North East  /  Published 13.11.19

Meal workers warn of hunger strike

Midday meal workers on Wednesday warned of a hunger strike after talks with the Assam government on their demands remained inconclusive. The meeting was held between 15 delegates of the All Assam Prim...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.18

Why we should eat millets rather than rice

Sir — Many people in India suffer from nutritional deficiency. For instance, the prevalence of anaemia in the country is among the highest in the world. Interestingly, a recent study has claimed tha...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.06.19

Food ‘soldiers’ on global award list

Pradeep Macchua, who lives in a shanty in Sakchi’s Netaji Subhas Maidan, waits for the 14th of every month for some lip-smacking roti sabzi for his eight-year-old daughter, thanks to Rotaract Club m...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.19

Sham meal: Officials should be held accountable

Sir — A cruel joke was played on a few pregnant women on the occasion of Supushti Diwas, held under the Integrated Child Development Services in Santipur. They were asked to sit in turns before a su...
By The Telegraph in

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


Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Is the government interested in ending hunger?

Until recently, India was busy collecting laurels as the fastest growing economy in the world. But that never stopped thousands of children from going to bed without food night after night. The Nation...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.20

New hunger death, old malady

The Latehar district administration has started an inquiry into the death of a five-year-old child, the 30th alleged hunger death in Jharkhand since September 2017.The mother of Nimani Bhuiyan, a Dali...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 16.10.19

Teachers vow hunger strike

A union of contract teachers in Jharkhand colleges has decided to go on an indefinite hunger strike from Friday to press for salaries in accordance with the guidelines of the University Grants Commiss...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.19

Hunger games

Recent research has shown that hunger has adverse effects not only on the body but also on the mind. It can lead to bad choices in the short-term as well as poor life decisions. Is it possible that su...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.19

Nirmala Sitharaman's laughable logic

Sir — The reasons provided by the Union finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, for the slump in sales in the automobile industry elicited a lot of laughter (“Serious problem”, Sept 13). Sitharama...
By The Telegraph in


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