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Hunger
West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.20

Date for talks ends worker fast

The workers of the Longview tea garden, on the outskirts of Siliguri, on a relay hunger strike at the tea garden for two weeks to demand full payment of last year’s Durga Puja bonus, withdrew th...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.20

Talks to end Longview tea garden impasse

The Bengal labour department will hold a meeting with trade unions and the management of the Longview estate that produces orthodox Darjeeling Tea on August 28 to discuss the impasse in the garden.&nb...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.20

Tea estate shut amid clamour for dues

The management of Longview tea estate, on the foothills of Darjeeling hills, declared suspension of work since Friday, citing worker unrest for over 10 days. The decision drew flak from tea trade uni...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Culture  /  Published 14.08.20

Towards a hunger-free world

Around 60,000 Robins dressed in their quintessential green uniform have come forward to make this mission a success. The run up to Independence Day was being celebrated as #MissionFinale where in the ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.20

Two sides

The bigger picture may be grim, but there is also a ray of hope. While the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report bears ill tidings for the global hunger situation — ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

No filters needed

Sir — One down, several more to go. According to news reports, Shaadi.com, a leading matrimonial website in India has removed its skin colour filter after facing backlash from users. There are too m...
By The Telegraph in

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


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