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

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.19

Opposition posers on hunger deaths in Jharkhand

Opposition members, including those from the Congress and JVM, grilled the government in the Assembly on Monday on poor health indices and sought details on steps taken to prevent hunger deaths.“Jha...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 03.12.19

Delhi women’s panel chief on hunger strike

Delhi Commission of Women chairperson Swati Maliwal began an indefinite hunger strike on Tuesday over issues of women’s safety and swift punishment for perpetrators, including those accused of the g...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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 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


India  /  Published 23.02.19

Arvind Kejriwal fast plan for statehood

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that he would go on an indefinite hunger strike from March 1 to demand statehood for Delhi. In a debate on statehood in the Assembly, the AAP convenor said...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.10.19

Child wasting alarm in report

A global hunger tracking report released on Tuesday has ranked India with the world’s highest rates of child wasting, or children with too low a weight for height, among 117 countries assessed.Nutri...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 24.12.19

Selenghat women seek Akhil release

The women of Selenghat in Assam’s Golaghat district on Tuesday demanded immediate release of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader and son of the soil Akhil Gogoi, who is in the custody of the ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

World  /  Published 29.07.19

Fasting Indians given forced IV drips

Three Indian nationals seeking asylum in the US have been forced to receive IV drips at a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Texas as they approach their third week of a hunger strike,...
By AP in Texas

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


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