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Thursday, December 02, 2021

Gauhati High Court


Gauhati HC sets aside FT order which declared Cachar family as ‘foreigners’

November 30, 2021 8:28 am

The court has now asked the petitioners to reappear before the same tribunal by December 24. 

Assam eviction drive: Displaced are ‘encroachers’, rehabilitation subject to citizenship status, among others: Govt tells HC

November 05, 2021 5:41 pm

The eviction drive in Dholpur on September 23 — done to free up land for an agriculture project at Gorukhuti to be carried out by “indigenous” local youths — had turned violent after clashes broke out between the police and protesters.

Assam eviction drive: Gauhati HC asks state government to file detailed affidavit

October 07, 2021 9:47 pm

Earlier this week, the High Court had taken suo motu cognisance of the incident after a civil society group Axom Nagarik Samaj had filed a PIL on it.

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

April 14, 2021 10:00 pm

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

In rare verdict, Gauhati High Court junks Assam tribunal order labelling man a ‘foreigner’

April 13, 2021 12:47 pm

On January 30, 2019, FT-III, Barpeta had declared a Haider Ali, a resident of No 12, Kawaimari village, Sarthebari, a “foreigner”, who had entered Assam post-1971.

Gauhati HC grants divorce to man after woman refuses to wear 'sindoor', 'shaka'

June 30, 2020 2:28 pm

The man and the woman had married on February 17, 2012, but they started fighting soon as she started demanding not to live along with his family members. As a consequence, the two have been living separately since June 30, 2013.

Guwahati: HC quashes rape case against Gohain

March 26, 2019 3:32 am

Gohain is sitting MP from Assam’s Nagaon constituency, which goes to polls in the second phase, and the BJP has not declared a candidate from the seat till the time of filing this report. Gohain has won the seat four times consecutively since 1999.

Assam ‘secret killings’: before quashing, how panel held AGP govt complicit

September 10, 2018 7:06 am

What were these killings, and why was the appointment of this panel quashed?

Assam: Short bail for Hindi-speaking couple in detention camps for ‘foreigners’

August 30, 2018 7:07 am

The lawyer representing them in the high court told The Indian Express that the couple was granted interim conditional bail till September 9. On September 10, they will have to surrender themselves to the Border wing of Assam police in Tinsukia.

Assam: After protests, High Court puts Amchang Sanctuary eviction drive on hold for a day

November 30, 2017 3:52 am

The Sarbananda Sonowal-led government evicted 800 familes from the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary, leaving them homeless, after a Gauhati High Court order