Indefinite Fast

  • Power crisis: BJP MLA Shyam Deo Roy to meet Akhilesh Yadav June 1, 2014

    BJP MLA Shyam Deo Roy Chaudhary, who is on an indefinite fast demanding 24hour power supply in Varanasi, will hold talks with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on the issue. 75yearold Chaudhary, a seventime MLA from Varanasi South, began his fast on May 27, demanding roundtheclock power supply to Varanasi,...
  • Anna Hazare begins indefinite fast for Jan Lokpal Bill December 10, 2013

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anticorruption activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday began indefinite fast in his village Ralegan Siddhi for the Jan Lokpal Bill. He has accused the Centre of betraying him and not fulfilling its promise of bringing in the Jan Lokpal Bill. Anna on Monday reiterated that the Jan Lokpal Bill...
  • Anna to begin indefinite fast for Lokpal in Ralegan Siddhi today December 10, 2013

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anticorruption activist Anna Hazare will once again go on an indefinite fast in his village of Ralegan Siddhi for the Jan Lokpal Bill from Tuesday. He has accused the Centre of betraying him and not fulfilling its promise of bringing in the Jan Lokpal Bill. Anna on Monday...
  • Congress MLA on indefinite fast demanding electric crematorium December 9, 2013

    Congress MLA from Jamshedpur West assembly constituency, Banna Gupta on Monday sat on indefinite fast in support of his longstanding demand for setting up of a electric crematorium in Sonari and uninterrupted power supply in densely populated Sonari, Kadma and its adjoining areas in Jamshedpur. Hundreds of supporters also took part...
  • Anna Hazare to observe indefinite fast for Lokpal Bill from Dec 10 December 10, 2013

    Ralegan Siddhi: Social activist Anna Hazare will launch indefinite hunger strike for a strong Lokpal Bill, at Yadavbaba temple in Ralegan Siddhi from December 10. Announcing his agitation, Hazare has asked the Centre to "show courage" in bringing in the Bill in the Winter Session of Parliament, beginning from December...
  • Jagan in hospital, YSR Congress questions police's late night action October 10, 2013

    Hyderabad: There was high drama in Hyderabad where YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy was taken into preventive custody late on Wednesday night. Jagan had been on a fast for the past six days, protesting the division of Andhra Pradesh. The YSR Congress has admitted that Jagan's health had deteriorated,...
  • After Jagan, Chandrababu Naidu begins fast against AP bifurcation October 7, 2013

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu has begun his indefinite fast in the national capital against Andhra Pradesh's bifurcation. He has also alleged 'political matchfixing' between some political parties of Andhra Pradesh and the Congress. "It is political match fixing. The Congress party did not follow any procedure. It...
  • Jagan Reddy begins indefinite fast against Andhra Pradesh bifurcation October 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy has begun his indefinite fast against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in Hyderabad. The crowd gathered at the fast venue seemed to be less than what the YSR Congress had expected. Jagan had on Friday said he would strongly protest against the "unjust" decision...
  • 'Save Ganga' activist on indefinite fast taken to city hospital September 24, 2013

    Save Ganga activist GD Aggarwal, who has been on indefinite fast since June to protest hydel projects on the river's tributaries in Uttarakhand, was brought to a hospital in Dehradun after his condition worsened. The 81yearold activist was brought to Doon hospital here at 2 am on Tuesday after a team...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy refuses to take medical help at Osmania Hospital August 30, 2013

    YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy, who was shifted to a government hospital in Hyderabad from jail following a five day-long indefinite fast against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, has refused to be put on intravenous fluids, doctors said. The sugar levels of Reddy have come down due to the fast though other parameters like blood pressure...
  • TDP MLA begins indefinite fast in Kadapa against Andhra bifurcation August 23, 2013

    Two TDP leaders, including an MLA from Proddatur Assembly constituency, in Kadapa launched an indefinite fast on Friday opposing the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam Party district president and MLA Linga Reddy began his stir at the District Collectorate along with Balakrishna Yadav, the TDP in-charge of Mydupur constituency,...
  • YS Vijayamma begins indefinite fast over Telangana August 19, 2013

    YS Vijayamma, honorary president of YSR Congress and widow of late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, Monday began an indefinite fast demanding the Centre refrain from bifurcating the state if it cannot render justice to all the regions. Speaking on the occasion in Guntur, Vijayamma alleged that the Congress...
  • Anna threatens another indefinite fast for Lokpal Bill June 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Anticorruption activist Anna Hazare is preparing himself for another fast for the Lokpal Bill. He has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on his plans to sit on a fastuntodeath at the Ramlila Maidan. Anna is yet to announce a date. "Corruption in the country has led to price...
  • YSR Congress to intensify agitation over power tariff hike April 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress on Saturday said with the Congressled Andhra Pradesh government not responding adequately to the issue of power tariff hike, it would intensify its agitation demanding rollback in the increase. The party has asked its cadre to "picket all electricity substations besides holding dharnas and taking out rallies...
  • After Left, TDP leaders begin indefinite fast in Hyderabad March 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: Even as police arrested leaders of Left parties who were on hunger strike for last four days to protest hike in electricity tariff, leaders of the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Tuesday night launched an indefinite fast on the same issue. TDP state legislators and MPs were among...
  • Kejriwal on day 2 of his fast against power bills March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal, the national convenor of the Aam Aadmi Party, is on the second day of his indefinite fast, to protest against the "inflated" electricity and water bills in New Delhi. He launched his hunger strike, or what he calls a "civil disobedience movement', from the house of...
  • Hazare says no to Kejriwal's invitation to join fast March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after he received an invitation from Arvind Kejriwal to join his indefinite fast, Anna Hazare on Thursday said he won't participate in the protest as he has nothing to do with party politics. Addressing the media to announce a nationwide tour from March 31 from Jallianwala Bagh,...
  • Yamuna Bachao Andolan activists threaten indefinite fast March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Activists heading the Yamuna Bachao Andolan on Tuesday threatened to sit on an indefinite fast from Wednesday if the government failed to release more water into the river. Thousands of people, led by spiritual leaders and activists from the Braj region in Uttar Pradesh, who marched on foot for...
  • Kejriwal announces indefinite fast against rising power bills in Delhi March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has announced an indefinite fast and a civil disobedience movement against rising electricity and water prices in Delhi. Kejriwal will go on his indefinite fast from March 23. While announcing his protest and hunger strike, Kejriwal appealed to the residents of Delhi...
  • Chennai: 8 Lankans begin indefinite fast August 16, 2012

    Chennai: Eight Lankan refugees joined the indefinite hunger stir launched by Senthuran, an inmate of Poonamallee Special Refugees Camp, here on Wednesday. Senthuran was shifted to the Poonamallee Special Camp from the Chengalpattu Camp on August 4 as he submitted a petition to the Camp Officials that he would like...
  • Anna Hazare says he will also fast with his team July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Anticorruption activist Anna Hazare will join his team at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Wednesday and will also sit on a fast with them. The activist reached the national capital on Tuesday and was welcomed by a huge crowd. He has threatened to organise a jail bharo campaign if...