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Lawyer says Indian man on hunger strike in US detention centre force fed by authorities

August 16, 2019 11:18 am

The 35-year-old man from India said he would rather starve to death in custody than be deported back to India, where he says he fears for his life because of his political activism.

HNLU protests: After weeks of indefinite strike, Dr Sukh Pal Singh steps down as VC

October 02, 2018 3:47 am

This comes after the students of HNLU had begun an indefinite strike 23 days ago, asking the Vice Chancellor to step down accusing him of inaction against sexual harassment, financial mismanagement and academic decline

Pakistani lawyer ends protest after army reassures Shiites

May 02, 2018 2:45 pm

Sunni extremists view Shiites as apostates, and have carried out scores of attacks over the past two decades that have killed thousands of them.

Facing ‘harassment’ by Kolkata Police, Mathew Samuel to go on hunger strike

June 28, 2017 4:46 am

The video allegedly showed several Trinamool Congress MLAs and MPs accepting money in exchange for favours from Samuel, who posed as a businessman interested in making some investments in West Bengal.

Angry with probe, ‘rape victims’ demand action against cops

May 15, 2016 6:03 am

They said they wanted authorities to take note of their complaints against the two officials and immediately suspend them.

JNU panel to discuss issues of striking students, teachers

May 10, 2016 3:20 am

While some students have been sitting on an indefinite hunger strike for the past 12 days, the JNU Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) also began its hunger strike Saturday.

Kanhaiya Kumar withdraws from JNU hunger strike as it enters day 10

May 08, 2016 4:28 am

Five of the 19 students, who went on a hunger strike on April 28 to protest the punishment meted out to them over their alleged involvement in the February 9 incident, have ended their fast.

JNU protest: Oppn urges govt to step in

May 07, 2016 5:02 am

The government should ask JNU authorities to reconsider their decision to impose stern penalties on some of the students, they said.

JNUTA members to go on relay hunger strike 

May 07, 2016 3:56 am

In an “appeal” signed by JNU Registrar Pramod Kumar, the university also asked them to “avoid direct or indirect coercive measures.”

JNU, DU teachers express solidarity with students on hunger strike

May 02, 2016 3:59 am

The students were sitting on an indefinite strike against the punishment meted out to them in connection with the February 9 incident where alleged anti-India slogans were raised.