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India’s Supreme Court accused of hobbling justice for ‘Dalits’

A two-judge Supreme Court bench ruled on Tuesday that the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, created to prosecute and punish abuses against India’s oppressed classes, has been contorted into a tool to persecute innocents for political and personal gains. The court set a number of guidelines in its judgement. It ruled that individuals can […]