Rajib Sarma was arrested from his residence in Assam’s Gauripur at 2 am on Thursday, hours before his 64-year-old father passed away due to cardiac arrest
Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more
NIA is investigating two cases, which were initially registered at Chandmari and Chabua police stations, related to Gogoi's alleged role in the violent protests
Gauhati HC grants divorce to man after wife refuses to wear 'sindoor and sakha', says it projects woman's refusal to accept marriage
'... her refusal to wear 'sakha and sindoor' will project her to be unmarried and/or signify her refusal to accept the marriage with the appellant (husband),' the Gauhati High Court said in the judgment passed on 19 June.
Oil India ‘intending to file writ petition’ before Gauhati HC challenging PCBA order to close operations at Assam’s Baghjan oil field
OIL stated that it is intending to file writ petition before the Gauhati High Court challenging PCBA's order to close down operations at Baghjan oilfield in Tinsukia district
Gauhati HC cites SC verdict to explain difference between courts, tribunals; says rules of evidence not applicable in Foreigners' Tribunal for proving citizenship
All courts are tribunals, but all tribunals are not courts, says Gauhati High Court.
MHA-appointed panel's recommendation of 1951 as cut-off date to define Assam 'indigenous' meets resistance from minority groups
The Sharma Committee, which has members of the All Assam Students Union (AASU), one of the signatory bodies of the Assam Accord, and is headed by Justice (retired) Biplab Kumar Sharma, will submit its recommendations on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord on Tuesday as the debate over who is 'Assamese' continues. The
Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional
The Assam government put forward the idea of a socio-economic census of indigenous Muslims of Assam, except that it decided to drop the term Khilonjiya (indigenous) from the census.
Conflicting judgments, absence of guidelines, litany of documents: India's citizenship conundrum is a mess
Multiple conflicting judgments have only deepened the confusion rather than solving it.
Supreme Court directs Centre, Assam government to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres
The Supreme Court Friday directed the Centre and the Assam government to file a fresh report with regard to the status of release of Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres as per its earlier order
Assam NRC exercise and citizenship determination drive hold warning to other states of the shape of things to come
As part of the Assam NRC, individuals had to prove that either they or their ancestors lived in Assam before 24 March 1971.
What sets Assam apart from the rest of the country is its peaceful form of protest. The Assamese have combined peace, patience and art to set an example for those who believe in the true meaning of nation building.
Inspired by Ahom warrior Mula Gabhoru, Assamese women take centrestage in fresh anti-CAA protests across state
If the first phase of Assam protests against Citizenship Amendment Act was dominated by violence and instances of aggression, women are taking the centrestage in phase two of the protests which calls for a non-violent satyagraha against the Act
'How will we pay our EMIs?': Out of service, Ola, Uber drivers in Assam warn of 'aggressive movement', demand immediate restoration of mobile internet
Over 12,000 Ola and Uber drivers in Assam have threatened to start an aggressive movement against the government as mobile internet ban enters the seventh day amidst anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests
CAG detects 'irregularities' worth Rs 100 crore during National Register of Citizens exercise in Assam: Report
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has uncovered alleged irregularities worth Rs 100 crore during the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise.
Hitesh Dev Sharma replaces Prateek Hajela as Assam NRC coordinator, will oversee appeals against exclusion in final list
Assam Civil Service officer Hitesh Dev Sharma was on Saturday appointed as the NRC State Coordinator in place of Prateek Hajela, who ensured publication of the final version of the National Register of Citizens on 31 August under supervision of the Supreme Court
Making sense of Assam's NRC: A closer look at three factors that caused errors in register of citizens
Barring foreign nationals who might have fraudulently enrolled their names in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, nobody is happy with the list published last month
With 3 days left to publish final NRC in Assam, officers working round the clock for 'error-free' list, say govt officials
With just three days left for the publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, officers are working round-the-clock to ensure an "error-free" final list, official sources said on Wednesday.
The final NRC is set to be published on 31 August and little is known about what happens to those whose name do not figure in it
CJI Ranjan Gogoi expresses concern over pendency of cases at public function, says over 2 lakh matters pending in courts for over 25 years
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said that the judiciary alone should not be be blamed for pendency of cases; the executive also has some responsibility.
NRC in Assam: Gauhati HC grants interim bail to Mohammad Sanaullah, Kargil veteran who was detained after being declared 'foreigner'
A resident Kolohikash village in Kamrup district of Assam, Mohammad Sanaullah was serving as a sub-inspector in the Assam border police before being declared a "foreigner" on 23 May and dismissed from service