Swamy , a Jesuit priest, who spent long years working among his beloved Advasis in this eastern Indian tribal state, died on Monday in Mumbai, hours before his appeal for bail in a case where he is ironically accused of being an `Urban Naxal’ was to be heard.
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Swamy’s Senior Advocate Mihir Desai brought to the notice of the Bombay High Court judges Justice S. S. Shinde and Justice N. J. Jamdar of the development when his bail plea came up for hearing this afternoon.
Till late Sunday night, the 84-year-old Jesuit priest was on ventilator support, the senior counsel told PTI.
Bhima Koregaon violence that shook the country in January 2018 is again making headlines after Pune police arrested five rights activists and raided homes in several cities. The houses of seven prominent activists including Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bhardwaj, Stan Swamy, Varavara Rao, Kranti, and Naseem were searched by[Read More…]
Dalits, every year celebrate the 1818 victory of the lower caste Mahar soldiers in the British army over Brahmin led Maratha Empire.
On Tuesday morning, Pune police conducted a widespread raid and simultaneous arrests of activists in Ranchi, Hyderabad, Delhi, Faridabad, Goa and Mumbai. Stan Swamy in Ranchi, Varavara Rao in Hyderabad, Gautam Navlakha in New Delhi, Sudha Bharadwaj in Faridabad, Dalit scholar Anand Teltumbde in Goa and Vernon Gonsalves and Arun[Read More…]