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The submissions by senior advocates Mihir Desai and Mihir Joshi, filed in the bail application of Swamy, stated that the Jamshedpur Jesuit Providence appointed Fr Frazer Mascarenhas as the late activist’s next of kin and he would participate in the inquiry by the magistrate.
Updated on Aug 20, 2021 04:07 AM IST
, Hindustan Times, MumbaiKAY Dodhiya
- The Bombay High Court bench of Justices SS Shinde and NJ Jamadar asked advocate Sandesh Patil, appearing for the NIA, as to for how many years can people be asked to languish in jail without a trial.
Updated on Jul 19, 2021 04:55 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Swamy, 84, 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 July 5.
Published on Jul 17, 2021 11:17 AM IST
PTI | , United States/ Geneva
Father Stan Swamy was arrested on October 8, 2020 by the National Investigation Agency, which alleged that the priest had Maoist connections and was working for frontal organisations of the banned CPI (Maoist).
Updated on Jul 16, 2021 08:54 PM IST
Arun Dev, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
The UN high commissioner for human rights and other UN independent experts had repeatedly raised the cases of Swamy and 15 other human rights defenders associated with the Bhima Koregaon case with the Indian government over the past three years and sought their release from pre-trial detention, Bachelet’s spokesperson for Liz Throssell said.
Published on Jul 07, 2021 01:58 AM IST
The letter came a day after the 84-year-old Jesuit priest died of a cardiac arrest at a time the Bombay high court was hearing his medical bail plea.
Published on Jul 07, 2021 01:43 AM IST
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Published on Jul 06, 2021 09:05 PM IST
hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
- The leaders in a letter to the President also demanded the release of all those jailed in the Bhima Koregaon case and other detenues under politically motivated cases, misusing draconian laws like UAPA, sedition etc.
Published on Jul 06, 2021 07:33 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Published on Jul 06, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Stan Swamy, one of the accused in the Elgar Parishad case, also referred to as the Bhima Koregaon violence, passed away on Monday. Swamy had suffered a cardiac arrest at 4am, Dr Ian D’souza of the Holy Family Hospital told the Bombay high court on Monday during a hearing on his bail plea, adding that he was declared dead at 1.30pm
Published on Jul 06, 2021 06:24 AM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
The 84-year-old Swamy died in a Mumbai hospital on Monday. He was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in an early morning raid at his non-governmental organisation (NGO) Bagaicha, on the outskirts of Ranchi, on October 9 last year.
Updated on Jul 06, 2021 02:00 AM IST
Vishal Kant, Ranchi
- Rights activist Shabnam Hashmi called Stan Swamy's death "custodial murder" and said that the government has to be held accountable.
Published on Jul 05, 2021 09:10 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Stan Swamy suffered a cardiac arrest at around 4am on Monday and was declared dead at 1:30pm, according to doctors.
Published on Jul 05, 2021 03:29 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
“He is quite critical with severe breathing difficulties. It could be related to post-Covid complications, and we are already examining him for this,” said a doctor from Mumbai’s Holy Family Hospital, where he is currently undergoing treatment.
Updated on Jul 05, 2021 01:42 AM IST
, MumbaiK A Y Dodhiya
According to Kaustubh Kurlekar, jail superintendent of Taloja prison, the 84-year-old’s counsel informed them that Swamy has tested positive for Covid.
Updated on May 31, 2021 02:49 AM IST
, Hindustan Times, MumbaiKAY Dodhiya
The jailed activist is seeking bail citing his old age and on the ground that he is suffering from multiple ailments.
Published on Apr 27, 2021 11:08 PM IST
PTI | , Mumbai
Stan Swamy, currently lodged in Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai, was arrested on October 8 last year by the NIA.
Published on Mar 11, 2021 09:16 PM IST
PTI | , Mumbai
Swamy, 83, on Friday filed three fresh applications seeking a direction to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to return his bag, a copy of his hard disk and a direction to not transfer him from Taloja jail.
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 05:46 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |HT Correspondent and PTI
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.
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 06:49 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
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.
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 02:04 PM IST
Mumbai |Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma
The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled’s reaction came after a special court in Mumbai on Thursday again rejected Swamy’s application for a straw and sipper, and sought a response from the National Investigation Agency on his request
Published on Nov 28, 2020 01:49 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
Father Stan Swamy, 83, was arrested in the first week of October by the agency in the Bhima-Koregaon conspiracy case of 2018
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 06:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Neeraj Chauhan
Eighty-three-year-old Swamy, a Jesuit priest, was arrested on October 8 from his home in Ranchi for his alleged role in inciting mob violence in Bhima Koregaon near Pune in Maharashtra on January 1, 2018.
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 05:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Charul Shah
Father Stan Swamy was arrested on October 8 from his residence in Ranchi and produced before the special court on October 9. He was remanded in judicial custody and has been lodged in Taloja jail since then.
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 08:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Charul Shah, Mumbai
Investigators said that speeches made at an Elgar Parishad event, which was allegedly funded by Maoists, aggravated caste clashes that broke out near Bhima Koregaon village on January 1, 2018. One person died in the clashes that also sparked widespread protests by Dalit groups.
Updated on Oct 10, 2020 01:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Ranchi/Mumbai |HT Correspondents
Stan Swamy is know for activism to raise rights issues of Jharkhand’s tribal community.
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 11:27 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Charul Shah & Manish Pathak | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
Stan Swamy is a member of CPI (Maoist) and actively involved in its activities, an official said.
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 11:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday detained Ranchi-based human rights activist Father Stan Swamy for questioning in the Bhima-Koregaon violence case.
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 07:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Ranchi |HT Correspondent
The team arrived at Swamy’s Bagaicha campus at 7am and seized a computer hard disk, pen drive and documents, an official involved in the probe said.
Published on Jun 13, 2019 02:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune/ Ranchi |Yogesh Joshi & Sanjoy Dey
The search operation was part of an investigation into the violence that erupted at Bhima-Koregaon village near Pune after an event called Elgar Parishad, or conclave, on December 31 last year.
Updated on Jun 12, 2019 03:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi | Sanjoy Dey