SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act

SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act News

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

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.

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

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


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

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

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.

After 11-month wait,BMC safai karamchari gets study leave

After almost a year’s tussle,BMC has granted study leave to a safai karamchari.

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

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