Suicide Attempts

  • 21-year-old Muzaffarnagar riot victim attempts suicide near DM's office May 28, 2014

    Upset with the alleged delay in sanctioning of relief fund, a 21-year-old Muzaffarnagar riot victim on Wednesday allegedly tried to immolate himself in front of the District Magistrate's office here, police said. Riot victim Adil belongs to Mohammadpur Rai Singh village where his house was allegedly set on fire during the...
  • Undertrial attempts suicide in Bharatpur Jail May 4, 2014

    A 35-year-old undertrial allegedly attempted suicide in a toilet of Bharatpur jail on Sunday, a jail official said. Hansraj Singh was rushed to the Rajbahadur Memorial Hospital where his condition was stated to be critical, the official said. Singh, who was facing trial in the murder case of his wife, was transferred...
  • 19-year-old B Pharma student 'ragged' by seniors, attempts suicide September 4, 2013

    A 19-year-old B. Pharma student jumped from the third floor of her college building in Lucknow due to alleged harassment by fellow students and ragging, police said on Wednesday. Sambul Ishaq, a B Pharma student at M C Saxena Institute of Engineering and Management, was severely injured after she jumped from...
  • Rehab center rejects Paris Jackson's admission July 3, 2013

    Los Angeles: A rehab facility has reportedly turned down Paris Jackson's admission because the authorities are afraid that paparazzi will disturb other patients who are being treated at the facility. Paris, who is currently being treated at the UCLA Medical Center, was advised by doctors to not go home and instead...
  • Paris Jackson missed father before suicide attempt June 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: Late legendary musician Michael Jackson's daughter Paris reportedly screamed 'I wish my daddy was here' before her recent suicide attempt. Paris allegedly cut one of her wrists and took an overdose of pills Wednesday, following a blazing family row which saw her complain she wanted to 'live my own...
  • Gujarat: Woman attempts suicide as in-laws accuse husband of 'cruelty' May 11, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A day after an elderly couple sought the district collector's permission to end their life saying they are "fed up" with the "abuse" by their son, their daughter-in-law attempted suicide on Saturday, apparently over the ignominy. Leena Balda (35) attempted suicide by consuming phenyl kept in the bathroom. She...
  • Man jumps before Delhi Metro train, has miraculous escape December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old man jumped in front of a Delhi Metro train in New Delhi on Sunday evening but escaped without any serious injury due to the driver's prompt action in stopping, officials said. The incident led to train services on the Blue line (Noida City Centre-Dwarka) being disrupted for...
  • Student threatens suicide after not being allowed in class December 12, 2012

    Ambala: Amid high drama, a student of ITI in Ambala on Wednesday climbed on the roof of the institution's building and threatened to jump after his teacher allegedly did not allow him to sit in the classroom. The drama continued for two hours before the police persuaded him to climb...
  • Three prisoners attempt suicide in AP jail August 17, 2012

    Machilipatnam: Three under-trial prisoners allegedly attempted suicide in the sub-jail in Machilipatnam in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Friday. According to Machilipatnam Sub-jail Superintendent V Durga Rao the trio - B Ashok Chakravarthy, Sonti Durga Rao and V Sivakumar - tried to end their life on Thursday night by consuming broken...
  • Delhi: Man attempts suicide at Metro station, critically injured August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: A 60-year-old man was critically injured and might lose his hand after he tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro train on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Gurneet Singh Lamba, resident of west Delhi's Usha Park area, jumped on to the tracks at the Tilak...
  • UP: Jail superintendent shoots self, survives July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, the superintendent of a UP jail shot himself in Lucknow on Friday. RK Kesarwani, the superintendent of Meerut Jail, was admitted to the Trauma Centre in Lucknow. The reason for his extreme step is yet unknown. Kesarwani had been earlier posted in Lucknow. ...
  • New tech can prevent suicide attempts in metros May 27, 2012

    Dubai: The growing number of suicides on metro tracks in India could be avoided if a new advanced technology and communications system, which provides for driverless trains and quick response to prevent such accidents, is put in place. Thales Group, which has an impeccable track record in Dubai and other cities...
  • Woman ends life in fourth attempt April 30, 2011

    Bangalore: In what was her fourth suicide attempt, a married woman ended her life in Old Airport police limits on Thursday because of her past failed relations. The deceased, Chaitra (35), was a native of Mysore. She was working with a BPO in the city. She had married one Kiran Kumar,...
  • A failed hero: What went wrong with Santhi September 6, 2007

    Chennai: A silver medal at the Asian Games in Doha last year and then stripped of it following a gender controversy. And now an alleged suicide attempt. Wind in her face, leaping forward across victory lines. That's how Santhi Soundarajan, a promising athlete from Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu battled for...