Saturday, Jan 28, 2023

SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act


Statue of Unity Assistant Commissioner suspended over ‘remarks against tribals’

April 04, 2022 5:29 am

The order comes just two days after a controversy broke out over an audio clip allegedly of a conversation between Dubey and a CISF officer, in which Dubey was heard making 'derogatory' remarks against the tribal community.

Nagaur rape-murder: Body moved in middle of night, police say deadlock over

February 22, 2022 3:56 am

Geegraj Jodli, a Dalit activist who was with the family at the time, said: “Around 3 am, 200-300 jawans held us forcibly and moved the body. Police were barbaric.”

Dalit farmer assaulted by upper caste men in Gujarat over a land dispute: Cops

July 25, 2021 7:35 pm

According to police, the victim, Balwant Rathod, was assaulted by the group with swords and knives around 8 am at a farmland in Nesda Golup village under Vav taluka of Banaskantha.

Gujarat: Police inspector booked for ‘assaulting tribal man, using casteist slurs’

June 26, 2020 7:33 pm

The inspector of Limdi police station was booked under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and IPC sections 294 (b) and 352.

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,

SC/ST Act: Never thought it will become political issue, says original complainant

April 03, 2018 6:29 pm

Distancing himself from the Union government's review petition, Bhaskar Gaikwad told that ever since the ruling came in which he is a respondent, he was planning to file a review petition within the stipulated time of one month.

SC/ST Atrocities Act protests: Educational institutions in Punjab to remain shut, public transport suspended today

April 02, 2018 4:32 am

Security has also been beefed up ahead of the protests on April 2. Heavy police force has been deployed at various parts of the state and the Army has also been roped in.

SC/ST Atrocities Act: Dalit MPs meet PM Modi, no Central assurance on review petition

March 29, 2018 3:24 am

Sources in the government said that although Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot has written to Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad about a review plea, the matter did not come up for discussions in the two cabinet meetings since March 20.

Rising pendency, falling convictions: what data on SC/ST Act trials show

April 03, 2018 8:45 am

Fewer than a third of India’s districts have the Special Courts mandated by the 1989 Atrocities Act; rape and assault on women form the largest chunk of cases registered under the Act

Nido death: SC/ST Act case to be heard by special court

February 07, 2014 1:53 am

The matter was posted before Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Kumar, who transferred it to a special judge citing lack of jurisdiction.