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Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal had to be taken to hospital after she fainted during her hunger strike in Sunday.(ANI)

DCW chief Swati Maliwal hospitalized after fainting on 12th day of hunger strike

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2019 12:21 PM IST
Swati Maliwal was on a hunger strike for 12 days demanding death penalty for rape convicts within six months of their conviction.
At least 37 of the protesting teachers are on an indefinite hunger strike from November 15. (Representational image)(HT file)
At least 37 of the protesting teachers are on an indefinite hunger strike from November 15. (Representational image)(HT file)

West Bengal para teachers’ fast on 9th day, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee blames CPI(M) for impasse

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2019 01:10 PM IST
Over 1,000 para teachers, who are contractual teachers in government-run schools, are on a sit-in since November 11.
DU student, protesting against 39-storey building in campus, calls off hunger strike. (Representational image)(HT file)
DU student, protesting against 39-storey building in campus, calls off hunger strike. (Representational image)(HT file)

DU student, protesting against 39-storey building in campus, calls off hunger strike

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 16, 2019 09:15 AM IST
Students and teachers have opposed the construction of the building, saying it overlooks six women’s hostels in the campus and is a threat to their privacy.
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Unemployed ETT-TET teachers accuse Punjab govt of apathy

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Avtar Singh, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2019 10:48 PM IST
Kerala, Sep 29 (ANI): Residents of Maradu flats begin a hunger strike demanding more time for moving out of their apartments that have been slated for demolition in Ernakulam on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Kerala, Sep 29 (ANI): Residents of Maradu flats begin a hunger strike demanding more time for moving out of their apartments that have been slated for demolition in Ernakulam on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Eviction starts in 4 buildings in Kerala

Kochi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2019 02:28 AM IST
The evacuation process will be completed before October 3, said Fort Kochi Sub-Collector Snehil Kumar Singh, given the additional charge as secretary of the Maradu municipality -- where the 343 waterfront flats built in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone norms -- are located.
The Uttar government has recommended a CBI probe into the alleged suicide of a 17-year-old girl student of the Centre-run Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in Mainpuri.(ANI Photo)
The Uttar government has recommended a CBI probe into the alleged suicide of a 17-year-old girl student of the Centre-run Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in Mainpuri.(ANI Photo)

UP govt recommends CBI probe into Mainpuri student’s ‘suicide’

Agra | By HT Correspondent, Agra
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 11:30 PM IST
Earlier, a magistrate probe had been already ordered and team of Special Task Force (STF) had reached Mainpuri to conduct the inquiry.
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Group of BHU students begin hunger strike for demands

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2019 01:58 PM IST
Rajan, a BA II student, participating in the hunger strike, said that hostel curfew timing should be ended and a 24-hour canteen should be set up in the university so that the students, who study during the night, may get food, if they feel hungry.
TDP workers gather at the residence of former CM of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu, as Police are not allowing them for 'Chalo Atmakur’ rally, in Amaravati on Wednesday.(ANI)
TDP workers gather at the residence of former CM of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu, as Police are not allowing them for 'Chalo Atmakur’ rally, in Amaravati on Wednesday.(ANI)

‘Chandrababu Naidu was creating tensions’: Andhra Pradesh DGP on ex-CM’s preventive detention

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 04:22 PM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu was on Wednesday morning put under preventive detention at a time when he along with his party workers were set to take out ‘Chalo Atmakur’ rally. Following the house arrest, he sat on a hunger strike in protest.
The protesting students are from the maiden, and only, batch at the World College of Medical Sciences and Research ,which was established in 2016.(HT photo)
The protesting students are from the maiden, and only, batch at the World College of Medical Sciences and Research ,which was established in 2016.(HT photo)

Students of private medical college in Haryana on hunger strike over lack of facilities

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 10:04 AM IST
The students, who got admission through NEET exam, have alleged that the college doesn’t have adequate number of teachers, patients, and other facilities which are crucial to the functioning of a medical institute.
Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar Monday night ended her nine-day-long hunger strike after discussions with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s emissary.(PTI File Photo)
Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar Monday night ended her nine-day-long hunger strike after discussions with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s emissary.(PTI File Photo)

Medha Patkar ends indefinite fast after assurances by state govt

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 09:07 AM IST
Besides Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar, six other persons, including four women, also ended their fast after the talks, a senior official of the state’s public relations department said.
The health of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar, on a hunger protest for the past eight days seeking rehabilitation of those displaced by the Sardar Sarovar Dam project, has deteriorated(PTI)
The health of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar, on a hunger protest for the past eight days seeking rehabilitation of those displaced by the Sardar Sarovar Dam project, has deteriorated(PTI)

Medha Patkar, on hunger strike, refuses doctors to examine her

Barwani/Bhopal | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 07:03 AM IST
However, district authorities said they could not confirm health status of sexagenarian Patkar while claiming that she was not allowing doctors at the site to examine her.
BEST committee chairperson Anil Patankar, stated that the administration has assured to resolve the issue.(HT Photo)
BEST committee chairperson Anil Patankar, stated that the administration has assured to resolve the issue.(HT Photo)

BEST union leaders begin hunger strike

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 01:16 PM IST
The action committee of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) employees’ unions, under the leadership of union leader Shashank Rao,started an indefinite hunger strike demanding a wage hike for its staff.
The development comes after the tenants of the three buildings — Hyderi Manzil, Roshan Manzil, and Marium Manzil — went on a hunger strike outside the BMC’s B ward office to protest against the civic body.(Bhushan Koyande/ HT)
The development comes after the tenants of the three buildings — Hyderi Manzil, Roshan Manzil, and Marium Manzil — went on a hunger strike outside the BMC’s B ward office to protest against the civic body.(Bhushan Koyande/ HT)

Will relocate Dongri tenants in a month, say Mumbai civic body and Mhada

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 06:40 AM IST
On July 17, the alleged illegal extension of a four-storeyed structure in Dongri, Kesarbai building, had collapsed, killing 13 people.
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From the archives of Hindustan Times: July 10, 2019

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HTC
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 09:58 AM IST
Speaking to media, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the government will give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the survivor.(ANI File Photo)
Speaking to media, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the government will give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the survivor.(ANI File Photo)

Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs10 lakh financial help for minor rape victim’s family

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 12:54 PM IST
On July 2, the six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Dwarka area of the national capital.
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Bharatpur University gate locked by students

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2019 10:52 AM IST
Two groups of students led by president of students union of Maharaja Surajmal university Dinesh Bhatra and students’ leader of Maharani Shri Jaya college Surendra Santruk staged protest.
Congress MLA and ex-DGP Harish Meena and BJP legislator Gopi Chand Meena are demanding a government job to the next of the kin of the driver, Rs 25 lakh compensation, suspension of the accused policemen .(PTI)
Congress MLA and ex-DGP Harish Meena and BJP legislator Gopi Chand Meena are demanding a government job to the next of the kin of the driver, Rs 25 lakh compensation, suspension of the accused policemen .(PTI)

Rivals Cong, BJP MLAs sit in hunger strike over death of tractor driver in Rajasthan

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2019 05:08 PM IST
Tonk Superintendent of Police Chunaram Jat claimed that the driver jumped from the moving tractor and died when the police tried to stop it. However, the driver’s family members accused the police of beating him which led to his death.
Irom Sharmila, civil rights activist from Manipur, gave birth to twin baby girls at a private hospital in Bengaluru on Sunday.(Cloudnine Hospitals Malleshwaram)
Irom Sharmila, civil rights activist from Manipur, gave birth to twin baby girls at a private hospital in Bengaluru on Sunday.(Cloudnine Hospitals Malleshwaram)

Irom Sharmila gives birth to twin girls in Bengaluru

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 10:03 PM IST
Parents have named the twins and Nix Shakhi and Autumn Tara. Both the babies and the mother are doing well.
Lok Sabha elections 2019- ‘North East Delhi will vote for change this time, elect one of their own’: AAP’s Dilip Pandey(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Lok Sabha elections 2019- ‘North East Delhi will vote for change this time, elect one of their own’: AAP’s Dilip Pandey(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019- ‘North East Delhi will vote for change this time, elect one of their own’: AAP’s Dilip Pandey

New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2019 04:24 AM IST
Pandey said he was so impressed by Anna, who sat on a hunger strike in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar demanding Jan Lokpal Bill, that he also started fasting while working in Hong Kong, to show solidarity.
The Airports Authority Officer’s Association (AAOA) has protested that unqualified candidates are being recruited to man the Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) systems. Photo:pradeep gaur/mint
The Airports Authority Officer’s Association (AAOA) has protested that unqualified candidates are being recruited to man the Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) systems. Photo:pradeep gaur/mint

Recruits unqualified to man surveillance, air navigation system: AAI association

Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2019 04:01 AM IST
According to CNS, while some officials protested near the AAI office in Delhi, the general secretary of AAOA has gone on to take a hunger strike.
The students are protesting against what they termed the “exclusionary” online entrance exam system, mooted for carrying out admissions the coming academic year(Hindustan Times)
The students are protesting against what they termed the “exclusionary” online entrance exam system, mooted for carrying out admissions the coming academic year(Hindustan Times)

JNU students call off hunger strike, but not protest

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2019 03:06 PM IST
The announcement calling off the hunger strike was made during the National Convention of Universities, organised by the JNU Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) on the campus, “to point out the scandalous and destructive policies being pushed by the Central Government to destroy all public institutions”.
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students on Tuesday continued their indefinite hunger strike for the eighth day against the introduction of expensive MBA course in the varsity.(Hindustan Times)
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students on Tuesday continued their indefinite hunger strike for the eighth day against the introduction of expensive MBA course in the varsity.(Hindustan Times)

JNU students continue hunger strike against introduction of MBA course

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 03:22 PM IST
“The fee structure is the same as anywhere in India whether it is IIMs or IITs. We are not charging anything abnormally. The course will be inducted from coming academic session starting from July. We have already started the engineering course and the selection process is through JEE.”
Vice-chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Jagadesh Kumar late Monday alleged that earlier in the evening, “a few hundred students broke into his residence and confined his wife to the house for several hours”.(HT File Photo)
Vice-chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Jagadesh Kumar late Monday alleged that earlier in the evening, “a few hundred students broke into his residence and confined his wife to the house for several hours”.(HT File Photo)

Stir over e-test in JNU: V-C says protesters confined his wife, students deny allegation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 08:09 AM IST
The JNU students’ union refuted the allegations and said the students were “protesting peacefully” and never entered the V-C’s residence.
JNUSU announces indefinite hunger strike(Hindustan Times)
JNUSU announces indefinite hunger strike(Hindustan Times)

JNUSU to go on indefinite hunger strike against anti- student policies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 07:54 AM IST
“Time-tested method of conducting JNU entrance exam assessing the different aspects of a student’s potential for learning and research has been replaced without any academic reasoning.
Farmers alleged that the authority officials harass them by issuing notices against their newly built structures in villages. Farmers are also demanding that the authority pay them the pending land compensation amount as well allot them residential plots.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Farmers alleged that the authority officials harass them by issuing notices against their newly built structures in villages. Farmers are also demanding that the authority pay them the pending land compensation amount as well allot them residential plots.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Farmers intensify stir against Noida authority, five go on indefinite fast

Noida | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2019 03:37 AM IST
Farmers, who have been protesting for the last 15 days against the “unjust” practices of the Noida authority and also demanding full compensation for the land acquired by the government, intensified their stir on Monday and are now on an indefinite hunger strike.

Chandrababu Naidu fast Highlights: Chandrababu Naidu ends fast with water offered by former PM Deve Gowda

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 08:52 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake a day-long fast in Delhi on Monday, seeking special category status for the state and fulfilment of other commitments made by the Centre at the time of state’s bifurcation. Naidu will begin the ‘Dharma Porata Deeksha’ at the Andhra Pradesh Bhavan at 8 am after paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat.Also Read | Andhra Pradesh hires two trains for Rs 1.12 cr for Chandrababu Naidu’s Delhi protest against CentreThe fast is expected to turn out to be a grand show of unity of opposition parties with 21 leaders expressing their solidarity for the Naidu’s cause. A source from the Telugu Desam Parliamentary Party (TDPP) said on condition of anonymity Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit Naidu and express his solidarity for the cause of Andhra Pradesh, besides several other national leaders.Also Watch | Chandrababu Naidu to sit on one-day fast over special status for AP  Read highlights here:

TDP president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu will sit on a day-long hunger strike in the national capital on Monday.(PTI file photo)
TDP president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu will sit on a day-long hunger strike in the national capital on Monday.(PTI file photo)

Chandrababu Naidu to sit on fast today over special status for Andhra

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 12:04 AM IST
The Telugu Desam Party had walked out the BJP-led NDA last year protesting the “injustice” done to Andhra Pradesh after its bifurcation.
Union minister of state Subhash Bhamre met activist Anna Hazare at Ralegan Siddhi in Pune, on Monday, February 4, 2019,t o dissuade him from continuing with his hunger strike.(HT Photo)
Union minister of state Subhash Bhamre met activist Anna Hazare at Ralegan Siddhi in Pune, on Monday, February 4, 2019,t o dissuade him from continuing with his hunger strike.(HT Photo)

Centre and state government step in, but Anna Hazare refuses to end hunger strike

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2019 11:46 AM IST
The 81-year-old has been on a hunger strike since January 30, demanding appointments of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in Maharashtra, and resolution of farmers’ issue.
Activist Anna Hazare launched an indefinite hunger strike on January 30 demanding the setting up of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states(HT File)
Activist Anna Hazare launched an indefinite hunger strike on January 30 demanding the setting up of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states(HT File)

Shiv Sena extends support to Anna Hazare; asks him to end hunger strike, lead agitation

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 10:27 AM IST
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray also said that the BJP-led Maharashtra government should “not play with his [Hazare’s] life” and should intervene to get Hazare to end his hunger strike.
This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas. Federal immigration officials are said to be force feeding some of the immigrants who have been on hunger strike for nearly a month inside the Texas detention facility.(AP)
This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas. Federal immigration officials are said to be force feeding some of the immigrants who have been on hunger strike for nearly a month inside the Texas detention facility.(AP)

Detainees on hunger strike, including those from India, being force-fed in US facilities

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 11:04 AM IST
The men with nasal tubes are having persistent nose bleeds, and are vomiting several times a day, said Amrit Singh, whose two nephews from the Indian state of Punjab have been on hunger strike for about a month.
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