ATTEMPT

  • 19-year-old ends life after being scolded for taking alcohol December 15, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: A 19-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide after being reprimanded by parents for taking alcohol at Nanu Khera village, police said on Monday. The body of Sunil Kumar was found hanging from a tree on Sunday. He allegedly took the extreme step after his parents scolded him for drinking alcohol,...
  • WB: 23-year-old sets 18-year-old girl on fire for resisting rape attempts December 9, 2014

    Kolkata: In a shocking incident from West Bengal, a 23-year-old man allegdly set an 18-year-old girl on fire after she resisted his attempts to rape her. The incident took place in Howrah on Monday. The girl has suffered nearly 60 per cent burns and was admitted in hospital. The accused...
  • Centre lowers upper age limit, reduces number of attempts for UPSC civil services aspirants November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday lowered the upper age limit for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants. According to a government notification, the upper age limit for general category will be 26, down from 30, for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) 28 from 33 and for Scheduled Caste...
  • Delhi: 23-year-old jumps between running Metro train coaches, rescued October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro witnessed a suicide attempt on Tuesday when a 23-year-old man threw himself in between the coaches of a running train. Asif, a carpenter by profession, jumped in between the coaches when the train heading to Huda City Centre on the yellow line was entering the...
  • 12 Narmada project affected people arrested for suicide bid October 6, 2014

    Vadodara: Twelve persons, affected by the Narmada Dam project, tried to commit suicide by jumping into the Narmada canal near Naswadi village in the district, but they were pulled out and arrested, police said. Demanding jobs and land against their ancestral lands which they were forced to give for the Narmada...
  • Chhattisgarh lawyer suicide attempt: SC directs Bilaspur CJM to prepare report September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Bilaspur to prepare a report on the case of a Chhattisgarh lawyer who attempted suicide in the premises of the court on Monday. The court has taken suo motu cognizance of the suicide bid by the Chhattisgarh...
  • Manipur activist Irom Sharmila refuses to be examined by doctors, likely to be detained August 21, 2014

    Imphal: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila may be detained or arrested overnight, say sources, after she refused to be examined by doctors in Imphal on Thursday. The police presence at her protest site has been increased. Sharmila had, upon her release on Wednesday, said that she wouldn't allow anybody to forcefeed her....
  • Manipur Court orders release of Irom Sharmila, says no proof against her in attempted suicide case August 19, 2014

    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...
  • Sales Tax official arrested on attempt to rape charges on minor maid June 26, 2014

    A Sales Tax department official was booked for his alleged attempt to rape his minor maid in Sri Ji Dham Colony on Thursday. The teenage girl had herself lodged a complaint in this regard at Highway police station on Wednesday evening. According to the FIR, Sales Tax department official Dhuredra Chaturvedi...
  • UPSC aspirants get six attempts to crack civil service exams June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has effected major changes in norms of civil services examination like granting aspiring candidates two additional attempts and consequential age relaxations from this year onwards. "Every candidate appearing for the examination, who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted six attempts (two more than...
  • 21yearold Muzaffarnagar riot victim attempts suicide near DM's office May 28, 2014

    Upset with the alleged delay in sanctioning of relief fund, a 21yearold 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 35yearold 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...
  • Fake Naxals arrested for extortion attempt April 3, 2014

    Three men were arrested on Thursday for pretending to be Naxals and trying to extort money from a PWD officer in the insurgency-hit Kondgaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said. They were identified as Rajendra Netam (39), Phooldas Markam (30) and Pawan Kumar Yadav (20). The trio had allegedly demanded Rs 20 lakh...
  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case March 15, 2014

    Notorious criminal Sushil alias Mounch was acquitted by a court in Muzaffarnagar in a murder case, the eighth case in which he has been exonerated this week paving way for his release from jail. He was acquitted on Friday in the murder case of one Hasin, who was shot dead in...
  • Dog shot dead by man for barking at him February 14, 2014

    A pet dog was on Thursday shot dead by a 27yearold man in a fit of rage when it barked at him in Loni area here in Ghaziabad, after which he was booked by police on the charge of attempt to murder. Based on a complaint filed by the dog's owner,...
  • UPSC aspirants get two more attempts to crack civil service exams February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In a good news for lakhs of civil services aspirants, the government on Monday decided to give two additional attempts with consequential age relaxation to all categories of candidates of the prestigious exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission. "The central government has approved two additional attempts to all...
  • Girl set on fire by husband, inlaws January 4, 2014

    A 19yearold girl suffered serious burns after being allegedly set on fire by her inlaws at Irba village, about 15km from Ranchi, police said. The victim, who is said to have eloped with and married a youth last year, suffered serious burns when her inlaws allegedly set her on fire on...
  • Charges framed against minister Shyam Razak for attacking a cop 26 years ago December 19, 2013

    Charges against Bihar minister ShyamRazak were on Thursday framed in a 26yearold case of attackingpolicemen by a district court in Patna. The charges were framed in the Fast Track court of PervezAlam against Razak, the Food minister, under sections 307(attempt to murder), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causinghurt), 353 (assault or criminal...
  • No proposal to relax upper age limit for UPSC exam: Government December 18, 2013

    (UPSC), the government said on Wednesday said that there is no proposal to relax the upper age limit and the number of attempts for a candidate appearing in the civil service examinations conducted by Union Public Service Commission(UPSC). Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy said some representations or references have...
  • Court awards life imprisonment to 15 persons in attempt to murder case December 16, 2013

    Fifteen persons were on Monday sentencedto life imprisonment by a court in Patna in a 10yearold attemptto murder case. The Fast Track Court (FTC) I judge Ravi Shankar Sinhaconvicted the 15 persons after finding them guilty in anattempt to murder case of Ramashish Prasad and Ganesh Yadav,natives of Deepkula village...
  • Jaipur: Principal attempts to rape hosteller, angry mob beats him up December 16, 2013

    Jaipur: There seems to be no end to cases of sexual assault in the country with a fresh case being reported from Jobner town in Jaipur where a school principal allegedly attempted to rape a hosteller. According to reports, as soon as the incident came to light, other girl students went...
  • Sexual assault: Goa Police likely to quiz Tarun Tejpal in Delhi today November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: A Goa Police team is likely to reach Delhi on Saturday morning to question Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal in the sexual assault case against him and they haven't ruled out arresting him. They are likely to ask the Tehelka Editor to join the probe after taking into possession...
  • Woman arrested for double murder in Delhi October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Sudesh, wife of a librarian employed with an English daily, was on Tuesday arrested for murder and attempt to murder after she killed a builder's wife and her own son, said police. Sudesh, 36, killed builder Manoj Taneja's wife Reena on October 17 in her Moti Nagar house in...
  • Maharashtra: NCP corporator booked for attempt to murder October 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Case has been registered against NCP corporator Sunil Pote for attempting to murder a suspended police officer. Apart from Pote, five others have also been booked in the case. Pote and his accomplices allegedly attempted to set fire Police subinspector Deepali Shinde's house on Sunday. Pote had allegedy tried to...
  • 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...
  • BJP activist, 6 others booked on attempt to murder, rioting charges August 22, 2013

    A BJP activist and six others have been booked on charges of attempt to murder and rioting in connection with a communal clash in Soram village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Thursday. BJP activist Umesh Mallick, along with six others, has been booked in connection with the clash between two...
  • 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...
  • Noida: Woman stabbed 27 times, husband questioned by police June 22, 2013

    Noida: A woman was stabbed 27 times allegedly by robbers near Mahamaya flyover at Sector 44 area in Noida. However, police have detained her husband suspecting his role in the Thursday night attack. S Yadav, a Sarafabad resident, told police that he was returning from Delhi with wife Bharti on...
  • 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...
  • One arrested for setting man on fire over dispute May 17, 2013

    Ahmedabad: City police on Thursday registered an attempt to murder case against three men including two brothers for allegedly trying to burn a man alive. Harshwardhan Shah, the complainant, alleged that brothers Parag and Devang Dave, along with another unidentified man, accosted him near his house in Isanpur area late...