Father Stan Swamy
India  /  Published 01.04.21

Call to free ailing Stan Swamy

A group of more than 2,500 activists, academics and social workers from India and abroad have issued a public statement demanding the release of ailing Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist Stan Sw...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 22.03.21

Swamy's bail plea rejected

A special NIA court here on Monday rejected the bail plea filed by tribal rights activist Stan Swamy, arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case. Additional sessions court judge Judge DE Kothal...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.21

On dissent and democracy today

One of my neighbours is a friendly student who keeps me up to date. He is sensitive to events and issues, but rarely idolizes them. He expresses feeling only through his guitar. When the Jesuit, Stan ...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

India  /  Published 24.01.21

Stan pens letter on inmates

He is 83, ill, and has spent more than 15 weeks in jail. But Father Stan Swamy’s latest letter from Mumbai’s Taloja Central Jail speaks not of his sufferings but of the plight of other und...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.21

Stan Swamy: PM won't 'interfere' in case

Narendra Modi has refused to “interfere” in securing the release of Father Stan Swamy, the elderly and ailing rights activist who has been in prison for over 100 days, a Catholic Bishops&r...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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 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


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