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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 29, 2015
Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan ended a 56-day hunger strike on Sunday after Israel agreed to release him, his lawyer and the Palestinian Prisoners Club announced.
Telangana News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Tuesday June 23, 2015
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is prepping to launch a hunger strike to protest against the Centre over what he sees as a possible move to " take away law and order powers" from his government, sources in his office told NDTV.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Ex-servicemen across the country began an indefinite relay hunger strike today, demanding that the government announce a date for the introduction of the 'One Rank One Pension' policy.
World News | Reuters | Sunday June 14, 2015
Israel's cabinet approved on Sunday a proposed law that would enable authorities to force-feed Palestinian prisoners who are on hunger strike, a practice opposed by the country's medical association.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday June 14, 2015
Retired defence personnel are protesting across the country including at Delhi's Jantar Mantar today against the delay in the implementation of the long-awaited 'One Rank One Pension'. The ex-servicemen have also declared a relay hunger strike from Monday.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday April 17, 2015
Residents of a Valmiki colony, who were on a hunger strike for a week in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, have been persuaded to break their fast after they were assured that their homes would not be demolished.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Saturday March 28, 2015
In a unique protest, Congress lawmakers in Madhya Pradesh sat on a hunger strike inside the state Assembly for almost 72 hours after the government rejected their demand for a discussion on the farmers hit by unseasonal rain.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2015
A Puducherry-based Tamil activist today went on a hunger strike in Delhi demanding the Centre to direct the Delhi government to give gold medals for six Tamil scholars, who were awarded the highest literary award, five years ago.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 24, 2015
Three jailed Mauritanian anti-slavery activists went on hunger strike on Monday to protest their treatment by prison authorities, their campaign group said in a statement.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 13, 2015
A former Guantanamo inmate resettled in Uruguay after staging a hunger strike appealed Thursday to neighboring Argentina to take in more prisoners from the controversial US military detention center.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 1, 2015
President of YSR Congress YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched his 48-hour 'rythu deeksha' (hunger strike) over farmers' issues on Saturday.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
The day-long hunger strike is aimed at seeking the Tamil Nadu state government's attention.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Monday January 12, 2015
The parents of West Bengal's Jadavpur University students are today sitting on a 12-hour fast at the gate of the campus, supporting the students who are demanding the ouster of Vice Chancellor Avijit Chakraborty.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday January 9, 2015
A third-year engineering student of Jadavpur University in Kolkata was rushed to the hospital this evening after he fainted on campus. Shivam Ghosh was one of 12 students who went on an indefinite hunger strike since Monday night demanding Vice Chancellor Avijit Chakraborty's resignation.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday December 28, 2014
A prominent environmental activist in Trinidad who claims to have passed the 100-day mark of a hunger strike said he will reject medical intervention and keep protesting a highway project he says could hurt wetlands and remote villages.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Student-led demonstrators are demanding free leadership elections for the semi-autonomous Chinese city, with the main protest camp continuing to block a long stretch of a multi-lane highway in central Hong Kong for over two months.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 12, 2014
A group of Guinean activists went on hunger strike on Tuesday to demand the safe return of thousands of villagers they say have fled their homes amid Ebola-related unrest in the south.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 4, 2014
A British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran after trying to watch a volleyball match is on a hunger strike, refusing food or liquids, her brother told AFP on Monday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday November 4, 2014
British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami is protesting because the judge is yet to officially confirm her one-year prison sentence.