Mental Illness

  • Delhi govt files affidavit against Bhullar's death penalty 14-02-2014 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court opposing terror attack convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar's death penalty. "The government is opposed to giving death penalty to Bhullar as he is suffering from mental illness," the affidavit read. The Delhi government added that the...
  • SC commutes death penalty of 15 convicts due to delay, mental illness 21-01-2014 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: In a landmark and significant judgement, the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay and mental illness. The apex court said the death penalty can be commuted when there is an inordinate and inexplicable delay in deciding the mercy...
  • Kerala: Mother held for injuring 9-month-old daughter 12-09-2013 12:38 PM

    A 23-year-old woman has been arrested for injuring her nine-month-old baby girl by piercing a pen into the infant's private parts "to take revenge on her estranged partner." Police said the child was admitted to the SAT hospital in Thiruvananthapuram with heavy bleeding on August 24. Hospital authorities informed police...
  • Anti-drug group urges British fashion chain to drop Rihanna 29-06-2013 02:53 PM

    London: An anti-drug group has called in River Island's bosses to stop working with Rihanna after the 'Umbrella' hitmaker posted pictures smoking giant rolled-up cigarettes, which appeared to be marijuana. The campaigners are concerned about children, who see pop star Rihanna as a role model. Lucy Dawe of the Cannabis...
  • Four crore Indians have mental illness: Study 11-10-2011 09:46 AM

    New Delhi: Startling facts coming to light during Mental Health awareness week. A new study says that almost four crore Indians suffer from mental illnesses and there's an extreme shortage of psychiatrists. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report, the number of suicides in India could be reduced by...
  • IBN: Status check on mental health in India 10-10-2010 03:24 PM

    15 per cent of all health related disabilities in the country can be attributed to mental illness. ...
  • 236 metal objects found in a tummy! 03-03-2007 11:32 AM

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  • Disability Act biased towards Schizos 04-12-2006 04:34 PM

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