SC ST Act

'Book Mettupalayam wall collapse accused under SC/ST Act'

State President of Samam Kudimakkal Iyakkam CJ Rajan demanded that officials who failed to take action based on complaints lodged by the Dalits earlier should also be booked under the SC/ST Act.

published on : 4th December 2019

Report on relief for Dalit students sought

A series of protests made the Tamil Nadu government to intervene in the issue.

published on : 24th November 2019

Kin of Dalit killed in Punjab cremate body after Rs 20 lakh compensation announced

The government will also bear the education expenditure of the three children of Jagmale Singh till graduation and a Group-D government job would be given to his wife.

published on : 18th November 2019

Ramayampet government school teacher booked for sexually harassing Class IV student

According to information, the teacher had been forcing himself on to the girl child and touching her private parts, apart from speaking indecently to her for the last two months.

published on : 31st October 2019

Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University V-C held for ‘abusing’ sacked attender

Uyyala Muralikrishna of Chilakaluripeta mandalam was appointed as an attendant at the university in 2016.

published on : 21st October 2019

Supreme Court  indicates not diluting stringent provisions of SC/ST Act

Supreme Court said that amendment brought by Centre in SC/ST Act to bar anticipatory bail plea to accused lodged under the Act is unnecessary.

published on : 3rd October 2019

Supreme Court ruling on SC/ST Act has exposed bitter life realities of Dalits: BSP supremo Mayawati

The Supreme Court on Tuesday recalled its direction in the March 20, 2018 verdict which had virtually diluted provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act.

published on : 2nd October 2019

SC recalls its 2018 verdict diluting provisions of arrest under SC/ST Act

A bench of justices Arun Mishra, M R Shah and B R Gavai said the struggle of SC/ST people for equality is still not over in the country.

published on : 1st October 2019

SC to pronounce on Tuesday verdict on Centre's plea for review of 2018 order on SC/ST Act

The top court had on September 18, criticised the verdict delivered by its two-judge bench last year and had observed whether a judgment could be passed against the spirit of the Constitution.

published on : 1st October 2019

SC to hear on October 3 pleas challenging validity of amendments to SC/ST Act

Parliament on August 9, 2018 had passed the bill to overturn the apex court judgement concerning certain safeguards against arrest under the SC/ST law.

published on : 25th September 2019

Inagududur police book Krishna University registrar for hurling casteist abuse on colleague

She further mentioned that Usha threatened to sack her. 

published on : 24th September 2019

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and EmpowermentAthawale asks Telangana government to get its act together in SC/ST atrocity cases

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment says ‘small State’ Telangana reporting too many cases, asks Chief Minister KCR to take action & protect the community 

published on : 21st September 2019

Supreme Court​ refers to three-judge bench Centre's review plea of 2018 SC/ST Act judgement

The Centre had contended that the March 2018 verdict was problematic and it should be reviewed by the court.

published on : 13th September 2019

SC verdict Friday on Centre's review plea of 2018 SC/ST Act judgement

The top court had on May 1 reserved the judgement on the Centre's review plea while observing that laws in the country should be caste neutral and uniform.

published on : 12th September 2019

Two booked in Madurai for coercing Dalit woman to prostrate before them

There is dispute between Caste Hindus and Kattunayakans, who converted to Christianity

published on : 12th September 2019
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