Suicide

  • Scolded for not going to school, 11-year-old boy hangs self 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    An 11-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide after being scolded by his father for not going to school, police said in Ballia on Thursday. Satyam Singh hanged himself from the roof of his house in Dehri village on Wednesday. Superintendent of Police K C Goswami said that Satyam was scolded by his father...
  • Manipur Court orders release of Irom Sharmila, says no proof against her in attempted suicide case Yesterday

    Imphal: In a big relief for activist Irom Sharmila, a Manipur Court has ordered her release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court has said that she should be released immediately. Though according to sources, it will take at least two days to complete the formalities of...
  • Watch: Actor Robin Williams' message of hope to a terminally ill woman will bring a lump to your throat 2 days ago

    Robin Williams, who committed suicide last week, was an actor who brought warmth to audiences across the world. A few months ago, Williams sent a short video message to a 21-year-old cancer patient from New Zealand. Vivian Waller had listed "meet Robin Williams" in her Bucket List.In his signature style,...
  • Fearing being raped by 2 men, teenager commits suicide 3 days ago

    A 15-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide out of fear of being raped by two men who barged into her house at Thana Kankerkheda area in Meerut, police said on Sunday. According to the girl's family, the incident took place on August 13 when two men barged into the girl's house at...
  • Two men end their lives in separate incidents 4 days ago

    A 26-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his in-laws' house at Kherka village. The incident took place on Saturday when Vipin had gone to his in-laws' house to bring back his wife Anita, who was staying there since last week after a family dispute,...
  • Robin Williams left project 'Absolutely Anything' incomplete? 4 days ago

    The makers of "Absolutely Anything" are reportedly planning to remove actor Robin Williams' contribution in the film as the late star couldn't complete his work due to his sudden death. Williams gave his voice to the animated character of Dennis the Dog in "Absolutely Anything" - a live-action British comedy...
  • Lessons of stigmas, stereotypes in Robin Williams' death 4 days ago

    New York: Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard Jeni of the two sharing words of encouragement and gentle ribbing. "The next day I heard he put a gun in his mouth and blew his head...
  • Robin William's legacy will remain forever: Pierce Brosnan 4 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Pierce Brosnan who had starred with the Oscar winning actor Robin Williams in Mrs Doubtfire said that William's legacy will remain forever. His legacy will be laughter, love, humanity and for joy of life. ...
  • CBI starts probe in 'Nishabd' actress Jiah Khan's suicide case 1 week ago

    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...
  • Was Kamal Haasan right in calling Robin Williams' suicide a 'cop-out'? 1 week ago

    New Delhi: What must have Robin Williams be thinking while taking his life? In a rather graphic report released by Marin County assistant deputy chief coroner, the authorities have said that Williams was found hanging by the roof of his room, by his own belt. With more gruesome details coming...
  • 'Depressed' 22-year-old B Tech student commits suicide August 13, 2014

    A 22-year-old B.Tech student allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Piryansh took the extreme step on Tuesday, they said, adding he was suffering from depression. The body has been sent for post-mortem and investigation is on, police said. In another incident, a 48-year-old man allegedly...
  • Robin William was battling severe depression, hanged himself using a belt: Report August 13, 2014

    Officials say that Hollywood actor Robin Williams hanged himself using a belt from his bedroom door. There is no clarity yet on whether the actor who was battling severe depression left behind any suicide note. Williams' left wrist had cuts and a pocketknife was found near his body with dried...
  • Suicide bomber attacks checkpoint near new Iraq PM's house August 13, 2014

    Baghdad: A suicide bomber attacked a checkpoint near the Baghdad home of new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday, two police sources and local media said. "The suicide bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint that leads to the prime minister's house," said one of the police sources. There was no...
  • Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt at his home; officials spot a pocket knife, superficial cuts on his left wrist August 13, 2014

    Reuters: Oscar-winning actor and groundbreaking comedian Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt in his Northern California home after he had sought treatment for depression, a coroner said on Tuesday based on preliminary findings. Williams, 63, was found dead by his personal assistant at midday on Monday in a bedroom. He...
  • Man's body found hanging outside train's window in Mathura August 12, 2014

    The body of a man was on Tuesday found hanging outside the window of a train at the junction station in Mathura, police said. The identity of the deceased, who seems to be in his mid-30s, is yet to be known, they said. GRP Inspector Puran Singh Chauhan said prima facie it...
  • Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams dies at age 63 August 12, 2014

    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63 on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, authorities said. His high octane brand of comedy was his trademark public persona. ...
  • Robin Williams: The man Bollywood thanks profusely for 'Mrs Doubtfire' and 'Patch Adams' that influenced two beloved Hindi films August 13, 2014

    Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams - who embodied the titular role of 'Mrs Doubtfire' with such ease that it was tough for the cinema audience to separate the actor from the character he was playing - was found dead on Monday at his home in Northern California. Whether it was the...
  • Actor Robin Williams dead at 63 from apparent suicide; 'heartbroken' wife Susan Schneider pays tribute to her 'best friend' August 12, 2014

    Reuters: Robin Williams, the versatile actor whose madcap comic style made him one of television and film's biggest stars, was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California. He was 63. The Marin County Sheriff's coroner's division said it suspected Williams committed suicide by asphyxia,...
  • Scolded for late coming on duty, woman CISF constable shoots self August 10, 2014

    A woman CISF constable allegedly shot herself at Bhopal airport after being scolded by her senior for reporting late on duty, police said on Sunday. Constable Ritu Kumari (25) shot herself on August 5, after being allegedly scolded by a Central Industrial Security Force's (CISF) officer. She is battling for life...
  • Man commits suicide by hanging himself August 9, 2014

    A 22-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide on Saturday by hanging himself at his room in Ghantaghar area. Rakesh Mishra, a daily wage labourer, called his parents in Shahjahanpur before taking the extreme step and told them about his plans, said Veer Vikram Singh, Station House Officer of Ghantaghar police station. Mishra used...
  • Government plans to decriminalise attempt to commit suicide August 5, 2014

    New Delhi:The Home Ministry is in the process of effacing Section 309 of IPC, under which anyone attempting to commit suicide is punishable with a jail term of upto one year and fine, and discussions in this effect are on. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said in Lok Sabha...
  • Kolkata: Final year IT student found hanging from ceiling of hostel room August 5, 2014

    Kolkata: A 22-year-old student of Jadavpur University, who had appeared for his campus interview in the morning, was found hanging in his hostel room on Wednesday, police said. Manish Ranjan was found hanging in his hostel room in the second campus of the university in Salt Lake, Bidhannagore police said. Ranjan, who...
  • Businessman commits suicde by shooting himself dead August 3, 2014

    A 50-year-old businessman allegedly shot himself dead in Dalmau area in Rae Bareli, police said on Sunday. Disturbed with prolonged illness, Ram Lotan Sahu (50) shot himself with a country-made firearm outside his residence in Maliapur village on Saturday night, Superintendent of Police, N Kolanchi said. Sahu was ill since the last...
  • Suicides by officials up as China anti-graft move intensifies August 1, 2014

    Beijing: President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive has resulted in more Chinese officials committing suicide, a media report said on Friday. Last month alone, six officials took their own lives. Two officers from Henan and Hubei provinces respectively, left suicide notes saying they were depressed while one allegedly accepted to have taken...
  • 20-year-old married woman jumps in front of moving train July 30, 2014

    A 20-year-old married woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train in Jaipur on Tuesday, police said. The incident happened this morning when Priyanka jumped before a moving train near Nandpuri area in Jagatpur here, police said. Her body was shifted to the hospital for post-mortem, police said, adding, investigation...
  • Afghanistan President Karzai's cousin killed in suicide bombing July 29, 2014

    Kandahar: Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's cousin Hashmat was killed in suicide bombing on Tuesday in Kandahar. Hashmat Karzai was a campaign manager in Kandahar for Ashraf Ghani, one of the two presidential candidates involved in a bitter dispute over fraud that threatens to pitch the country into worsening instability. Hashmat Karzai, who...
  • Telangana: Poor rains, heavy debts push 25 farmers to commit suicide in Medak July 29, 2014

    Medak: The government has claimed that it has got no SOS from any state over drought-like conditions. However, the situation is quite dire in Telangana's Medak district where 25 farmers have committed suicide in the past two months. Poor rainfall and heavy debts have pushed farmers to the edge. Fifty-five-year-old...
  • Hapur resident attempts suicide on Metro track, admitted to hospital July 27, 2014

    A 35-year-old man on Sunday suffered injuries after he jumped onto a Metro track here in an attempt to commit suicide, police said. The man has been identified as Kapil Grover, a resident of Hapur in Uttar Pradesh. grover jumped from platform number-2 of Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar metro station in...
  • 100 Indians committed suicide in the UAE every year since 2011 July 27, 2014

    Dubai: Around 100 Indians have committed suicide in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) every year since 2011, India's ambassador said, calling on the expatriate community to help people in distress, particularly those with financial problems. These suicides form part of about 1,300 recorded deaths within the Indian community each year, ambassador...
  • 38-year-old woman's body found hanging from tree July 23, 2014

    The body of a 38-year-old woman was found hanging from a tree in Dharhara village under Naugachhia sub-division of Bhagalpur district. The woman was identified as Anju Devi who was the mother of four children living in the village which was famous for its tradition of planting saplings for every female...