AIIMS issue: Bandh continues in Jammu for third day, Section 144 imposed

Jammu witnessed a shutdown for the third consecutive day today as part of agitation being carried out by an amalgam of over 70 organisations to press for setting up an AIIMS in this region of the state.

AIIMS row: ACC's hunger strike enters 9th day

 Amid protests by political parties, the chain hunger strike of the AIIMS coordination committee (ACC) demanding setting up an of AIIMS here entered its ninth consecutive day on Wednesday.

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Implement One Rank One Pension, tweets Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday expressed the hope that the central government will soon implement the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.

Israel frees Palestinian hunger striker: Spokeswoman

 Israel overnight released a Palestinian prisoner who staged a 56-day hunger strike while being detained for a year without charge, a spokeswoman said Sunday.

Health workers on hunger strike in Delhi

A section of health workers here are on a hunger strike protesting against privatisation of health services and demanding revision of hospital patient care allowance along with filling of vacant posts.

Israel to free Palestinian hunger strike detainee, lawyer says

Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan ended a 56-day hunger strike on Sunday after Israel agreed to release him, his lawyer and the Palestinian Prisoners Club announced.

Palestinian hunger striker 'close to death': Lawyer

A Palestinian prisoner held in an Israeli jail and on hunger strike for 53 days is in a critical condition and could die "at any moment", his lawyer said on Saturday.

Palestinian hunger striker `close to death`: Lawyer
Palestinian hunger striker `close to death`: Lawyer

A Palestinian prisoner held in an Israeli jail and on hunger strike for 53 days is in a critical condition and could die "at any moment", his lawyer said on Saturday.

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez ends hunger strike

 Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez announced Tuesday he has ended a month-long hunger strike, a day after the government set a date for legislative elections.

AIIMS issue: Hunger strike enters 5th day in Jammu

More than 40 members of the AIIMS coordination committee today took their turn as the chain hunger strike entered fifth consecutive day on Tuesday.

Hamas demands release of hunger-striking prisoners

Palestinian militant group Hamas on Sunday called for the immediate release of hunger-striking prisoners held by Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Israel Cabinet approves bill to force feed prisoners

Israeli ministers approved a bill on Sunday that would allow prisoners on hunger strike to be force fed if their life is in danger, sparking criticism from health experts and rights groups.

AIIMS issue: Civil groups' hunger strike enters second day in J&K

 A chain hunger strike launched by the coordination committee of various civil groups demanding setting up of AIIMS in Jammu region entered the second consecutive day on Saturday.

Jailed Venezuelan dissident ends hunger strike

 Venezuelan dissident Daniel Ceballos has ended a prison hunger strike after 20 days, his wife reported on Twitter.

Jailed Venezuelan leader starts hunger strike, urges protest

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is launching a hunger strike and calling for a mass anti-government protest next week in a new video leaked.

Yasin Malik on hunger strike to protest against separate Kashmiri Pandit enclaves

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Saturday led a 30-hour long hunger strike in protest against the proposed separate township for Kashmiri Pandits in the Kashmir Valley.

Congress MLAs begin hunger strike in MP Assembly

Intensifying their protest on the issue of compensation for rain and hailstorm-hit farmers, the Congress MLAs Thursday began an indefinite hunger strike in the well of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.

BJP MLA sits on hunger strike against dance bars in Goa

Senior Goa BJP leader Michael Lobo on Monday sat on a day-long hunger strike demanding shutting down of all dance bars in the Calangute-Baga beach belt.

Bengal SSC candidates continue hunger strike

The 32 candidates who were empanelled after clearing the WBSSC examination but are yet to be appointed in state-run schools, continued their hunger strike Monday and sought the Bengal governor`s intervention to resolve the matter.