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Manipur should take the struggle over from Irom Sharmila instead of abandoning her
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Manipur should take the struggle over from Irom Sharmila instead of abandoning her

Shame on the people of Manipur who made Irom Sharmila feel dejected by preventing her from entering Kaisampat area of Imphal town.

Irom Sharmila finally ends her 16-year-long fast, says she wants to be Manipur CM
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Irom Sharmila finally ends her 16-year-long fast, says she wants to be Manipur CM

After being on a hunger strike for 16 long years, Irom Sharmila finally broke her fast and said that she wants to become the Chief Minister of Manipur.

Irom Sharmila's family, associates say they are surprised at her decision to end fast
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Irom Sharmila's family, associates say they are surprised at her decision to end fast

The sudden decision of civil rights activist Irom Sharmila to end her 16-year-old hunger strike against AFSPA next month has taken everyone by surprise.

Lonely in her struggle, Irom Sharmila to end fast 9 Aug: Plans to marry, contest Manipur polls
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Lonely in her struggle, Irom Sharmila to end fast 9 Aug: Plans to marry, contest Manipur polls

Manipuri human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on a fast for 16 years to press for the repeal of AFSPA, will break her fast on 9 August.

CPM Delhi launches hunger strike to protest AAP govt’s failure to fulfil promises
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CPM Delhi launches hunger strike to protest AAP govt’s failure to fulfil promises

The CPM Delhi Committee has been on a hunger strike near ITO metro station since Tuesday morning, to protest the Delhi AAP government’s alleged negligence towards the issues related to the poor in its recent budget

'Withdraw hunger strike immediately': Delhi HC tells Kanhaiya Kumar, JNU students
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'Withdraw hunger strike immediately': Delhi HC tells Kanhaiya Kumar, JNU students

Delhi High Court on Friday asked JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar to immediately bring to an end the indefinite hunger strike by students.

JNU asks parents to instruct protesting students to call off hunger strike
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JNU asks parents to instruct protesting students to call off hunger strike

JNU administration sent letters to parents of the students who are on a hunger strike against punishment imposed in connection with the 9 February event.

Ten JNU professors emeritus write to VC alleging 'clampdown' on free speech
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Ten JNU professors emeritus write to VC alleging 'clampdown' on free speech

Ten JNU professors emeritus, including noted historian Romila Thapar and academician Deepak Nayyar, have written to Varsity Vice Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar, alleging "clampdown" on free speech by imposing "severe" punishments on students in connection with the controversial 9 February event.

Umar Khalid taken to Aiims, withdraws his 11-day hunger strike
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Umar Khalid taken to Aiims, withdraws his 11-day hunger strike

JNU student Umar Khalid, who was on a hunger strike for the last 11 days, was taken to AIIMS this Monday after his health deteriorated significantly

JNU hunger strike continues on 10th day, Kanhaiya Kumar withdraws
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JNU hunger strike continues on 10th day, Kanhaiya Kumar withdraws

The indefinite hunger strike by JNU students entered the 10th day on Saturday, even as Kanhaiya Kumar withdrew his fast due to medical reasons.

Kanhaiya discharged from hospital, will continue with hunger strike
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Kanhaiya discharged from hospital, will continue with hunger strike

JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who is on a hunger strike, was discharged from AIIMS after his health improved on Friday

JNU hunger strike: Kanhaiya's condition better, says students' union
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JNU hunger strike: Kanhaiya's condition better, says students' union

The indefinite hunger strike by JNU students entered ninth day on Friday.

Hunger strike takes a toll: Semi-conscious Kanhaiya taken to hospital
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Hunger strike takes a toll: Semi-conscious Kanhaiya taken to hospital

JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been on hunger strike for a week at the campus, was hospitalised on Thursday after his health deteriorated, a fellow student said.

Mob torches two buses in Surat a day after Hardik Patel launches indefinite hunger strike
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Mob torches two buses in Surat a day after Hardik Patel launches indefinite hunger strike

Two state transport buses were on Friday set on fire in Sarthana area in Surat by suspected supporters of Patel quota protagonist Hardik Patel.

JNU students call off hunger strike even as protests continue outside Delhi Police headquarters
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JNU students call off hunger strike even as protests continue outside Delhi Police headquarters

Nine JNU students on Tuesday called off their hunger strike against the alleged delay in justice to Rohith Vemula.

Rohith Vemula's suicide: Three Hyderabad University teachers go on one-day hunger strike
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Rohith Vemula's suicide: Three Hyderabad University teachers go on one-day hunger strike

Three teachers of Hyderabad Central University on Thursday sat on a one-day hunger strike demanding that Vice-Chancellor Appa Rao Podile be removed.

Rohith Vemula suicide: 150 students go on hunger strike in Delhi to protest 'delay in justice'
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Rohith Vemula suicide: 150 students go on hunger strike in Delhi to protest 'delay in justice'

Students from varsities across Delhi who were protesting against injustice done to Rohith Vemula and had been earlier detained by the police, decided to go on an indefinite hunger strike.

FTII-govt talks fail to break deadlock, next round of negotiations on 1 October
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FTII-govt talks fail to break deadlock, next round of negotiations on 1 October

Even as FTII students called off their relay hunger strike and held talks with the I&B Ministry officials in Mumbai, the parleys remained inconclusive.

Now, two FTII students on hunger strike hospitalised
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Now, two FTII students on hunger strike hospitalised

One more FTII student, who was on hunger strike against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as the Chairman of the prestigious institute, was on Saturday night admitted to a private hospital, taking the number of protesters hospitalised to two.

Student fasting at FTII for Gajendra Singh's removal hospitalised
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Student fasting at FTII for Gajendra Singh's removal hospitalised

The students, protesting against appointment of actor Gajendra Chauhan as the FTII chairman have been on a hunger strike since Thursday.