India  /  Published 17.10.20

Saibaba: threat to fast in jail

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 19.05.20

Delay, don’t deny

Faith and fasting have a curious connection. Be it Karwa Chauth, Mahashivratri or Paryushan, Ramzan or Lent, fasting is a constant. Of course, there exist variants. There is intermittent fasting when ...
By Manasi Shah in

Health  /  Published 28.09.19

Diabetes fast-feast drug guidelines

A medical panel has formulated what is being described as the country’s first guidelines that specify certain modifications in medications to shepherd diabetes patients through periods of fasting an...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.19

Jharkhand's iftar food trail spiced with memories

Stall owner Md Alam, selling bakarkhani rotis priced between Rs 20 and Rs 80 apiece, said, “The quality of ingredients determines the price, not size of the roti.” Ghee, egg whites and milk go int...
By Achintya Ganguly and Praduman Choubey in Ranchi/Dhanbad

India  /  Published 11.12.19

Fast at AMU against bill action

The majority of students of Aligarh Muslim University on Wednesday didn’t have breakfast and lunch to express resentment over police action during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill. O...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Health  /  Published 02.02.20

Fasting mode: On

There is a lot of conventional wisdom on eating right that we keep hearing, like having more fibre-rich foods, focusing more on plant foods and most of these advices revolve around what to eat and how...
By Karan Kakkad in

India  /  Published 23.02.19

Arvind Kejriwal fast plan for statehood

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that he would go on an indefinite hunger strike from March 1 to demand statehood for Delhi. In a debate on statehood in the Assembly, the AAP convenor said...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.19

Presi fast to protest punishment

Three Presidency students have vowed to continue with their hunger strike even as the students’ dean requested them to withdraw the protest a day before the institute’s 202nd founders’ day.The t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.10.18

Seer threatens fast on Ayodhya temple

A sadhu in Ayodhya has declared that he would sit on a hunger strike from November 29 if the Narendra Modi government does not start constructing a Ram temple at the disputed site by then. “Anger is...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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