India  /  Published 19.11.19

IIT ‘harass’ protest fast ends

Two IIT Madras students on Tuesday ended their one-day-old indefinite hunger strike, called after a girl student’s suspected suicide sparked allegations that she had faced religious discrimination a...
By PTI in Chennai

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.12.19

Hemant Soren's tweets win praise from all

Hemant Soren, the chief minister-designate, appears to have tweeted his priorities before formally taking up the reins of Jharkhand on December 29. He gave a hint of his priorities through two linked ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

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

Opinion  /  Published 18.05.20

Foggy lens: Mr Goyal's food for thought

The Union minister of commerce and industry, Piyush Goyal, has announced cheerfully that such has been the focus of the government that not a single Indian citizen has been left wanting for food durin...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.19

Empty stomach & poor decisions

Hunger addles the brain. At least according to the research conducted in the University of Dundee. With an empty stomach, people tend to go for the packet of chips dangling within reach rather than wa...
By The Editorial Board


World  /  Published 23.04.20

Not equaliser but revealer

In the largest slum in Kenya’s capital, people desperate to eat set off a stampede during a recent giveaway of flour and cooking oil, leaving scores injured and two people dead.In India, thousands o...
By Abdi Latif Dahir/ New York Times News Service in Nairobi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

Apni Roti: An initiative to feed the hungry

One hot afternoon, an orange truck with smileys drives into a south Calcutta slum — known as the Chetla Lock Gate slum. Six-year-old Durga is squatting under a tubewell. Four-year-old Priya is playi...
By Manasi Shah

India  /  Published 13.10.19

Bhim Army hunger strike row in Tihar

A tweet from jailed Ambedkarite leader Chandrashekhar “Ravan” Azad’s account on Sunday morning announced that he and fellow Bhim Army undertrials were on hunger strike in Tihar over prison autho...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.05.20

Migrant on Shramik Express dies hungry

A 46-year-old migrant labourer died on a Shramik Express train on Saturday after having had nothing to eat or drink for 60 hours, a nephew who was accompanying him has alleged.Raveesh Yadav said no fo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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