Father Stan Swamy
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 25.12.20

Where are we heading to?

Unfortunately, Christmas celebrations now are far removed from the first Christmas celebrated 2,020 years ago by only three people in a manger in a small little village in Bethlehem — Joseph, Mo...
By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.20

Rights award for Stan Swamy

Father Stan Swamy, the 83-year-old jailed priest, has been selected for an award honouring the late Mukundan C. Menon, journalist and founder of the human rights organisation People’s Union for ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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


India  /  Published 28.11.20

Swamy: wait for sipper to end soon

Father Stan Swamy’s painful wait for a staw and a sipper cannot be tolerated anymore, a prominent disability rights outfit that is planning to send the drinking aid to the jailed Parkinson&rsquo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

India  /  Published 28.11.20

Campaign to send sippers to Swamy

A disability rights body on Friday launched a campaign to send sippers to the Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai a day after a court rejected Parkinson’s Disease patient Stan Swamy’s plea for the ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.11.20

Ex-judge calls out judiciary

Former Supreme Court judge Madan B. Lokur has called out the judiciary for allowing 20 days to an investigative agency to respond to an 83-year-old ailing inmate’s plea for a straw and a sipper ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.11.20

Swamy: wait for sipper in jail

A court here on Thursday sought a reply from the prison authorities on 83-year-old tribal rights activist Father Stan Swamy’s request that he be provided a straw and sipper in jail.  He al...
By PTI in Mumbai

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


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