Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicGauhati High Court

Topic: Gauhati High Court

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.

Gauhati High Court slams Assam govt for running detention centres in jails

The HC order stated that prison procedures applicable to undertrials & convicts can't be applied to foreign nationals who entered the country illegally or illegal migrants.

Refusal to wear sakha, sindoor signals woman’s unwillingness to accept marriage: Gauhati HC

The High Court allowed a man's appeal against a family court order that didn't grant him permission to divorce his wife.

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.