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40% cases filed under SC/ST Act fake: Rajasthan Police

January 13, 2021 2:29 pm

The police also shared the data showing 39% cases filed for crimes against women were fake.

Maharashtra: Days after man’s death, family says police not charging accused under SC/ST Act

December 07, 2020 1:32 am

Aakash Jadhav, a resident of Santacruz, who worked as a delivery agent with a food-delivery company, was assaulted on November 2 near his residence by the four accused who were alleged to be in an inebriated state and got into an argument with him.

Supreme Court: Offence under SC/ST Act only if intention to humiliate

November 06, 2020 9:00 am

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi said that to constitute an offence under the Act, the words spoken must be “in any place within public view”, and not within the four walls of a house and in the absence of any member of the public.

Not mandatory to hear the victim for bailable offences under SC/ST Act: Gujarat HC

August 28, 2020 3:33 am

Section 15A (5) of the Act, which states that a victim or his dependent “shall be entitled to be heard” at any proceeding under this Act, was also challenged. Hemal Jain submitted that these two provisions are directory in nature and not mandatory.

If accused charged under POCSO, SC/ST Act, offences can be tried only by special POCSO court: Bombay HC

July 07, 2020 3:47 am

Additional Public Prosecutor S V Gavand, appearing for the Pune Police, opposed the bail plea on the ground that as the accused has been charged under both Acts, bail application under Section 439 of CrPC was not maintainable.

Mayawati welcomes SC order on SC/ST Act, asks why Cong, BJP did nothing

October 02, 2019 2:27 pm

The BSP chief also tweeted about the latest Niti Aayog ranking of schools in terms of education that put Uttar Pradesh at the bottom of the list.

Supreme Court recalls its order on SC/ ST Act: It is discriminatory

October 02, 2019 4:30 am

The court pointed out that there is no provision in the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) or SC/ST Act for a preliminary enquiry, and it would mean that “even if a complaint made out a cognizable offence, an FIR would not be registered until the preliminary enquiry is held.”

SC/ST Act: Apex court sends Centre’s plea for review to three-judge bench

September 14, 2019 4:17 am

Hearing it on April 3, 2018, the bench of Justices Goel and Lalit refused to grant any interim stay. The court said it had not diluted the Act but only attempted to protect the innocent.

One in 5 cops thinks SC/ST Act cases false, motivated: Survey

August 31, 2019 3:59 am

The findings are part of a report, titled ‘The Status of Policing in India Report 2019: Police Adequacy and Working Conditions’, released earlier this week.

Is video recording must under SC/ST Act: Matter referred to larger bench of Bombay High Court

August 10, 2019 2:18 pm

On Tuesday, when Justice Sadhana Jadhav had allowed advocates to begin with the arguments in the bail application of accused doctors in the Dr Payal Tadvi death case, she was informed that the proceedings will be video recorded as per the previous orders passed by Justice Dama S Naidu.