Justice Hrishikesh Roy
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Justice Hrishikesh Roy is known for his notable contributions to the causes of alternative dispute settlement and legal aid. We have curated some of his important High Court and Supreme Court decisions.

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Observing that performance of functions identical to those performed by medical practitioners by persons who do not possess the qualifications prescribed under the Central Act, could have dangerous consequences, the Supreme Court held that Rural Health Practitioners enlisted under the Assam Act, are underqualified to perform functions similar to those performed by medical practitioners registered in accordance with the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.

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The Supreme Court observed that the defendants, being in possession, would be entitled to protect and save their possession, unless the person who seeks to dispossess them has a better legal right in the form of ownership or entitlement to possession.

Gauhati High Court
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The President has appointed Shri Justice Nongmeikapam Kotiswar Singh, senior most puisne Judge of the Gauhati High Court, to perform the duties

Gauhati High Court
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The Gauhati High Court had taken suo motu cognizance of the allegation that house belonging to one of the citizens of Nagaon, was bulldozed by an order dated 13-12-2022

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    Gauhati High Court: While deciding this interesting writ petition praying for the issuance of the writ of Mandamus directing to

Gauhati High Court
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Gauhati High Court:In a case relating to suo motu Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the police atrocities, which took place at Paltan

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    The President appoints Susmita Phukan Khaund and Smt. Mitali Thakuria, to be Additional Judges of the Gauhati High Court, in

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Gauhati High Court: The single bench of Michael Zothankhuma, J., disposed of the writ petition and held that the State cannot prematurely

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DELHI HIGH COURT The President transfers Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, Chief Justice, Telangana High Court, as the Chief Justice of the Delhi

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President appoints Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia, Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court and Justice Jamshed Burjor Pardiwala, Judge of the Gujarat High

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Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the elevation of the following Chief Justice / Judge of the High Courts, as Judges in the

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Gauhati High Court
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President appoints the following as Additional Judges of the Gauhati High Court: Kakheto Sema [2 Years] Devashis Baruah [2 Years] Malasri Nandi

Gauhati High Court
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Gauhati High Court: Rumi Kumari Phukan, J., held that if the amount of compensation has already been agreed in a compensation claim,

Gauhati High Court
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Collegium approves proposal for appointment of 3 Additional Judges as Permanent Judges in Gauhati HC Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal

Gauhati High Court
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Elevation of 3 Advocates and 2 Judicial Officers as Judges of Gauhati HC Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for elevation

Gauhati High Court
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Gauhati High Court: Ajit Borthakur, J., granted bail to an IIT student accused of raping his junior. The Bench stated, “Both the

Gauhati High Court
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Gauhati High Court: The Division Bench comprising of Sudhanshu Dhulia, CJ, and Manash Ranjan Pathak, J., directed to connect CCTV cameras of

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Gauhati High Court: Nani Tagia, J., stayed the order of the State Executive Committee of Arunachal Pradesh whereby non-vaccinated persons for Covid-19