of parliamentary secretaries

All eyes are on the Raj Bhavan that is to take a call on whether 17 Meghalaya legislators who quit as parliamentary secretaries after the high court last week struck down a state law providing for such appointments can be disqualified as members of the state Assembly.

Meghalaya HC issues notice for final hearing against appointment of parliamentary secretaries
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Meghalaya HC issues notice for final hearing against appointment of parliamentary secretaries

The Meghalaya High Court has issued a notice to the state government for a final hearing on the matter of the posts of parliamentary secretaries.

 Meghalaya appeals in HC on Bangladeshi settlers issue
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Meghalaya appeals in HC on Bangladeshi settlers issue

Moving the call attention motion, MLA T Chyne questioned as to how would the government identify between Bangladeshis who came before and after 1971.

Bangladeshis who settled in north-east before 1971 are Indians, says HC
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Bangladeshis who settled in north-east before 1971 are Indians, says HC

The judgement was based on a petition by over 40 refugees from Bangladesh, who were denied enrollment in the electoral roll by the district administration citing their citizenship was doubtful.