02 Sep 2014
Monrovia: Nurses at Liberia's largest hospital have gone on strike, demanding better pay and equipment to protect them against a deadly Ebola epidemic which has killed hundreds in the West African nation.
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.
26 Aug 2014
Bhubaneswar: Normal life was disrupted in many parts of western Odisha on Tuesday due to a 12-hour shutdown called by Kosala Rajya Samanwaya Samiti demanding a separate Kosala state, police said.
26 Aug 2014
Pune: The proposed indefinite strike called by petrol dealers in Maharashtra from midnight has been called off after mediation by Vinod Tawade, BJP leader and leader of opposition in the state legislative council, according to a BJP release.
24 Aug 2014
Gaza: Israel launched more air strikes on Gaza on Sunday after taking its military campaign to a new level by flattening a 13-storey apartment tower following a warning to residents to evacuate.
26 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Amid continuous threat of strike by bus owners demanding an immediate hike in fares, the West Bengal government has finally increased the fares of buses and minibus in the state by Re 1 per stage.
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.