13 July 2020


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Bombay HC Rules ‘Court Cannot Ignore Illegal Detention’(04.11.2016)

Bombay High Court, while granting bail to a Gondia man arrested for murder and cases under Arms Act and SC/ST Act, has said that court can’t turn Nels.....

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Supreme Court Mandates Prior Sanction to Prosecute Officers Under SC/ST Act(21.03.2018)

Supreme Court has introduced safeguards to prevent misuse of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 against officers who deal with the complai.....

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SC/ST Act Not Abused in Every Case, Says Bombay High Court(31.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has held while hearing a criminal appeal that it cannot proceed on the footing that the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (P.....

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Supreme Court Declines Urgent Hearing of Plea on SC/ST Act Ruling(02.04.2018)

Supreme Court has declined to hear an urgent plea on the ruling to do with the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

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Evidence Needed for Conviction Under SC/ST Act: Hyderabad High Court(09.04.2018)

Hyderabad High Court has observed that Courts will not punish those who are accused u/s 3(1)(x) of SC/ST Act, 1989 in absence of any evidence of alleg.....

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Preliminary Enquiry Not Must for Every Complaint Under SC/ST Act: Supreme Court(04.05.2018)

Supreme Court has said that only anti-Dalit atrocities' complaints which are felt “absurd” or “absolutely” frivolous need to be probed by the police b.....

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Can’t Arrest Anyone Without Following Just Procedure: Supreme Court(17.05.2018)

Supreme Court, while digging in its heels on its March 20 ruling in which it had barred immediate arrests in cases registered under the SC/ST Preventi.....

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Simply Filing False Complaint Not Punishable Under SC/ST Act: Kerala High Court(09.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that simply filing a false complaint against a member of Scheduled Caste, before any authority, is not punishable under Sch.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Amendments to SC/ST Act(07.08.2018)

Lok Sabha has unanimously passed the SC/ST amendment Bill which nullifies requirements imposed by Supreme Court of undertaking preliminary inquiry and.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Restore SC/ST Act(10.08.2018)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2018, which seeks to overturn a Supreme Cou.....

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No Routine Arrest Under SC/ST Act If Sentence In Other Sections Is Less Than 7 Years: Allahabad HC(13.09.2018)

Allahabad HC has observed that the police would not make any routine arrest in matters related to the Act where offences under associated sections wer.....

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Allahabad HC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Appeal Provision under SC/ST Amendment Act(11.10.2018)

Allahabad High Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Section 14A (2) of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015, which make.....

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SC Dismisses PIL Seeking Action Against Politicians for Damages in Protests Against SC/ST Verdict(24.10.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL seeking a direction that the politicians, who were allegedly behind the massive unrest across the country because of.....

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Not Necessary to Appoint Prosecutor of Victim's Choice Under SC/ST Act: Delhi HC(28.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has held that it is not necessary for the Magistrate to appoint an advocate of the victim's choice to act as the public prosecutor un.....

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Gujarat High Court: SC/ST Act Meant to Confer Dignity,Will not Change with Migration to Another State(19.09.2019)

Gujarat High Court has ruled that a crime against a person belonging to SC/ST community in other State and not in Gujarat invite provisions of the Sch.....

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Supreme Court Amends its 2018 Verdict on SC/ST Act on Centre's Plea(01.10.2019)

Supreme Court has quashed its own verdict which introduced measures like prior inquiry before the arrest of an accused under the Scheduled Castes and .....

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Allahabad High Court: SC/ST Act Applies if Offence is Public(25.02.2020)

Allahabad High Court has set aside an order of summoning under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (SC/.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Police Officer's Plea Seeking Quashing of FIR Under SC/ST Act(16.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea moved by a police officer seeking quashing of a First Information Report (FIR) against him which was regi.....

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