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American jailed in Cuba ends hunger strike

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 04:15

US contractor Alan Gross ended an eight-day hunger strike to press for his release from prison in Cuba.

Toyota lockout continues; employee on hunger strike hospitalised

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 21:00

The management-employees standoff over lockout at Toyota Kirloskar Motor's two plants at Bidadi near here persisted Saturday even as one of the employees on indefinite hunger strike was hospitalised owing to low blood pressure.

Nokia employees to go on one-day hunger strike on March 31

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 18:12

Employees of Finnish handset maker Nokia's plant at Sriperumbudur near here have decided to go on one-day hunger strike here next week, seeking job security to them in the wake of Nokia-Microsoft deal.

Sochi activist launches hunger strike to protest jail term

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:40

A leading Russian activist who was jailed after criticising the environmental impact of the Olympic Games in Sochi has gone on hunger strike, his organisation said Monday.

Mass murderer Anders Breivik to hunger strike for better video games

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 01:04

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik threatened to go on hunger strike for better video games and other perks to alleviate his "torture"-like prison conditions.

Expelled AAP MP Vinod Kumar Binny calls off hunger strike, gives Arvind Kejriwal 10 days to act

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 11:45

Expelled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Vinod Kumar Binny called off his hunger strike on Monday giving `more time` to the Kejriwal government in Delhi.

Vinod Kumar Binny claims support of more AAP MLAs, meets Lt Guv over Bharti

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 05:50

Expelled Aam Aadmi Party MLA Vinod Kumar Binny is likely to sit on a fast at Jantar Mantar beginning Monday.

Congress continues relay hunger protest over drug case probe

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 19:58

Congress leaders and workers in Punjab continued with their indefinite relay hunger strike, demanding a CBI probe into the multi-crore drug racket.

Sanjay Nirupam begins hunger strike for cut in power tariff in Mumbai

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 14:14

AICC secretary Sanjay Nirupam on Thursday began an indefinite hunger strike to demand reduction in power tariff in Mumbai.

Gujjars on hunger strike against alleged embezzlement of funds

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 17:15

Members of Gujjar and Bakkerwal communities on Tuesday sat on a 24-hour hunger strike outside Raj Bhawan to protest against alleged embezzlement of funds.

Pro-Kurdish MPs plan hunger strike in Turkey Parliament

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 15:35

Four pro-Kurdish lawmakers plan to go on hunger strike in the Turkish Parliament from Tuesday to denounce a court ruling against the release of jailed MPs with suspected links to Kurdish rebels, their party said.

Anna Hazare wants to undermine judiciary through Lokpal: Lalu

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 22:38

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday alleged that anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare was trying to undermine the judiciary through the Jan Lokpal Bill.