SUICIDE

  • Plea in SC for probe into hanging of farmer during AAP rally 3 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Days after a farmer from Rajasthan allegedly hanged himself during an Aam Aadmi Party rally, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored judicial probe into the incident that took place in full public view. The PIL, likely to be listed for hearing during next...
  • AAP government to name farmer scheme after Gajendra Singh 16 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: On the back foot over suicide of Gajendra Singh at an AAP rally, the party-led Delhi government on Saturday announced that a farmer compensation scheme will be named after the Rajasthan farmer and also accepted the demands of his family-- to give a job to Gajendra's relative and...
  • West Bengal: Distress for potato farmers, 22 farmer suicides reported in 2 months Yesterday

    Potato farmers in West Bengal are in deep distress as there is a sharp dip in prices owing to massive over production coupled with insufficient government support. This has led to more than 20 farmers committing suicide in the past two months. ...
  • Suicide Squad: The first look of Jared Leto as 'The Joker' revealed Yesterday

    Early in the morning, Director David Ayer tweeted the first look of Jared Leto as 'The Joker' in his upcoming movie 'Suicide Squad'. ...
  • Need of the hour is to expand formal financing institutions in India: Raghuram Rajan Yesterday

    RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has also spoken out against the spate of farmer suicides. He said that small and marginal farmers in the country should have access to formal financing. ...
  • Twitter abuzz with reactions after AAP leader Ashutosh cries while speaking to farmer Gajendra Singh's daughter Yesterday

    AAP leader Ashutosh got emotional during a debate show on a news channel on Friday. He broke down and begged for forgiveness from Gajinder Singh's daughter. The leader received a lot of flak on Twitter as people posted their opinions. ...
  • Beed: No water avaiable for farmers to irrigate fields Yesterday

    Sadly, it has taken the suicide of a farmer in the heart of the national capital to bring the focus back on the agrarian crisis in the country. Today we travel to Beed where a farmer ,earlier this week , hanged himself to death in his field. Farmers in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Farmer suicide: AAP government, Delhi Police at war Yesterday

    48 hours after a farmer hanged himself at an AAP rally, it is a full blown turf war. After the Delhi Police refused to be part of a magisterial probe, the Delhi District Magistrate is contemplating filing a criminal complaint. ...
  • News 360: AAP reaches out to Gajendra Singh's family in Rajasthan Yesterday

    After facing flak from all directions over the suicide of a farmer at its rally, the Aam Aadmi Party is in damage control mode. AAP leader Sanjay Singh on Friday visited Gajendra Singh's grieving family in Dausa, Rajasthan. The family has demanded a martyr status for Gajendra and also a...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the investigation being compromised in the political turf war? Yesterday

    The suicide by a farmer at a rally addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has triggered a blame game with political parties attacking each other for the tragedy. ...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal regrets rally speech Yesterday

    Speaking for the first time after farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party rally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accepted that it was his mistake to continue with his speech despite an attempt by Singh to commit suicide. ...
  • Farmer suicide: Delhi government is at odds with the police force, says Kiran Bedi Yesterday

    Former IAS officer Kiran Bedi speaks in support of Delhi Police and says police have power to probe unnatural deaths. ...
  • Politics over farmers' suicide, leaders shed crocodile tears to show solidarity Yesterday

    The suicide by a farmer at a rally addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has triggered a blame game with political parties attacking each other for the tragedy. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal should end blame game over farmer's suicide, start playing a CM's role: Sheila Dikshit Yesterday

    New Delhi: Terming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's statement over farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide as irresponsible, former Delhi DM Sheila Dikshit advised the CM to be more careful. "He should stop this blame game now. It is time that he should start playing CM's role and should stop acting like opposition....
  • AAP's Sanjay Singh visits family of Gajendra Singh in Dausa, demands martyr status for him Yesterday

    Dausa: After facing flak from all directions over the suicide of a farmer at its rally, the Aam Aadmi Party is in damage control mode. AAP leader Sanjay Singh on Friday visited Gajendra Singh's grieving family in Dausa, Rajasthan. The family has demanded a martyr status for Gajendra and also...
  • Breaking toons: Leaders shed crocodile tears over farmers' suicides Yesterday

    Tragedy usually unites but political parties are seldom known to have displayed such camaraderie. The suicide of a farmer from Rajasthan at Delhi's Jantar Mantar while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was holding a rally against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government has started an ugly and ...
  • AAP leader Ashutosh cries inconsolably on national TV after being confronted by Gajendra Singh's daughter Yesterday

    New Delhi: AAP leader Ashutosh on Friday broke down on national television when deceased farmer Gajendra Singh's daughter posed questions to him about her father's death at a rally which the party had organised. Megha, a 17-year-old Class XII student, asked why had the AAP leaders continued with their speeches even...
  • Delhi Police officials meet Gajendra Singh's family in Dausa for his writing samples Yesterday

    Dausa: A team of Delhi Police Crime Branch investigating the alleged suicide by Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh in the national capital visited his family in Dausa to take his writing samples. The writing samples will be sent to forensic laboratory to check if the note found on Gajendra's body after...
  • Delhi Police refute AAP's allegations of conducting a biased probe Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday rubbished all allegations of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) that it is conducting a biased investigation into the alleged suicide of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh. The police defended not sharing information with a magisterial probe ordered by the Delhi government. Delhi government sources...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's apology not enough: Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's apology for carrying on with his rally despite a farmer's suicide, saying it was not enough and he needs to introspect why such a situation was allowed to develop. "We only want to ask how many times Kejriwal is going to...
  • Ashutosh urges leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh Yesterday

    AAP leader Ashutosh on Friday urged BJP leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh. Earlier in the day, Arvind Kejriwal apologized for not calling off the event and admitted that his making a speech was a 'mistake'. ...
  • UP: Farmer shoots himself as 60% of his potato produce gets destroyed Yesterday

    Farmer of Firozabad situated in Uttar Pradesh takes his life as sixty per cent of his potato produce gets destroyed due to hail storm and unseasonal rainfall. ...
  • DM asks Delhi Police to submit documents related to Gajendra Singh's suicide or face action 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a big face-off between the Aam Aadmi Party government and Delhi Police over the probe into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at a rally on Wednesday, a district magistrate has set the police a deadline to submit documents in the case by 11 am. The DM has threatened...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Isn't it time to put the spotlight back to farmers' issues? 2 days ago

    Even as the politics continue over the suicide of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh in AAP's rally in Delhi, his family is crying foul. With unseasonal rains damaging lakhs of hectares of crops, hundreds of farmers have committed suicide. ...
  • New Delhi DM flays police for refusing to join Gajendra Singh suicide probe, says it's against law 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The New Delhi District Magistrate on Thursday criticised the Delhi Police over its refusal to join the probe into the Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh suicide case. In a strongly worded letter, the DM asked Deputy Commissioner of Police and SHO to provide all case related information and documents...
  • Rural distress, farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide force Modi government to delay Land Bill 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has delayed the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill that will make it easier for industry to buy farmland, following anger over rising rural distress and the suicide of a farmer in New Delhi. The death of farmer Gajendra Singh, who hanged himself from a tree...
  • Politics continue over Gajendra Singh's suicide in AAP's anti-Land Bill rally 2 days ago

    Even as the allegations are flying thick and fast between political parties, Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh's family is crying foul. His last rites were performed before politicians made beeline to visit the family. Singh's family claim that he was in touch with Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who asked...