Patricia Mukhim

SC order to quash FIR against me upholds freedom of expression: Meghalaya journalist

An FIR was lodged against the 'Shillong Times' editor last year for a Facebook post in which she had condemned an attack on non-tribal boys in Shillong.

published on : 26th March 2021

'Free speech can’t be stifled': Supreme Court quashes FIR against Shillong Times editor

“India is a plural society. The promise of liberty, enunciated in the Preamble, manifests itself in various provisions which outline each citizen’s rights.

published on : 26th March 2021

SC quashes FIR lodged against journalist Patricia Mukhim over Facebook post

A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao allowed the plea filed by Mukhim against the Meghalaya High Court order which had refused to quash the FIR against her.

published on : 25th March 2021

SC reserves verdict on scribe Patricia Mukhim's plea to quash FIR over Facebook post

On November 10 last year, the single bench judge of Meghalaya High Court in his ruling found Mukhim guilty of creating communal disharmony

published on : 16th February 2021

SC adjourns hearing on Shillong Times journalist's plea to quash FIR against her

The Meghalaya High Court in November last year had dismissed her plea to quash criminal proceedings against her for a Facebook post decrying violence against non-tribal people in the State.

published on : 15th February 2021

Threat to freedom of speech in India, says Editors Guild on case against Patricia Mukhim

The guild underlined the need for higher judiciary to take cognisance of issues that impede freedom of speech.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Silent for me, vocal for Arnab Goswami: 'The Shillong Times' editor Patricia Mukhim resigns from EGI

Mukhim said the Guild was silent about her case while it issued statements condemning the arrest of non-member Arnab Goswami whose arrest was not even on grounds of journalistic pursuits.

published on : 18th November 2020

HC declines to quash FIR against Meghalaya journalist for Facebook post

Disposing of a petition filed by Mukhim, Justice W Diengdoh said that the investigation agency should be given a free hand to probe into the matter.

published on : 13th November 2020