SUICIDE CASE

  • Badaun Dalit sisters found hanging from a tree not murdered, all 5 accused to be freed: CBI sources November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major disclosure in the death of the two dalit sisters who were found hanging from a tree in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh in May, the Central Bureau of Investigation has revealed that the girls were not murdered but had committed suicide. The investigating agency is...
  • Jaipur: Rajasthan boy hangs himself after teacher beats him up November 24, 2014

    Jaipur: A 16-year-old student of a state-run school in Rajasthan has committed suicide allegedly due to humiliation, harassment and beating by a teacher. The teacher was arrested, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Saturday in Rampuria village in Baran district, over 290 km from here. Dilkush Saharia, a Class...
  • Police begins probe into the suicide of lyricist Santosh Anand's son October 17, 2014

    Mathura: A team of police officials has left for Delhi to probe into the suicides of Bollywood lyricist Santosh Anand's son Sankalp Anand and daughter-in-law Nandini Anand, police said Friday. The team, including Assistant Superintendent of Police Priti Priyadarshini and officials Atul Kumar Srivastav and Arvind Kumar, will investigate into the...
  • MHA orders probe into lyricist Santosh Anand's son's suicide after suicide note blames Ministry officials October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Famous Bollywood lyricist Santosh Anand is a broken man. His son Sankalp and daughter-in-law committed suicide on Wednesday by jumping in front of a train at Mathura. The couple's five-year-old daughter was with them, but survived the accident. But what has raised eyebrows is his tell-all suicide note that...
  • Video: IAS officer from Mysore attacked over suicide of employee October 16, 2014

    In a shocking incident from Mysore, a female IAS officer was attacked after an employee found dead. Rashmi Mahesh, the Director-General of the Administrative Training Institute, was attacked by a group over the suicide of an employee. The group claimed that the employee had committed suicide due to irregularities at...
  • CBI starts probe in 'Nishabd' actress Jiah Khan's suicide case August 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The CBI on Wednesday registered a formal case to investigate the death of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, five weeks after a Bombay High Court order, an official said. The development came after the high court transferred the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and asked it to consider...
  • Police again summon filmmaker Suman Mukhopadhyay in relation to Swastika Mukherjee suicide case June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal police have again summoned filmmaker and theatre director Suman Mukhopadhyay for questioning in connection with the alleged suicide bid by Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee, police said Saturday. Suman, said to be close to the actress, was questioned for over 22 hours in May. "In pursuance of our investigation...
  • Swastika Mukherjee recovers in hospital, filmmaker boyfriend gets detained by the police May 28, 2014

    Kolkata: A section of intellectuals here Tuesday pointed the finger at the West Bengal government for the detention of Bengali filmmaker Suman Mukhopadhyay in connection with the alleged suicide bid by Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee. Police justified the action saying there were attempts to "mystify the incident" and asserted that the...
  • SP suicide case: HC orders probe into conduct of judge February 27, 2014

    Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered an inquiry into the conduct and work of Additional District and Sessions Judge (fast track court) Anestus Toppo following the suicide committed by Jagdalpur Superintendent of Police Devnarayan Patel after an alleged tussle with him. "On the direction of Chief Justice, High Court Chhattisgarh, Yatindra Singh,...
  • Jiah suicide case could be of homicidal hanging: Family quotes expert November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Jiah Khan's family lawyer claimed that the police deliberately overlooked evidence that suggested the actress was murdered. Jiah's family said that an independent expert has said that the case could be one of homicidal hanging. The Bombay High Court had asked police to carry out further investigations...
  • Four policemen suspended in prisoner suicide case November 9, 2013

    Four constables of a district jail in Muzaffarnagar have been suspended in connection with the suicide of two prisoners, police said on Saturday. Four constables of district jail Nand Kishore, Amod Bansalk, Kanahiyalal and Mod. Khalid have been suspended for negligence of their duties, jail Superintendent Choudhry Seva Ram Singh said. Undertrial...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Mother files petition, seeks CBI inquiry October 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Late actress Jiah Khan's mother Rabiya Khan has filed a fresh petition in the Bombay High Court alleging that her daughter could have been murdered. She has sought a CBI inquiry into the case. "Rabiya feels the investigation was not done properly. If you go by the medical opinion and...
  • MBBS student commits suicide in hostel September 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A 23-year-old MBBS student of Maulana Azad Medical College here committed suicide by hanging herself from a fan inside her hostel room, police said Tuesday. The body of Deep Jyoti was found by a college mate when she came to call her for lunch around 1.30 p.m. The second-year student...
  • Geetika Sharma suicide case: Court quashes rape charge against Chadha July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Giving major relief to former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda's aide Aruna Chadha, the Delhi High Court on Thursday quashed the charges of abetment of rape and unnatural sex against her in Geetika Sharma suicide case. Justice GP Mittal also held that charges of rape and unnatural sex cannot...
  • Sooraj hasn't been on a picnic, says Aditya Pancholi July 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Aspiring actor Sooraj Pancholi, who is out on bail after a 20day ordeal in prison for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's suicide, is now trying to get back to his routine life. But he has to report to the police station every alternate day. Sooraj, who was arrested on June...
  • Extremely happy that my son is back home: Zarina Wahab July 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Sooraj Pancholi, who was in judicial custody for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's death, has got bail and returned home. His mother Zarina Wahab is relieved and says she is also praying for the 'Nishabd' actor. Sooraj, who was arrested June 10, was granted bail by Bombay High Court Monday....
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: HC to hear Suraj Pancholi's bail plea July 1, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will on Monday hear Suraj Pancholi's bail plea in the Jiah Khan suicide case. His application challenges a Sessions Court order that dismissed his bail plea. Pancholi was arrested last month for abetment to suicide after Jiah's family handed an alleged suicide note to the...
  • Suraj Pancholi's judicial custody extended till July 11 June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court Thursday extended the judicial custody of Sooraj Pancholi, charged with abetting the suicide of Bollywood actress Nafisa alias Jiah Khan, till July 11. Pancholi, 22, son of actor couple Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, was produced before the Andheir magistrate after the expiry of his judicial custody...
  • Jiah Khan suicide: Suraj Pancholi's judicial custody ends today June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Aspiring actor Suraj Pancholi's, arrested in actress Jaih Khan death case, judicial custody ends on Thursday. Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholis son Suraj on Wednesday had moved to Bombay High Court, seeking bail in the case. Suraj bail plea was rejected by a sessions court last week, saying that prima facie...
  • Jiah Khan case: Court rejects Suraj Pancholi's bail plea June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail plea of actor Suraj Pancholi, who was arrested in connection with the suicide case of his actress girlfriend Jiah Khan, was rejected by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court rejected the bail after the prosecution opposed it on the ground that investigations had reached a crucial...
  • Jiah Khan case: Court to hear bail plea of Suraj Pancholi today June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail plea of actor Suraj Pancholi, who was arrested after the suicide of his actress girlfriend Jiah Khan, will be heard by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court had on June 14 adjourned his bail hearing until Friday. The investigating officer had informed the court that Suraj had...
  • Jiah Khan's suicide is very unfortunate: Vidya Balan June 20, 2013

    Kolkata: Terming Bollywood actress Jiah Khan's suicide as "unfortunate" actor Vidya Balan Thursday said she could never understand why people resort to taking their own lives. "It is very unfortunate. I hope no one ever has reason enough to end their life. I really can't imagine whether that requires courage or...
  • Jiah Khan suicide: Actress died of hanging, says autopsy report June 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Postmortem report of Jiah Khan has concluded that the Bollywood actress died due to hanging and no external injuries were found on her body, police said on Wednesday. "The postmortem report has found that the death of Jiah Khan was due to hanging and no other external wounds were...
  • My son has done no wrong, says Aditya Pancholi June 16, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court deferred the hearing of Suraj Pancholi's bail plea till June 21. He was held on the charge of abetting suicide of actress Jiah Khan and his actor father Aditya Pancholi says his son is not guilty and that the jail experience will make him stronger. "Let my...
  • Jiah was a fighter, can't believe she took her life: Rabbiya Khan June 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Jiah Khan was a fighter and it is difficult to believe she took her own life, says her mother even as she struggles to come to terms with the loss of her daughter. The 25yearold USborn actress was found hanging at her residence here on June 3. It is...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: If my son is guilty, he will be punished, says Zarina Wahab June 14, 2013

    Actor Suraj Pancholi's mother Zarina Wahab spoke to our Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand about her son who was arrested for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's suicide. She denied that her son was in a livein relationship with the late actress and she also said if he is guilty then he...
  • Suraj was not right for Jiah Khan, says Zarina Wahab June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Zarina Wahab says she agrees with Jiah Khan's mother that her son Sooraj was not the right person for the 'Nishbad' actress, who committed suicide last week. Jiah committed suicide at her residence in Mumbai's Juhu area June 3. She was 25. On June 13, a Mumbai court sent Sooraj, son...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Suraj Pancholi's bail hearing adjourned till June 24 June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail hearing of actor Suraj Pancholi, the prime accused in Jiah Khan suicide case, is adjourned till June 24. The plea will come up in a Sessions court as the aspiring actor is in judicial custody till June 27 on charges of abetting her suicide. The investigating officer had...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Zarina confident that truth will come out June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Defending her son Suraj, who has been arrested for abetting the suicide of his girlfriend and actress Jiah Khan, Zarina Wahab insists that truth will eventually come out. Jiah, 25, was found hanging at her flat in Sagar Sangeet Building in the posh Juhu area on June 3 around...
  • Jiah Khan suicide: Mumbai Police to oppose Suraj Pancholi's bail plea June 13, 2013

    Mumbai Mumbai Police will oppose the bail plea of actor Suraj Pancholi, arrested in Jiah Khan suicide case. The 22yearold actor had applied for bail in the sessions court and the hearing is likely to be held tomorrow. Suraj, the prime accused in the Jiah Khan suicide case, was on Thursday...