Hunger Deaths

  • Silchar: Inquiry ordered into hunger deaths March 2, 2012

    Silchar: No work, no pay, no food and left to die, CNN-IBN has exposed hunger deaths in the tea gardens of Silchar in Assam. While the Assam government has rubbished all claims of hunger deaths and reopened the garden on promises, CNN-IBN saw a different story. 35-year-old Ratna Goala is...
  • Assam: Panel to look into tea garden hunger death March 1, 2012

    Silchar: Just weeks after CNN-IBN exposed starvation deaths at a tea garden in Silchar, the Assam government has acted. The government has appointed a one-man inquiry committee to look into the tea estate deaths in Cachar district. The inquiry is to be headed by the additional chief secretary. Four people died...
  • Hunger deaths: Assam CM asks for detailed report February 17, 2012

    After CNN-IBN exposed hunger deaths in Silchar, Assam CM Gogoi has asked for a report from the district administration. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 16, 2012

    CNN-IBN exposes hunger deaths in tea gardens of Assam. Iran loads a new generation of nuclear reactors on live television. ...
  • Hunger deaths haunt tea gardens of Assam February 16, 2012

    Silcher: In a shocking revelation from the northeastern part of the country, CNN-IBN has exposed hunger deaths in the tea gardens of Silcher even as the state government has rubbished the claims of it and reopened the garden. Ratna Goala, a 35-year-old woman, is among the 10 plantation workers who died...