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

People  /  Published 29.12.18

Robin Hoods target world hunger with an idea

When Neel Ghose founded Robin Hood Army in 2014, he did not really think scale or numbers. Or so says the 30-year-old, who is an MBA student at Harvard Business School, US. Neel was working in Lisbon,...
By Manasi Shah in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.20

‘Hunger death’ probe

Chief minister Hemant Soren has ordered a probe into reports of alleged starvation death of a 40-year-old man in Bokaro, even as the district administration attributed the death to some disease. Bhuk...
By PTI in Bokaro

India  /  Published 15.12.19

DCW chief hospitalised during hunger strike

Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal, who was on a hunger strike to demand capital punishment for rapists within six months of their conviction, was taken to a hospital after she...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

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


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