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Irom Sharmila finds it difficult to get shelter  

By   /  August 10, 2016  /  Business News, Daily News, Deccan Abroad, English News, Featured News, Indian Politics  /  Comments Off on Irom Sharmila finds it difficult to get shelter  

  Irom Sharmila, the iron lady of Manipur, who set a record of sorts by being on hunger strike for 16 years; the world’s longest one ended her strike on Tuesday afternoon with a lick of honey. The lady, who had several supporters, is finding it difficult to get a shelter in Imphal.   She, until […]

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Irom Sharmila says she will end her 16-year-long fast

By   /  July 26, 2016  /  Deccan Abroad, Delhi Politics, English News, Featured News, Indian Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Irom Sharmila says she will end her 16-year-long fast

The Iron Lady of Manipur, Irom Sharmila who has been on an indefinite fast since 16 years protesting the excesses by the Indian army in Manipur has announced today that she will end her fast on August 9.  A civil rights activist and poet, she had been acknowledged as the top woman icon on India […]

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