Category: Gauhati High Court

Declared a foreigner, 104-year-old man in Assam dies before being able to prove Indian citizenship

Source:- A 104-year-old man in Assam, who was declared a foreigner by a tribunal in 2018, died before being able to prove his Indian citizenship, the Hindustan Times reported on Monday. Chandradhar Das died at his home in Cachar district’s Amraghat area on Sunday night. He suffered a heart attack, according to The Indian Express.

Gauhati High Court stays environmental clearance for drilling near Dibru-Saikhowa National Park

Source:- Guwahati: The division bench of the Gauhati High Court on Monday stayed the Centre’s permission to government owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) to drill seven wells inside a famous national park in eastern Assam, officials said. The Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, where the OIL proposed to drill for its ambitious hydrocarbon projects is adjacent to

Meghalaya: CoMSO seeks Modi intervention on ILP delay

Source:- Pressing home its demand for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya, the Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organizations (CoMSO) has now sought the intervention of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on this matter. “(We) humbly requested that your good office to kindly accord approval for implementation of ILP system in the State

Advocate Shahnaz Islam Writes A Heartfelt Article On Current Covid Crisis: A Crestfallen Year

Source:- Life always been and happened to be a hurdle race for every individuals in its pace; but it became merciless tyrant when the Covid-19 carved in it’s path. Casket of thoughts, some feeble vehemence and unspoken words tryst with ailing promises. Life always been and happened to be a hurdle race for every individuals

Online training for GBs organized

Source:- ITANAGAR, Oct 30: Over 100 gaon buras and gaon buris (GB) from 19 districts participated in an online refresher training on ‘Synergy between customary practices and formal law’, organized by the Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services (APSLSA) on Friday, in collaboration with the union justice ministry’s justice department. During the programme, which was hosted

Congress demands probe into govt recruitments during BJP rule in Assam

Source:- Guwahati, Oct 16 (PTI) The Congress on Friday demanded an enquiry by a sitting judge of the Gauhati High Court into all the recruitments to various departments of the Assam government during the four-and-half years of BJP rule in the state.Leader of the opposition in the state Assembly, Debabrata Saikia, accused the ruling party

Detention centres for illegal immigrants should be outside jails, says Gauhati high court

Source:- Criticising the Assam government for flouting Supreme Court directives regarding detention centres for illegal immigrants, the Gauhati high court has held that those should be outside jails. In an order issued on Wednesday, Justice Achintya Malla Bujor Barua stated that pending repatriation, illegal immigrants can’t be confined in prisons and deprived of basic human

Gauhati High Court says foreigners detention centres cannot be part of jail premises

Source:- On October 7, the Gauhati High Court declared foreigners detention centres had to be moved out of jail premises in Assam. The court was hearing a petition asking how detention centres, used to hold persons identified as “foreigners” and awaiting deportation/ repatriation or persons waiting for their citizenship claims to be settled, should be

Assam ex-DIG, wanted in SI exam paper leak case, held at Nepal border

Source:- GUWAHATI: PK Dutta, an elusive former deputy inspector general (DIG) of Assam Police, was detained by cops on the Indo-Nepal border on Tuesday.He was wanted in connection with the leakage of question paper of a test for the recruitment of police sub-inspectors. “PK Dutta has been detained at Indo-Nepal border on the strength of