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Hunger Strike
India  /  Published 17.10.20

Saibaba: threat to fast in jail

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By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 03.12.19

Maliwal on hunger strike against rape incidents

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal sat on an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday against the recent incidents of rape.Earlier, she had alleged that police had not gi...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.19

Tamang starts fast over tea bonus

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang on Sunday started his indefinite hunger strike here over hill tea workers’ bonus, declaring there would be no “further negotiations” and that the agita...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Visva-Bharati VC to lead fast to clear varsity stalls

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty will lead a 12-hour hunger-strike on Monday to appeal to traders at a makeshift handicrafts market near the campus gate to remove their stalls and allo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

North East  /  Published 04.02.19

10hr AASU fast fire rages across Assam

The district units of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and 30 other organisations staged a 10-hour hunger strike from 6am across the state on Monday in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bi...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati


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