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Hunger Strike
India  /  Published 29.01.21

Hazare calls off fast against farm laws

Social activist Anna Hazare on Friday said he won't be proceeding with the indefinite fast against the new farm laws and claimed that the Central government has agreed to some of his demands. &qu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

India  /  Published 28.12.20

Anna threatens fast for farmers

Social activist Anna Hazare has threatened to go on a hunger strike if his demands on issues concerning farmers are not met by the Central government by the end of January next year, and said it would...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.12.20

Tomar may meet farmers Monday or Tuesday: Shah

Agricultural union leaders on Sunday announced that they will observe a day-long relay hunger strike on Monday at every site of protest as part of their ongoing agitation against the three new farm la...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.12.20

Farmers on hunger strike

Farmer leaders on Saturday stuck to their demands and announced that their representatives will sit on a hunger strike on December 14. A nation-wide strike has also been called on the same day. The l...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.10.20

Saibaba: threat to fast in jail

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By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

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West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.20

Date for talks ends worker fast

The workers of the Longview tea garden, on the outskirts of Siliguri, on a relay hunger strike at the tea garden for two weeks to demand full payment of last year’s Durga Puja bonus, withdrew th...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Talks to end Longview tea garden impasse

The Bengal labour department will hold a meeting with trade unions and the management of the Longview estate that produces orthodox Darjeeling Tea on August 28 to discuss the impasse in the garden.&nb...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.20

Tea estate shut amid clamour for dues

The management of Longview tea estate, on the foothills of Darjeeling hills, declared suspension of work since Friday, citing worker unrest for over 10 days. The decision drew flak from tea trade uni...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.19

Hunger strike over SRFTI fees

Six students of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) are on an indefinite hunger strike demanding that the admission test be put on hold till the entrance test fees are reduced and t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Cottonians on fast

Cotton University students, who are on an “uninterrupted hunger strike” since Monday night despite ongoing examinations, on Tuesday also announced a non-cooperation movement against the government...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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