SC/ST Act

Supreme Court reserves order on review plea filed by Centre against amendments to SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on the review petition filed by the Centre against the amendments it had approved on March 20, 2018 judgement which had virtually diluted provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act.

Oct 03, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

SC amends its 2018 verdict on SC/ST Act on Centre's plea

A three-judge bench today set aside the order and observed that the apex court should not have ventured to frame guidelines as it comes within the domain of legislatures.

Oct 01, 2019, 14:51 PM IST

Know PM Modi's 10 'game changer' decisions that can impact voters ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Know PM Modi's 'game changer' decisions ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls that may swing the voters on their part.

Mar 11, 2019, 10:54 AM IST

SC once again refuses to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court on Wednesday once again refused to stay amendments to the SC/ST Act that restored the no anticipatory bail provision and said all matters including the Centre's review petition will be heard on February 19.

Jan 30, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

Supreme Court refuses to stay amendment in SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act

Parliament on August 9 had passed the bill to overturn the apex court order concerning certain safeguards against arrest under the SC and ST law. 

Jan 24, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, 1st January, 2019

This is a special segment for hearing impaired which brings to you latest updates of the afternoon. Watch this video to know the latest news stories of the day.

Jan 01, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

No 'routine' arrests even in crime against Dalits: Allahabad High Court

Though the case was registered under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, as well as under IPC sections, the court prevented the police from making an immediate, routine arrest.

Sep 12, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

Bharat Bandh: Drones cameras used for surveillance in Gwalior

In an unusual way to keep eye on demonstrators across the city, authorities used drone cameras for surveillance in Gwalior during the ongoing Bharat Bandh.

Sep 06, 2018, 14:13 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi joins protest over SC/ST bill, says PM Narendra Modi has no place for Dalits in his heart

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday joined the ongoing protests over the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act and slammed the Narendra Modi government for ignoring the Dalit community.

Aug 09, 2018, 13:53 PM IST

Dalit outfits postpone 'Bharat Bandh' after Lok Sabha passes bill to restore original SC/ST Act

The All India Ambedkar Mahasabha has said that the 'Bharat Bandh' has been deferred as of now and not called off.

Aug 09, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

Bharat bandh: Section 144 imposed in Madhya Pradesh Bhind on Thursday

Dalit organisations have called for a nation-wide bandh on August 9 against the Supreme Court ruling on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act.

Aug 08, 2018, 21:37 PM IST

Dalit groups call for Bharat bandh on August 9, govt urges people not to participate

Government appealed to the public not to participate in the Bharat Bandh and maintain peace, harmony and brotherhood in the country.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

Union Cabinet approves bill to overturn SC order on SC/ST Act ahead of 'Bharat Bandh' on August 9

Several Dalit outfits have threatened to hold a 'Bharat Bandh` protest on August 9 against the top court ruling on the SC/ST Act.

Aug 01, 2018, 18:41 PM IST

SC/ST Act, reservation to stay till BJP is in power: Amit Shah

Amit Shah said on Sunday that Congress will 'mislead' people by saying the NDA government will scrap the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Jun 10, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi to launch 'Save The Constitution' campaign over rising atrocities against Dalits

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will launch 'Save The Constitution' campaign over rising atrocities against Dalits across the country on Monday.

Apr 23, 2018, 00:16 AM IST

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

The comments came in the wake of reports that some state governments have already directed their police to strictly implement the March 20 apex court order, which has upset Dalits groups leading to protests.

Apr 17, 2018, 17:59 PM IST

Observe Ambedkar Jayanti as 'Protect Constitution Day', say Dalit leaders; ask Centre to restore SC/ST Act by August 15

Dalit leaders are also urging the Centre to include the Act in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution. 

Apr 14, 2018, 08:50 AM IST

Centre tells Supreme Court its verdict on SC/ST Act is 'judicial legislation', has caused anger, disharmony

The Centre also told SC that there is a separation of powers between legislature, executive and judiciary which it is inviolable.

Apr 12, 2018, 14:00 PM IST

Another Bharat Bandh on April 10? Madhya Pradesh police geared up to tackle the situation

Madhya Pradesh's DGP has appealed for peace.

Apr 09, 2018, 12:55 PM IST