Gauhati High Court
North East  /  Published 25.02.19

Supreme Court seeks reply from Centre, Assam on foreigner tag plea

The Supreme Court has sought the response of the Centre and the Assam government regarding a Muslim woman’s petition challenging a foreigners tribunal that had declared her an illegal migrant though...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 25.03.20

Plea to release ‘declared foreigners’

Justice and Liberty Initiative, an Assam-based organisation which provides legal aid, has written to the Chief Justice of India to release “declared foreigners” from detention centres of Assam in ...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.06.19

Dispur to oppose plea of scam-accused

The Assam government will oppose the pleas made by 49 sacked Assam Civil Service (ACS), Assam Police Service (APS) and allied services officials in Gauhati High Court for reinstatement in service.Thes...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.05.19

Government schools face flak over costs

Information received under the Rights to Information Act (RTI) has revealed that the Assam government spends upto Rs 83,000 annually on every student enrolled in state-run schools, a sum more than mos...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.02.20

Researcher files petition against IITG

Sunayan Deka, 30, has filed a petition in Gauhati High Court challenging his termination from the PhD programme of IIT Guwahati alleging that it was “arbitrary” and “erroneous” by the institut...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


India  /  Published 14.04.19

No land's man: the plight of Assam's 'foreigners'

The red and green single-storey house on Silchar’s Jail Road, 340 kilometres southeast of Guwahati, looks innocuous. A weather-beaten corrugated tin shade nearly hides the signage that says: Central...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

North East  /  Published 02.04.19

‘Foreigner’ families fight for identity

It’s a poignant tale of two families from diverse districts of Assam living in separate detention centres but bound in suffering wrought by the battle over influx and the need to establish their Ind...
By Sudeshna Pal in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 14.09.19

Barak Valley tribes say no to tribunals

The Assam Indigenous People Protection Committee (AIPPC) a Barak Valley- based indigenous people’s organization stated that many people belonging to indigenous communities in the area have been left...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.10.18

Assam: bail for 9 in APSC case

Gauhati High Court on Thursday granted bail to nine Assam Civil Service (ACS), Assam Police Service (APS) and allied services officials, who were arrested by Dibrugarh police in connection with the ca...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Lawyers mull funds for needy advocates

The prevailing lockdown across the country has taken a toll on junior advocates of Gauhati High Court, prompting the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim to propose a ...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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