India News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Friday August 28, 2015
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today met the Army veterans who are demanding the implementation of One Rank One Pension or OROP and promised a resolution even as a stalemate over a critical clause continued.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Telangana State Cabs and Bus Operators Association (TSCBOA) is agitating against denial of promised incentives and business by the management.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Disgruntled Uber cab drivers would be staging a one-day hunger strike in Hyderabad today against denial of promised incentives and business by the management.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday August 27, 2015
Two more ex-servicemen, who were on indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to demand the implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme, have been taken to hospital.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
21-year-old Hardik Patel, who was briefly detained over his hunger strike to demand OBC reservation for the Patel community, called for a state-wide bandh on Wednesday to intensify the agitation.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Central Railway employees sat on a day-long hunger strike in Mumbai today against Railway Board's recently launched Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendra (YTSK) scheme.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 21, 2015
Inmates at one of Bolivia's most dangerous prisons called off a hunger strike on Thursday after reaching a deal with authorities over their food allowance, an official said.
Offbeat | Edited by Amrita Kohli | Thursday August 20, 2015
In far corner of Kerala, a 17-year-old student, Shahal, went on an indefinite hunger strike on August 17 to get basic amenities for his school, reported Mathrubhumi.com. And he succeeded - within just three days.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 20, 2015
The United Nations said on Wednesday that Israel's decisions to impose up to 20 years prison for people throwing stones and to force-feed prisoners on hunger strike threatened to worsen an "already-precarious human rights situation."
India News | Reported by Bhairavi Singh; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday August 18, 2015
There are now three Army veterans on an indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar in protest against the delay in implementing One Rank One Pension or OROP.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 17, 2015
Ten former service chiefs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on One Rank One Pension or OROP, even as two retired armymen began an indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar in protest against the delay by the government in implementing the scheme.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 17, 2015
Five students on indefinite hunger strike demanding Inner Line Permit in Manipur were arrested and admitted to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) hospital in Imphal today as their health condition deteriorated.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that the government has accepted "in principle" their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP), ex-servicemen today announced intensification of their stir by deciding to launch an indefinite hunger strike from August 24.
Amritsar News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
BJP Legislator and chief parliamentary secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu today launched an indefinite hunger strike, demanding release of funds for her constituency.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 15, 2015
U.S. Justice Department lawyers on Friday blocked a legal request that a Guantanamo Bay detainee who weighs just 74 lbs (33.5 kg) after an eight-year hunger strike be released for health reasons.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
Twenty of the 22 Indian Sikh asylum-seekers, who were on hunger strike for over two weeks at a detention centre in Florida protesting against alleged unfair practices by immigration department, have been released on bond to fight their cases.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) chief Ajay Maken today sat on a day-long hunger strike in New Delhi to demand the enactment of the Street Vendors Act, 2014.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
As many as 22 Indian asylum-seekers, are on a hunger strike in a Florida jail, demanding that a local court should hear their bond hearing, prompting a US civil rights group to seek federal government intervention.
India News | mid-day.com | Friday August 7, 2015
Ajmal Qasab's handler Abu Jundal, who is accused of a central role in the 26/11 attacks and charged with waging war against India, has gone on a hunger strike in the Arthur Road Jail, claiming that the windowless cell he has been kept in for three years gets no air and no sunlight and asking to be shifted to the Anda cell so that he can get access ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda today began a hunger strike in New Delhi demanding discussion in Parliament on the farmers' suicide in the country.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will launch a hunger strike here from Monday to highlight the problems being faced by farmers, amid rising numbers of suicides by them, including in his home state Karnataka.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Social activist Anna Hazare will go on an indefinite hunger strike at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi on October 2 over the Land Acquisition Bill and One Rank One Pension issue.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 13, 2015
Israel on Sunday released a Palestinian prisoner who staged a 56-day hunger strike that brought him near death in a protest against a controversial procedure allowing indefinite detention without charge.
World News | Reuters | Sunday July 12, 2015
Israel today released an Islamic Jihad leader, Khader Adnan, from jail following a deal last month in which he agreed to end a 56-day hunger strike, Islamic Jihad sources in the West Bank said.