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Tuesday, April 07, 2020

SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) 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.

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

April 17, 2014 2:25 pm

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