Concerned at the number of high rises in the state, the Meghalaya High Court has asked CBI to seize all documents issued by the Meghalaya Urban Development Authority (MUDA) to their owners, officials said.
Main Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) in Meghalaya on Friday called for the state government to contest "without delay" the Meghalaya High Court order that Bangladeshi nationals who have made the state their home prior to March 24, 1971, must be considered as Indian citizens.
Courts should not be guided by "misplaced sympathy" while examining quantum of punishment of an offender, the Supreme Court has said as it ordered removal of a clerk from service for going to work in a drunken state.
Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant was on Friday sworn-in as the Chief Justice of newly established Meghalaya High Court, a month after its first Chief Justice, K Paul administered the oath of office and secrecy to Justice Pant at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan
Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Monday inaugurated the Meghalaya High Court which is the first of three high courts being set up in the Northeast, the other two being Manipur High Court and Tripura Hight Court.