Monday, 3 October, 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.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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