Stan Swamy

Elgar Parishad-Maoist case: NIA opposes activist Stan Swamy's bail plea

The 83-year-old Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist was arrested on October 8 and is currently lodged in Taloja prison in Navi Mumbai.

published on : 14th December 2020

Poor treatment to jailed activists: HC calls for workshop to sensitise prison staff

Gautam Navlakha's family had alleged that without his spectacles, the activist was almost blind but authorities at Taloja jail were not allowing him to get a new pair.

published on : 9th December 2020

Stan Swamy given straw, sipper by Taloja jail authorities, says his lawyer

Last month, the activist had filed an application seeking the NIA to return the straw and sipper allegedly seized from him at the time of his arrest.

published on : 4th December 2020

'Ensure all amenities, dignity to jailed Stan Swamy': Jharkhand activists write to Uddhav

The 83-year-old was arrested from his residence in Ranchi on October 8 for alleged involvement in the Bhima Koregaon case and is currently lodged at the Taloja Jail in Mumbai

published on : 1st December 2020

'False, mischievous claims': NIA rejects reports of seizing jailed activist Stan Swamy's sipper

The 83-year-old was arrested from his residence in Ranchi on October 8 for his alleged involvement in the Elgar Parishad case and is lodged at the Taloja Jail in Mumbai.

published on : 29th November 2020

We are providing sipper, straw to Stan Swamy: Taloja Jail authorities

Swamy, 83, who is suffering from various health issues including Parkinson's disease, was arrested on October 8 and has been lodged at the Taloja prison near here in Navi Mumbai.

published on : 29th November 2020

NPRD to send sipper for Stan Swamy, urges other disability organisations to do same

Swamy is a person living with Parkinson's disease, which is a condition recognised as disabling as per the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

published on : 28th November 2020

Jailed activist Stan Swamy's wait for straw and sipper continues after NIA denies seizing them

On November 6, the 83-year-old Jesuit priest had filed an application before the special court seeking permission to use a straw and sipper in jail as he cannot hold a glass due to Parkinson’s disease

published on : 26th November 2020

Rights' body seeks NHRC's intervention to provide basic amenities to jailed activist Stan Swamy

 The National Investigation Agency has sought 20 days to respond to Father Stan Swamy’s application before a special court seeking a straw and sipper in prison

published on : 17th November 2020

NIA seeks 20 days to reply to Stan Swamy’s plea for sipper, straw

The NIA claims Swamy is linked to CPI (Maoist) activities and had a role in instigating violence.

published on : 8th November 2020

Elgar Parishad case: Father Stan Swamy files plea seeking straw, sipper in Taloja jail

Swamy was arrested from his home in Ranchi last month in connection with the violence in Bhima Koregaon near Pune in January 2018.

published on : 7th November 2020

Jharkhand CM appeals to opposition parties to unite for release of Stan Swamy

UAPA is increasingly being used to brand Dalits, tribals, the marginalised, and intellectuals as Maoists, said Social economist Jean Dreze.

published on : 21st October 2020

Opposition leaders condemn arrest of activist Stan Swamy, demand repeal of UAPA

Leaders from the Congress, Left and DMK slammed the arrest of  octogenarian Stan Swamy over alleged links with the Bhima Koregaon case

published on : 21st October 2020

UN rights chief expresses concern over restrictions on NGOs, arrest of activists in India

As per the amended FCRA law, furnishing of Aadhaar numbers by office-bearers of NGOs has become mandatory for registration.

published on : 21st October 2020

Stir for release of Father Stan Swamy in Bengaluru today

Expressing anguish over the arrest, the Bangalore Jesuit Educational Institutions (BJES) has organised the protest between 4 and 5 pm on Monday. 

published on : 12th October 2020
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