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Hunger
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

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

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.18

The war that epitomised the callousness of imperialism

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Bengal famine of 1943, a heart-rending episode in which three million persons died, and which epitomised the callousness of imperialism. The scale of devast...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Malnourished children: shocking but not surprising

India is busy building five-trillion-dollar castles in the air. In the meantime, less than 7 per cent of its children under two years of age get an adequate diet. The stark numbers thrown up by the Co...
By The Editorial Board in

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.10.18

Jharkhand famished, says report

Over half of Jharkhand’s 3-crore-plus population do not have enough food and over one-fourth of the state’s households — 26 per cent — can have only two meals in a day.Shocking statistics like...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

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

Education  /  Published 30.07.19

India is wasting money on space missions

YESStandard of livingIndia ranks 103 among 119 countries on the global hunger index — a tool that tracks hunger globally. Therefore, there should be more concern about the levels of poverty, educati...
By The Telegraph in


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