8 July 2024


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Notifications & Circulars

Draft Regulations to address informal broadcast agreements(03.11.2015)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released draft Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Interconnection (Digital Addressable .....

Tags : Television, broadcaster, operator, disconnect

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TRAI mandates written agreements between broadcasters and operators(07.01.2016)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India released the Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Interconnection (Digital Addressable Cable .....

Tags : Trai, television, broadcaster, operator, written agreement

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UGC denounces ‘selective’ ragging(29.06.2016)

The University Grants Commission introduced ‘Curbing the menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions (third amendment) Regulations, 2016’.

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Statute

SC/ST Act, 2015 in force from 26 January 2016(18.01.2016)

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has notified 26 January, 2016 as the date on which the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Preve.....

Tags : Scheduled caste, tribe, act, 2015, effective

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Bill developments in Parliament(02.05.2016)

The Lok Sabha passed the Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016. The Bill encourages education, training and research in the field of biotechnol.....

Tags : biotechnology, scheduled caste, bill, passed

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Judgments

Wide powers conferred upon the High Court under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, cannot be invoked as a matter of right(21.10.2016)

By present petition, Petitioner challenged judgment passed by caste scrutiny committee, the order passed by Commissioner, Solapur Municipal Corporatio.....

Tags : Election, Invalidation, Caste claim

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Committee may consider opinion of Vigilance Cell though Vigilance report is not binding on Scrutiny Committee(13.12.2016)

Petitioner has invoked writ jurisdiction and sought to challenge order passed by Divisional Caste Scrutiny Committee No.3, thereby invalidating Caste .....

Tags : Election, Caste Certificate, Authenticity

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Certification as Scheduled Caste by becoming 'resident' does not give benefit of reservation in education(13.08.2015)

The Court held that merely by residing in a Union Territory to become 'resident', an immigrant from another State cannot gain benefits from a Presiden.....

Tags : Scheduled caste, resident, education, reservation

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Report of Statutory Commission of experts cannot be interfered with for reason that there could be better way of identification of caste(04.02.2017)

Challenge in present petition is to Notification dated 22nd April, 2015, published in Extra-ordinary official Gazette by State Government on 28th Apri.....

Tags : Notification, Caste, List, Deletion

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It is not necessary to go into the merits of the case at the stage of framing the charge(07.08.2017)

By present revision, under Section 397 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Petitioner/State of Goa has challenged the legality of impugned order of d.....

Tags : Insult, Caste, Discharge, Legality

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Caste is determined by birth and cannot be changed by marriage with a person of scheduled caste(19.01.2018)

Judgment passed by the High Court dismissing the writ petition filed by the Appellant and confirming the order of termination from service passed agai.....

Tags : Caste certificate, Cancellation, Validity

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Caste is acquired by birth and the caste does not undergo a change by virtue of marriage and adoption(04.02.2019)

The Petitioner claims to be belonging to "Mahar" caste, which is included in Scheduled Caste Category. The Petitioner has been appointed as Staff Nurs.....

Tags : Caste claim, Certificate, Validity

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Mere different view on same facts would not entitle committee dealing with subsequent caste claim to reject it(09.03.2020)

By present petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1950 the Petitioner seeks to challenge the order passed by Respondent no. 2 commit.....

Tags : Scrutiny Committee, Caste certificate, Validity

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Lowered education loan criteria for SC/ST students to be decided by RBI and Government(13.10.2015)

Kerala High Court dismissed petitions against the decision of the State Bank of Travancore to not grant the petitioners educational loans for failing .....

Tags : Education, loan, lower, eligibility, scheduled caste

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The validity certificates issued by following a lawful procedure cannot be tinkered(25.09.2017)

The petitioner in present petition challenges the order passed by the Scheduled Tribe Certificate Scrutiny Committee, whereby the caste certificate va.....

Tags : Caste certificate, Validity

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Zee Turner saved from service tax liability(01.04.2016)

The Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal saved Zee Turner from service tax levies after accepting submissions that it was merely acting a.....

Tags : Service tax, foreign broadcaster, indian agent

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News

Remove Caste from Names of Roads: Madras High Court(03.10.2018)

Madras High Court has directed authorities to remove the reference to any caste in the names of roads and streets in Thesur town panchayat in Tiruvann.....

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Karnataka HC: SC/ST Act Cannot be Invoked Merely Because Victim’s Mother is SC(06.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a person, whose one parent belongs to the scheduled caste community and another parent to forward caste, will have .....

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Madras HC: Greater Social Responsibility Required to Avoid Caste Violence(03.11.2016)

Madras High Court has underscored need for greater social responsibility by citizens, more so, on part of political parties, to avoid caste violence.

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Migrant Not to be Recognised as Scheduled Caste of Migrant State: Supreme Court(16.11.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that merely because in the migrant state the same caste is recognised as Scheduled Caste, the migrant cannot be recognise.....

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Rajasthan High Court Orders State to Conduct Fresh Survey on Other Backward Castes(11.08.2015)

Rajasthan High Court has ordered State Government to conduct a fresh survey of communities who are on state list of Other Backward Castes. Landmark ju.....

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P&H HC: Can't Approach HC U/S 438 CrPC After Rejection of Pre-Arrest Bail for Case Under SC/ST Act(04.07.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that once the plea for anticipatory bail under Section 438 CrPC is rejected by Sessions Court to accused under .....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Anticipatory Bail, Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribes

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SC: Person Securing Appointment on The Basis of False Caste Certificate Can’t Retain Benefit(12.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that when a person secures appointment on the basis of a false caste certificate, he cannot be permitted to retain the benefit .....

Tags : Supreme Court, False Caste Certificate, Wrongful Appointment

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Kerala HC Directs State & Centre to Finalize Socio Economic Caste Survey(10.09.2020)

Kerala High Court has directed the State and Central Governments to take steps to finalise the report of socio-economic study of socially and educatio.....

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Karnataka HC: Abuses Hurled in Basement Which was Not in Public View is Not Offence(22.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court while quashing proceedings under Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015, has he.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act

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Delhi HC: Broadcaster Must Be Cautious While Airing Content Which May Disturb Prudent Viewers(22.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a professional broadcaster is expected to bear in mind the minimum precautions which must be exercised while broadcasti.....

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Allahabad HC: No Conviction Under SC/ST Act if Offence Not Committed on Ground of Victim's Caste(29.07.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that to prosecute a person for an offence committed under Section 3(2)(v) of the SC/ST Act, there must be evidence that .....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, SC/ST Act, Caste, Conviction

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Delhi HC: National Commission for Scheduled Castes Not Equivalent to Civil Court(01.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that merely because the Commission has the powers of a Civil Court for the purpose of carrying out investigations or enquiri.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Civil Court

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P&H HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Person Accused of Hurting Sentiments of SC/ST Castes(09.11.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has granted Anticipatory Bail to one Mandeep accused of hurting the sentiments of the SC/ST castes by making a TiktTok vid.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Person Accused of Hurting Sentiments of SC/ST Castes

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SC: Maintain Secular Ethos of Constitution by Keeping Election a Secular Exercise(02.01.2017)

Supreme Court, while hearing several petitions in Hindutva case, has said that no politician can seek vote in name of caste, creed, or religion and d.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Hindutva, 1995 Judgment, caste, creed, religion, election

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Allahabad HC Seeks State’s Reply over Plea Challenging Order Including OBCs in SCs List(13.01.2017)

Allahabad High Court has directed State Government to file a reply in response to a PIL challenging a Government Order (GO) to include 17 castes belon.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Other Backward Castes

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Allahabad HC Quashes UP Government Orders Notifying 17 OBCs as Scheduled Castes(05.09.2022)

Allahabad High Court while quashing the orders of the Uttar Pradesh Government recognizing or acknowledging 17 Other Backward Classes sub-castes as Sc.....

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Jharkhand HC Directs Sending of Copy of Order to CM in Case of Threatened Inter-Caste Couple(31.12.2020)

Jharkhand High Court has directed that a copy of its order along with the copy of the statement of the woman, be communicated to the Chief Minister of.....

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Madras HC: Mother of Murdered Dalit Son Entitled to Enhanced Compensation(24.01.2017)

Madras High Court has said that a Dalit woman whose son was murdered by a group of caste Hindus in May 1995 is entitled to enhanced compensation of ?8.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules

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Del. HC: National Commission For Scheduled Castes Cannot Initiate Enquiry On Specious Complaint(17.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that National Commission For Scheduled Castes (SC) cannot initiate an enquiry under Article 338 of the Constitution of I.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, National Commission For Scheduled Castes, complaint, Article 338

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Reply Over Appointments in NCSC(08.03.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to respond on a PIL for alleged delay in appointment of Chairperson, Vice-chairperson and other members of National .....

Tags : Supreme Court, National Commission for Scheduled Castes

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CRIMINAL - Mere Use of Word 'Harijan' During Speech Not an Offence Under SC-ST Act: Orissa HC(14.03.2019)

Orissa High Court has observed that mere use of word 'Harijan' during the course of speech, without intention to insult anybody, does not fall within .....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Harijan, Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act,1989.

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Delhi Court Directs Police to Register FIR Against DSSSB for Using Caste-Abusive Words(19.02.2021)

Delhi Court has directed the Police authorities to register a First Information Report against the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB),.....

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Del HC: Denial of Caste Certificate on Basis of Single Mother’s Certificate is Policy Discrimination(24.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the denial of caste certificate to the children of single mothers, belonging to other backward class (OBC) on the basis.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Caste Certificate, Policy Discrimination

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CRIMINAL - Punjab and Haryana HC Bars Mentioning of Caste In FIRs, Memos Etc.(28.03.2019)

P&H HC while directing authorities to issue instructions to all the Investigating Officers not to state/mention the caste of the accused, victims or w.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana HC, caste system

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Lok Sabha Passes Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021(22.03.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021, that seeks to amend the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, .....

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INSOLVENCY - NCLT Allows Fresh Bids for Castex as Liberty Fails to Pay(19.03.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal has allowed fresh bids for Amtek Auto's distressed unit Castex Technologies, with the winning bidder Liberty House faili.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Notice Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh Govt Over 'Caste Column' in FIRs(18.04.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to Governments of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on a PIL that wants the column giving caste details d.....

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Children of Intercaste Union can Take on Mother’s Caste: Bombay HC(22.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has held that children from intercaste marriages can take on their mother’s caste and also said that society must give up ‘ancient’ .....

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Supreme Court: Jobs, Admissions Secured On Invalid Caste/Tribe Certificates Void(07.07.2017)

SC has held that an appointment to a post or admission to an educational institution on the basis that candidate belongs to a reserved category for wh.....

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SC to Trial Courts: Do Not Mention Caste of Parties in Cause Titles(15.03.2023)

Supreme Court has directed Trial Courts to refrain from continuing practice of adding one's caste next to name in cause titles of judgments.

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SC Rejects Plea For Urgent Hearing on Petition for SIT Probe in Saharanpur Caste-Violence(29.05.2017)

Supreme Court has denied urgent hearing of a Petition demanding a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into recent incidents of caste violence .....

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SC: Proceedings Questioning Employee’s Caste Certificate Can’t be Done Ex-Parte(20.03.2023)

Supreme Court has held that in a scenario where validity of community certificate is put to question, keeping in mind the importance of document and e.....

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SC: To Determine Correctness of Caste Claim, Affinity Test is Not Essential(24.03.2023)

Supreme Court has held that affinity test is not a litmus test to decide a caste name and is not an essential part in the process of the determination.....

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Madras High Court: Inter Caste Marriages Clean Up Caste System(20.06.2019)

Madras High Court has observed while ordering police protection to a couple noted that inter caste marriages are good for the society in cleaning up t.....

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Bombay High Court: Caste of Mohammedans Can’t Be Decided On Basis of Surname(21.07.2017)

Bombay High Court, while quashing and setting aside an order passed by Caste Scrutiny Committee, which invalidated caste claim of the petitioner, has .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Caste, Mohammedans

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SC Affirms Removal of Civil Servant Who Forged Caste Certificate to Secure Employment(24.07.2017)

Supreme Court has affirmed removal from service of a person who was working as ‘farash’ in the office of Revenue Divisional Commissioner, Central Divi.....

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Madras High Court Seeks State Govt to Explain Progress in Tackling Caste Killings(11.07.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the State Government to explain within ten days the steps taken to implement a Supreme Court order that dealt with meas.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Order for Registering FIR for Caste-Based Questions in Recruitment Exam(16.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has upheld a trial court order directing for the registration of a First Information Report against unknown offenders under the Sched.....

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Patna HC Stays State’s Decision to Conduct Caste-Based Census in Bihar(05.05.2023)

Patna High Court while granting interim stay on State’s decision to conduct caste-based census in Bihar has observed that State has no power to carry .....

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Madras HC Upholds Conviction of Accused in Gokulraj Murder Case(05.06.2023)

Madras High Court while upholding the conviction of life imprisonment of eight accused in the Gokul Raj murder case and altering the conviction agains.....

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Mad. HC: Pedigree Based on Caste Will Have No Role to Play in Appointment of Archaka in Temple(27.06.2023)

Madras High Court has observed that it is always left open to Trustees to appoint Archakas in Agamic temples by ensuring that he are well-versed, prop.....

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Mad. HC: Pedigree Based on Caste Will Have No Role to Play in Appointment of Archaka in Temple(27.06.2023)

Madras High Court has observed that it is always left open to Trustees to appoint Archakas in Agamic temples by ensuring that he is well-versed, prope.....

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Gujarat HC Pulls Up Tribal Land Owners And Lawyer For Misusing Atrocities Act(14.07.2017)

Gujarat High Court pulled up tribal land owners and a lawyer for blackmailing and extorting money from builders by utilizing the “powerful potent weap.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL Alleging Caste Verification Committee is Non-Functional(07.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government on a public interest litigation petition alleging that the district caste verification .....

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SC Refuses to Entertain Plea Seeking Time-Limit on Caste-Based Reservations in Education(09.07.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed as withdrawn a plea filed by an Advocate seeking directions to fix time limits for expiry of caste-based reservations in e.....

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Del. HC: Individual Can Change Surname to Avoid Prejudices Attached to Particular Caste(13.06.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that Right to Identity is a part of Right to Life under Article 21 of the Constitution, has held that an individual c.....

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Madras HC: Untouchability Includes All Forms of Social Ostracism, Not Merely Caste-Based Practice(26.06.2023)

Madras High Court has observed that Untouchability goes beyond the specific Caste-based practice and includes all practices of social ostracism and ex.....

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Patna HC Allows Caste Based Survey Being Undertaken by the State of Bihar(02.08.2023)

Patna High Court while dismissing petitions challenging State’s decision to conduct the caste-based survey in the State has held that the actions of t.....

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Bombay HC: Caste Certificate Once Issued, Can be Relied Upon to Verify Caste Claim of Other Relatives(27.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has reiterated that once caste validity certificate is granted on proper scrutiny to close blood relations, it ought to be relied up.....

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Bom HC: SC/ST Act Applicable Even if Victim not Recognized as SC/ST in Place of Offence(04.09.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that a person belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe is entitled to protection under SC/ST Act in any other part o.....

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President Gives Nod to SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act and others(08.01.2016)

President has given nod to Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act; Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Ac.....

Tags : Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act; Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act; Commercial Courts,Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act; Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015

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SC Sets Aside Order Reading Down Advance Notice Condition For Broadcasters(29.09.2021)

Supreme Court has set aside an interim order passed by the Madras High Court in a writ petition filed by some broadcasters/FM Radios challenging Rule .....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Government Order To Issue Caste Certificate In English(04.10.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition challenging the Government's order allowing for the issuance of the cas.....

Tags : Issuance of Caste Certificate

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Delhi High Court: False Cases of Caste Discrimination Damages People’s Integrity(29.01.2018)

Delhi High Court has opined that false cases of caste discrimination are “equally divisive and pernicious to the integrity of the people of this natio.....

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Madras HC: Inter-Caste Marriage Certificate Can't Be Issued Merely on Account of Conversion(26.11.2021)

Madras High Court has held that a person is not entitled to claim an inter-caste marriage certificate on the pretext of his community certificate when.....

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SC: Panchayat Members in Mah. To Produce Caste Certificate In 12 Months to Avoid Disqualification(09.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that Panchayat members in Maharashtra, who have been elected from seats reserved for the SC/OBC Class have to produce Validity .....

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SC: Panchayat Members in Mah. to Produce Caste Certificate In 12 Months to Avoid Disqualification(09.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that Panchayat members in Maharashtra, who have been elected from seats reserved for the SC/OBC Class have to produce Validity .....

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SC Dismisses Govt's Plea to Direct Centre to Share Raw Caste Census Data of SECC 2011(15.12.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the writ petition filed by the State of Maharashtra seeking to direct the Union Government to share the raw census data co.....

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Supreme Court: Mentioning Caste or Religion of Parties in the Memo of Parties Must be Ceased(30.01.2024)

Supreme Court while passing a general order has directed that the caste or religion of parties shall not be mentioned in the memo of parties of a peti.....

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Rajasthan HC Directs Not to Mention Caste of Persons in Any Matters(28.04.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has issued a notification that caste of any person, including accused, should not be incorporated in any judicial or administrati.....

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SC: Private Broadcasters Should Share Ad-Free Sports Feed with Prasar Bharati(30.05.2016)

Supreme Court has ruled that broadcasters of important sports events such as Star India, must remove all commercials, sponsor logos and credits before.....

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SC Orders Police Protection to Inter-Caste Marriage Couple from Threat of Family(11.03.2020)

Supreme Court has ordered the Delhi and the Rajasthan Police to protect an inter-caste marriage couple from the threat of their family members.

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SC: Appointment Secured on Basis of Fraudulent Caste Certificate is Void Ab Initio(16.03.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that an appointment secured based on a fraudulent caste certificate is void ab initio and Government Resolutions and Circul.....

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Karnataka HC: Obtaining of False Caste Certificate by Non-SC Persons Not Offence(24.01.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that if persons not belonging to the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe obtains a false caste certificate, they cannot be p.....

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Madras HC: Not Mandatory to Disclose Caste in Application Forms for Admission(16.06.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that persons who do not wish to disclose their caste or religion in application forms for admission to educational institutions in.....

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SC: HCs and SC Should Refrain from Interfering in Scrutiny Committee's Findings on Caste Claims(05.04.2024)

SC has held that High Courts as well as the Supreme Court should refrain from deeper probe into factual issues in the scrutiny committee's findings on.....

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SC: Need Minimum Qualification for Being a Judge(26.07.2016)

SC has said that for selecting a judge, there has to be a minimum qualification, while refusing to entertain a petition that sought a lower qualificat.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Inclusion of Gudugudupukarar Caste in ST List(15.03.2024)

Madras High Court has held that the Presidential order of Scheduled Tribes (ST) list cannot be tinkered with by the Court. The National Commission for.....

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Gujarat HC Junks 10% Upper-Caste Quota(04.08.2016)

Gujarat High Court has cancelled 10% reservation for the poor among upper castes.

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Gujarat HC: Anticipatory Bail Can Be Granted If No Prima Facie Offence Is Made Out(08.03.2022)

Gujarat HC has observed that anticipatory bail can be granted if no prima facie offence is made out against the person charged under the Scheduled Cas.....

Tags : Gujarat HC, Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocity) Act, 1989, Anticipatory Bail

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Karnataka High Court: SC /ST Prevention Of Atrocities Act Is Prospective In Nature(08.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has observed that the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989, is prospective in nature and all.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989, Prospective Application

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Madras High Court: Guidelines Issued to Eradicate Manual Scavenging(01.05.2024)

Mad. HC while issuing guidelines to eradicate manual scavenging, has observed that an act like this is nothing less than State-sanctioned casteism and.....

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Pat. HC: Bihar Law Increasing Reservation for SC, ST & OBC Communities to 65%, Set Aside(20.06.2024)

Pat. HC has set aside the Bihar Reservation of Vacancies in Posts and Services (Amendment) Act, 2023 and the Bihar (in admission in educational instit.....

Tags : Patna High Court, Reservation, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes

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AP HC: Caste-Based Insult Over Telephone Conversation Not an Offence U/S 3 SC/ ST Act(29.04.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has reiterated that to constitute an offence under Section 3(1)(x) of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevent.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, Section 3(1)(x), Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

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