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Justice Ajit Singh sworn-in as Gauhati HC Chief Justice

The oath of office to the Chief Justice was administered by Assam Governor P B Acharya.

Arunachal governor appoints new advocate general

Rajkhowa also appointed Anil Srivastav as the additional advocate general-cum-standing counsel for Arunachal Pradesh in the Supreme Court.

SC refers Arunachal political crisis issue to constitution bench

The Supreme Court on Thursday referred to a Constitution bench a bunch of petitions arising out of certain orders passed by the Gauhati High Court in the ongoing political battle in Arunachal Pradesh.

Arunachal Speaker's acceptance of MLAs resignations correct: Gauhati HC

The ongoing political upheaval in Arunachal Pradesh has taken another twist with a two-judge bench of the Gauhati High Court comprising of Acting Chief Justice MR Pathak and Justice T Vaiphei rejecting the petition of two Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) Gabriel Denang Wangsu and Wanglam Sawin that challenged Speaker Nabam Rebia`s decision to accept their resignations.

HC dismisses Arunachal Speaker's petition on change of bench

Justice AK Goswami after hearing the petition interalia held that constitution and listing of a case was the prerogative of the Chief Justice of the High Court, and accordingly dismissed it.

ULFA leader Anup Chetia walks out of jail

ULFA leader Anup Chetia walks out of jail

 Anup Chetia, the self-styled general secretary of insurgent group ULFA who was extradited from Bangladesh in November, walked out of jail on Thursday after the Gauhati High Court granted him bail.

Arunachal Pradesh's Governor to challenge Gauhati HC order

Expressing "extreme surprise" Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkohwa on Friday decided to appeal against the Gauhati High Court order staying his notification advancing the session of the state Assembly after which the Speaker and Chief Minister were "voted out" and a new CM "elected" in makeshift premises.

Arunachal row: Gauhati High Court stays Assembly 'session' decisions by Governor

Arunachal row: Gauhati High Court stays Assembly 'session' decisions by Governor

Coming down heavily on Arunachal Pradesh Governor J P Rajkhowa, the Gauhati High Court on Thursday kept in abeyance all decisions taken by the state "Assembly" on Wednesday in which it "removed" Speaker Nabam Rebia.

Mediation can make North Eastern states litigation free: SC judge

North Eastern states have the potential to be 'litigation free' states in the country as it is an area where people settle disputes in the traditional way of mediation, Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur said on Saturday.

Dimapur lynching: Gauhati HC directs CBI probe

Six months after the gruesome lynching of a rape accused in Nagaland`s commercial town Dimapur, the Gauhati High Court on Monday directed the CBI to conduct an inquiry into the incident.

SC stays HC order for CBI probe against Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki

In a relief to Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, the Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the Gauhati High Court order for a CBI probe into corruption allegations related to his tenure as PWD Minister in 2006.

Gauhati HC suspends proceeding against Subramanian Swamy for 4 weeks

 Gauhati High Court on Friday suspended proceedings for four weeks against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in a lower court for allegedly delivering a hate speech on Ayodhya issue here in March and issued notice to Assam government and the complainant.

Interim bail granted to accused in teacher recruitment scam

 The Gauhati High Court on Thursday granted interim bail to the five accused in the alleged teacher recruitment scam.

PIL filed against Arunachal govt for misuse of central funds

 A PIL has been filed in the Gauhati High Court against the Arunachal Pradesh government alleging gross misuse of central funds.

Nirbhay Sharma sworn-in as Governor of Mizoram

Lt General (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma was on Tuesday sworn-in as the Governor of Mizoram at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan here.

Former Assam minister arrested in assault case

Former Assam minister Siddeque Ahmed was arrested and sent to judicial custody for six days after his bail plea was rejected by a Karimganj court on Thursday in connection with an assault case.

Dimapur lynching: HC notice to Centre, Nagaland on PIL seeking CBI probe

The Gauhati High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central and Nagaland governments to file their responses to a PIL seeking a CBI probe into the breaking into Dimapur Central Jail and lynching of a rape accused by a mob on March 5.

Nagaland Speaker restores membership of 3 MLAs

Nagaland Assembly Speaker Chotisuh Sazo has restored the membership of three MLAs, who were disqualified from the Assembly last year, following an order of the Gauhati High Court.

Court has not revoked Speaker's disqualification order: Nagaland NCP

The interim order by Kohima bench of Gauhati High Court had neither revoked the disqualification of the three defecting MLAs by Nagaland Assembly Speaker Chotisuh Sazo nor allowed them to join BJP, Nagaland NCP has claimed.

Court grants stay on disqualification three Nagaland MLAs

The Kohima Bench of Gauhati High Court on Friday granted interim stay on the disqualification of three Nagaland MLAs by the Speaker.