West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.22

Bimal Gurung hospitalised in Sikkim

GJM supremo Bimal Gurung has officially ended his 100-hour hunger strike after he has been hospitalised following a deterioration of his health while his party has decided not to contest the upcoming ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gangtok/Darjeeling

India  /  Published 27.05.22

Jail hunger strike by academic

A paraplegic prisoner in Nagpur was taken to the jail hospital on Thursday after a hunger strike against CCTV cameras denying him privacy in the bathroom, a day after an Elgaar Parishad undertrial&rsq...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.22

Gurung begins strike

GJM supremo Bimal Gurung on Wednesday began an indefinite hunger strike to press for deferment of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration polls and inclusion of a certain portion of land under its j...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.05.22

BCCL teachers on hunger strike

More than 100 teachers out of a total 275 of 75 BCCL aided schools lying in different colliery areas of Dhanbad today launched an indefinite hunger strike outside the residence of BCCL Chairman-cum-Ma...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 28.02.22

Hungry land

Many people are going hungry. That is what the Hunger Watch Survey II, conducted in December 2021 and January 2022 by the non-governmental organization, Right to Food Campaign, found when studying the...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 24.02.22

60% homes in food crisis: Study

Economist Sunil Ray, former director of the A.N. Sinha Institute in Patna, attributed the findings to the decline in jobs and income. “If people have income and money, they will spend on food a...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

End hunger with peace

The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed millions of people into poverty and hunger. The United Nations estimates that between 720 and 811 million people faced hunger in 2020 — about 161 million more th...
By Malancha Chakrabarty

Opinion  /  Published 22.01.22

Letters to the Editor: 'Wife-beater' cannot be a name for a fashion item

Dubious moniker   Sir — The language of fashion is reflective of social and cultural norms and can often be problematic. It is appalling that the ubiquitous white ganji &mda...

Opinion  /  Published 20.01.22

Shameful: Hunger deaths

Data can be weaponized to suit a political purpose. The absence of data is useful in a similar manner. This was evident from the Centre’s recent confession to the Supreme Court that it had no da...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 08.12.21

Smriti questions hunger index

Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani on Wednesday raised doubt over accuracy of Global Hunger Index saying medical and societal challenge were measured through a Gallup pho...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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