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Tuesday, January 26, 2021



41-year-old head constable shoots self

December 24, 2020 10:49 pm

The constable was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival. The police said they are trying to ascertain the reason for him taking the extreme step.

West Bengal: Jobless since lockdown, accountant ‘ends life’

December 05, 2020 5:47 am

Some local people rushed to the spot and found him lying in a pool of blood. His neighbours took him to Baghajatin State General hospital and then to AMRI Hospital in Dhakuria. The medical officer on duty declared him dead on arrival at about 3.50 am.

Aishwarya Reddy's death points finger at an education system that turns a blind eye to inequality

December 01, 2020 8:54 am

It is important to recognise that the pressures faced by such students, even in regular circumstances are huge — the pressure to do well academically, pressure to conform and look/dress/talk in a certain way. The list is long and encompasses every part of their being.

Assam: Family of five found hanging; police suspect suicide

November 03, 2020 11:57 am

The police said that they found a suicide note which indicated that the man was pressure after incurring a large amount of debt.

Matters of the Mind: Replicating efforts of polio eradication campaign for suicide prevention

October 23, 2020 10:10 am

The best way to prevent suicide is by talking about it. We need to get over our fear of the S-word. The maximum number of suicides are between the ages of 15-29, and most parents are scared to talk about this

Sepoy ‘shoots himself’ to death in Ghatkopar

October 19, 2020 7:13 am

The Ghatkopar police, which was in the process of lodging an accidental death report, said the sepoy was rushed to Rajawadi hospital where he was declared brought dead before admission.

Coronavirus pandemic fuels sharp increase in Japanese suicide rate

October 14, 2020 4:57 pm

The number of suicides in Japan has increased significantly over recent months. The coronavirus pandemic is likely to take a toll in other countries, too.

SC relief for kin of Dalit man who died by suicide

October 09, 2020 5:19 am

The deceased had married the woman on August 23, 2019, at an Arya Samaj Mandir. The next day, the woman’s uncle lodged an FIR accusing him and his family of kidnapping and criminal intimidation.

Three men, including RX-100 film producer, drove Telugu actor to end life: Police

September 17, 2020 9:41 pm

While TV actor Ambati Devaraja Reddy(24) and realtor Mangamuthula Sai Krishna Reddy(28) were arrested by SR Nagar police earlier this week, Tollywood producer Gummakonda Ashok Reddy surrendered before the police on Wednesday. All three have been remanded to judicial custody.

Man found hanging from flyover on Sinhagad Road

September 12, 2020 11:00 pm

Local residents spotted the man, who was hanging from the flyover with a saree, and informed police.


TN suicide case: Govt. denying second post-mortem raises suspicion

February 09, 2016 12:12 pm

Chennai, Feb 09 (ANI): Speaking on the Villupuram medical students' suicide case, advocate Rajnikanth said many parts have been removed from one of the medical student's body after the post-mortem. He questioned the purpose of the Tamil Nadu government of denying the second post-mortem. He said it seemed that the Government was supporting the culprits. He asserted that the court is of the view that second post-mortem was unnecessary, which is not right and indicated something suspicious. He further added that they would appeal for conducting the second post-mortem.

Hyderabad: Protesting students detained

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Hyderabad, Jan 26 (ANI): Students protesting against the Hyderabad University authority and the government in the Dalit suicide case on Tuesday were detained by the police. A Dalit scholar of University of Hyderabad committed suicide on January 17. The incident has raised uproar in the whole nation with students protesting in every part of the country.

Rohith Vemula suicide: Students in Hyderabad continue their protest

January 25, 2016 7:50 am

Hyderabad, Jan 25 (ANI): Students of Hyderabad University on Monday continued their protest over the recent suicide case of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula. Today's protest has come up following a series of protests against Rohith's suicide, who was expelled from the University of Hyderabad along with four other Dalit students.

Rohith Vemula suicide: JNU students sit on hunger strike

January 25, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University students sat on hunger strike to protest against the Dalit scholar's suicide at the University of Hyderabad. One of protestors said they want the accused politicos to resign as soon as possible.

Leaders playing politics over Dalit scholar suicide: Srikant Sharma

January 21, 2016 3:30 pm

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party leader Srikant Sharma on Thursday read out loud Hanumant Rao's letter, stating that incidents have come up earlier and corruption has been prevalent in the Hyderabad University. He alleged that the Congress was mudslinging the Narendra Modi-led BJP Government on each and every occasion it finds. Sharma also stated that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was playing "vote bank politics" by jumping into this Dalit scholar suicide issue. He said it was a shame that caste was still a huge issue in this country.

Dalit scholar’s suicide: BJP backs Irani’s clarification

January 21, 2016 9:41 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday backed Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani's clarification on the Dalit scholar’s suicide case and accused the Congress of dividing the society by “playing politics” on such a sensitive issue. Irani had yesterday hit back at the critics and said that the suicide was not a ‘Dalit vs Non-Dalit confrontation’.

Congress dubs Hyderabad student suicide as murder

January 19, 2016 9:00 am

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Calling the suicide of the Hyderabad Dalit student as murder, Congress leader Kumari Selja on Tuesday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has always stood for the problems of poor people. She added that it was useless to expect any action from Prime Minister (PM) Modi as he has kept himself away from the matter.

Owaisi for strong action against Hyderabad University

January 19, 2016 6:31 am

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday condemned the Dalit scholar’s suicide in the University of Hyderabad. He said the incident indicated that campus politics was no more a place for the decent. He added that the vice-chancellor should realise that it was because of him, that a youth was compelled to take such a big step. One of the five dalit scholars, expelled from the University of Hyderabad 12 days ago, hanged himself to death on Sunday.

Rape Victim commits suicide after rape clip goes public

January 14, 2016 7:57 am

Muzaffarnagar, Jan 14 (ANI): Mother of three committed suicide in Chapra village of Muzaffarnagar after her perpetrators made a clip of her being raped and circulated it in public. Police has arrested the culprit. A case has been lodged against the convict but the police is yet to take action.

Three found dead in old Rajendra Nagar

January 10, 2016 10:42 am

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Three members of a family were found dead in a house in old Rajendra Nagar in the national capital on Sunday. According to police, the lady and kid were murdered, while the police is not sure whether the man committed suicide or was murdered.Police is still investigating the matter. Further details are awaited.