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Jadavpur unrest: Students continue <strong>hunger</strong> <strong>strike</strong>

Jadavpur unrest: Students continue hunger strike

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.

Jadavpur University,   students,   hunger strike,   24-hour hunger strike,   vice chancellor removal,   police attack,   protest,   Vice Chancellor,   Abhijit Chakravarty,   police attack on demonstrating students,   woman molestation,  
Bus <strong>strike</strong> to cripple Uttar Pradesh

Bus strike to cripple Uttar Pradesh

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.

Uttar Pradesh,   Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation,   UPSRTC,   SP,   Akhilesh Yadav,   Samajwadi party,  
Harmanpreet's twin <strong>strike</strong> help India retain SOJC title

Harmanpreet's twin strike help India retain SOJC title

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.

Harmanpreet Singh,   Penalty corners,   India hockey,   Sultan of Johor Cup,   SOJC,   Hockey title,   Great Britain,  
Ebola escalation could trigger major food crisis

Ebola escalation could trigger major food crisis

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.

Ebola,   food crisis,   global famine warning,   United Nations,   West Africa,   hunger,   UN World Food Program,   WFP,  
India 55th on Global <strong>Hunger</strong> Index, lags behind Nepal, Sri Lanka

India 55th on Global Hunger Index, lags behind Nepal, Sri Lanka

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".

India,   rank,   position,   global hunger index,   decline,   55,   ,  
Egypt to release journalist on <strong>hunger</strong> <strong>strike</strong>

Egypt to release journalist on hunger strike

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.

Egypt,   Al Jazeera,   Al Jazeera journalist,   Abdullah Elshamy,   Islamist president Mohamed Morsi ,  
DU teachers in favour of FYUP go on <strong>hunger</strong> <strong>strike</strong>

DU teachers in favour of FYUP go on hunger strike

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.

Delhi University,   UGC,   FYUP,   four-year undergraduate programme,   delhi university admission,   DU teachers strike,  
Digvijay Singh to stage week-long <strong>hunger</strong> <strong>strike</strong> in Guna

Digvijay Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in Guna

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.

hunger strike,   Digvijay Singh,   Madhya Pradesh,   Guna District,   Collector,   Sandeep Yadav,  
Amnesty International hails release of Irom Sharmila

Amnesty International hails release of Irom Sharmila

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.

Amnesty International,   Irom Sharmila,   Armed Forces act,   Hunger strike,   freedom of expression,   National Human Rights Commission,   Iron Lady,   Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences,   Indian activist,  
Four lakh tea garden workers observe token <strong>strike</strong> in Bengal

Four lakh tea garden workers observe token strike in Bengal

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.

Four lakh tea workers,   tea garden workers,   token strike,   Bengal,   wages,   wage revision,  

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