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The two Supreme Court collegium resolutions were passed on 02-05-2023.

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The High Court’s order came in reference to the FIR filed by the President of Assam Youth Congress who has levelled allegations of mental harassment on Indian Youth Congress President, Srinivas BV.

mla akhil gogoi
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The Supreme Court observed that this was not a case where Akhil Gogoi should be allowed to be detained in custody, especially after having secured an order of discharge, rightly or wrongly.”

Gauhati High Court
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Gauhati High Court was faced with a peculiar case where “petitioner” had followed every rule in the book to file a well-planned petition; however, in reality the petitioner did not exist!

Tripura Sales Tax Rules
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Supreme Court said that merely providing the mode or machinery/mechanism for recovery of tax payable by the transferer/supplier from buyer deducting tax at source and depositing the same with Revenue cannot be said to be ultra vires to Tripura Sales Tax Act and Rules.

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Gauhati High Court was deliberating over a PIL filed to highlight ineffective implementation of State govt.’s policies framed as per the mandate in Section 12(1)(c) of RTE Act, 2009

Common High Courts
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The Supreme Court settled the issue relating to the scope and ambit of Section 24 vis-à-vis section 25 of the CPC that arose in view of the peculiar circumstances relating to transfer of a suit wherein two States share a common High Court as provided under Article 231 of the Constitution of India.

Justice Nongmeikapam Kotiswar Singh
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Justice N. Kotiswar Singh was serving as the Acting Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court, prior to being appointed as the Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court.

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. The Court, however, upheld the constitutionality of the Assam Community Professional (Registration and Competency) Act, 2015 that was enacted to give continuity in service to the practitioners in question.

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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

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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