OROP hunger strike enters 14th day, ex-servicemen write to President
OROP hunger strike enters 14th day, ex-servicemen write to President

Ex-servicemen protesting over their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) have written to President Pranab Mukherjee, saying some veterans were developing medical complications due to their indefinite hunger strike which entered the 14th day, and the government will be responsible for any untoward incident.

Mumbai: CR employees on day-long hunger strike against YTSK scheme

 Central Railway employees sat on a day-long hunger strike here on Tuesday against Railway Board's recently launched Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendra (YTSK) scheme.

AAP MLA Surinder Singh threatens to join OROP hunger strike post getting bail

Bailed out AAP MLA Surinder Singh on Saturday threatened to join the ongoing hunger strike with other ex-servicemen and to protest his arrest by Delhi Police on charges that he had assaulted an employee of the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC).

Palestinian hunger striker regains consciousness after court ruling

A Palestinian on a two-month hunger strike regained consciousness Thursday following a medically induced coma as debate raged over a decision by Israel`s top court to suspend his detention without trial.

Palestinian detainee ends 65-day hunger-strike

Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan ended his 65-day hunger strike against his detention without trial on Wednesday after the Israeli Supreme Court suspended his arrest warrant, his lawyer said.

Patel community leaders start indefinite hunger strike in Gujarat

Gujarat's Patel community leaders, who are demanding reservations under the Other Backward Caste (OBC) quota, on Wednesday started an indefinite hunger strike at the Sabarmati riverfront, a day after the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) denied permission for a rally by them on August 25.

Clashes outside hospital of hunger strike Palestinian

 Arab supporters and Jewish detractors of a Palestinian held by Israel without trial clashed Sunday with police near the hospital treating him after he lost consciousness during a hunger strike.

Sikh asylum-seekers freed from US jail after hunger strike

Twenty of the 22 Indian Sikh asylum-seekers, who were on hunger strike for over two weeks at a detention centre in Florida protesting against alleged unfair practices by immigration department, have been released on bond to fight their cases.

ICRC says Palestinian hunger striker at risk of death

A Palestinian detainee on hunger strike in an Israeli jail for 50 days is now "at immediate risk" of death, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned on Friday.

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.