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Mar 23, 2018
SC verdict on SC/ST Act: Rahul Gandhi, Congress MPs protest inside Parliament premises, demand review of orderCongress MPs, led by party chief Rahul Gandhi, staged a protest demanding that the Centre seek a review of the Supreme Court's verdict on the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Mar 23, 2018
Surpreme Court verdict on SC/ST Act: CPM asks Centre to move review petition against 'retrograde' judgmentJoining the chorus against the Supreme Court's verdict on the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, CPM urged the Centre to immediately move a review petition against the "retrograde" judgment
Mar 22, 2018
Dalit MPs cut across party lines to demand review of Supreme Court order diluting protections under SC/ST ActSC's order diluting the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act continues to face fierce opposition from across the political spectrum.
Mar 21, 2018
SC ruling to check misuse of SC/ST Act: Judgment reflects court’s ignorance of socio-political reality of caste atrocitiesSC, by its 20 March judgment in the Subhash Kashinath Mahajan case aimed to check misuse of SC/ST Act, has compromise rights of marginalised groups.
Jan 09, 2018
Kabir Kala Manch booked for 'provocative' speech at Pune event commemorating Bhima-Koregaon battleSix members of the Kabir Kala Manch (KKM), a radical cultural group, were booked for allegedly making "provocative" speeches during the Elgaar Parishad held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on 31 December to commemorate the 200 years of the Koregaon Bhima battle.
Nov 19, 2017
Remarks against SCs, STs over phone in public places to invite five year jail term, rules Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court has ruled that using casteist remarks over phone in a public place against the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe category amount to criminal offence warranting a jail of a maximum five years.
May 08, 2016
Govt scraps medical test for SC/ST victims of non-invasive sexual harassmentThe government has scrapped an over 20-year-old provision of conducting medical examination in cases of non-invasive sexual harassment
Nov 13, 2013
Centre may clear amendments to make SC/ST Act sternThe amendments came up before the Union cabinet today which is learnt to have given its nod to them.
Feb 01, 2013
Nandy's comment part of intellectual goondagiri: Kancha IlaiahDalit intellectual Kancha Ilaiah said that Ashis Nandy's comments were part of intellectual goondagiri against the Dalits and should be condemned as strongly as street goondagiri.