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.
Manipuri activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who was this week released from a `jail hospital` after 14 years in custody, was re-arrested on Friday and forcibly taken away from the protest site after she continued with her hunger strike against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).
Doing hunger strike did not help me and that is why I finally entered politics, AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal told protesting teachers who are sitting on fast unto death here, urging them to end their strike.
In an attempt to corner the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Madhya Pradesh, Congress leader Digvijay Singh will sit on a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district from Monday, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.