Bhima Koregaon
India  /  Published 25.01.21

Sudha: evidence 'too poor'

Yug Chaudhary, lawyer of activist Sudha Bharadwaj who has been in custody since her arrest in the Bhima Koregaon case in 2018, on Sunday said the purported evidence against her lacked “sanctity&...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.01.21

UN voice raps govt on Swamy

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, Mary Lawlor, on Friday evening criticised the Indian government’s treatment of human rights activists such as Fa...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 29.12.20

Sudha Bharadwaj moves court to access books

Three accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoists links case have moved a court here seeking access to books and newspapers in prison. Activists Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha and Delhi University pro...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Mumbai

India  /  Published 08.12.20

Gautam Navlakha ‘denied glasses’ in jail

Jail authorities have prevented an “almost blind” Gautam Navlakha from accessing glasses sent by his family after his specs got inexplicably “stolen” inside the highsecurity Ta...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.12.20

Swamy provided straw, sipper

  The advocate of activist Father Stan Swamy, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, on Friday told a special court here that Swamy has been given a straw and sipper by the Taloja j...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai


Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.20

Swamy: activists write to Uddhav

Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha, a network of rights organisations and activists, has appealed to Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to ensure that Father Stan Swamy (83) was treated with dign...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.20

The wronged: No sipper for Swamy

The right to live with dignity is non-negotiable. It is the responsibility of a constitutional democracy to ensure that this right is not applied selectively. But there is mounting evidence to suggest...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.20

A new jurisprudence: Contempt & sedition laws

The observations of Justice D.Y. Chandrachud while considering the bail application of Arnab Goswami reflected the spirit of the Constitution. The judge said that if the top court does not interfere i...
By Kaleeswaram Raj

India  /  Published 26.11.20

Swamy: wait for straw, sipper not over

Tribal rights activist Stan Swamy, detained for his alleged involvement in the Elgar Parishad case, has to wait longer for a straw and a sipper he requires as a Parkinson’s patient. The Nationa...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

India  /  Published 18.11.20

Rao: nod for hospital shift

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday said that it will move jailed poet-activist Varavara Rao to Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital for 15 days for his treatment. The state, following an interventio...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Mumbai


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