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Of 1,005 UAPA cases in 2022, one-third in J&K: NCRB data

Over one-third of the 1,005 cases registered under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act were logged in Jammu and Kashmir, according to the NCRB data. The Union Territory accounted for 371 cases, followed by Manipur with 167. Along with Assam and Uttar Pradesh, these four regions accounted for 75% of the UAPA cases. In 2022, 20 cases of sedition were lodged across India, while 1,005 cases were registered under UAPA. Sedition cases have decreased since 2020, while UAPA cases have increased.

Notably, sedition cases have come down since 2020 while those lodged under the UAPA saw a rise in that period, according to the data. (iStock)
Updated on Dec 05, 2023 08:20 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

Assam: Drug peddler killed in police encounter, 4 including 2 civilians injured

The Assam police said some bullets ricocheted off from a hard object and two civilians got injured in this, but their injuries were not severe

According to people familiar with the matter, the consignment of drugs came from a neighbouring state but police refused to share details as further investigation is going on. (Representative Image)
Published on Dec 03, 2023 10:35 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

Assam reserves 5seats in govt engg. college for students of state-run schools

Assam govt reserves 5% seats in engineering colleges for students of state-run schools

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Dec 02, 2023 12:16 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Review orders by state foreigners tribunal: Gauhati HC

The Gauhati high court has asked the Assam government to review orders passed by foreigners tribunals.

Gauhati HC (HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 02, 2023 01:22 AM IST
By, Guwahati

Asom Divas 2023: Why is it celebrated; all about date, history and significance

Asom Divas 2023: Here's all you need to know about the date, history and significance of why Asom Divas is celebrated

Asom Divas 2023: Why is it celebrated; all about date, history and significance (Photo by Twitter/vijay_alpa)
Published on Dec 01, 2023 05:44 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi
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