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SC/ST Atrocities Act


Karnataka: Sub-inspector accused of making Dalit youth drink inmate’s urine arrested

September 03, 2021 8:24 am

Police sources told The Indian Express that PSI Arjun was arrested in Bengaluru on Wednesday night. The victim, Punith K L, also alleged that the police officer made him lick the urine from the floor.

Won’t arrest Param Bir Singh in atrocities case till June 22: Maharashtra to HC

June 14, 2021 7:50 pm

Ghadge’s FIR against Singh was registered initially by the Akola police and from there it was transferred to Thane police station and eventually is being probed by the state CID.

Insults to SC/ST person made within four walls of house not offence: SC

November 06, 2020 12:54 am

The court said an offence under the SC/ST Act would be made out when a member of the vulnerable section of the society is subjected to ‘indignities, humiliations and harassment; in any place within public view.

Explained: Supreme Court SC/ST judgment, in review

October 03, 2019 6:53 am

The Supreme Court has recalled its 2018 directions that diluted certain provisions of the SC/ST Act. What were these provisions, and under what circumstances does the court review its own rulings?

SC recalls its order that diluted arrest, FIR provisions in SC/ST Act

October 01, 2019 12:32 pm

Stating that the struggle of SC/ST people for equality is still not over in the country, the bench said, "SC/ST people still face untouchability, abuse and are being socially outcast. There is still discrimination."

Finish probe and file charge sheets in SC/ST atrocities: Gujarat DGP

July 18, 2019 12:53 am

State officials told The Indian Express that as per an estimate, over 800 cases of atrocities against SC/ST communities have been pending in Gujarat.

Man booked under Atrocities Act for making 8-year-old boy sit on hot temple floor

June 20, 2019 3:00 am

As the boy belongs to Matang (Scheduled Caste) community, police have slapped sections of the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against the accused.

Chouhan’s challenge

September 24, 2018 12:21 am

Madhya Pradesh CM risks Dalit anger against the BJP by backing protests against the SC/ST (prevention of atrocities) Act.

Anti-atrocities Act: Pune rural sees 80% rise in cases

June 11, 2018 9:51 am

The sharp rise in cases filed under the PoA Act is not limited to Pune with neighbouring towns and cities too registering a rise in cases ranging from 40 per cent to 80 per cent. In Sangli, there is a record 105 per cent rise in cases filed under the Act compared to the first four months of 2017.

Undo the wrong

April 19, 2018 1:42 am

An ordinance to overturn the Supreme Court order on SC/ST Atrocities Act is much needed