The high court also ordered to send a copy of the order to the chief secretary, additional chief secretary (Home) and additional chief secretary (social welfare department) of the state government for necessary compliance.
New Delhi: Insulting remarks made to a person belonging to Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes within four walls of the house with no witnesses does not amount to offence, the Supreme Court said on Thursday as it quashed the charges under the SC/ST Act against a man who had allegedly abused a woman within […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside its judgement which introduced measures like prior inquiry before the arrest of an accused under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act), 1989. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said, “SC/ST have been outcasts for centuries, and untouchability has not vanished yet. […]
New Delhi: A three-judge bench will on Wednesday hear the Centre’s plea seeking recall of its 2018 judgment, which virtually diluted the stringent provisions of immediate arrest and no anticipatory bail for the accused on a complaint filed under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. The plea will be heard be a three-judge bench comprising Justices […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday referred the Centre’s plea seeking recall of its 2018 judgment, which virtually diluted stringent provisions of immediate arrest and no anticipatory bail for the accused on a complaint filed under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, to a larger Bench. A Division Bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, […]
Bhubaneswar: BJP MP Pratap Sarangi today appeared before a special court in connection with cases pertaining to the cremation of a dead body in the year 2004 and his alleged involvement in a protest in 2011. As per reports, the cases against the BJP MP were filed under SC/ST Act. Calling the allegations baseless, Sarangi […]
New Delhi: The Centre on Monday moved the Supreme Court to seek recall of its judgment that ruled that there would be no automatic arrest of an accused following a complaint moved under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. The Supreme Court had held on March 20 that police will […]