Friday, Dec 03, 2021

Father Stan Swamy

‘The State Has Left My Mother To Die,’ Says Sudha Bharadwaj’s Daughter

Jul 25, 2021 Astha Savyasachi

As activist Sudha Bharadwaj's health deteriorates inside prison, her friends and family speak to Outlook about her incarceration and work among the tribals in Chhattisgarh.

Stan Swamy's Counsel Asks Bombay High Court To Monitor Inquiry Into His Death

Jul 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Advocate Desai urged the high court to permit Swamy's aide, father Frazer Mascarenhas, to participate in the inquiry supposed to be conducted into Swamy's death as per section 176 of the CrPC.

Stan Swamy Was A Wonderful Person, Have Great Respect For His Work: Bombay HC

While posthumously hearing the appeals filed by late activist Stan Swamy, the Bombay High Court said it had ensured to remain fair while passing orders on his medical bail plea

Stan Swamy: Maharashtra Government Submits Medical Records To Bombay HC

Jul 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Suffering from Parkinson's disease and a host of other medical ailments, Swamy, who was then 83-year-old, was remanded to judicial custody following his arrest.

Defending Stan Swamy’s Death: Abuses And Absurd Arguments

The responses to an editorial I wrote earlier highlighted how divided the country has become, and possibly how devoid of compassion many of our citizens are.

07 July, 2021

Stan Swamy's Co-Accused In Bhima Koregaon Case Observe Hunger Strike In Jail

Outlook Web Desk

The 10 Bhima Koregaon co-accused include Rona Wilson, Surendra Gadling, Sudhir Dhawale, Mahesh Raut, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Gautam Navlakha, Anand Teltumbde, Ramesh Gaichor and Sagar Gorkhe.

06 July, 2021

Stan Swamy’s Detention Followed Due Process Of Law: Ministry Of External Affairs

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Authorities in India act against violations of law and not against legitimate exercise of rights. All such actions are strictly in accordance with the law,' the ministry of external affairs said

06 July, 2021

Free Those Jailed In Bhima Koregaon Case: Opposition Leaders To President

Outlook Web Bureau

In the wake of Stan Swamy’s death, ten Opposition leaders wrote to the President seeking the release of all activists arrested in the Bhima Koregaon Case

06 July, 2021

Deeply Saddened And Disturbed By Stan Swamy's Death: UN Human Rights Body

Seema Guha

Swamy, who was arrested last year under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, died at a Mumbai hospital on Monday.

06 July, 2021

‘Stan Swamy’s Death Is A Result Of His Arrest’: Lawyer Mihir Desai

Preetha Nair

Speaking to Outlook, Stan Swamy’s lawyer Mihir Desai said that the draconian law UAPA needs a relook

06 July, 2021

Stan Swamy’s Death An ‘Institutional Murder’: Family, Friends Of Bhima Koregaon Accused

Outlook Web Bureau

'We refuse to be silent spectators and are ready to pay the price': Family members of Bhima Koregaon prisoners

06 July, 2021

Just As British Killed Birsa Munda In Jail, Indian Govt Killed Stan: Swamy's Comrades

Astha Savyasachi

If this govt has any shame left, it should free all political prisoners, says Stan Swamy's comrade

05 July, 2021

‘Travesty Of Justice’: Activists, Politicians Outrage Over Stan Swamy’s Death

Outlook Web Bureau

Activist Stan Swamy, who was arrested in connection with the Elgar Parishad case, passed away on Monday

05 July, 2021

Govt Misusing UAPA Against Those Opposing Its Anti-People Policies: Akhil Gogoi

Preetha Nair

Repeal UAPA immediately, says Akhil Gogoi

05 July, 2021

Activist Stan Swamy Dedicated His Life To Fight For The Causes Of Adivasis

Outlook Web Bureau

Activist Stan Swamy, who was arrested in connection with the Elgar Parishad case, breathed his last on Monday

05 July, 2021

Who Killed Stan Swamy?

Ruben Banerjee

Any post-mortem of how state and courts failed Swamy will be a case of too little, too late.

05 July, 2021

Elgar Parishad Case: Activist Stan Swamy, 84, Passes Away

Outlook Web Bureau

The 84-year-old Jesuit priest was put on ventilator after his health deteriorated further early Sunday.

05 July, 2021

An Open Letter To Bombay High Court Chief Justice To Save Stan Swamy

Outlook Web Desk

PUDR has written an open letter to the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court seeking immediate intervention in the case of Elgar Parishad accused Father Stan Swamy, who was put on ventilator support in Mumbai on Sunday.

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Physically challenged participate in a rally to mark the International Day of Disabled Persons, in Kolkata.

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A health worker takes a swab sample of a passenger entering the city to test for COVID-19 at a railway station in Ahmedabad. India on Thursday confirmed its first cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in two people...

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A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

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Union Minister R K Singh addresses a meeting on Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme with Power Ministers of North Eastern States, in Guwahati.

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