Gauhati High Court: News

19 Feb 2020

Assam

Assam woman produces 15 documents to prove she's Indian; fails

In what has widely been viewed as a precursor to the dangers of a nationwide National Register of Citizens exercise, a 50-year-old woman in Assam lost the battle to prove her citizenship, despite producing 15 documents.

20 Dec 2019

Assam

Assam: Messages flood phones as internet resumes after 10 days

In Assam, mobile internet services were restored on Friday after a ten-day blackout following violent agitation across the state over the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.

15 Jun 2019

Patna

Fresh trouble for Hrithik's 'Super 30', IITians call movie 'inauthentic'

Super 30 was supposed to be a movie that would inspire millions. The movie, starring Hrithik Roshan, is based on the life of Anand Kumar, who provides free coaching to underprivileged students to get them into IITs.

02 Jun 2019

India

NRC row: Was retired soldier declared 'foreigner' due to mix-up?

A few days ago, a retired soldier was declared a 'foreigner' by the Foreigners' Tribunal (FT). The peculiar case sparked a debate on fairness in the NRC process.

23 Oct 2018

Assam

#AssamBandh: Protesters squat on tracks, try to disrupt rail services

Protesters today tried to put up blockades on railway tracks and disrupt train services across Assam as part of the 12-hour state-wide bandh called by 46 organizations against the Citizenship Bill.

Tinsukia killings: Major General, six others sentenced to life imprisonment

Decades after killing some civilians in Assam's Tinsukia district, seven armymen, including a Major General, were sentenced to life imprisonment through a court martial on Saturday.

03 Oct 2018

India

Minutes after taking oath, CJI Gogoi raises bar for urgent-hearing

Upon taking office on Wednesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi raised the bar for urgent hearings.

03 Oct 2018

India

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as next CJI: Details here

Being the first Chief Justice of India from North-East, Justice Ranjan Gogoi has taken the oath a while back.