Assam eviction: Congress leader files PIL in HC seeking formulation of rehabilitation policy

The PIL prayed for mandatory social impact assessment, meaningful consultation with evicted persons and formulation of schemes for their rehabilitation, resettlement and compensation time-boundedly.

published on : 7th October 2021

Gauhati Medical College gets first PET-MRI wing of Northeast

It was inaugurated by Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday, who was in Assam as a part of his Northeast tour.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Muslim man’s second marriage with Hindu woman under Special Marriage Act is void: Gauhati HC

Quoting from section 4 of the Special Marriage Act, 1954, the court said one of the conditions relating to the solemnization of special marriages is that neither party has a spouse living.

published on : 14th September 2021

Citizenship an important right: Gauhati HC sets aside order of Foreigners’ Tribunal

Asor Uddin had filed a petition in the court after the Foreigners’ Tribunal of Morigaon declared him a foreigner.

published on : 14th September 2021

IIT students, alumni express disappointment over Gauhati HC granting bail to rape accused 

The students and alumni noted that it is an "extremely distressing development that threatens the notion that the country has made any progress vis-a-vis gender equality and justice".

published on : 28th August 2021

Gauhati HC grants bail to IIT student accused of raping girl, calls them 'state's future assets'

On the night of March 28, the accused had allegedly raped the girl, who was rescued the next day and admitted to the hospital.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Gauhati HC gives 45 days time to Assam govt to finish Goalpara detention camp construction

According to the Advocate General, there are about 177 detenues in the various detention centers which are separate cells in district jails.

published on : 20th August 2021

Gauhati HC directs Nagaland government to reopen anganwadis

Peitioner's advocate Neiteo Koza submitted that lactating mothers and children were deprived of their required nutrition due to the closure of the angawadis.

published on : 15th July 2021

Curtailing movement of un-vaccinated persons arbitrary, amounts to house arrest: Gauhati HC

HC said since the SOP requires everyone to adhere to the protocols, there should not be any discrimination against un-vaccinated persons as the protocols are also applicable to un-vaccinated persons

published on : 4th July 2021

Rape survivor can't be handed over to accused's kin: Gauhati HC stays Arunachal court order 

The court directed that the victim, aged 14 years, be kept in the custody of the child care institute (CCI) at Roing in Lower Dibang Valley district till the next hearing.

published on : 1st July 2021

Locked shops confront buyers in Indian market

Fancy Bazar was established by a trader from western Rajasthan state after he sailed to Assam state in 1828.

published on : 27th June 2021

Gauhati High Court seeks information on West Bengal's post-poll refugees

On May 14, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar visited one of the two camps and met the inmates.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Gauhati HC eases terms for release of foreigner detenues as Covid cases surge

In an order issued on April 15 last year, the high court had permitted release of a detainee after completing two years on a personal bond of Rs 5,000 and two sureties, following a Supreme Court rulin

published on : 16th May 2021

Gauhati HC caps junior staff presence to 50 per cent as COVID-19 cases soar

Gauhati High Court Registrar General Raktim Duarah said there shall be restricted functioning with staggered roster in order to maintain social distancing.

published on : 20th April 2021

Gauhati High Court upholds bail order of peasant activist Akhil Gogoi by special NIA court

On October 1 last year, the Special NIA court had granted bail to Gogoi after submission of chargesheet by the investigating agency.

published on : 14th April 2021
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