Suicide

  • Hapur resident attempts suicide on Metro track, admitted to hospital 13 hours 9 minutes ago

    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 15 hours 11 minutes ago

    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 5 days ago

    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...
  • Three foreign advisers killed in suicide attack near Kabul airport 6 days ago

    Kabul: A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on Tuesday outside Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said. The nationalities of the foreign advisers were not immediately clear. The explosion comes days after one of the most audacious militant attacks in a year on the airport, which...
  • Overnight attacks in Iraq kill at least 16 people 6 days ago

    Baghdad: Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said on Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq outside of government control. In one of the attacks, mortar rounds rained down on Shiite neighbourhoods...
  • Noida: Wife, daughter found dead at home after man's death in accident 1 week ago

    Noida: A day after the charred body of a man was found in a car, his wife and daughter were found dead in their house in Noida on Sunday. The police discovered their bodies while investigating the man's death. The bodies have been sent for postmortem and the police are...
  • 37 Indian suicides in six UAE emirates in 2014 July 18, 2014

    Dubai: At least 37 Indian nationals committed suicide in six of the seven emirates of the UAE in the first half of 2014, latest figures from the Indian consulate in Dubai show. These suicides were reported from Dubai and the Northern Emirates comprising Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Umm al-Quuwain and Ras al-Khaimah....
  • Woman strangulated to death by husband, in-laws for dowry July 18, 2014

    A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband and his family over dowry demands in Muzaffarnagar, police said. The woman identified as Ruchi was strangulated to death by the accused in Krishnapuri locality on Thursday. The body was later hanged from the ceiling to make it appear like a case of...
  • Upset over illness, retired army man kills self July 17, 2014

    Fed up of prolonged illness, a retired 85-year-old Army personnel allegedly jumped to his death from a four-storey residential tower in Indirapuram on Thursday, police said. Jeevan Chand was unmarried and lived with his brother's family. Police said Jeevan's 70-year-old sister-in-law told them that he was fed up of prolonged illness and...
  • Parents say son committed suicide after being 'mercilessly bullied' over a masturbation video that went viral July 16, 2014

    14-year-old Matthew Burdette committed suicide after being 'mercilessly bullied' over a video of him masturbating that went viral, say his parents. Timothy and Barbara Burdette filed a million dollar claim against the San Diego School District. According to the parents, the school authorities knew how their son was being bullied...
  • Delhi: Architect kills wife and child, informs police July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: An architect killed his wife and child on Wednesday morning in Delhi and informed the police. He made a call to the police informing them of his actions and told the police that he was planning on committing suicide. The man's wife was reportedly six months pregnant. The...
  • Fail to bear losses, couple commits suicide July 13, 2014

    Suffering heavy losses in business and reeling under mounting debt, a middle-aged couple allegedly committed suicide here by consuming poison, police said on Saturday. The couple, identified as Rajesh Tripathi (46) and Renu (43), allegedly consumed poison on Thursday at their Paredeshipura residence. The couple was admitted at the nearby hospital...
  • Pakistan: Suicide bombers' training den in North Waziristan unearthed July 12, 2014

    Islamabad: A key facility run by Afghan militant group Haqqani network for training the suicide bombers has been unearthed in Pakistan's troubled North Waziristan tribal region, a media report said on Saturday. The Haqqani network militants have been involved in several lethal attacks inside Afghanistan, including deadly strikes on Indian mission...
  • Three Maharashtra farmers ended lives on budget day July 11, 2014

    Nagpur: Three debt-ridden farmers committed suicide even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his well-received budget Thursday, a farm NGO said on Friday. The extreme step by the farmers was prompted by the failed monsoon in large parts of eastern Maharashtra, which has compelled many of them to go in for...
  • After in-laws refuse to send his wife along, 30-year-old man commits suicide in Ballia July 8, 2014

    A 30-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after his in-laws refused to send his wife with him in Dehri village under Rasra Kotwali police station area Ballia, police said on Tuesday. Navin Kumar Gupta sprinkled kerosene and set himself ablaze on Monday night. He was rushed to district hospital in a serious...
  • West Baghdad suicide bomb kills four July 7, 2014

    Baghdad: A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a cafe in a predominantly-Shiite neighbourhood in west Baghdad on Monday, killing at least four people, security and medical officials said. The Sunday evening attack struck inside the cafe in the Washash neighbourhood, a police officer and a medical source said, leaving at...
  • Police constable hangs himself to death July 7, 2014

    A police constable on Sunday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in Mana area in Raipur, police said. No suicide note was recovered at the spot where Sushil Kumar Pandey (30), posted at the Azad Chowk police station, was found hanging from a tree, Mana City Superintendent of Police Mukesh Khare...
  • 12 soldiers killed in suicide attack in Iraq July 5, 2014

    Baghdad: A suicide car bomber killed at least 12 Iraqi soldiers and wounded some 30 others in Salahudin province on Friday, police said. The attack occurred near Dijla town south of the provincial capital city of Tikrit, some 170 km north of Baghdad, when a suicide bomber drove his explosive-laden car...
  • MPPEB scam probe turns murkier: Dean of medical college 'commits suicide' July 4, 2014

    Dean of the Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, allegedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire at his official residence this morning, police said. The deceased identified as Dr DK Shakalye, was alone at home at the time as his wife was out for a morning walk, Garha police...
  • Police inspector's wife commits suicide July 3, 2014

    An inspector's wife allegedly committed suicide in her flat in Indore, police said on Thursday. The deceased's husband, inspector Upendra Chhari is currently posted as in-charge of Bharveli police station in Balaghat district. The victim, identified as Sayeeda alias Akanksha Chhari, was living in her apartment at Vishnupuri along with her...
  • Youth commits suicide in Muzaffarnagar July 2, 2014

    A 25-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his house in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place last evening in Kidwai Nagar locality, they said. "Furkan's body was found hanging in his house. The cause behind the tragedy is not yet known,"...
  • 25-year-old man hangs himself from a ceiling fan in Muzaffarnagar July 2, 2014

    A 25-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his house, police said. The incident took place on Tuesday evening in Kidwai Nagar locality in Muzaffarnagar, they said. "Furkan's body was found hanging in his house. The caused behind the tragedy is not yet known," Charan Singh...
  • Police constable commits suicide, shoots himself with his pistol July 1, 2014

    Apparently depressed over his illness, a police constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his pistol. 41-year-old Shokinpal Singh shot himself dead in police lines yesterday, SP (City) Sarvan Kumar told reporters on Tuesday. Singh, who hailed from Jimana village in Baghpat district, was suffering from a disease and was...
  • 55-year-old man kills sister-in-law, commits suicide July 1, 2014

    A 55-year-old man allegedly killed his sister-in-law and later committed suicide by consuming poison at Ghasipura village in Muzaffarnagar, police said. "The accused, Brijpal was staying with Urmila after his wife's death. Urmila was also a widow but they were not officially married," police said. "After the duo had an argument on...
  • Woman found dead after allegedly falling from terrace in Kanpur June 30, 2014

    A 20-year-old woman was found dead after allegedly falling from a terrace in Govind Nagar area here in Kanpur, police said on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Nidhi Shukla. Her husband Vishwas Shukla told police that he had a fight with his wife on Sunday and had beaten her, following...
  • WB: Jute mill worker commits suicide after closure of the mill June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: A worker at the Northbrook jute mill allegedly commits suicide by jumping on the tracks. Amit Chand Gupta, a worker with the mill for 15 years, was apparently depressed after the closure of the mill earlier this month. The mill was shut after the murder of its CEO SK...
  • 19 killed in bomb attack in Baghdad June 27, 2014

    Baghdad: At least 19 people were killed and 41 were wounded in a bomb explosion in the Iraqi capital on Thusday, a police source said. A suicide bomber blew himself at a popular market in a Shiite-majority of Kadhimiyah area, north of Baghdad, leaving 19 people dead and 41 others injured,...
  • Kolkata teenage girl committs suicide after Facebook harassment June 26, 2014

    Kolkata: A 17-year-old Kolkata school girl has committed suicide after alleged harassment on Facebook. The victim, a class XI student and resident of Behala Parnasree in west Kolkata, hanged herself at her room on Tuesday and left a six-page suicide note blaming one of her Facebook friends for abetment. The...
  • Karnataka whistleblower suicide: Two accused arrested, one absconding June 26, 2014

    Bangalore: Two people have been arrested on charges of abetment to suicide of Karnataka MNREGA whistleblower Suresh. The accused will be produced before the magistrate in Chamrajnagar in Karnataka on Thursday. One accused, however, is still absconding. Police had said that a special team has been formed to track down...
  • First year BSc nursing student commits suicide at AIIMS June 26, 2014

    An 18-year-old girl from Delhi doing bachelor in nursing from AIIMS, Rishikesh, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from ceiling fan in her hostel room, police said in Dehradun on Wednesday. The first year BSc nursing student at AIIMS was found hanged in her hostel room on Tuesday, police said. No...