User: icrdelhi Topic: Protest Movements
Category: Hunger Strike
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Darjeeling Unrest: GJM Yuva Morcha to go on indefinite hunger strike from tomorrow 20.7.2017 New Kerala: West Bengal
Darjeeling (West Bengal) , July 20 : The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Yuva Morcha on Thursday announced that they will go on an indefinite hunger strike from tomorrow (June 21).
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When every voice matters... 20.7.2017 Hindu: Arts
Featuring Indie artists, rock music, punchy slogans and feather boas, protests have changed dramatically in Chennai over the past few years, becoming more colourful, alluring and inclusive
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Public support for indefinite relay fast swells 20.7.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
DMK, CPI leaders, BHEL employees and residents want retrieval of Palpannai-Thuvakudi service road
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‘Hijra has become a political identity’ 19.7.2017 FrontLine: Social Issues
Interview with Vyjayanti Vasanta Mogli and Rachana Mudraboyina. By KUNAL SHANKAR
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MHGEW A continues protest 19.7.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
MHGEW A continues protest
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Home Guard personnel to launch hunger strike 19.7.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Home Guard personnel to launch hunger strike
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GMCC to continue their strike, next meet on Aug 1 19.7.2017 New Kerala: West Bengal
Kalimpong (West Bengal) , July 18 : Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee (GMCC) on Tuesday decided to continue its strike against their demand of Gorkhaland.
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GJM man killed in clash; ninth Darjeeling death since June 19.7.2017 TOI: India
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Violent turn 18.7.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
Four more die in police firing in Darjeeling as the agitation for Gorkhaland intensifies. By SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADHYAY
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Shutdown in hills to go on, GJM wants Gorkhaland issue raised in Parliament 18.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee (GMCC) on Tuesday said the indefinite shutdown in the north Bengal hills will continue and urged their national alliance partners to raise the Gorkhaland issue in Parliament's ongoing monsoon session.
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Kumar Vishwas says withdrawing comments on Bhinderanwale 18.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Kumar Vishwas has recorded a video stating that he was withdrawing his earlier comments about Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.
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AASAA reiterates ST demand 18.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
AASAA reiterates ST demand
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Women seek closure of liquor shops on highways 18.7.2017 Hindu: National
Stage fast in front of Prakasam Bhavan
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80,000 children under age five suffering from acute hunger in Myanmar: UN 17.7.2017 News
The report from the UN agency was based on an assessment of villages in Rakhine state
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Physiotherapists highlight demands 17.7.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Nearly 100 members of Coimbatore Physiotherapy Doctors Association and the students of physiotherapy staged a day-long hunger strike here on Sunday demanding the Centre and the State Governments to fo...
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Two CRPF companies arrive in Darjeeling, two expected 17.7.2017 DNA: Opinion
The security forces stayed on high alert on Sunday in the Darjeeling hills which remained incident-free on the 32nd day of the GJM-sponsored indefinite shut down for a separate state of Gorkhaland. Meanwhile, as per the court orders, two companies of the CRPF reached the hills on Sunday while two more would be arriving on Monday in Darjeeling. The Calcutta High Court on July 14 had asked the Centre to provide four additional companies of CRPF within 48 hours in Darjeeling to maintain law and order. Eleven companies of CRPF have already been stationed in the Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts. Meanwhile, artists in the hills took out a rally on Sunday. With guitars and other musical instruments, they sang songs in favour of Gorkhaland. "Besides the rally by a cultural group, which is not affiliated to any political party and that of members of a minority group there were not any rally today," said Urmila Rumba, a GJM leader. She said the hunger strike, which was supposed to begin on Sunday, had been ...
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Physiotherapists on hunger strike for a regulatory council 17.7.2017 DNA: Opinion
Members of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP) went on an indefinite hunger strike on Sunday, demanding formation of a central, independent Physiotherapy Council. More than 700 physiotherapists from across the country gathered at Jantar Mantar to express their solidarity for the cause, and said the demand for a regulatory council has remained unfulfilled for over five decades now. "We hope that our effort of 'Amaran Anshan' draws the attention of the Central government, and the Central Physiotherapy Council is established for the betterment of society at the earliest," IAP President Dr Umasankar Mohanty said. Earlier as well, the IAP members have submitted several memorandums, along with petitions, to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and the Union Health Minister. Three massive satyagrahas have also been organised in June, 2016, December, 2016 and March, 2017. "There is a huge demand for physiotherapists. Most established sports, such as cricket and football, need physiotherapists. Still, ...
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Physiotherapists go on hunger strike 17.7.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Call for Central Physiotherapy Council
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Iran detains president's brother, sentences American 16.7.2017 TimesOfIndia
Iran's judiciary said Sunday that the brother of President Hassan Rouhani has been detained, and a Chinese-American citizen sentenced to 10 years behind bars for "infiltrating" the country.
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Nurses agitation put on hold 16.7.2017 Hindu: Home
CM to hold talks with agitating organisations on July 20
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