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2.2 % of cases registered under the UAPA from 2016-2019 ended in court conviction

-The Hindu Home Ministry presents data in the Rajya Sabha. Only 2.2 % of cases registered under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act between the years 2016-2019 ended in convictions by court, according to data presented by the Union Home Ministry in the Rajya Sabha. Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy informed the Upper House that as per the 2019 Crime in India Report compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau...

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Crimes against SCs, STs increased in 2019: Govt tells Rajya Sabha

-PTI/ The Indian Express "Yes, sir," said Minister of State for Home Affairs Krishna Reddy when asked whether it is a fact that crimes against members of SCs and STs communities have increased by 7.3 per cent and 26.5 per cent respectively in 2019 as per the latest 'Crime in India-2019' report of the National Crime Records Bureau. The government on Wednesday told Rajya Sabha that crimes against members of Scheduled Castes...

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NCRB 2019 data shows 165% jump in sedition cases, 33% jump in UAPA cases under Modi govt -Leah Verghese

-ThePrint.in In recent years, sedition and UAPA have been weaponised against critics of the govt. National Crime Records Bureau’s recently-released data confirms this. A journalist from Kerala was accused of sedition and various offences under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, (UAPA) and arrested on the way to Hathras on October 7. In recent years, sedition and UAPA have been weaponised and used routinely against critics of various ruling governments. Data from...

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Analysis of the latest Crime in India report by CSOs show the crime against SCs and STs continues

-Press release by National Coalition for Strengthening SCs and STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (NCSPA) dated 1st October 2020 Despite explicit constitutional provision and guidelines, the Dalit community across India remain the worst sufferers of the scourge of the caste system, which perpetuates not an only social hierarchy but also institutional discrimination and social exclusion. In the last few months under Covid-19 pandemic, India witnessed an alarming increase in the cases...

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Crime against Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes saw a rise of 7% and 26% in 2019: NCRB -Vijaita Singh

-The Hindu Due to “non-receipt of data” from Bengal for 2019, 2018 data used to arrive at national and city-wise figures, it says Crime against Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) saw an increase of over 7% and 26% respectively in year 2019 compared to 2018, according to the annual Crime in India 2019 report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on Wednesday. Due to “non-receipt of data” from West...

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