Delhi Police Cordoned Off India Gate Amid Wrestler's Protest
A day after the country’s top wrestlers announced a plan to launch an indefinite hunger at India Gate, the Delhi police cordoned off the memorial and barred public entry to the lawns. The wrestlers said they will intensify their protest and sit on hunger strike until death, demanding the arrest of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the WFI President. The wrestlers also gave a five-day ultimatum to the GoI, demanding action.
Tags: Indian wrestlers, brij bhushan singh, Delhi Police, Hunger Strike, India Gate
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
JKLF Chief Yasin Malik Ends Hunger Strike After Demands Sent To Senior Authorities
Yasin Malik, the leader of the outlawed Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, concluded his hunger strike in Tihar Jail on July 22 after being assured that his demands/concerns had been sent to the top authorities. The Kashmiri separatist claimed that his case was not adequately probed. According to authorities, Malik has agreed to postpone his hunger strike for two months at the request of DG Prisons Sandeep Goel.
Tags: Yasin Malik, Hunger Strike, Tihar Jail, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, chief
Terrorist Yasin Malik Returns To Tihar Jail After Being Hospitalized During Hunger Strike
Terrorist Yasin Malik returned to Tihar Jail on July 29 after being taken to RML hospital in Delhi due to blood pressure fluctuation. He has declined to eat anything and is still receiving IV fluids. On July 22, the 56-year-old went on an indefinite hunger strike after Centre failed to reply to his request that he be permitted to physically appear in Jammu court hearing the Rubaiya Sayeed kidnapping case.
Tags: terrorist, Yasin Malik, Tihar Jail, Hospitalised, Hunger Strike
US Demands China To Release Citizen Journalist Zhang Zhan From Jail
The United States demanded an ''unconditional release'' of citizen journalist Zhang Zhan from Chinese jail as her health condition is getting worse day by day that can lead her to death. Zhan was awarded four years of jail for reporting the COVID-19 outbreak in February 2020 from Wuhan. She started an intermittent hunger strike in protest of her jail in may last year, reported BBC.
Tags: Citizen Journalist, US, China, Hunger Strike, Jail
Courtesy: BBC News
Ph.D. Scholar Signs An Undertaking Against Taking part In Protest
Himachal Singh, a fourth-year Ph.D. Scholar at IIT Guwahati was made to sign a six-pointer ‘no protest’ undertaking by the college. The 30-year-old's undertaking said, “I shall neither take part in any form of agitation/ protest/ dharna inside or outside campus nor mobilize students for the same.” Last year, Singh was suspended for one semester for protesting against the compulsion retirement of his teacher, Brajesh Rai.
Tags: IIT Guwahati, protest, Hunger Strike, Ph.D student
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Anna Hazare To Launch Hunger Strike On Farmers' Issue, Writes To PM
Supporting the farmer’s protest, 83-year-old activist Anna Hazare on January 14 wrote a letter to the PM Narendra Modi, restating his hunger strike plan. Hazare said to launch "the last hunger strike" of his life in Delhi by January end. He has demanded to implement the Swaminathan Committee’s recommendation and restore the autonomy of Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices. He also blamed the government for overlooking to his earlier… read-more
Tags: social activist, Anna Hazare, Hunger Strike, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ramlila Maidan, Delhi, Farmers Protest, Farmer law
Govt Is Just Giving Empty Promises: Anna Hazare Over Farm Bills
Activist Anna Hazare has warned to protest for one last time, if the farm bills are not revoked by the end of January 2021. Hazare said, "The government is just giving empty promises due to which I do not have any trust left". Moreover, he demanded the implementation of MS Swaminathan committee’s recommendations. Earlier, Hazare had undergone a hunger strike on December 8 with a demand to withdraw farm bills.
Tags: farmer protest, Anna Hazare, Hunger Strike, Union government
Courtesy: Tribune India
Anna Hazare Sits On Fast, Appeals To Spread Farmers' Protest
Supporting the 'December 8 Bharat Bandh’ called by farmers, activist Anna Hazare has started a day-long hunger strike in his Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra. Anna said the protests in Delhi should spread throughout the nation to create a pressure on the Centre. The 83-year-old also released a recorded message appreciating the farmers for the non-violent protests. Hazare said, “I had backed this cause earlier also, and will continue to… read-more
Tags: Anna Hazare, Farmers' Protest, Hunger Strike, Ralegan Siddhi, Farm Bill, MSP
Courtesy: Telegraph India