Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday April 21, 2014
Over 100 Indians - detained by US authorities for allegedly entering the country illegally to seek asylum - are on a hunger strike.
Press Trust of India | Friday March 28, 2014
The Nokia India Employees Union also said they would further step up protests post the Lok Sabha elections.
Thursday March 27, 2014
Employees of Nokia's plant at Sriperumbudur near Chennai have decided to go on a one-day hunger strike next week, seeking job security in the wake of a deal between the Finnish handset maker and software giant Microsoft.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 18, 2014
Desperate relatives of Chinese passengers aboard flight MH370 threatened to go on hunger strike on Tuesday as they demanded answers about the missing aircraft from Malaysian officials.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday February 22, 2014
After sitting on a fast for four days, a teenager, who was allegedly raped by four men, has consumed poison to protest against police inaction in the case.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday February 18, 2014
Convicted Norwegian mass-killer Anders Behring Breivik has threatened to go on hunger strike unless he gets access to better video games, a sofa and a larger gym.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday February 14, 2014
Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila has rejected an offer from the Aam Aadmi Party to join politics and contest this year's Lok Sabha elections.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Monday February 3, 2014
Vinod Kumar Binny, the expelled Aam Aadmi Party legislator who had called off a hunger strike within hours last week, is back. This time he claims he has the support of four more Delhi MLAs and is threatening to pull the rug from under the Arvind Kej...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 26, 2014
Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam today called off his four-day old fast after an assurance from Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan that a decision on his demand to reduce power tariff in Mumbai would be taken in the next two days.
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday January 23, 2014
Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam began an indefinite hunger strike in Mumbai today to demand that power tariff be reduced in the city. Earlier this week, electricity prices were cut by nearly 20% across Maharashtra, except in Mumbai.
Thursday January 23, 2014
In a letter written to Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) and the Government of Maharashtra, a day ahead of Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam's hunger strike demanding power rate cut, Reliance Infrastructure said: "We are forwarding th...
Thursday January 2, 2014
Besides non-payment of salaries, the Vijay Mallya-owned private carrier, which stopped operations in October 2012, has defaulted on payment of loans worth over Rs 7,200 crore, secured mainly from the public sector banks.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday December 17, 2013
The anti-corruption Lokpal Bill is scheduled for debate in the Rajya Sabha today. In Maharashtra, activisit Anna Hazare, 76, is on a hunger strike to demand that parliament urgently clear the law.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 15, 2013
Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike here for passage in Parliament of Jan Lokpal Bill entered sixth day today.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 13, 2013
Anna Hazare, who is on the fourth day of a hunger strike in Maharashtra, angrily asked a leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to leave his village today.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 13, 2013
Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike pressing for passage of Jan Lokpal Bill in Parliament entered its fourth day today.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from IANS) | Friday December 13, 2013
Activist Anna Hazare has lost 1.6 kgs since he began his hunger strike on Tuesday to pressure the government into clearing the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 12, 2013
Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike pressing for passage in Parliament for Jan Lokpal Bill entered third day today.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Thursday December 12, 2013
Arvind Kejriwal will visit Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra today, where his one-time mentor Anna Hazare is on a hunger strike to demand that the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill be passed in the ongoing winter session of Parliament.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 11, 2013
Social activist and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi will on Saturday join Anna Hazare in his ongoing indefinite hunger strike for the cause of Jan Lokpal Bill, at Ralegan Siddhi village in Ahmednagar.