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Stan Swamy


Stan Swamy's death another moment of awakening in journey to affirm faith in Constitution: Karnataka Jesuit provincial

July 29, 2021 9:37 am

"Amidst growing inequalities, violence, atrocities, discrimination, and exclusion in our country, ‘not to be a silent spectator is the message that Father Stan left for us," Fr Dionysius Vaz SJ, provincial of Karnataka Jesuit Province said.

Judicial inquiry into Stan Swamy's death yet to be initiated: State in Bombay HC

July 23, 2021 1:02 pm

Oral comments made on Swamy, withdrawn by the court after ASG submitted they were ‘twisted’ on social media and by the press.

Elgaar Parishad case: Cannot keep aside humane considerations while deciding medical bail pleas, says HC

July 20, 2021 9:05 am

Asks NIA how many years undertrials can languish in jail

Have 'great respect' for Stan Swamy's work: Bombay HC while hearing his bail appeals posthumously

July 19, 2021 4:44 pm

The observations were made by a bench of Justices S S Shinde and N J Jamadar that had also presided over Swamy’s medical bail plea on July 5, when the HC was informed about the 84-year-old priest’s death at the Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai that day following a cardiac arrest.

Fr. Swamy's death will 'remain a stain' on India's human rights record: UN expert

July 17, 2021 11:13 am

India has rejected international criticism over the handling of Swamy's case.

The unknown Stan Swamys in our prisons

July 14, 2021 8:17 pm

The continued incarceration of under-trials in over-crowded prisons represents a failure of our democratic society as well as the rule of law

Stan Swamy's medical records submitted in court, HC seeks reply from NIA, prison dept

July 13, 2021 8:39 pm

The HC asked the authorities to respond on July 19 to Swamy’s counsel's claims of apathy and lack of medical facilities, despite the octogenarian suffering from multiple ailments that required close monitoring.

Study medical records of Father Stan Swamy: HC tells NIA and Maha prison authorities

July 13, 2021 5:45 pm

The court also asked authorities to respond in the next hearing to the contentions of the Swamy’s counsel over alleged lack of medical facilities and the apathy of authorities.

‘Murder by the system’: Cops, activists launch into verbal clashes at protest site

July 13, 2021 8:05 am

Claiming that Swamy's death was "murder by the system", and that he was treated inhumanly after his arrest, activists gathered under the banner of 'Bhima Koregaon Shauryadin Prerna Abhiyaan' and staged a protest.

Raut calls Modi govt dictatorial in attitude, says Stan Swamy was ‘killed in prison’

July 12, 2021 7:42 am

“Indira Gandhi was scared of George Fernandes. George was a young leader then and was not aged like Father Stan Swamy. But today’s government is scared of the 84-85 years old Stan Swamy and Varavara Rao. Stan Swamy was killed in jail,” Raut wrote.


Outrage over Father Stan Swamy's death, protests held at several places

July 06, 2021 8:29 pm

Swamy, 84, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, died at a Mumbai hospital on Monday afternoon. He was waiting for interim bail on medical grounds in the case.