SC ST Act

Man held for abusive remarks against TN CM Stalin

The man was identified as V Boopathy. The police said Boopathy, in an inebriated state, uploaded the video on social media in which he abused the CM and scheduled castes. 

published on : 7th November 2022

UP: Dalit man thrashed, tonsured for 'stealing' toilet seat; BJP leader among 3 held

All the accused, including a local BJP leader, have been arrested.

published on : 24th October 2022

Eight in dock after Dalit boy fined Rs 60K in Kolar

Eight people were booked by Malur Masthi police after a minor Dalit boy was fined Rs 60,000 for touching the grama deity Boothamma.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Court bars Panjakulam case accused from entering village

A special court in Tirunelveli on Wednesday barred the five accused in the Panjakulam case from entering the village for six months.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Dindigul: Woman refuses to rent out flat to SC person, booked

Police said the SC man, A Madurai Veeran of Arasapillaipatti village, approached caste Hindu couple Lakshmi and Velusamy on September 14 for renting a building flat owned by the couple.

published on : 20th September 2022

SC/ST Act not applicable to someone fighting casteism, observes Kerala judge

The judge granted bail to activist Civic Chandran in a case by saying that offences under this statute would not prima facie stand against him as he was fighting against caste system.

published on : 18th August 2022

Panchayat deputy president, two others booked under SC/ST Act in Vellore

Three caste Hindus were booked for alleged repeated casteist slurs and death threats against a panchayat president belonging to the SC community on Friday in Vellore.

published on : 7th August 2022

10 booked under SC/ST Act for assaulting teen 

Around 10 minors were booked under multiple sections of the SC/ST Act and IPC for allegedly hurling caste names and assaulting a 17-year-old boy in the district on Tuesday. 

published on : 3rd August 2022

After four years, special court finds 27 guilty in Katchanatham caste killings

Five other SCs were seriously injured in the attack. The violence followed a dispute between the two communities over the bestowing of temple honours.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Four of a family get life term for Dalit man's murder in Rajasthan

The convicts had attacked Raiger and his 11-year-old brother Imlesh with sticks and stones.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Will take legal action against crime branch: K Surendran on SC/ST Act against him

If Pinarayi Vijayan thinks he can silence the opposition by filing a fake case against them, he is mistaken, Surendran said.

published on : 9th June 2022

Clashes over SC/ST Act in Gwalior-Chambal in 2018: Madhya Pradesh govt mulling withdrawal of cases 

"This is a new era of social harmony. The government will take serious steps in this direction (withdrawal of cases)," the CM asserted.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Custodial death: Four more cops held, booked under SC/ST Act

Four more police personnel were arrested on Saturday in connection with the death of V Vignesh allegedly in police custody.

published on : 8th May 2022

Uttar Pradesh: Pali SHO at large after assaulting minor gang-rape victim, suspended

While the 13-year-old rape survivor has been sent to a destitute home for children, the accused SHO, who stands suspended, is on the run.

published on : 4th May 2022

VV Minerals owner booked under SC/ST Act a month after Madras HC order  

Refusing the allegations raised, Vaikundarajan told TNIE he possessed CCTV footage to prove that he did not abuse the complainant on caste lines on the date mentioned in the complaint.

published on : 27th April 2022

Nagapattinam student suicide: Three booked under SC/ST Act

S Subashini, who was pursuing first year in physiotherapy at a private college in Nagapattinam, was allegedly depressed from the mistreatment by her institution for not paying fees.

published on : 1st April 2022

Conviction rate 7% in SC/ST atrocity cases: Kota Shrinivas Poojari

Social Welfare Minister Kota Shrinivas Poojari said the conviction rate in atrocity cases was seven per cent in 2021.

published on : 26th March 2022

Byndoor MLA booked under SC/ST Act for insulting woman doctor

Byndoor MLA B M Sukumar Shetty and 12 others were booked under SC/ST Act for allegedly abusing and unnecessarily transferring one Dr Veena Narayana Shiruru to a hospital in Ankola

published on : 17th March 2022

Gokulraj murder: 10 sentenced to life imprisonment until death

Prime accused S Yuvaraj gets triple life-term; all 10 claim they were implicated in the case

published on : 9th March 2022

Unless SC/ST Act enforced, society with no caste-based discrimination a distant dream: Delhi HC

The complainant had alleged that the accused passed caste-based derogatory remarks, abused and threatened him.

published on : 8th March 2022
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