Irom Chanu Sharmila's mother meets her after 16 years

Irom Chanu Sharmila's mother meets her after 16 years

Irom Sharmila, who recently ended her fast-unto-death, had a pleasant surprise on Friday when her aged mother, Sakhi, came to meet her after 16 years.

Aug 19, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

OROP row: One more veteran joins fast-unto-death

Even as the government on Tuesday assured the agitating ex-servicemen on the One Rank One Pension issue, another military veteran joined the fast unto death at the Jantar Mantar here.

Aug 18, 2015, 14:37 PM IST
Battle over OROP continues, two ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar

Battle over OROP continues, two ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar

Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here on Monday demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme.

Aug 17, 2015, 13:52 PM IST

Court to hear case against Irom Sharmila on June 5

A Delhi court on Monday fixed June 5 for hearing a case in which rights activist Irom Sharmila is facing trial for allegedly trying to commit suicide during her fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here in 2006.

Mar 02, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

Court to record evidence in Irom’s case on Dec 19

A Delhi court Wednesday directed rights activist Irom Sharmila to appear before it on December 19.

Oct 30, 2013, 19:51 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu cancels fast-unto-death after Punjab CM`s assurance

A fast-unto-death that couldn’t last for even half-a-day. Yes, BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu called off his fast before noon on Saturday, barely few hours after starting it, after he received an assurance from Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal through fax.

Sep 28, 2013, 08:57 AM IST

Couple`s fast-unto-death case shakes Nepal

The case of a couple staging a fast-unto-death for more than a month has shaken the whole country after their health condition became critical.

Aug 29, 2013, 16:18 PM IST

APMCC to launch fast-unto-death in Porbandar on Jan 30

APMCC threatened to launch a fast-unto-death from January 30 next year at Porbandar in Gujarat if the J&K government did not meet its demands.

Nov 28, 2012, 17:07 PM IST

BJP MLA on fast-unto-death hospitalised

The legislator Shankar Singh Rawat was on a fast unto death since July 1 to press for Beawar to be given the status of district, and water supply from Bisalpur dam.

Jul 05, 2012, 23:45 PM IST

Fast-unto-death of workers enter its second day

Tension was brewing in the area since yesterday after NID
authorities, along with a police contingent, started
occupying the land.

Mar 28, 2012, 18:34 PM IST

Farmer leader Tevatia on fast-unto-death

Farmer leader Manveer Singh
Tevatia, who is lodged in Dasna jail here, on Sunday went on a
fast-unto-death protesting registration of false cases against
him, a jail official said.

Sep 11, 2011, 17:46 PM IST

Govt says no to Anna’s fast-unto-death

Anna Hazare is likely to be granted permission for holding his indefinite fast in Ramlila Maidan but with conditions that there will be no fast-unto-death and no use of loudspeakers beyond 10 pm.

Aug 17, 2011, 17:30 PM IST

Fast-unto-death for separate Telangana

The fast-unto-death by students
demanding a separate state entered the second day on Tuesday at
Osmania University (OU) campus.

Jul 13, 2011, 00:16 AM IST

No plans to create parallel govt: Anna

Anna Hazare said he will undertake fast-unto-death from
August 16 and would not be go back on his decision even if the
government makes any request.

Jun 22, 2011, 20:46 PM IST

Jharkhand: Babulal Marandi`s fast-unto-death enters 6th day

The former CM is demanding that a special Assembly session be convened to pass a bill that would protect the people who had
been displaced or face the threat of displacement following encroachment in govt land.

May 06, 2011, 18:31 PM IST

Marandi`s fast-unto-death enters sixth day

A diabetic, the former chief minister of Jharkhand began the hunger strike on May 1.

May 06, 2011, 13:05 PM IST

Babulal Marandi`s fast-unto-death enters fifth day

The fast-unto-death by JVM(P) chief Babulal Marandi entered its
fifth day on Thursday with the administration appealing to him to
call it off and hold a dialogue with the government.

May 05, 2011, 14:05 PM IST

Raj Minister`s fast-unto-death continues at Jaipur

State minister Golma Devi has
continued a fast-unto-death for the second consecutive day here today as a mark of protest against the alleged apathy of the Rajasthan government towards the demands of tribals.

Apr 13, 2011, 15:27 PM IST

Govt struggles to diffuse situation as Hazare`s fast enters third day

Anna Hazare, Wednesday, shot off a letter to PM, slamming the reaction of his government and Congress to his indefinite fast on Lokpal Bill issue.

Apr 07, 2011, 09:19 AM IST

Cong terms Hazare`s fast-unto-death as premature

Congress termed indefinite hunger strike by social activist Anna Hazare for a
stronger Lokpal Bill as "premature", saying the government had already constituted a panel headed by Defence Minister AK Antony to go into the issue.

Apr 05, 2011, 20:52 PM IST