17 June 2024


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Supreme Court Stays CBI Inquiry on Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki(26.08.2015)

Supreme Court has stayed Gauhati High Court order for CBI inquiry on Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, alleged of corruption charges during.....

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Gauhati High Court Directs CBI Probe into Mob Lynching of Rape Accused(08.09.2015)

Gauhati High Court has directed CBI probe into lynching of a rape accused by a mob that broke in Dimapur Central Jail.

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Gauhati HC Put Hold on Assembly Proceedings in Arunachal Pradesh(18.12.2015)

Gauhati High Court has put on hold assembly proceedings in Arunachal Pradesh till February 2, providing relief to Congress Government which was voted .....

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Gauhati High Court Seeks State Government Stand on Public Hoardings(27.01.2016)

Gauhati HC has issued notices to Assam Government, state’s public works department, Guwahati municipal corporation, Guwahati metropolitan development .....

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Supreme Court Puts on Hold Gauhati High Court Order Directing 24X7 Security at All ATMs(06.12.2016)

Supreme Court has stayed Gauhati High Court's direction to provide round-the-clock security at all ATMs in Assam after various banks pleaded that it w.....

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Supreme Court Sets Aside Gauhati HC Order Directing CBI Probe Against Ex-AP CM Nabam Tuki(06.02.2017)

Supreme Court has set aside Gauhati High Court order asking CBI to probe corruption allegations against former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam .....

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Gauhati High Court Rejects Plea For Separate Time Zone For NE India(14.03.2017)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to Central government to have separate time zone for North East Indi.....

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Gauhati HC: Bye-Elections Can Be Held Even If Member’s Remainder Term Is Less Than A Year(14.07.2017)

Gauhati High Court has observed that there is no bar on Election Commission of India to fill up the casual vacancy even if the remainder of the term o.....

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Gauhati HC: Witch-Hunt Still Prevalent In Many States; Need Special Law To Tackle It(01.11.2017)

Gauhati High Court has observed that branding of a man or a woman as a witch and then resorting to witch hunting is the most dehumanising act and is o.....

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Gauhati High Court Orders Release of Akhil Gogoi Detained Under NSA(22.12.2017)

Gauhati High Court has ordered release of peasant leader Akhil Gogoi who was detained under the National Security Act, 1980.

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Gauhati High Court Orders Release of Akhil Gogoi Detained Under NSA(22.12.2017)

Gauhati High Court has ordered release of peasant leader Akhil Gogoi who was detained under the National Security Act, 1980.

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Gauhati High Court: KN Saikia Commission Was Not Valid(04.09.2018)

Gauhati High Court has held that constitution of K. N Saikia commission was not valid in what may come as major relief for former Assam chief minister.....

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Gauhati HC Issues Directions for Registration of Muslim Marriages Only by Licenced Registrars(27.11.2018)

Gauhati High Court has issued directions in order to ensure that only those who are duly authorised by the government under the Assam Moslem Marriages.....

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Gauhati High Court Rejects Bail Plea of Sacked APSC Chairman(18.12.2018)

Gauhati High Court has yet again rejected the bail plea of Assam Public Service Commission’s sacked chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul in a case registered ag.....

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Gauhati HC Quashes Three Month Long Liquor Prohibition of Mizoram Government's(30.01.2019)

Gauhati High Court has quashed the order of the Mizoram government declaring dry days from January 15, 2019 to March 15, 2019.

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Gauhati HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Dr. Hiren Gohain and Akhil Gogoi in Sedition Case(14.02.2019)

Gauhati High Court has granted anticipatory bail to Assamese litterateur Hiren Gohain and KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi, against whom the police had registe.....

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Stale Claim by Employee Doesn't Become 'Live Claim' Merely by Filing Belated Representation: SC(14.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a stale claim of an employee does not become a live claim merely by filing representations before the employer belated.....

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CRIMINAL - Pulwama Terror Attack Remarks: Gauhati HC Grants Interim Anticipatory Bail to Papri Banerjee(05.03.2019)

Gauhati High Court has granted interim anticipatory bail to Papri Banerjee, Assistant Professor at Icon College, accused of posting a controversial co.....

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CRIMINAL - Gauhati HC Gives Clean Chit to Rajen Gohain in Rape Case(26.03.2019)

Gauhati High Court has quashed criminal proceedings against Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain in connection with a rape case.

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Private Entities Duty-Bound to Ensure That Their Facilities are Disabled Friendly: Gauhati HC(08.04.2019)

Gauhati High Court has held that even a private entity has a duty to ensure that its facilities and services are friendly to the differently abled.

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Principles of Natural Justice to be Followed Before Branding a Company a Shell Company: Gauhati HC(19.04.2019)

Gauhati High Court has held that an order branding any company as a shell company, without serving notice or hearing, violates principles of natural j.....

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Gauhati High Court Looks for Report on Mob-Lynching of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath(23.05.2019)

Gauhati High Court has directed the State Police to submit the status report with reference to the 2018 mob-lynching of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath.....

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Gauhati High Court Declines Bail to Accused Who Allegedly Posted Derogatory Photo of PM on Facebook(30.05.2019)

Gauhati High Court has rejected a bail application filed by a person accused of posting an obscene photo of the Prime Minister of India on his Faceboo.....

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Gauhati High Court to Assam Man: Plant 25 Trees for Killing 25 Vultures(03.06.2019)

Gauhati High Court has ordered a villager in Assam to plant and take care of 25 trees as punishment for poisoning as many vultures to death three mont.....

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Gauhati High Court Grants Bail to Ex-Army Man Who Was Detained After Being Declared 'Foreigner'(10.06.2019)

Gauhati High Court has granted interim release of ex-army man Mohammad Sanaullah, who was arrested and sent to detention centre on May 28, after a For.....

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Gauhati High Court: No Authority to Transfer Proceedings Pending Before Foreigners' Tribunal(11.06.2019)

Gauhati High Court has noted that a proceeding before one Foreigners' Tribunal cannot be transferred to another Foreigners' Tribunal in exercise of p.....

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Gauhati High Court Dismisses Citizenship Claim of Man Who Claimed to Have Entered India in 1965(14.06.2019)

Gauhati High Court has upheld the findings of a Foreigner's Tribunal in Assam against a man who claimed to have entered India in 1965. It held that th.....

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Gauhati High Court Rules Out Post Benchmark(16.09.2019)

Gauhati High Court has quashed the 2016 office memorandum of the State Government by inserting “alternative” qualification for the post of a principal.....

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Gauhati High Court Issues Order to Check Mining in Assam(22.10.2019)

Gauhati High Court has asked the State Government to set up a mines and mineral task force battalion to check illegal mining and prevent further degra.....

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Gauhati High Court Directs State Government to Consider Restoration of Internet Services(18.12.2019)

Gauhati high court has passed an order directing the State Government to consider restoration of internet services, both mobile internet services and .....

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Gauhati High Court Orders Release of Woman Declared Foreigner Even Before Tribunal’s Order(27.12.2019)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Superintendent of Police (Border) Sivasagar to release a woman from the detention centre at Jorhat on the account .....

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Gauhati High Court Orders Eviction of Non-Tribals, Others ‘Ineligible’ from Tribal Belts(02.01.2020)

Gauhati High Court has ordered the eviction of non-tribals and others who are not eligible to hold possession of land in the tribal belts and blocks o.....

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Gauhati High Court Directs to Maintain Status Quo on Gogoi Security(23.01.2020)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Government to maintain the status quo regarding the security cover of former Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi.

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Gauhati HC Directs Centre to Decide on Representations Seeking Time Extension for Filing GSTR Forms(05.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Union of India to decide within a week the representations filed by All India Federation of Tax Practitioners and .....

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Gauhati HC: Land Revenue Receipts, PAN Card and Bank Documents Do Not Prove Citizenship(17.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has observed that land revenue paying receipts do not prove citizenship of a person. The Court has further observed that Permanent .....

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Gauhati High Court Directs Authorities to Test Pan Masala Products Available in Market(19.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has directed the state of Assam to take appropriate action under the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006, against all those Pan Masal.....

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Gauhati High Court: Burden of Proving Citizenship is on Person Making Claim(25.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed a Writ Petition challenging the order of a Foreigners Tribunal declaring a person to be a foreigner by observing that.....

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Gauhati HC: School Certificate Not Proof of Citizenship Unless Proved by Testimony of Headmaster(26.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has upheld held that the documents as proof of citizenship, such as school certificates, should be proved by the testimony of the i.....

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Gauhati HC Sets Aside Foreigners Tribunal Order Declaring Son of Indian Citizens as Foreigner(26.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has set aside the order of a Foreigners Tribunal for declaring a person as a foreigner, despite his parents being declared as India.....

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Gauhati HC Asks for Clarification on Whether NCLT Covers Proceedings Pending Before GST Authorities(27.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has asked the Central government for fresh consideration by examining the aspect as to whether the order of moratorium of the Natio.....

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Gauhati HC: Proof Beyond All Reasonable Doubt Not Needed in Foreigners Tribunal(02.03.2020)

Gauhati High Court has observed that proof beyond all reasonable doubt is not needed in Foreigners Tribunal for establishing citizenship, while allowi.....

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Gauhati HC Sets Aside Ex Parte Order of Foreigners Tribunal Declaring Person as Foreigner(02.03.2020)

Gauhati High Court has set aside ex parte order of Foreigners Tribunal declaring a person as foreigner noticing that the Tribunal had declared a perso.....

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Gauhati HC Stays Akhil Gogoi's Default Bail in UAPA Case(13.04.2020)

Gauhati High Court has stayed the bail order of National Investigation Agency Court, Assam, which refused to extend the period of investigation beyond.....

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Gauhati HC Stays Akhil Gogoi's Default Bail in UAPA Case(13.04.2020)

Gauhati High Court has stayed the bail order of National Investigation Agency Court, Assam, which refused to extend the period of investigation beyond.....

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Gauhati HC Issues Procedure for Filing & Hearing of Urgent Cases via Video Conferencing(17.04.2020)

Gauhati High Court has decided to hear only urgent matters through video conferencing via Vidyo app until 3rd May, 2020.

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Gauhati HC Directs Government of Nagaland to Set Up Two Testing Labs(30.04.2020)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Government of Nagaland to forthwith set up at least two testing labs of COVID-19 in the State.

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Gauhati HC Pulls Up State's PAG Over Late Release of Salaries(26.08.2020)

Gauhati High Court has pulled up Assam's Principal Accountant General over the late release of salaries, observing that if the Judicial Officers of th.....

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Gauhati HC: Rape is Violation of Victim's Fundamental Right Under Article 21(02.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by a man convicted of raping a twenty-year old, observing that rape is a violation of victim's fundam.....

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Gauhati HC Sets Aside Police Commissioner's Order Suspending Telecast of TV Serial 'Begum Jaan'(04.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has set aside the order passed by Commissioner of Police, Gauhati to suspend the telecast of Assamese serial 'Begum Jaan'.

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Gauhati HC Asks State Authorities to Act Tough Against COVID Protocol Violators(07.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has suggested the Assam Government to take strict action against those not following physical distancing norms, including the impos.....

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Gauhati HC Asks State Authorities to Act Tough Against COVID Protocol Violators(07.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has suggested the Assam Government to take strict action against those not following physical distancing norms, including the impos.....

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Gauhati HC: Protection to Judges While Discharging Judicial Functions is Absolute(21.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has stated that the protection available under the Judges (Protection) Act, 1985 is absolute and is available not only to a sitting.....

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Gauhati HC Dismisses Review Against Order on Woman's Refusal to Accept Her Marriage(28.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed review against its order holding that refusal to wear 'sakha and sindoor' are indicative of the wife's refusal to acc.....

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Gauhati HC Admits Akhil Gogoi's Plea Against NIA Court's Order Rejecting His Bail(30.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has admitted the plea filed by Assam activist Akhil Gogoi, against the National Investigation Agency's rejection of his bail in a c.....

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Gauhati HC Issues Notice in Case Related to Drilling of Wells in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park(01.10.2020)

Gauhati High Court has issued notices to 14 authorities, including the Centre, Assam government and Oil India Limited, asking them to respond within t.....

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Gauhati HC Grants Bail to Man Who Uploaded Objectionable Photos of Lord Rama(09.10.2020)

Gauhati High Court has converted an interim bail granted to a man who uploaded the objectionable photos of Lord Rama into an absolute one.

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Gauhati HC, Subordinate Courts to Resume Physical Hearings from October 19(16.10.2020)

Gauhati High Court has decided to resume physical hearing in all Courts in the State, in a phased manner from 19th October, 2020.

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Gauhati HC Issues Notice on PIL for Appointments to National Council for Transgenders(22.10.2020)

Gauhati High Court has issued notice in a public interest litigation seeking issuance of directions to the Centre for taking "immediate and effective .....

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Gauhati HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Exclusion of 'Online Media' from Media Fellowship(23.10.2020)

Gauhati High Court has issued notice to the Assam government over the exclusion of online media from its ''Media Fellowship'' for 2020-21, stating tha.....

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Gauhati HC: Offspring from Illegitimate Marriage of Deceased Entitled to Family Pensionary Benefit(02.11.2020)

Gauhati High Court has held that offspring from an illegitimate marriage of a deceased will also be entitled to the family pensionary benefit of such .....

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Gauhati HC Declines Relief to Constable Dismissed for Entering Church Under Influence of Alcohol(18.11.2020)

Gauhati High Court has refused to exercise its jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949 in a case against dismissal of a Cons.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Govt's Response on Plea for Effective Implementation of Right to Education Act(20.11.2020)

Gauhati High Court has sought a response from the Assam government in a plea seeking effective implementation of Section 12(1)(c) of the Right to Educ.....

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Dog Meat Ban: Gauhati High Court Stays Government Ban on Sale of Dog Meat in Nagaland(30.11.2020)

Gauhati High Court has stayed the carpet ban on the sale of dog meat in Nagaland that was imposed on July 2. This would mean that the commercial impor.....

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Gauuhati HC Stays Exploration and Drilling by OIL in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park(08.12.2020)

Gauhati High Court has issued a stay on exploration and drilling by Oil India Limited (OIL) at seven hydrocarbon project sites within Dibru-Saikhowa N.....

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Gauhati HC Issues Notice on Directions Against Hospitals Refusing Treatment to Non Covid Patients(23.12.2020)

Gauhati High Court consisting has issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation filed by Senior Congress Leader, Debabrata Saikia seeking directions t.....

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Gauhati High Court Puts On Hold Notification Derecognising Assam Leader of Opposition(13.01.2021)

Gauhati High Court has stayed an Assam assembly notification that derecognised Congress MLA Debabrata Saikia as the Leader of Opposition, saying it wa.....

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Gauhati HC Issues Notice in Plea on Non-Implementation of Schemes in Nagaland(22.01.2021)

Gauhati High Court has issued notice to Union Of India, State of Nagaland and others in a plea filed by the petitioner-Society (Global Trust Club) rai.....

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Gauhati HC Quashes Order of Foreign Tribunal Declaring Woman as Foreigner(08.02.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that "citizenship of a person is a valuable right" while quashing an order of a Foreigners Tribunal which declared a w.....

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Gauhati High Court Dismisses NPF Plea(12.02.2021)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed two Interlocutory Applications filed by the NPF- one of the plea sought the court’s intervention in restraining the 7.....

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Gauhati HC Allows Tea Estate Owners to Decide on Daily Wages of Plantation Workers(18.03.2021)

Gauhati High Court has allowed tea estate owners in Assam to decide if they want to follow the State government’s order on increasing the daily wages .....

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Gauhati HC: Subsequent Change in Law Will Not Ipso Facto Reverse Position of Parties(22.03.2021)

Gauhati High Court has held that once a Court renders a judgment on the issues of the rights of parties, such a judgment can only be re-visited by the.....

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Gauhati HC Directs Govt to Create Separate Wing for Transgender Community in Hospital(24.03.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Assam government to create a separate wing at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) for the transgender .....

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Gauhati HC Asks Assam Govt on Schemes to look After Health Issues of Transgender Community(24.03.2021)

Gauhati High Court has asked the Assam Government if it has proposed any scheme to look after the health issues of the members of the Transgender comm.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks State's Response on PIL Alleging Inadequate Funding for Transgender Community(06.04.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought response from the Assam Government on a petition alleging failure of the state authorities to maintain shelter homes for.....

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Gauhati HC: Citizen Can't be Declared Foreigner Just Because Linkage Not Shown With All Relatives(12.04.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that non-explanation of the linkage of a person with other names as shown along with his grandparents names in the vot.....

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Gauhati HC Dismisses Appeal Against Order Granting Bail to Akhil Gogoi in Riots Case(13.04.2021)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed the State appeal filed against the order of a Special NIA Court that granted bail to activist Akhil Gogoi, in connect.....

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Gauhati HC Sets Aside Ex-Parte Order Which Declared a Woman Foreigner(19.04.2021)

Gauhati High Court has set aside an ex-parte order declaring a woman as foreigner observing that the order was passed without hearing the petitioner. .....

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Gauhati HC Asks State to File Response on PIL Concerning Vaccination of Jail Inmates(23.04.2021)

Gauhati High Court has asked the State Government to file its response within 3 weeks, on a suo moto Public Interest Litigation concerning the jail in.....

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Gauhati HC Grants Bail to Writer Who Allegedly Questioned Martyr Status of 22 CAPF Soldiers(26.04.2021)

Gauhati High Court has granted her bail to Assam based Writer, Sikha Sarma observing that prima facie, she had expressed her personal views on the use.....

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Gauhati HC Directs Social Welfare Department to Make Arrangement for Finances for Shelter Homes(30.04.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Social Welfare Department of the State Government to make arrangement for finances for three shelter homes situate.....

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Gauhati HC Asks Assam Govt to Consider Caretakers of Juvenile Centre as Frontline Warriors(07.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has asked the Assam Government to consider caretakers of Juvenile Centres as "frontline warriors" and thereby, vaccinate them for t.....

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Gauhati High Court Extends Interim Orders Till June 1(11.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has extended the interim orders passed by it, its outlying Benches and other subordinate Courts and Tribunals till 1st June, 2021, .....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Details of Female Foreigners Staying in Jails with Children Below 6 Years(17.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the State Government to give details of the mothers, declared as foreigners, who are presently in jails with their chi.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Details on Prisoners Who are Liable to be Released(18.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought details from the State Government as to the number of prisoners who are lodged in jails in Assam who are liable to be re.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Response of Assam Govt in PILs on Covid-19 Situation in Tea Gardens(26.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought the response of the Assam Government on a slew of issues in Public Interest Litigations relating to the present situatio.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Response on Denial of Admission of Covid Patients to Private Hospitals(27.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought response from the Assam Government on an application alleging denial of admission to Covid-19 patients by private hospit.....

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Gauhati HC Directs DLSA to Provide Immediate Rations to Identified Sex Workers(31.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the District Legal Services Authority, Cachar to provide immediate ration to sex workers and their family members iden.....

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Gauhati HC Extends Interim Orders by It and Subordinate Courts Till June 15(01.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has further extended by two weeks all interim orders passed by the High Court and all other subordinate Courts and Tribunals till 1.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Response on Issue Concerning Status of Internally Displaced Persons(02.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought response of the Centre as well as the State Government on the larger issues concerning the status of internally displace.....

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Gauhati HC Directs State to Verify Sufficiency of Rooms Before Recommending Home Isolation(02.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that only few privileged people who belong to higher economic strata may have the facilities for isolation in their ow.....

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Gauhati High Court Launches Online Tool ‘Online Court Proceeding Services’(03.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has launched an online tool 'Online Court Proceeding Services' for virtual hearings that provides extensive functionality to manage.....

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Gauhati HC Directs to Ensure Availability of Facilities to Covid Patients in Home Isolation(14.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Nagaland Government to ensure that Covid-19 patients being recommended home isolation have sufficient number of ro.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Government Reply on Alleged Brutal Attack on Frontline Medical Workers(16.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought Assam Government's reply, taking note of alleged brutal attack on frontline medical workers (Doctors, Nurses & ward boys.....

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Gauhati High Court Further Extends Interim Orders Till June 25(16.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has extended by two weeks all interim orders passed by the High Court and all other subordinate Courts and Tribunals till 25th June.....

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Gauhati HC Asks Authority to Identify Areas Where Marginalized Families Need Assistance(18.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has asked authorities of Kamrup Metropolitan district to identify the areas where marginalised families need assistance in form of .....

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Gauhati High Court Further Extends Interim Orders Till July 14(28.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has extended all interim orders passed by the High Court and all other subordinate Courts and Tribunals till 14th July, 2021.

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Gauhati High Court Directs State to Reconsider Maximum Rates Fixed for COVID Treatment(28.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the State Government to reconsider the maximum rates fixed by it for Covid-19 treatment in private hospitals, making a.....

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Gauhati HC Denies Bail to Former DIG for Leaking State Police Recruitment Examination Paper(28.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has rejected the bail pleas filed by three primary accused persons including a Retired Deputy Inspector General of Assam Police in .....

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Gauhati HC Dismisses PIL to Provide PPE Kits to Corona Warriors With Costs(28.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) application to provide PPE kits/suits powered by air-purifying respiratory devices.....

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Gauhati High Court Directs on Priority Vaccination of Persons with Disabilities(30.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the State of Arunachal Pradesh to make provision for giving priority in attendance and administration of Covid-19 vacc.....

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Gauhati HC Directs State to Provide Benefits to People Entitled Under Food Security Act(15.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the State Government to provide benefits and services to people entitled under the Food Security Act, 2013, observing .....

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Gauhati HC Admits NIA's Appeal Against Discharge of Assam MLA Akhil Gogoi in Chandmari Case(16.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has admitted National Investigating Agency's appeal against the order of the Special NIA Court discharging him of all the charges i.....

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Gauhati HC Extends All Interim Orders Passed by It and Subordinate Courts Till July 19(16.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has extended all interim orders passed by the High Court and all other subordinate Courts and Tribunals till 19th July, 2021 in the.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Response on Constitution of State Mental Health Authority(16.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought the response of State Government as to whether the State Mental Health Authority has been constituted under the mandate .....

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Gauhati HC Directs Jail Authorities to Vaccinate Remaining Inmates in Assam Jails(19.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the jail authorities to vaccinate inmates, who are remaining for Covid 19 vaccination locked inside different jails in.....

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Gauhati HC Asks Advocate General to Consider on Operation of Child Friendly Courts(19.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has asked the Advocate General to take up to issue with State Government so that a child friendly Court is made operational at the .....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Views of Three States on Alarming Rise in Covid Cases(22.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought views from Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on the alarming rise of Covid-19 cases. The Court has taken suo motu .....

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Gauhati HC: Foreigners Tribunal Cannot Suo Moto Assume Jurisdiction to Give Opinion(22.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has ruled that the Foreigners Tribunal cannot suo moto assume the jurisdiction to give an opinion which is not sought while answeri.....

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Gauhati HC Directs to Call for Reports on Implementation of Orders Passed by State(30.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Director of Social Welfare Department, Government of Nagaland to call for reports on the implementation of orders .....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Response on Vaccination Status of Persons Not Having Proper Documents(02.08.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought response of Health and Family Welfare Department of State of Assam in respect of vaccination status of persons who are n.....

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Gauhati HC Directs GST Commissioner to Decide Application Seeking Fixation of Special Rate(20.08.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Goods and Service Tax Commissioner to decide the application seeking for fixation of a special rate to the value a.....

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Gauhati HC Denies Pre-Arrest Bail to Reporter Accused of Extorting Money from Doctor(23.08.2021)

Gauhati High Court has denied anticipatory bail to a Press Reporter who allegedly threatened the District Immunization Officer of Assam's Dibrugarh of.....

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Gauhati HC Grants Bail to Student Accused in IIT, Guwahati Rape Case(24.08.2021)

Gauhati High Court has granted bail to a student who is an accused in the IIT, Guwahati rape case, noting that being a talented student, the accused i.....

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Gauhati HC Cautions State for Non-Compliance With Directions on Benefits For Transgender Community(08.09.2021)

Gauhati High Court has cautioned that it would impose costs on the State government if it failed to comply with the Court's earlier directions regardi.....

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Gauhati HC: Second Marriage Contracted by Muslim Man with Hindu Woman is Void(13.09.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that section 4 of the Special Marriage Act, 1954 does not save a second marriage contracted by a Muslim male with a Hi.....

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Gauhati High Court Sets Aside Ex-Parte Order Declaring Man as Foreigner(14.09.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that citizenship, being an essential right of a person, ordinarily, should be decided based on merit by considering th.....

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Gauhati HC: Section 29 and 30 POCSO Act Doesn’t Relieve Prosecution of Burden to Prove Case(15.09.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that Section 29 & 30 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 doesn't actually relieve the prosecu.....

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Gauhati HC: Three Conditions Under Section 37 NDPS Act to Grant Bail Conjunctive in Nature(16.09.2021)

Gauhati High Court has held that the three conditions stipulated under Section 37 of the NDPS Act for grant of bail to an accused person are conjuncti.....

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Gauhati High Court Dismisses PIL Plea Seeking Universalization of Elementary Education(20.09.2021)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition filed by a lawyer seeking, inter alia, Universalisation of Elementary Edu.....

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Gauhati HC Directs to Decide on Plea of Rohingya Refugees Seeking Refugee Status(15.12.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Assam government to take a decision at the earliest regarding a plea moved by ten members of the Rohingya communit.....

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Gauhati High Court Imposes Interim Stay on Assam Govt's Order to Evict 244 Villagers(21.12.2021)

Gauhati High Court has restrained the Assam government from evicting 244 people from Dhekiajuli town in Assam's Sonitpur district. The Court has direc.....

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Gauhati HC Directs State to Identify Ration Card Beneficiaries in Slum Areas of Guwahati(27.12.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the state government to identify the ration cards beneficiaries in slum areas of Guwahati. The Court has also directed.....

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Gauhati HC Asks State to Apprise Court of Alleged Encounter Killings and Action Taken(04.01.2022)

Gauhati High Court has asked the State Government to apprise the Court about the alleged encounter killings and the action taken by the State in a Pub.....

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Gauhati HC Asks Assam Government to File Affidavit on Police Encounters in BJP Rule(12.01.2022)

Gauhati High Court has asked the Assam government to file a detailed affidavit on the police encounters that have been taking place since BJP returned.....

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Gauhati HC Sets Aside Order of Forigners Tribunal Declaring Resident of Jorgah Village as Foreigner(14.01.2022)

Gauhati High Court has set aside an order passed by a Foreigners' Tribunal declaring a resident of Jorgah village, Sonitpur as a foreigner after notin.....

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Gauhati HC: Non-Substitution of Legal Representatives of Parties Under Order XXII CPC(01.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that non-substitution of some of the legal representatives of the parties under Order XXII of the Code of Civil Procedure,.....

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Gauhati HC: Version of Sterling Witness to be Unassailable in Criminal Appeal(07.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court held that the version of sterling witness is of very high quality and calibre and therefore, requires it should be unassailable whi.....

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Gauhati High Court Denies Relief to Person Declared Foreigner on Admission of Guilt(08.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that its inherent power under section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 is not to be exercised in a routine mann.....

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Gauhati HC Dismisses Appeal Against Order of Trial Court to Condone Delay in Arbitration Appeal(09.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by the Union of India against an order of the trial Court refusing to condone the delay in filing an .....

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Gauhati HC Dismisses Plea to Change APSC Mains Exam Date Clashing with UPSC IFS Exam(16.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed a writ petition seeking change in the schedule of the Assam Public Service Commission (Mains) examination, as the sam.....

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Gauhati HC: Physically Handicapped Persons Constitute a Category in Themselves(16.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that physically handicapped persons constitute a category in themselves. There can be no further classification amongst th.....

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Gauhati HC Allows to Intervene PILs Challenging Telecom Services Rules, 2017(23.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court has allowed an Interlocutory Application filed by the Internet Freedom Foundation, seeking permission to be impleaded as an interve.....

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Gauhati HC: Children Can't Seek Claim in Property Not Inherited by Deceased Father(04.03.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that there is no claim on property of a deceased person by his children if the said property was not inherited by the dece.....

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Gauhati HC: Department Has Circumstantial Discretion to Include Exporters or Importers(11.04.2022)

Gauhati High Court has observed that the department has circumstantial discretion to include producers connected to exporters or importers of dumped a.....

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Gauhati HC: Incriminating Evidence Under Section 3113 CrPC Should be Put Up in Concise Manner(15.04.2022)

Gauhati High Court has observed that under Section 313 of Code of Criminal procedure, 1973 (CrPC), the trial Court should bring to accused’s notice, i.....

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Gauhati HC: Assessing Officer and Inspecting Person Need Not Be Similar Person Under Electricity Act(21.04.2022)

Gauhati High Court has observed that Section 126 of the Electricity Act, 2003 empowers the Assessing Officer as chosen to carry out the provisional as.....

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Gauhati HC Declines Relief to Student Who was Denied LLB Degree for Failing in Taxation Law(22.04.2022)

Gauhati High Court has declined to provide an assistance to a person who was denied Bachelor of Legislative Law degree because of his failure to secur.....

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Gauhati HC: Assam Minerals Dept Can't Stop Railway From Moving Goods in Course of Inter-State Trade(29.04.2022)

Gauhati High Court has prima facie observed that the Assam Mineral Development Corporation can't stop the Railways from transporting goods, in this ca.....

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Gauhati HC: Managing Directors Can Only be Summoned if The Representatives Are Not Cooperating(23.05.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that the Managing Director of a company should not be directly summoned by authorities under S. 108 of the Customs Act and.....

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Gauhati HC: Second Wife Not Entitled to Family Pension in Existence of First Wife(06.06.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that in Hindu religion there is no concept of Bigamy and therefore, a second wife is not entitled to a family pension in t.....

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Gauhati HC: Only Food Inspector Can Investigate Offence Related to Food Items as Per FSS Act(20.06.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that only a Food Inspector can investigate a commission of offence related to food items as per the Food Safety Standards .....

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Gauhati HC Orders Change of IO for Harassing Accused to Purchase His Land(23.06.2022)

Gauhati High Court has ordered the Commissioner of Police to change the investigating officer (IO) of a theft case, after the accused alleged that IO .....

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Gauhati HC Quashes Poll Code Violation Case Against Assam CM HB Sarma(27.06.2022)

Gauhati High Court while quashing poll code violation case against Assam Chief Minister (CM) has held that it is high time to re-visit the provision e.....

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Gauhati HC to Excise Dept.: Hear Objections of Local Public Before Setting Up Liquor Shop(28.06.2022)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Excise Department to dispose the representation filed by a large number of public organisations of a locality in D.....

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Gauhati HC: State Cannot Prematurely Retire Officers Without Following Due Procedure(20.07.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that the State cannot prematurely retire members of the Assam Rifles Battalion citing 'low medical categorisation' without.....

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Gauhati HC to State: Implement Supreme Court's Directions in Grah Rakshak Case(12.08.2022)

Gauhati High Court has directed the government of Assam to pay the Home Guards duty allowance in accordance with the Supreme Court's directions in the.....

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Gauhati HC Refuses to Stay Mobile Internet Restrictions During State Recruitment Exams(31.08.2022)

Gauhati High Court has rejected the prayer for interim orders in a plea challenging notification dated 18.08.2022 temporarily suspending mobile intern.....

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Gauhati HC Expresses Shock Over High-Handedness of Traffic Police Against Commuter(07.09.2022)

Gauhati High Court while expressing displeasure over incident involving alleged misuse of authority by traffic personnel against a 'trivially errant' .....

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Gauhati HC Refuses to Quash Assam CM's Defamation Case Filed Against Delhi Dy. CM Manish Sisodia(08.11.2022)

Gauhati High Court has refused to quash a Criminal Defamation case filed by Assam's Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma against the Deputy Chief Minist.....

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Gauhati HC: Can’t Award Damages for Additional Work Done Without Consent of Employer(27.12.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that arbitrator can’t invoke Section 70 of Indian Contract Act to award damages for the additional work carried out withou.....

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Gauhati HC to State: File Status Reports on Child Sexual Abuse Cases Before HC's JJC Every 6 Months(28.12.2022)

Gauhati High Court while issuing directions for proper enquiry in cases relating to sexual abuse of children has directed State and Assam State Commis.....

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Gauhati HC to State: Compensate People Affected by Illegal Bulldozer Action(05.01.2023)

Gauhati High Court in suo moto proceedings has directed Assam government to take appropriate decision for compensating the persons affected by the ill.....

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Gauhati HC: Undertrial Can’t Seek Private Hospital Treatment When Same is Available in Govt Hospital(11.01.2023)

Gauhati High Court has held that fundamental right to seek medical treatment can’t be interpreted and extended to get undertrial treated in a private .....

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Gauhati HC Quashes Nagaon Tribunal’s 2018 Decision Declaring Assam Resident a ‘Foreigner’(18.01.2023)

Gauhati High Court while setting aside a 2018 order of Nagaon Trivunal declaring an Assam resident as a foreigner, has observing that the Foreigners T.....

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Guahati HC: Accused Absconded May Reflect Guilty Mind; Same Is Not Substantive Evidence of his Guilt(23.01.2023)

Gauhati High Court has ruled that an absconding accused reflects guilty state of mind, however, the same cannot be a substantive evidence of his guilt.....

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Gau. HC: Commissioner Can Order Insurer To Directly Compensate Employee Injured In Motor Accident(25.01.2023)

Gauhati High Court has upheld an order whereby the Insurance company was directly made liable to pay compensation to an employee injured in a motor ac.....

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Gau. HC: Extra-Judicial Confession Must Be Corroborated By Other Reliable Evidence For Conviction(27.01.2023)

Gauhati High Court while setting aside the conviction and life sentenced of applicant under Section 302 of IPC by the trial court has reiterated that .....

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Gauhati HC: Ex-Gratia Payment Not to be Returned to Insurer Upon Determination of Compensation(31.01.2023)

Gauhati High Court has held that ex-gratia amount granted to a motor accident victim as per State policy would not have to be returned to the insurer .....

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Gauhati HC: Appoint 2 Women Social Workers in State Committee Under Anti-Manual Scavenging Law(03.02.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed State to include 2 women social workers in State Monitoring Committee constituted under Section 26 of the Prohibition .....

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Gauhati HC Grants Relief to Assam Resident Whose Deceased Mother was Declared Foreigner(08.02.2023)

Gauhati High Court has granted relief to Assam Resident, aggrieved by an ex-parte opinion of Foreigner's Tribunal, declaring his dead mother a foreign.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Compliance Reports on Apex Court’s Directions on Police Reforms(09.02.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed Governments of Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh to file affidavits regarding compliance of the direction.....

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Gau HC to Mizorm: Record Reasons for Disagreement With Recommendation to Grant OBC Status to Gorkhas(10.02.2023)

Gauhati High Court has held that Mizoram Government may disagree with the recommendation made by its Permanent Body to grant OBC status to Gorkhas, wh.....

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Gauhati HC to State: Why POCSO Act Added in Child Marriage Act?(15.02.2023)

Gauhati High Court while granting anticipatory bail to certain accused in different matters booked under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006, .....

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Gauhati HC Imposes Cost on ERO for Referring Ret. Army Officer to Foreigners Tribunal(21.02.2023)

Gauhati High Court has imposed a cost of Rs. 10,000 on Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) of for referring a retired army personnel who has rendered.....

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Gauhati HC: Non Compliance of Section 41A CrPC Would Entitle Accused to be Granted Bail(23.02.2023)

Gauhati High Court has held that if police does not comply with the provisions of Section 41A CrPC, the person arrested would be entitled to be releas.....

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Gau. HC: Res Judicata Not Attracted if Previous Order of Foreigners Tribunal is Unreasoned(06.03.2023)

Gauhati High Court has held that principle of res judicata will not apply to subsequent proceeding before Foreigners Tribunal to determine whether a p.....

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Gau. HC: Seized Articles Not Produced Before Court Can be Released Even if Investigation Pending(07.03.2023)

Gauhati High Court has held that criminal court has power under Section 457 CrPC to release seized articles even at the stage of investigation, if suc.....

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Gauhati HC to State: Take Action Against Schools Not Reserving 25% Seats for Disadvantaged Groups(13.03.2023)

Gauhati High Court while directing State to implement its policy under Right to Education Act regarding admission benefits to children from weaker sec.....

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Gau. HC Upholds Assam Government's Notification on Deepor Beel Wildlife Sanctuary(27.03.2023)

Gauhati High Court while upholding notification issued by the Assam Government declaring Deepor Beel Area a Wildlife Sanctuary, has observed that pres.....

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Gau. HC to Assam Govt.: Pay Rs 5 Lakh Compensation to Custodial Death Victim's Wife(27.03.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed Assam Government to pay Rs. 5 lakh as compensation to a woman, whose husband died in jail because timely appropriate a.....

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Gau. HC: Confession to Police Officer in Absence of Magistrate Can’t be Basis for Conviction(30.03.2023)

Gauhati High Court while acquitting a woman who was convicted for murdering her husband has held that confession made to police officers in absence of.....

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Gau HC to Centre & State: Stop Illegal Mining by Coal India Ltd in Forest Areas of Digboi Division(03.04.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed Centre and State government to stop Coal India Ltd. from undertaking mining activities in Saleki Proposed Reserve Fore.....

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Gau HC: Can’t Condone Delay in Filing Petition U/S 34 A&C Act Beyond 120 Days(17.04.2023)

Gauhati High Court has held that Court cannot condone delay in the filing of the petition under Section 34 of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act beyon.....

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Gau. HC to State: Submit Report on Number of Shelter Camps in Assam(24.04.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed State to provide the exact number of temporary shelter camps in entire state wherein people who have been displaced on.....

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Gau. HC: Consensual Relationship and Failure to Prove Victim is Minor, Ground for Bail Under POCSO(11.05.2023)

Gauhati High Court while setting aside conviction of an accused under Section 6 of POCSO Act, has held that in cases where the prosecution fails in pr.....

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Gauhati HC: Providing SIM Card for Anti-National Activities Amounts to Providing Logistics Support(15.05.2023)

Gauhati High Court while denying bail to an accused under UAPA, has held that providing a SIM card to an “illegal Bangladeshi national for carrying ou.....

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Gauhati HC Quashes Notification Prohibiting Sale of Dog Meat in Nagaland(07.06.2023)

Gauhati High Court has quashed the notification issued by Chief Secretary, Nagaland Government that banned the commercial import, trading of dogs, dog.....

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Gauhati HC: Concept of Post Investigation FIR is Alien to Principles of Criminal Jurisprudence(19.06.2023)

Gauhati High Court while rapping Assam police for creating a post-investigation FIR in a murder case, has observed that such a procedure is totally al.....

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Gauhati HC: Absence of Protective Steps Leadings to Encroachment of Heritage Cites(19.06.2023)

Gauhati High Court while observing that illegal encroachment of the Heritage sites related to the Ahom Dynasty including those is going on unabated du.....

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Gau. HC to Arunachal Govt: Expedite Establishing of Control Centre for Police Station CCTVS(19.06.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed Arunachal Pradesh government to expedite the process of establishing comprehensive CCTV system in all police stations .....

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Gauhati HC to State: Constitute Transgender Welfare Board Within Six Weeks(29.06.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed State Government to expedite the process of constitution of Transgender Welfare Board and complete the same within 6 w.....

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Gau. HC Cancels Bail Granted to Hostel Warden Accused to have Sexually Assaulted 21 Children(24.07.2023)

Gauhati High Court while stressing the need to sensitize judges handling POCSO Cases, has Suo moto cancelled bail granted by the trial court to a Host.....

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SC Restores Petition in Gauhati HC Which Challenges Sub-classification Within STs in Mizoram(25.07.2023)

Supreme Court while setting aside the Gauhati High Court order dismissing petition filed for challenging the sub-classification within the Scheduled T.....

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Gau. HC to State: Take Steps to Boost Tourism Around Deepor Beel Lake(27.07.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed State Government to take steps regarding the protection, beautification, and enhancement of biodiversity of the Deepor.....

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Gauhati HC: Can’t Shift Burden of Proof on Accused if Multiple Witnesses of Crime Present(28.02.2024)

Gauhati High Court has held that when the offence was allegedly committed in daylight in the presence of witnesses then by applying the provisions of .....

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Gau. HC: Conviction Under Section 489B of Indian Penal Code Set Aside For Lack of Mens Rea(29.02.2024)

Gauhati High Court has set aside the conviction of a man under Section 489B of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 on the ground that no mens rea on the part .....

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Gauhati High Court Frames Policy For Persons With Disabilities(04.03.2024)

Gauhati High Court has framed the 'Equal Opportunity Policy for Persons with Disabilities' in order to avoid discrimination and harassment taking plac.....

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Gau. HC: Notification for Adopting Practice Directions in Proceeding Under POCSO Act, Issued(21.03.2024)

Gauhati High Court has issued a notification for the adoption of practice directions in proceedings under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offen.....

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Gauhati High Court: Notify the Child Protection Policy and the rules under the Juvenile Justice Act(01.04.2024)

Gauhati High Court has asked the State Government to notify the rules under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015, and the Child Protec.....

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Gau. HC: Primary Duty of the State to Disburse Funds Under Victim Compensation Scheme(09.04.2024)

Gauhati High Court while stating that it is the primary duty of the State to provide fund for the disbursement of compensation to the victims under th.....

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Gau. HC Declares Levy of Court Fee at the rate of 7% for Grant of Probate as Unconstitutional(17.05.2024)

Gau. HC has declared Article 11 of Schedule I of Court Fee (Amendment) Act, 1950 as unconstitutional in respect of levy of court fee for grant of prob.....

Tags : Gauhati High Court, Grant of Probate, Letter of Administration, 7% Ad Valorem

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Gau HC: Courts Have Duty to Examine & Reject Time Barred Claims to Protect Parties from Arb. Process(07.06.2024)

Gauhati High Court has held that courts have a duty to examine and reject time-barred claims in order to prevent parties from getting trapped in costl.....

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Gau. HC: Assam Govt. Directed to Apprise Court on Steps Taken to Prevent Water Logging(07.06.2024)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Assam Government to notify the court within ten days, the steps that have been taken by the Government to deal wit.....

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Gauhati High Court: Chief Secretary’s Statement Sought on Inadequacy of Funds(11.06.2024)

Gauhati High Court has sought the statement of the Assam Government’s Chief Secretary to apprise the Court about the inadequate disbursement of compen.....

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Gau. HC: If Delay in Filing Matri. Appeal Not Satisfactorily Expl., Bar Against Remarriage Not Applic(14.06.2024)

Gauhati High Court while dismissing an application seeking condonation of delay in preferring a matrimonial appeal that challenged an ex-parte divorce.....

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Gau. HC: Party Can Invoke Arbitration Despite Alternative Remedy Available Under RERA Act(14.06.2024)

Gauhati High Court has held that the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 is not inconsistent or in derogation of the RERA Act. Thus, arbitration ca.....

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Gauhati HC: Arbitration Can be Invoked Despite Existence of Alternative Remedy Under RERA Act(17.06.2024)

Gauhati HC has held that arbitration can be invoked to settle a real estate dispute, despite the existence of an alternative legal remedy under the Re.....

Tags : Gauhati High Court, RERA Act, Arbitration Act, Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act

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