Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Gauhati High Court

Over 1 lakh cases pending in Foreigners’ Tribunals

In the 100 Foreigners’ Tribunals (FTs) functioning in Assam, more than 1 lakh cases are pending which raises questions about the efficiency of the members working there.From April 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022, a mere number of 15,201...

Foundation stone laidfor Noklak district court

Gauhati High Court judge, Kohima bench and executive chairman, NSLSA, Justice Songkhupchung Serto on May 28 laid the foundation stone of district court complex, Nokak, at white hall, Noklak Village.In a press release, NSLSA PRA, Ketholeno Neihu informed that...

Victim Compensation: Rs. 8 lakh compensation paid to victim’s kin

Gauhati High Court Judge and Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) executive chairman Justice Songkhupchung Serto handed over Rs 8 lakh in cheque to the father of a victim as ‘Victim Compensation’ under National Legal Services Authority’s (NALSA) Compensation...

NAYO anguish over HC judgment

Northern Angami Youth Organization (NAYO) has expressed anguish over the judgment of Kohima Bench of Gauhati High Court sentencing Yuirenga M R Shimray to 10 years of imprisonment and fine of Rs. 5000 for the murder of police inspector,...

NBA plea to Union law minister and state CM

Separate High Court; retransfer of Justice Jamir Nagaland Bar Association (NBA) has reiterated the need for a separate High Court for Nagaland and also requested re-transfer of Justice L.S. Jamir from Manipur High Court back to Gauhati High Court Kohima...

Two SC judges to take oath of office today

Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana on Monday would administer the oath of office to Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Gujarat High Court Judge Justice Jamshed B Pardiwala as Supreme Court judges.Two...

Mevani bail: HC stays Barpeta Court observations on police

The Gauhati High Court Monday stayed some observations made by the Barpeta District and Sessions Court while granting bail to Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani. The expunged remarks, the high court said, were made “without there being any materials on...

Due process of law followed in police encounters: Assam govt

Due process of law and all guidelines issued by the NHRC are being followed in all cases of police encounters that have taken place in Assam since May last year, the state government claimed in an affidavit filed before...