29 Sep 2014
Vadodara: A day after the umbrella body of the lenders IBA rejected the union's call for steeper wage hikes, the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has said it will adopt multi-pronged agitational methods from the middle of next month to press for their demands.
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.
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.
23 Sep 2014
Washington: United States and partner nations are carrying out the first air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, the Pentagon said on Monday, in ongoing operations that mark the opening of a new, far more complicated front in a battle against the militants.
17 Sep 2014
United Nations: India has made progress on the twin fronts of reducing hunger and child mortality but is still short of development goals, two international reports say. Fewer Indian children under five are dying, with infant mortality rate coming down from 126 per 1,000 in 1990 to 53 last year, a UN report released in New York said.
23 Sep 2014
Hong Kong's striking students on Tuesday gave the city's leader 48 hours to honour his promise to listen to the people, threatening further action if he failed to respond to their demands for greater democracy in the former British colony.
15 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Sprouts have always been a popular nutritional food for most diet conscious people. When it comes to eating healthy stuff, sprouts are the most popular choice.
27 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Expelled AAP legislator Vinod Kumar Binny began a hunger strike here on Monday to protest against the Delhi government. Binny accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of not implementing party's pre-poll promises.