Hunger Strike
North East  /  Published 19.03.20

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

North East  /  Published 29.02.20

KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi ill, fast uncertain

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi was rushed to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Saturday after he was reported to be suffering from stomach ache and fever. However,...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 25.02.20

Akhil to go on fast in jail from March 1

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi will stage an indefinite hunger strike inside Central Jail Guwahati from March 1 to add muscle to the ongoing protests against the Citizenship Am...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

India  /  Published 22.02.20

Aligarh Muslim University relay hunger strike

Students of Aligarh Muslim University have started a relay hunger strike against the new citizenship matrix and also to mount pressure on the vice-chancellor and registrar to step down amid continuing...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

AASU on fast in Dhemaji

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) launched a 30-hour hunger strike against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Dhemaji district from 8am on Saturday.AASU activists held placards and banners and ra...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Indefinite fast vow at Bangalore Bagh

A small group of women who have been on a fast since Tuesday at Bilal Bagh, Bangalore’s own replica of Shaheen Bagh, have decided to press ahead with their hunger strike to urge the Karnataka govern...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 17.02.20

Assam University students still on fast

After the failure of tripartite talks, the students of Assam University (AU) on Monday decided to continue their hunger strike against the rustication order of a student in front of the university gat...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 15.02.20

Student tries to slit wrist

An Assam University, Silchar, student on Saturday tried to slash her wrist during a hunger strike over two-year rustication and FIR against research scholar of ecology and environment sciences departm...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 14.02.20

Students reject talks offer

The striking students of Assam University on Friday rejected the offer of talks with the authorities. Assam University Students’ Union president Biswarup Bhattacharjee said they will continue the hu...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 01.01.20

Hunger strike on New Year’s Day in Assam

Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) continued in Upper Assam on the first day of the New Year with the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), along with other organisations, holding hung...
By Pradip Kumar Neog and Manoj Kumar Ojha in Duliajan


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