Uttarakhand Cong chief to observe fast outside PM's residence

Accusing the Centre of ignoring Uttarakhand's needs, state Congress president Kishore Upadhayay today announced that he will observe a one-day fast on 24 March in front of Prime Minister's residence here to protest the central government's attitude.

FCRI students withdraw fast in TN, agitation continues

Students of Forest College and Research Institute at nearby Mettupalayam have withdrawn their indefinite fast but are continuing their sit-in dharna inside the campus, demanding implemenation of their two-point demand on increased job reservation in the forest department.

I grew up too fast: Kendall Jenner
I grew up too fast: Kendall Jenner

Model Kendall Jenner says having older siblings make you mature quickly and admits she grew up too fast.

TN estate workers on one-day fast; seek protection from wild animals

Seeking protection to their lives and belongings from frequent attacks by wild animals, nearly 2,000 estate workers went on a day long fast on Tuesday in Valparai and surrounding areas in the district, police said.

Odisha: Woman 'on fast for over 50 days' to attain moksha

An 83-year-old Jain woman is on a 'fast unto death' for over 50 days in Cuttack to attain moksha, family sources said.

Irom Sharmila may have to return to hospital soon: Family

Despite her release from detention, Manipur`s rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila`s family is apprehensive that she might have to go back to hospital as she cannot survive fasting without being force-fed through nose.

Telangana govt orders formation of panel over FAST scheme

The Telangana government today issued orders to constitute a committee of officials to finalise guidelines for the implementation of the proposed `Financial Assistance to Students of Telangana` (FAST) scheme.

After Nigmanand, another saint dies while fasting for Ganga

A saint, who claimed to be `Peethadheeshwar` (head) of Kashi Mahashamsan Peeth and was on fast for over a month seeking clean and uninterrupted flow of water in the Ganga river, passed away at a hospital.

Digvijay Singh begins fast on issues of farmers, MPPEB scam

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday began a seven-day fast near the Collectorate here to protest the non-payment of compensation to farmers for crop damage and for demanding a CBI probe in the MPPEB scam.

Irom Sharmila rejects Congress for AAP, continues fast

Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been on a fast-unto-death since the last 10 years against alleged rights violations by security forces, Friday continued her agitation even as she indicated supporting the AAP while rejecting Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh`s offer to join the Congress.

Chaos in Andhra Assembly, bandh in Seemandhra over bifurcation

Three Congress MPs from Seemandhra region began a two-day fast here Friday demanding the central government stop the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Former militant released on parole, Gurbaksh Singh to end fast

As the hunger strike of former terrorist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa entered 42nd day, a militant convicted in former chief minister Beant Singh`s murder case in 1995 was released today on parole from Burail jail here.

Anna Hazare, a veteran of 18 `fast` agitations

On the 18th day of December, Anna Hazare finally called off his 18th fast -- most unlikely to be his last -- during his prolonged struggles for various public causes.

Telangana row: Jagan Mohan Reddy in custody, taken to hospital

YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday night was taken into preventive custody by the police and taken to hospital on the fifth day of his indefinite fast against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Jaganmohan Reddy shifted to another hospital

YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy, who is on a hunger strike since Sunday against the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, was tonight shifted to Nizam`s Institute of Medical Sciences here from the Osmania General Hospital (OGH) on medical advise.

Jagan`s indefinite fast continues on third day

The indefinite fast launched by jailed YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganomhan Reddy to protest the move to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh entered third day on Tuesday.

Jagan to launch stir from jail, mother calls off hunger strike

YSR Congress honorary president Y S Vijayamma today called off her indefinite fast opposing proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh after she was forcibly shifted to a hospital in Guntur in the wee hours.

Ghaziabad murders: Cong leaders begin fast to demand CBI probe

Demanding CBI probe into the Ghaziabad family murder case, several local Congress leaders on Saturday began an indefinite fast here, claiming that the arrested driver alone could not have carried out the murders.

Separatist Yasin Malik flown back to Srinagar

Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik, who was on Thursday night taken into preventive custody by Delhi Police, was flown back to Srinagar on Friday morning.