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UoH Students’ Union to carry on hunger strike for fourth day, expect positive response from admin

The students say that they will continue to strike till they hear that their demands have been met and they get assurance from the University that the seats would be filled

Published on 22nd October 2020
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64 reserved PhD, MPhil seats may go vacant: UoH Students’ Union on hunger strike against new qualifying criteria

12 percent of PhD seats reserved for the OBCs, 42 percent for SCs, 56 percent of the STs, 75 percent for the Physically Challenged category could go vacant this year

Published on 18th October 2020
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UoH students' union launches hunger strike to protest against 'discriminatory' qualifying criteria in entrance exams

Union members staged the hunger strike at the Administration Block to seek reimplementation of the 1:6 criteria wherein shortlisted candidates are six times the total vacant seats

Published on 18th October 2020
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UPSC CSE to be held on Sunday: Here's everything that you have to know about the exam

After much hue and cry and petitions, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday dismissed a petition which sought the examination's postponement

Published on 3rd October 2020
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Bihar woman breaks 10-day long fast after health worsens, UPSC stays mum

UPSC aspirant Priya Kumari who hails from Patna was on a hunger strike since September 11, seeking a postponement of UPSC Prelims

Published on 23rd September 2020
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This Bihar UPSC aspirant has been on a hunger strike for 5 days to get the prelims postponed

The students have been appealing to various authorities through social media platforms, seeking a postponement until the COVID curve plateaus

Published on 15th September 2020
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Enough is Enough: How young protesters forced Nepal to better manage the Coronavirus crisis

Top officials were accused of corruption in local media over the government's purchases of medical equipment and supplies from abroad

Published on 11th September 2020
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NSUI's hunger strike demanding postponement of NEET, JEE ends after police 'forcefully' take protesters to hospital 

Earlier, several Congress leaders, including Pawan Khera, Nitin Rawat, Qazi Nizamuddin, Alka Lamba, visited the NSUI leaders at the protest site and extended solidarity and support

Published on 30th August 2020
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NEET, JEE exams: Three NSUI leaders in Goa on hunger strike demanding postponement

The leaders, including NSUI's Goa unit chief Ahraz Mulla, Prasenjeet Dhage and Naushad Chawdhari, also demanded that college fees be waived by 60 per cent in view of the COVID-19 situation

Published on 29th August 2020
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After 48 hours of hunger strike against NEET and JEE, NSUI activist falls unconscious, situation critical

Navdeep Dalal has been on a hunger strike since Wednesday, seeking postponement on JEE and NEET during the pandemic

Published on 28th August 2020
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After NEET aspirant from UP allegedly attempts suicide, his Divyang friend starts hunger strike seeking exam postponement

Sanjeev Yadav said that his hunger strike is indefinite and will go on until the government decides to postpone JEE and NEET

Published on 27th August 2020
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Protesting 'unfair' exams during a pandemic: NSUI members start indefinite hunger strike in Delhi

Around 10 NSUI activists are protesting against JEE, NEET and other examinations in front of the NSUI office in Delhi

Published on 26th August 2020
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Over 4,000 students observe hunger strike demanding postponement of NEET, JEE

Students across the country were also protesting for postponing exams like UGC-NET, CLAT and cancelling CBSE compartment exams

Published on 24th August 2020
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DU students to go on hunger strike if the university doesn't cancel online open-book examinations

The students have formed a new committee to exclusively fight the conduct on online open-book examinations. But will the university budge to the pressure?

Published on 9th July 2020
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American student released after 486 days in an Egyptian prison 

Like thousands of political prisoners in Egypt, Amashah, 24, had been held in pre-trial detention on charges of “misusing social media” and “aiding a terrorist group,” according to the Freedom Initiat

Published on 7th July 2020

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