Supreme Court Stays Meghalaya HC’s Contempt Order Against Newspaper Editor, Publisher

Guwahati, March 15, 2019

The Supreme Court on March 15th, 2019 issued notice and stayed the Meghalaya High Court’s contempt order against the Editor and publisher of The Shillong Times.

The Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna stayed the order of the Meghalaya High Court, which had found two journalists of The Shillong Times guilty of contempt of court, Bar and Bench reported.

The case relates to an order by Justice Sudip Ranjan Sen on the perks and facilities for retired judges and their families.