Scaling up the ongoing protest at the Jadavpur University campus here, parents of the 17 fasting students Monday took part in a 12-hour token hunger strike demanding the removal of vice chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti.
As another Jadavpur University student was on Saturday hospitalised while on an indefinite hunger strike demanding resignation of the vice-chancellor, the Governor asked the VC to take immediate action on a report relating to a molestation case.
Itanagar: Irked over the "unresponsive" attitude of the state government in resolving the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) paper leakage mess, civil service aspirants today began a 72-hour hunger strike demanding dissolution of the present Commission.
Demanding compensation for the loss incurred in Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Lingaa’, distributor R. Singaravadivelan, who distributed the film in Thanjavur and Trichy districts, has sought the permission of the Madras High Court to go on fast here.
The Goa government is ready to absorb hundreds of security guards, who are on a relay hunger strike for last seven days for regularisation of their jobs, into state services on a contractual basis if they call off stir and not proceed on the indefinite hunger strike from Tuesday.
More students in Hong Kong who have been protesting for more than two months for free elections in 2017 are contemplating joining a hunger strike begun by student leader Joshua Wong and two other activists.
Joshua Wong, the teenage face of Hong Kong`s pro-democracy movement, and two other student demonstrators went on hunger strike Monday, raising the stakes after one of the worst nights of violence to hit the demonstrations.
Agartala: Peeved by government apathy, 26 surrendered militants have launched a hunger strike at Lachi Rehabilitation Camp in south Tripura's Santir Bazar sub-division, official sources said Wednesday.
Former Congress MLA Mukesh Sharma on Friday sat on an indefinite hunger strike at Mohan Garden here claiming that the roll back of the power rates by the DERC is a bluff with the public and demanded immediate withdrawl of the order.
Indian-origin economist Meghnad Desai will go on a Gandhian-style hunger strike to help raise "awareness" around 1 million pounds required for erecting Mahatma Gandhi's statue at the Parliament Square here.
45 AIADMK MPs today went on a fast in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament complex here protesting the "delay" in granting bail to their party supremo Jayalalithaa convicted and arrested in a graft case.