India  /  Published 30.05.20

Hungry man breaks into food joint, owner refuses to file case

A man broke into a roadside eatery in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district to steal food as the coronavirus-induced lockdown had left him famished, said an official on Saturday.The incident happened on Wed...
By The Telegraph in Mumbai

India  /  Published 24.05.20

Migrant on Shramik Express dies hungry

A 46-year-old migrant labourer died on a Shramik Express train on Saturday after having had nothing to eat or drink for 60 hours, a nephew who was accompanying him has alleged.Raveesh Yadav said no fo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.05.20

New hunger death, old malady

The Latehar district administration has started an inquiry into the death of a five-year-old child, the 30th alleged hunger death in Jharkhand since September 2017.The mother of Nimani Bhuiyan, a Dali...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 18.05.20

Foggy lens: Mr Goyal's food for thought

The Union minister of commerce and industry, Piyush Goyal, has announced cheerfully that such has been the focus of the government that not a single Indian citizen has been left wanting for food durin...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.20

Woman walks 13km with baby on shoulders to fill empty stomachs

Hunger has forced a 26-year-old tribal woman to walk 13km under a blazing sun in search of food with her six-month-old son on shoulders — a trek that captured the helplessness of the deprived sectio...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 24.04.20

Survey suggests worker hunger

Large proportions of farm, daily wage and industrial workers sampled across India have struggled for food under the nationwide lockdown despite government assurances of supplies, a social media platfo...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 23.04.20

Not equaliser but revealer

In the largest slum in Kenya’s capital, people desperate to eat set off a stampede during a recent giveaway of flour and cooking oil, leaving scores injured and two people dead.In India, thousands o...
By Abdi Latif Dahir/ New York Times News Service in Nairobi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.20

Hunger death cry, finger at lockdown

A 72-year-old woman died on Thursday in a village in Ramgarh district, her son calling it a starvation death and blaming his joblessness during the lockdown for it.Deceased Upasi Devi’s son Jogan Na...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

India  /  Published 25.03.20

What we cannot lock down: hunger

The world’s largest lockdown without a readily available cushion appears to have begun to affect the poorest of the poor.As many of the non-government organisations and other social and religious gr...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

IITG students placed under ‘suspended expulsion’

Two students of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, have been issued a warning for a semester for staging a hunger strike and indulging in “misinterpretation of facts” and defaming the insti...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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