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The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will not dilute the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act , 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Will not dilute provisions of amended SC/ST Act: Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 12:03 AM IST
The apex court had on Tuesday set aside its March 20, 2018 verdict that curtailed police’s power to arrest under the SC/ST Act.
Addressing a press conference, Lok Janshakti Party leader Ram Vilas Paswan and his son and party MP Chirag Paswan said people from SC and ST communities were feeling betrayed as the BJP-led NDA government had not issued an ordinance “as yet” to overturn the Supreme Court’s March 20 order that “diluted” the original Act.(File photo)
Addressing a press conference, Lok Janshakti Party leader Ram Vilas Paswan and his son and party MP Chirag Paswan said people from SC and ST communities were feeling betrayed as the BJP-led NDA government had not issued an ordinance “as yet” to overturn the Supreme Court’s March 20 order that “diluted” the original Act.(File photo)

‘Running out of patience,’ NDA ally Paswan puts government on notice over SC/ST Act and green panel appointment

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 09:43 PM IST
The LJP leader said the SC ST communities felt betrayed as the government had not issued an ordinance to overturn the Supreme Court order that allegedly diluted the original Act.
Members of Dalit and Sikh community submitting a memorandum to Phagwara SP, demanding action against unidentified people for forcing them to close their shops on Tuesday in Phagwara.(HT Photo)
Members of Dalit and Sikh community submitting a memorandum to Phagwara SP, demanding action against unidentified people for forcing them to close their shops on Tuesday in Phagwara.(HT Photo)

Mixed response to anti-quota Bharat Bandh call in Punjab

Press Trust of India, Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 06:20 PM IST
Though the Bandh was peaceful, tension erupted in Phagwara when ‘Dalit’ activists gathered on cinema road and opposed what they called forcible closure of shops.
Protesters torch a vehicle in Ghaziabad during Bharat Bandh called by several Dalit organisations.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Protesters torch a vehicle in Ghaziabad during Bharat Bandh called by several Dalit organisations.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Bharat bandh highlights: Dalit protests spread across north India; 9 killed in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, UP

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 12:03 AM IST
Protests turned violent in various parts of the country during ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by Dalit organisations against a Supreme Court order allegedly diluting The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989. Here are the live highlights
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