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India top court recalls controversial caste order

India's Supreme Court has reversed one of its previous judgements that was criticised for "diluting" protections for lower castes.

The earlier ruling on the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, known as the SC/ST Act, had fuelled mass protests.

  • BBC News

Tuesday’s judgement came after the federal government asked the top court to review its original decision.

Caste violence continues to be a …

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