Self Immolation

  • Bhullar case: Bitta to seek permission from Sonia for self immolation 31-03-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: Upset over Supreme Court commuting the death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, former Youth Congress chief MS Bitta on Monday said that he would seek permission from party president Sonia Gandhi and the court to commit self-immolation. The All-India-Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) chief, who was targeted...
  • KMSS President Akhil Gogoi arrested 02-03-2014 10:26 AM

    Guwahati: Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) President and RTI activist Akhil Gogoi has been arrested by the Assam Police. Police made the arrest around Saturday midnight. Gogoi has been arrested under non-bailable sections after an FIR was filed by the father of a person who immolated himself in Guwahati. The...
  • Andhra bifurcation: Congress MP threatens self-immolation if Telangana bill tabled 11-02-2014 03:33 PM

    Campaigning against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, a Congress MP from Seemandhra on Tuesday threatened self-immolation in Lok Sabha if the government tables the Telangana bill. "I am going to immolate myself in the Well of Lok Sabha if any attempt is made to introduce the Telangana bill," Lok Sabha MP...
  • AAP joins protest over police inaction in self-immolation case 10-10-2013 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday extended its support to a protest organised by Delhi University teachers, employees and students' unions over police inaction into allegations of sexual harassment against a DU college principal by a sacked employee who later committed suicide. Hundreds of protesters, including members of women's...
  • DU ex-lab worker who set herself on fire alleging sexual assault dies 07-10-2013 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: A former Delhi University lab assistant who set herself on fire alleging sexual assault last week died on Monday morning. She was admitted to the LNJP hospital with 90 per cent burn injuries. The lady had tried to immolate herself outside Delhi secretariat on September 30. She alleged...
  • Monk attempts self immolation to protest Mahabodhi Temple blasts 15-08-2013 08:17 PM

    A Buddhist monk today allegedly tried to immolate himself to protest the recent blasts in Bodh Gaya, police said. Bodhi Priya Vinay (49), from Ghughus (Chandrapur district), along with a number of other Buddhists had gathered since morning near Dr BabasahebAmbedkar statue at RBI square on the busy Nagpur-Jabalpur road...
  • Class IX student commits suicide over a fight with sister 08-08-2013 03:53 PM

    A class IX student immolated herself allegedly after a fight with her younger sister over not wanting to go to school, police said in Kanpur on Thursday. The two sisters, residents of Kalyanpur area here, used to go to school together everyday but on Wednesday, Vineeta (14) did not feel...
  • Darjeeling bandh: GJM supporter makes immolation bid 30-07-2013 03:39 PM

    Kalimpong: A GJM supporter tried to immolate himself at Dambarchowk in the heart of Kalimpong town demanding a separate Gorkhaland on Tuesday on the second day of the 72-hour bandh in the Darjeeling hills by the party. Police said Mangal Singh Rajput(45), a resident of Kalimpong, poured petrol on himself...
  • Three priests commit self-immolation in Karnataka 08-04-2013 11:13 AM

    Bidar (Karna): Upset over the mysterious death of their seer, three priests allegedly committed suicide by self-immolation inside a mutt complex in northern Karnataka on Monday, police said. The priests of Chouli Mutt - Jagannath Swami (21), Sharanayya Swami (18) and V Reddy Swami (50) - allegedly set fire to...
  • Odisha: Ex-minister threatens self immolation 01-11-2012 05:22 PM

    Balasore: A former Odisha minister was taken into preventive custody on Thursday for threatening self immolation on the demand for establishment of a government medical college, police sources said. According to sources, the former minister, Bhupal Chandra Mahapatra, had threatened self immolation before the Balasore district collector's office. Mahapatra was...
  • China blames Dalai Lama for self-immolations in Tibet 25-10-2012 02:57 AM

    Beijing: China on Wednesday blamed the Dalai Lama for the spate of self-immolations taking place in Tibet against Chinese rule, saying they were "instigated" by the exiled spiritual leader's clique. "To our knowledge most of the self-immolation cases are closely instigated by Dalai group", Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei...
  • Family grieves death of Anna supporter 26-08-2011 10:05 AM

    Paliganj (Bihar): Anna Hazare's movement so far has been by and large peaceful with the 74-year-old anti-corruption crusader has been appealing to his supporters to abstain from violence. But one of his supporters has immolated himself in Delhi to support the agitation. "My son has five children. He was the...
  • Man tries to self-immolate before UP CM 18-02-2007 09:02 PM

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