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Oct 17, 2017
Smriti Irani asks Rahul Gandhi to respond to link between Robert Vadra and absconding arms dealerSmriti Irani on Monday night targeted Rahul Gandhi after a media report claimed that absconding arms agent Sanjay Bhandari had "booked tickets" for Robert Vadra.
Oct 14, 2017
Smriti Irani, Rahul Gandhi engage in Twitter spat over India's ranking in Global Hunger Index reportRahul Gandhi has attacked govt evoking a sharp reaction from Smriti Irani who said the Congress vice-president was out to "malign" the nation
Oct 13, 2017
India slips in hunger index ranks: Nutrition not just about food but sanitation and access to health care tooThe NITI Aayog's National Nutrition Strategy paper points out that a 10% increase in open defecation leads to a 0.7% increase in both stunting and severe stunting. This highlights the importance of sanitation
Aug 06, 2017
Medha Patkar's health deteriorates as hunger strike protesting Sardar Sarovar project enter 11th dayThe health of social activist Medha Patkar and 11 others, who are on an indefinite hunger strike, deteriorated as their fast entered its 11th day on Sunday.
Jun 14, 2017
Farmers' protest: Gujarat OBC leader Alok Thakor demands loan waiver, threatens hunger strikeOBC leader Alpesh Thakor on Wednesday threatened to sit on an indefinite hunger strike if the Gujarat government did not announce a complete loan waiver for farmers in the state by July.
Jun 09, 2017
Scientists isolate vitamin B12 from edible bacteria, could help deal with nutrient deficiencyA group of Indian scientists have isolated an edible bacterium that could potentially help deal with vitamin-B12 deficiency
May 20, 2017
After Rewari, Haryana witnesses another protest by girl students demanding better education facilitiesDays after girl students in Haryana went on hunger strike demanding upgradation of their school, girls in another village of the district held a protest with a similar demand
May 17, 2017
Haryana girls end hunger strike after govt issues notification for upgradation of schoolThe female students of a government high school in Haryana's Rewari district called off their hunger strike on Wednesday as the state government issued a notification to upgrade their school in the village to senior secondary, CNN News 18 reported.
May 17, 2017
Haryana girls protest sexual harassment with hunger strike: Our response to children's complaints must changeAnd thinking about what we can do when (it’s not an if) children are sexually assaulted is the least the rest of us can do.
May 12, 2017
Kapil Mishra's hunger strike enters day three, doctors say he should be hospitalisedAxed Delhi minister Kapil Mishra, whose hunger strike entered day three on Friday, has been advised hospitalisation.