Tag Archives: HC

Vakapalli rape: HC seeks AP’s steps to appoint SPP

HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad High Court on Friday directed the Andhra Pradesh government to inform by December 20 with regard to the steps taken to appoint special public prosecutor and assistant public prosecutor to conduct prosecution in Vakapalli incident wherein nine tribal ...

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Madras HC wants TN govt to explore possibility of extending reservation to poor people in forward communities

CHENNAI: Noting that a poor is a poor whether they are from forward or backward community and that a helping hand should be extended to such needy poor not only monetarily, but also by way of reservation in education and ...

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HC direction to Centre on transgenders bill

Chennai: Voicing concern over the plight of transgenders, the Madras High Court today directed the Centre to inform it whether a follow up action would be taken to make the transgender bill pending in the parliament a statute. Giving the ...

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Brahmin Woman Can’t Get SC/ST Status After Marrying SC/ST Man: Himachal Pradesh HC [Read Judgment]

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has reiterated that a person who does not belongs to a Scheduled Tribe or a Scheduled Caste category by birth, simply by virtue of marrying a person belonging thereto cannot gain the status of that ...

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HC orders police protection for minor rape survivor, family

Rajkot: The Gujarat High Court has ordered police protection for a minor Dalit girl — a gangrape survivor — and her family from Amreli following threats from kins of the accused in the case. The 16-year-old girl had approached the ...

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