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Prevention of Atrocities Act


10 days after ‘assault’ in Bharuch: One held after Dalit lawyer succumbs to injuries

December 27, 2020 8:55 pm

Vikas Sodha, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Bharuch, said, “We have lodged a case of murder against the four accused today."

Dalit youth assaulted for ‘using upper castes surname’, one arrested

December 05, 2020 2:19 pm

A day after a 20-year-old Dalit youth was assaulted for allegedly “using an upper caste surname” outside a factory at Sanand area in Ahmedabad rural, police arrested the main accused on Thursday.

Use of casteist slurs during phone call in private no crime under SC/ST Act: High Court

May 31, 2020 2:12 pm

Justice Gill in the verdict said it must be alleged that the accused intentionally insulted or intimidated with the intention to humiliate a member of Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe in any public place to constitute as an offence under the Act,

Changes in SC/ST Act: Apex court doesn’t stay its order, says ‘we’re not going by any agitation’

April 04, 2018 1:21 pm

The judges said the Centre's review petition, filed Monday when Dalits staged protests across the country against what they called dilution of the Act, will again be heard after written submissions are filed.

Bharat bandh: Violent protests erupt across Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath calls for peace

April 02, 2018 4:32 pm

“The central and state governments are dedicated to the welfare of the backward castes and Dalits. If there is any issue you can bring them to the government notice,” Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said while appealing for peace

Ready to fight again if govt seeks review: Maratha leaders after SC ruling on SC/ST Act

March 25, 2018 4:19 pm

Coordinator of the Maratha Kranti Morcha said if the Congress or other political parties, and leaders "with an eye on Dalit votes, wanted to antagonise the Maratha community, they could do so at their own risk."

Sweeper complains, JJ Hospital dean booked for caste slur

February 15, 2014 12:44 am

The hospital has 250 permanent and 100 temporary class IV employees.

Two booked under Prevention of Atrocities Act get anticipatory bail

December 07, 2013 3:25 am

In a rare judgment,a sessions judge granted an anticipatory bail to two accused booked under the Prevention of Atrocities Act,1989.

Not this way

November 16, 2013 1:14 am

SC/ST Act changes are misguided. There is no short cut to exerting political will and administrative reform.

Cabinet clears changes in SC/ST Act despite Sharad Pawar,Ajit Singh objections

November 14, 2013 1:37 am

The amendments provide for dedicated courts and special public prosecutors.