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Blue whale threat: Supreme Court asks DD to make show to caution against dare games

October 28, 2017 3:52 am

The bench said “lonely” and “depressed” children were usually attracted to such games and said the Centre should take steps to prevent life-endangering situations.

One Last Game: The story of Indian children's growing digital addiction and its alarming repercussions

September 10, 2017 11:58 am

From killer games such as the Blue Whale Challenge to technology-induced disorders, the story of Indian children’s growing digital addiction and its alarming repercussions.

Delhi Police say probing ‘Blue Whale’ link to teen suicide bid

September 01, 2017 10:06 am

“We have taken the boy’s mobile phone for investigation. The handset is password protected and we are trying to crack it,” DCP Milind Dumbere said

Kerala woman says Blue Whale killed son, police probe claim

October 21, 2017 8:38 am

A woman from Thiruvananthapuram has filed a police complaint, stating that her 16-year-old son, who hanged himself last month, could be a victim of the Blue Whale Challenge.

Kerala will write to Centre to ban 'Blue Whale' game, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

September 01, 2017 10:24 am

Pinarayi Vijayan was responding to a submission moved by senior CPI-M legislator Raju Abraham who said that in Kerala alone there have been 2,000 downloads of 'Blue Whale' game that is said to have led to over 4,000 suicides across the world.

Demand in Rajya Sabha against online games like 'Blue Whale'

August 03, 2017 3:49 pm

In agreement with the BJP members, Sanjay Seth of SP said there should be provisions to remove such games from website. Manpreet, a class IX student, jumped off the fifth floor of the building in suburban Andheri last month.

What is Blue Whale Challenge?

October 21, 2017 8:39 am

Blue Whale Challenge Game: It must be noted, however, that there still is no confirmation of the existence of the game, and suicides linked to it are from personal accounts of families/friends of those deceased

The truth of 'Blue Whale' challenge: A game said to 'brainwash' teens into committing suicides

May 09, 2017 11:55 am

The claim is that "Blue Whale" game has been responsible for more than 130 suicides in Russia.

Whale carcass washes up at Maharashtra beach

August 13, 2015 8:05 pm

"It was emanating a terrible smell and we buried it at the beach itself. It was a whale," said Range Forest Officer RH Patil.

Blue whale dies after being stranded on land for ten long hours

June 29, 2015 3:38 pm

Despite efforts to move the 20-tonne marine animal by local fishermen, Alibaug forest department for more than 10 hours, the whale died ashore around 4am Thursday, said officials from the forest department.


15 foot-long decomposed body of blue whale found at Maharashtra beach

August 13, 2015 10:37 pm

A 15 feet-long, approximately 10-tonne decomposed body of a whale washed up at Alibaug beach on Thursday morning.

Blue Whale washed ashore, dies on Mumbai beach

June 26, 2015 11:03 am

The last reported sighting of a Blue whale, one that washed up on the shore, off Maharashtra coast was in 1914.