Stan Swamy

Critics of BJP-led government in India face politically motivated harassment, prosecutions, and tax raids: Human Rights Watch

In July, the death of jailed tribal rights activist Stan Swamy, 84, was emblematic of the ongoing persecution of rights activists.

published on : 13th January 2022

Action sought against Hindutva groups for threatening Mangaluru college

This blatantly illegal behaviour is a consequence of the free run that is being given to these fascist organisations in coastal Karnataka.

published on : 9th October 2021

St Aloysius College naming park after Fr Stan Swamy riles Hindutwa outfits, threatens protest

The park is located in the college's Beeri campus on the outskirts of Mangaluru city and initially the management had decided to hold the naming ceremony today.

published on : 7th October 2021

Clear Stan Swamy's name in Elgar Parishad case: Late activist's lawyer writes to HC

Senior counsel Mihir Desai earlier this week wrote a note to the high court on behalf of the Jamshedpur Jesuit Province (JJP) which is seeking to pursue Swamy's case as his next-of-kin.

published on : 20th August 2021

TN Assembly condoles demise of Stan Swamy, Aadheenam

The members of the House observed silence as a mark of respect for the departed souls.

published on : 17th August 2021

India's harsh anti-terror law comes under rare scrutiny

In 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government amended the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, allowing authorities to categorize individuals as terrorists. 

published on : 16th August 2021

Remember Fr Swamy for only right reasons

Stanislaus Lourduswamy, a boy born in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, became in due course a Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist.

published on : 1st August 2021

Tirunelveli: Father Stan Swamy’s ashes placed for public viewing

Mortal remains of Father Stan Swamy was kept for public viewing at St Francis Xavier school here on Friday.

published on : 24th July 2021

Elgar case: HC withdraws praise for late Father Stan Swamy after NIA objects

Anil Singh, the advocate appearing for the NIA had taken objections over the comment made by the High Court judges praising the work done by Father Stan Swamy.

published on : 24th July 2021

Ranchi: Despite heavy rains, activists form human chain seeking justice for Father Stan Swamy

According to the members of Jharkhand PUCL, the event was a part of the national campaign, called by more than 100 organisations, against the institutional murder of Stan Swamy.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Stan Swamy's counsel urges HC to monitor inquiry into his death; says court has 'parens-patriae' jurisdiction

Senior counsel Mihir Desai, who represented Swamy in the high court, said the high court need not consider the late priest's appeals seeking bail abated.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Political, religious leaders pay last respects to Father Stan Swamy

Various political and religious leaders paid their respects to tribal activist Fr Stan Swamy on Monday.

published on : 20th July 2021

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

'We don't have time normally, but I saw the funeral service (of Swamy). It was very gracious,' Justice Shinde said.

published on : 19th July 2021

MK Stalin pays floral tributes to Stan Swamy’s ashes

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday paid floral tributes to the ashes of tribal activist Stan Swamy, a native of Tiruchy district, who died on July 5 at a Mumbai Hospital.

published on : 19th July 2021

NIA, NHRC, Modi govt and judicial system executed plot against Stan Swamy: Maoists

The CPI (Maoists) has demanded immediate release of all the activists lodged in jail in Bhima Koregaon case. 

published on : 13th July 2021
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