Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicStan Swamy

Topic: Stan Swamy

Jesuits believe in sanctity of human life, like Constitution. Stan Swamy stood for the poor

Marxism, that came centuries later than Catholic Church, has adopted certain elements of ‘liberation theology’ like opposition to inequality and exploitation.

To label Stan Swamy’s activism as ‘Jesuit Marxism’ is to bark up the wrong tree

Stan Swamy sought redressal within the Constitution. Just look at the sheer number of court cases he filed. Speaks of his faith in an important arm of the State.

‘Proud of achievements in democracy, human rights’ — India will tell Blinken on ‘US concerns’

During his visit to India, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to raise with Jaishankar and PM Modi the Biden administration’s ‘concerns on human rights and democracy’.

SubscriberWrites: Don’t hold back progress of tribals in the name of preserving their cultures and rights

Magnanimous individuals and social organisations working in tribal regions must not be in any conflict with the government’s plans and schemes, writes BN Gururaj.

For wealth chasers, liberation theology is Marxist. For others, it’s justice and freedom

Defaming certain faiths is part of a carefully crafted and meticulously managed project. Its latest and most illustrious trophy is Father Stan Swamy.

‘Never anticipated this would happen’ — Bombay HC says on Stan Swamy’s death in custody

While hearing Stan Swamy's bail appeals posthumously, the high court described the Jesuit priest as 'a wonderful man' and said it has great respect for his work.

Stan Swamy’s death ‘stain’ on India’s human rights record, says UN expert Mary Lawlor

UN Special Rapporteur Mary Lawlor Thursday said Stan Swamy's case should remind all states that human rights defenders & those detained without sufficient legal basis should be released.

‘Making a game of a person’s death’: Deccan Herald apologises after outrage over Stan Swamy ‘quiz’

The quiz asked readers to 'connect' 3 pictures — Bhima Koregaon victory pillar, Sudha Bharadwaj, and a Communist flag bearing the hammer & sickle — to a'person who recently passed away'.

Marxist Jesuits are not for tribal welfare. India and Indian Catholics both must realise that

Marxist Catholic priests in India are no longer happy focusing on old-fashioned parish work. Instead, they want to guide tribals towards ‘revolutionary Marxism’.

Cairn, Vodafone, Devas cases show India can’t treat outsiders like it treats its own people

When a predatory state used to treating citizens as captives behaves in the same manner with external players, it gets a push-back that it does not usually experience domestically.

On Camera

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TV news is busy finding Pakistan and Muslim angle everywhere in polls

Akhilesh Yadav and Amarinder Singh gave Indian news channels the opportunity to feature ‘Pakistan’ in their headlines and debates. But not after a Top Gun moment.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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