Thursday, September 28, 2023



24,134 people faced trial under UAPA, only 212 convicted

New Delhi, July 20: A total of 24,134 people were arrested and faced trial under the anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) between 2016 and 2020 and only 212 of them were convicted, the government informed Parliament on Wednesday. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said 386 people accused under the UAPA were acquitted by different courts. A total of 5,027 cases were registered under the UAPA from 2016 to 2020 in various parts of...
North East

Tripura police books 4 SC lawyers under UAPA for abetting disharmony

Agartala, November 5: Tripura police have registered a case against four Supreme Court lawyers under the stringent UAPA and various sections of IPC for allegedly promoting communal disharmony with their social media posts about the recent violence targeting Muslims, a senior official said on Friday.The lawyers have also been served notices asking them to appear before police by November 10 for questioning, Superintendent of Police of West Tripura district Manik Das said. "A group of Supreme Court lawyers visited Tripura on Tuesday last and after their visit we noticed that...