Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicHunger strike

Topic: hunger strike

Govt talking to farmers to fix date of next meeting, says Agriculture Minister Tomar

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh is leading the negotiations with 40 farmer unions and has discussed the issue with Home Minister Amit Shah earlier today.

Protesting farmer leaders start day-long hunger strike against farm laws

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said he would also observe a day-long fast Monday and appealed to the govt to shun ego and scrap the legislations.

Heads of farmer unions to go on hunger strike Monday against agricultural laws

The hunger strike between 8 am to 5 pm on Monday is part of the farmers' plan to intensify their agitation from 14 December.

AAP workers to observe fast tomorrow to protest against farm laws

The farmer unions have also announced a hunger strike from 8 am to 5 pm on 14 December at Singhu border where scores of farmers have been protesting since 26 November.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini demands release, stages hunger strike

Nalini, lodged in prison for the last 28 years, was last released from prison on parole on July 25, after the court had granted her parole for 30 days.

Immigrants, including Indians, detained in visa racket force-fed at US camps

The immigrants, who are being detained at the El Passo processing centre, were on a hunger strike to protest the conditions and lack of information on their asylum cases.

Delhi deputy CM Sisodia in hospital after his health fails during protest at L-G office

Manish Sisodia, along with Delhi chief minister Arvind kejriwal and Gopal Rai have been staging a protest at Lt Governor Anil Baijal's office since...

Anna could end his latest hunger strike on 29 March if satisfied with Modi govt assurances

Anna insists he will only end his strike when the government presents a detailed plan to implement his demands.

Message from the maidan

Political parties have to learn to keep talking amongst themselves even as they fight in the battleground of votes, ideas and ideology.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.