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Posts published in “Day: February 26, 2019”

High Court reserves judgement on contempt case against editor, publisher

HP NEWS SERVICE The Meghalaya High Court has reserved its judgement on the contempt proceedings against the editor and publisher of a local English daily. The Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shobha Chaudhuri have recently been slapped with a contempt case against them by the High Court for a write up in the newspaper criticising the order of the court. During hearing of the case today, Amicus Curiae, K Ch Gautam told the court that when the matter is sub judice before the court, the contemnors had posted bad remarks in the social media against the Amicus Curiae,…