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Nagaland political crisis: CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu doesn't appear for floor test, Assembly adjourned sine die

Nagaland political crisis: CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu doesn't appear for floor test, Assembly adjourned sine die

Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu didn't turn up for floor test, which was scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

Gauhati HC upholds Nagaland Governor's directive to prove majority, trust vote on Wednesday

The court had issued an interim order stalling the governor's directive till yesterday so that the matter could be taken up for hearing.

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal appeals to insurgent outfits to come for peace talks

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal appeals to insurgent outfits to come for peace talks

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has invited all the insurgent outfits of the state for peace talks and said his government wants to rid the state of the militancy.

 

 

Acharya sworn in as Arunachal Pradesh Acting Governor

Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit will take oath as the Governor of Meghalaya in the interim later in the evening.
 

Gauhati High Court judge dies of dengue

Gauhati High Court judge dies of dengue

 Gauhati High Court judge Nishitendu Chaudhury died of dengue at a private hospital here on Saturday.

MNF to writes to President Pranab, PM Modi demanding President's rule in Mizoram

Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) will write to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighting the Congress government's "complete failure" in maintaining law and order in Mizoram and urging them to impose President's rule in the state.

V Shanmuganathan sworn in as Arunachal Governor

 Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan was today sworn in as the governor of Arunachal Pradesh.

Meghalaya Governor V. Shanmuganathan gets additional charge of Arunachal

Meghalaya Governor V. Shanmuganathan was on Wednesday sworn in as acting Governor of Arunachal Pradesh by Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh at the Raj Bhavan here.

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.