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Gujarat: Policeman gets four years jail for assaulting, abusing Dalit man

Vaghela said in his complaint that Zala asked him his caste, and then passed some casteist remarks and assaulted him and his relative Ashok Baraiya.

published on : 25th April 2018

Kerala: Adivasi victims of crime not compensated since 2014, officers say delay in providing monetary relief taking a toll on conviction rate

The delay in paying relief is having a direct bearing on the conviction rate as the poor witnesses are turning hostile during the trial, said an officer.

published on : 24th April 2018

SC stays proceedings against Salman Khan over caste remarks

The actor has been accused of humiliating the Valmiki community by using an offensive word to describe them on a TV show while promoting his film "Tiger Zinda Hai".  

published on : 23rd April 2018

Tamil Nadu government drags its feet on special courts to hear SC/ST cases 

Tamil Nadu may be one of the few States that have challenged the Supreme Court’s recent order diluting the Prevention of Atrocities (SC/ST) Act, 1989.

published on : 20th April 2018

SC/ST Act: Tamil Nadu files review petition, says order dilutes objectives

The State government filed a review petition, stating that the judgment was against the provisions of the Act and had wide ramifications as the same has created insecurity among SC/ST people.

published on : 19th April 2018

Yogi Adityanath’s push to Dalit agenda, appoints former DGP as SC/ST commission chief

The state government also appointed Ambedkar Mahasabha president Lalji Prasad Nirmal chairman of Scheduled Caste Finance and Development Corporation.

published on : 18th April 2018

Chhattisgarh government to file review petition against dilution of SC/ST Act

Chhattisgarh government is all set to file a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging its order diluting certain provisions of the SC/ST Act.

published on : 18th April 2018

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami asks officials to move review plea against SC order on SC/ST Act

The decision was taken at a high-level meet chaired by CM with top officials, senior Cabinet ministers.

published on : 18th April 2018

State governments on board to seek recall of SC/ST Act order: MHA

State governments are with the Centre on the issue of recalling the Supreme Court order allegedly diluting the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

published on : 17th April 2018

Three BJP states to seek review of Supreme Court's SC/ST order

While Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan had reportedly taken steps to implement the order, they have now decided to put its execution in abeyance and approach the apex court for a review.

published on : 17th April 2018

Parties in Tamil Nadu demand inclusion of SC/ST Act in 9th Schedule

VCK leader Thol Thirumavalavan slammed the Union government, saying it had been acting against the interests of Dalits, tribes and minority people.

published on : 17th April 2018

Centre committed to protecting rights of Dalits: Union Minister Paswan on SC/ST Act dilution

The Union consumer affairs, food and public distribution minister said that the government has options, including bringing an Ordinance.

published on : 15th April 2018

SC/ST verdict: Centre considering various options, including ordinance

Sources said no decision has been taken so far and much would depend on the way the hearing on a review petition filed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in the apex court progresses.

published on : 15th April 2018

Opposition hopeful of Dalits spurning BJP in 2019 Parliament poll over dilution of SC/ST Act  

Regional parties are hopeful that the Dalit unrest over the dilution of the SC/ST Act will lead to consolidation of backward caste votes in 2019 poll.

published on : 15th April 2018

Bharat Bandh cases: Haryana government to set up three-member panel, Khattar attacks Opposition 

Khattar said the state government would soon constitute the Haryana Scheduled Castes Commission and notify all posts meant for Scheduled Castes at one go to clear the backlog.

published on : 15th April 2018
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