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Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to organise hunger strike on April 3 over Cauvery issue

Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to organise hunger strike on April 3 over Cauvery issue

The AIADMK, which first announced that the hunger strike programme will be held on April 2, subsequently postponed it by a day to April 3. 

Mar 30, 2018, 23:47 PM IST
Won't let any political party come on this stage: Anna Hazare

Won't let any political party come on this stage: Anna Hazare

The social reformer also said that whoever joins the movement will have to sign an affidavit which states that they will neither join any political party/group nor will contest elections.

Mar 24, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
Social activist Medha Patkar forcibly removed from protest site, admitted to hospital after health worsens

Social activist Medha Patkar forcibly removed from protest site, admitted to hospital after health worsens

Social activist Medha Patkar who is on an indefinite hunger strike since July 27 was forcibly removed from protest site and taken to a hospital in Indore yesterday after her health worsened. 

Aug 08, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
IIT-Bombay students on relay hunger strike against fee hike

IIT-Bombay students on relay hunger strike against fee hike

Students of Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), Powai, are on a relay hunger strike since Monday after the college authority had hardly paid any heed to their protest against the fee hike.

Jul 04, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

Nalini Sriharan on hunger strike demanding shifting to Chennai jail

Nalini, an Indian, had accompanied the Sri Lankan woman suicide bomber who blew up Rajiv Gandhi with concealed explosives.

Jun 16, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike: Prison Service

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners incarcerated in Israeli jails ended a 40-day hunger strike on Saturday, the Israel Prisons Service said.

May 27, 2017, 11:54 AM IST

Fearing molestation, Haryana girls demanding school upgradation sit on hunger strike

Around 80 girl students of a government high school in Rewari are on hunger strike demanding upgradation of their institutions.

May 17, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Sacked MLA Kapil Mishra slapped by AAP worker

Kapil Mishra who is sitting on hunger strike since morning against Arvind Kejriwal was slapped by claimed to be an AAP worker Ankit Bhardwaj.

May 10, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

West Bengal: LeT militant on death row goes on fast demanding TV, 'good food'

A Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Muzaffar Ahmed Rather, who is on death row, has been on a hunger strike for the last two days demanding a TV set and 'good food' in his solitary cell.

Mar 10, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
'Saas-bahu' story with a twist: Russian woman goes on hunger strike against mother-in-law - Know reason

'Saas-bahu' story with a twist: Russian woman goes on hunger strike against mother-in-law - Know reason

In a regular case of 'saas-bahu' woes but with a twist, this tale from Agra has set tongues wagging as a Russian daughter-in-law has been sitting in protest against her mother-in-law at the doorstep of the family home, from where she has been kicked out.

Jul 10, 2016, 11:48 AM IST
NDMC official's murder row: BJP MP Maheish Girri ends indefinite fast in Rajnath Singh's presence

NDMC official's murder row: BJP MP Maheish Girri ends indefinite fast in Rajnath Singh's presence

 BJP MP Mahiesh Girri, who was on an 'indefinite fast' a few metres away from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence, ended his hunger strike on Tuesday after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh joined him.

Jun 21, 2016, 19:11 PM IST
After clean chit by NIA over Malegaon blasts, Sadhvi Pragya on hunger strike for Kumbh visit

After clean chit by NIA over Malegaon blasts, Sadhvi Pragya on hunger strike for Kumbh visit

Sadhvi Pragya, who was given a clean chit in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case by the National Investigation Agency, on Monday began a hunger strike here, demanding that she be allowed to take part in Simhastha Kumbh at Ujjain, said one of her kin.

May 16, 2016, 20:32 PM IST

Odisha's SC/ST MLAs resume hunger strike

They said Patnaik will be held responsible if any unfortunate incident took place during the hunger strike.

May 12, 2016, 02:36 AM IST

AAI employees threaten to go on hunger strike over bonus row

In a letter written by the AAI employees Union, they have said that they would go on a hunger strike from April 4 if they are not paid their bonuses.

Mar 17, 2016, 11:51 AM IST

Ukrainian pilot starts drinking water, continues hunger strike: Lawyer

A Ukrainian military pilot, Nadiya Savchenko, on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists, has started drinking water but will continue her hunger strike until the verdict, her lawyer said Thursday.

Mar 10, 2016, 15:47 PM IST
In Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko raises middle finger at judge

In Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko raises middle finger at judge

Hunger-striking Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Wednesday told a Russian court she would continue refusing food and water and raised her middle finger at the judge and prosecution.

Mar 09, 2016, 14:37 PM IST

Irom Sharmila rejects request to call off hunger strike

Irom Sharmila, who has been on fasts unto death since November 4, 2000, to demand the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, has rejected state Social Welfare Minister Akoijam Mirabai`s appeal to call off her hunger strike.

Mar 09, 2016, 13:40 PM IST

Fasting Hardik Patel admitted to hospital

The 22-year-old, who launched his indefinite fast in Lajpore Jail here, was late last night shifted to the prison ward of Civil Hospital where he is fine now.

Feb 20, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

Dalit scholar's suicide: JNU students go on indefinite hunger strike

Various student groups have been protesting over the issue in the national capital since last week.

Jan 24, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

Quota stir: Seeking Hardik Patel's release, two 'Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti' leaders on hunger strike

Demanding release of quota movement leader Hardik Patel and other jailed agitators, two members of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), have begun an indefinite hunger strike at their respective homes in the city and in Surat.

Dec 25, 2015, 23:22 PM IST