January 16, 2021 10:48 am
Mary Lawlor was speaking at an online event marking 100 days of Swamy’s incarceration.
December 15, 2020 5:12 am
Father Stan Swamy had moved a plea seeking opportunity to be heard if a decision is taken to transfer him to any other prison. Swamy has been lodged in Taloja Central Jail in Navi Mumbai since his arrest in October.
December 14, 2020 9:34 pm
Swamy has been lodged in Taloja Central Jail in Navi Mumbai since his arrest in October.
December 05, 2020 7:37 am
Swamy has also moved other applications, including seeking his bag that was allegedly seized by the NIA at the time of his arrest. The court has asked the prosecution to file a reply on this.
November 29, 2020 3:59 pm
"Not just sipper and straw, we are providing him other facilities too like wheelchair, walking stick, walker, and two attendants were also provided to him," a senior prison official said.
November 29, 2020 3:07 am
The parcel sent by the lawyers from Delhi also had a letter addressed to the Superintendent of jail. "We, the under signed lawyers, feel that above all detention must be humane. To that effect, we urge you to make arrangements for all inmates as per the jail manual who have special needs," the letter said.
November 28, 2020 11:09 am
The Maharashtra government and authorities in Mumbai's Taloja central jail say Swamy, who is suffering from Parkinson's disease, has been provided with all basic facilities, including a straw and sipper cup, since he was taken to the hospital ward within weeks of his arrival in prison.
November 28, 2020 10:16 am
Stan Swamy had sought access to a straw and sipper since he suffers from Parkinson's disease, and has trouble eating and drinking in prison because his hands shake too much.
November 27, 2020 11:45 am
Swamy is the founder of Bagaicha, an organisation working with tribals in Jharkhand on issues that include alleged illegal detention of youngsters on charges of being Maoists.
November 26, 2020 9:25 pm
Swamy, arrested in the alleged Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, Thursday filed a bail plea in the special NIA court, citing health issues, including Parkinson's disease.