hunger strike

An associate professor launches hunger strike at MIDS demanding an end to irregularities

Professor C Lakshmanan claimed abuse of power by administrative authorities, injustice to staff, caste discrimination, and nepotism

published on : 25th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Sidhu ends hunger strike after Union Minister's son appears before cops

Sidhu on Friday had started a hunger strike in Lakhimpur at the house of journalist Raman Kashyap, who died in the violence on October 3.

published on : 9th October 2021

Servitors stage hunger strike over affairs in Odisha's Haribaldev Jew temple

Kameswar Tripathy, an agitating servitor, said the authorities had demolished a rest-house used by the Supakaras for the renovation of the temple. 

published on : 8th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on 'hunger strike' following detention

In a video released by the party, Gandhi was seen sweeping the floor of a room where she was apparently kept.

published on : 4th October 2021

Pawan Kalyan to visit Vizag Ukku protest site 

If necessary the party president will participate in the agitation, Manohar told porata committee leaders, who met him in the steel city on Sunday.

published on : 20th September 2021

Force-fed but activist on hunger-strike not to budge

The activist from Rajkanika had launched the strike on August 10 near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Kendrapara town. He was moved to hospital on August 15 by district administration.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Manjeshwar MLA on day-long hunger strike against Karnataka's mandatory RT-PCR rule

Karnataka government is spreading misinformation that Keralites are responsible for covid cases in the state, but data proves otherwise, says A K M Ashraf

published on : 15th August 2021

Mekedatu: AAP leaders to sit on hunger strike Thursday

The party is demanding that the government set a 12-month deadline to complete the project that aims to provide drinking water to people in Bengaluru.

published on : 4th August 2021

Russia Opposition leader and Putin-critic Alexei Navalny announces hunger strike in jail

The Russian prison service said that the opposition leader was receiving all the medical care that he needs and was being treated just like any other convict.

published on : 1st April 2021

Tamil Nadu elementary school teachers end four-day hunger strike

The government elementary school teachers withdrew their four-day hunger strike after holding negotiations with School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan on Thursday. 

published on : 27th April 2018

Police list out 27 spots in Chennai for holding stir

The Chennai city police on Thursday released a list of 27 places, where protests, rallies and hunger strikes could be held. 

published on : 27th April 2018

Tamil Nadu: Failing health lands nearly 100 striking school staff in hospital

Nearly 100 government elementary teachers have been hospitalised since they began their hunger strike on Monday.

published on : 26th April 2018

Rahul Gandhi says PM Modi is casteist; BJP calls Congress fast a farce

Congress President Rahul Gandhi also said the grand old party will defeat the BJP-led NDA in the 2019 general election.

published on : 9th April 2018

Anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar, Jagdish Tytler asked not to sit on main dais at Congress fast against communalism

While a Congress leader said on anonymity that Tytler and Kumar were asked not to sit on the stage, the party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the BJP was seeking to create a controversy.

published on : 9th April 2018

Rahul Gandhi leads Congress fast against communalism, non-functioning of Parliament

Congress workers are observing a daylong fast in all state and district headquarters to voice their protest against the BJP government and to promote communal harmony and peace.

published on : 9th April 2018
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