Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicGauhati High Court

Topic: Gauhati High Court

‘Scam’ in HC complex construction — why Nagaland CM’s ‘right hand men’ were summoned by ED

Special assistant in CMO & 4 contractors allegedly close to CM were called for questioning by ED in February. Matter came to light in April, but reason for ED summons wasn’t known.

Didn’t take care of your parents in old age? For Mizos, it means losing status as legal heir

SC decides property dispute pertaining to inheritance of assets belonging to one P.S. Dahrawka, who had 8 children with wife Kaithuami: Seven daughters and a son. 

Judicial probe into brutal Assam eviction hasn’t begun in 3 months, 1st staffer appointed now

Case in Darrang district's Sipajhar made headlines in September for 'brutality' of Assam Police and images of photographer stomping on body of villager. At least 2 people died.

First ‘Indian’, then ‘foreigner’, Gauhati HC frees Assam woman caught in tribunal flip-flop

Hasina Bhanu was declared a foreigner in March 2021 by a Foreigner’s Tribunal — the same one that in 2016 had found that she was ‘not a foreigner/ illegal migrant of any stream’.

SC Collegium approves appointment of 3 permanent judges for Gauhati HC

Headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana, the collegium approved the names of Justices Soumitra Saikia, Parthivjyoti Saikia and S Hukato Swu in a meeting held on 9 September.

Was sidelined, says IIT-G ‘rape’ survivor after HC bail to accused calling him ‘future asset’

IIT student says she feels sidelined after Gauhati HC order, which called both her and the accused 'future assets', says she feels threatened because people think accused is innocent since he got bail.

Akhil Gogoi-led ‘violent mob brushed aside noble concept of satyagraha’ — Gauhati High Court

Refusing bail to activist Akhil Gogoi, Gauhati High Court said his anti-CAA protest in December 2019 was aimed at striking terror in all sections of society. 

IIM autonomy row unnecessary. 1-year degrees are standard courses, UGC needs to catch up

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4,795 ‘ineligible’ names in Assam NRC, 2019 list not ‘final’ — state coordinator tells HC

Published on 31 August 2019, the final NRC had excluded 19.22 lakh people. The state coordinator now says Registrar General is yet to publish the final list.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.