MASS SUICIDE

  • Farmers threaten mass suicides if power tariff increased May 18, 2013

    Coimbatore: Farmers in Coimbatore region on Friday threatened that they would resort to mass suicides if government went ahead with its plan to increase power tariff. Representatives of various farmers associations told a public hearing on tariff revision here that the agriculture sector in Tamil Nadu is already in the...
  • Maharashtra: 165 differently abled seek permission to commit suicide January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Nearly 165 old and differentlyabled citizens in Maharashtra have sought permission from the President to commit mass suicide. Thrust into abject poverty, the people in the Mahagaon Tehsil of Yavatmal district have not received their pension for the past 2 years. They have now submitted a letter to...
  • Cops probe Facebook group 'mass suicide' plan in HK November 26, 2009

    Hong Kong: Police in Hong Kong were on Thursday trying to trace the founder of a Chineselanguage Facebook group whose members claim to be planning a mass suicide on December 21. The investigation was triggered after a 15yearold member of the group was stopped by friends as she tried to...