17 Oct 2014
Kolkata: Agitating Jadavpur University students on Friday continued their 24-hour hunger strike to step up their demand for the vice chancellor's removal following an alleged police attack on demonstrating students.
20 Oct 2014
Lucknow: Road transport in Uttar Pradesh is likely to be hit as contractual drivers and conductors of the state run buses have announced that they will go on a strike from Monday night, officials said.
19 Oct 2014
Johor Bahru (Malaysia): Harmanpreet Singh converted two penalty corners to help India sucessfully defend its Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) Under-21 hockey title, beating Great Britain 2-1 in a keenly-contested final on Sunday.
16 Oct 2014
United Nations: The global famine warning system is predicting a major food crisis if the Ebola outbreak continues to grow exponentially over the coming months, and the United Nations still hasn't reached over 750,000 people in need of food in West Africa as prices spiral and farms are abandoned.
13 Oct 2014
New Delhi: India has made some progress in reducing poverty level, but still ranks behind neighbouring Nepal and Sri Lanka on the Global Hunger Index and its hunger status remains classified as "serious".
17 Jun 2014
Cairo: Egypt has ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical grounds, ending almost a year of jail time a third of that on hunger strike without any charges against him.
24 Jun 2014
New Delhi: A group of Delhi University teachers in favour of the four-year undergraduate programme went on a 24-hour long hunger strike on Tuesday to protest against the University Grants Commission order for its rollback.
05 Jul 2014
Bhopal: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said that he would sit on a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7 to protest against the Madhya Pradesh government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The release of Indian rights activist Irom Sharmila is a legal and moral victory following her 13 year-long hunger strike, Amnesty International India said on Tuesday.
13 Oct 2014
Jalpaiguri: Nearly four lakh tea garden workers in West Bengal's Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, and Alipurduar districts today observed a token strike to press for their long standing demand for wage revision.