Poisoned

  • 40 children fall ill after eating ice-cream in Bihar village 19-04-2014 09:45 PM

    As many as 40 children fell ill on Saturday after eating ice-cream in a village in Bihar's Supaul district, officials said. Around half a dozen were admitted to hospital as their condition worsened while the others were discharged after initial treatment. The incident took place at Vishnupur village under Pipra...
  • Prisoner and guard fall sick after consuming poisoned tea 15-04-2014 02:56 PM

    Three persons including a prisoner and a constable guarding him were taken ill after allegedly drinking intoxicated tea served by a female relative of the prisoner, police said on Tuesday. Sandeep (30), arrested in a robbery case last week, and constable Vijaypal fell ill yesterday, after they consumed posion laced...
  • Fed up of police inaction, rape victim attempts suicide at Akhilesh's rally 09-04-2014 12:12 PM

    A rape victim, tormented because her attackers have not been arrested days after she lodged a police complaint, consumed poison at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's on Tuesday at the rally venue. The incident took place in Bijnor, when the woman was trying to reach out to the Chief...
  • Three members of a family commit suicide, reason unknown 08-04-2014 03:47 PM

    Three members of a family allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Rajsamand district, police said on Tuesday. Udairam Jat (35), his daughter Kumari Raveena (6) and son Subhash (10) consumed poison in their home in Vagatpura town late on Monday night, police said. The bodies of the deceased were...
  • Tamil Nadu: 7 workers die after inhaling poisonous gas in Erode 18-03-2014 03:30 PM

    Chennai: In a tragic incident, seven workers at a dyeing plant died of asphyxiation after inhaling poisonous gas in Erode, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. The tragedy occurred as the workers attended to a sewage tank pump. More details are awaited. ...
  • 16 children taken ill after eating food at literacy camp, DM orders probe 12-03-2014 03:21 PM

    Sixteen children suffered food poisoning after they were served meals during a camp as part of government's literacy campaign in Palhani block in Azamgarh, prompting authorities to order a probe. The children complained of being unwell after eating the food on Tuesday night in a pre-integration camp run under Sarv...
  • BA student who committed suicide may have been raped by neighbour 14-02-2014 11:54 AM

    A case of suicide by a BA student has come to light in the Muzaffarnagar over her alleged rape by a youth in Muzaffarnagar, police said. The student in Khatoli town died on January 9 after consuming poison. On Thursday, 35 days after her death, a suicide note was found...
  • Woman allegedly raped, poisoned and buried by lover in Meerut 06-02-2014 10:47 PM

    A 20-year-old woman was allegedly raped, poisoned to death and buried in a pit by her lover in Hastinapur area of Meerut district, police said on Thursday. The accused, Pappan (25), was on Thursdayarrested and sent to jail. Police said the woman, a BCA student, had left her home for...
  • LS polls: War of words turns ugly, Congress says Modi mentally retarded 02-02-2014 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: The war of words between Congress and BJP is turning into a bitter feud with both parties not missing a chance to hit its opponent below the belt. After BJP prime ministerial Narendra Modi slammed Congress President Sonia Gabdhi for 'zeher ki kheti' (fields of poison) remark, it...
  • Sonia attacks BJP, says it's trying to cultivate 'fields of poison' 01-02-2014 06:26 PM

    Gulbarga (Karnataka): Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the war of words have begun between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party with the parties blaming each other and using phrases for each other. Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the BJP and the party's prime ministerial...
  • 50-year-old man, convicted for raping daughter, found dead 28-01-2014 03:17 PM

    A man, who was living alone in Kanpur after serving seven-year jail term for raping his daughter, was found dead under mysterious circumstances, police saidon Tuesday. The 50-year-old victim identified as Sarfraz Ali had been to jail on charges of raping his daughter in 2003 and released in 2010 following...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death: Police to question Shashi Tharoor 22-01-2014 06:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday said it will investigate the Sunanda Pushkar death case from all angles, including suicide, homicide or accidental death. It said that it will proceed with the probe once the full post-mortem and viscera reports are out. However, they are yet to register a...
  • B Com student consumes poison after mother stops her from eating out, dies 02-12-2013 03:24 PM

    A college student allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison after her mother stopped her from going out to have a road-side snack, police said on Monday. The deceased, Shabina (25), a B Com student of Geetanjali College residing in Congress Nagar in the old city area, was apparently miffed with...
  • 8-year-old child dies, 10 fall ill after eating food at a marriage ceremony 02-12-2013 02:32 PM

    In a suspected case of food poisoning, a child died and 10 others were taken ill after having food at a party in Bhagalpur district, police said on Monday. Eight-year-old Mohammad Jufran and his 10 friends started vomitting after eating food at a marriage ceremony held at Dhanoura village under...
  • 51 persons taken ill after eating 'prasad' in Arwal village 19-11-2013 11:46 AM

    At least 51 people, including 20 children, were taken ill after eating 'prasad' (offering to the deity) at a village in Bihar's Arwal district, officials said. Ten of those who ate the 'prasad' and fell ill are critical, and others are out of danger, police said. The incident took place...
  • Journalist succumbs to his injuries after consuming poison 16-10-2013 05:56 PM

    Bhopal: A local journalist, who allegedly tried to commit suicide in front of the Madhya Pradesh Secretariat here, succumbed at a hospital, police said Wednesday. Journalist Rajendra Kumar, who used to run a weekly newspaper had consumed poison on Tuesday while demanding action against corruption in the state government. He...
  • Woman alleges police shielding molesters, consumes poison in Sikar court 17-09-2013 02:29 PM

    A woman, who was allegedly abducted and assaulted, consumed poison in a local court during the hearing in her case alleging that police was shielding the two accused, police said on Tuesday. The victim consumed aldrin in front of the ACJM Court in Sikar district on Monday during the hearing...
  • UP: Mid-day meals make 125 schoolchildren ill 04-09-2013 09:06 PM

    Azamgarh: As many as 125 students of two government schools in Uttar Pradesh fell ill after having their mid-day meals on Wednesday. Hundred students of a primary school were taken ill after eating 'kheer' (a milk-based sweet dish) served to them during the mid-day meal in Badaun district, DM Chandra...
  • Dead scorpion in mid-day meal, 18 students fall ill in Chhattisgarh 04-09-2013 08:48 PM

    Raipur: At least 18 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal which became contaminated allegedly due to a dead scorpion in food in Chhattisgarh's Balodabazar district on Wednesday, officials said. A girl student in a government middle school at Khamariya village of Sarsinwa region allegedly spotted the scorpion while having...
  • Gopalgarh: 10 cows die of food poisoning at ashram 02-09-2013 01:06 PM

    Ten cows died and more than 24 others were taken ill due to food poisoning at an ashram in Gopalgarh at Mathura. Nearly three dozen cows suffered from food poisoning after they were fed wet green fodder at Swami Akhandanand Ashram on the Chatikara-Vrindavan Marg in Gopalgarh on Saturday, chief...
  • Man attempts suicide inside police station as police ignore complaint 30-08-2013 06:00 AM

    A 60-year-old man, tortured by his daughter-in-law, attempted suicide inside a police station in Delhi on Thursday when policemen cold-shouldered his complaint. Rajbeer Singh consumed a poisonous substance inside west Delhi's Kanjhawala police station premises after police personnel did not pay heed to his complaint against his daughter-in-law. Singh was...
  • 40-year-old SSB head constable dies after consuming poison 28-08-2013 11:49 AM

    A Head Constable of Sashastra Seema Bal allegedly committed suicide after consuming poison, a senior officer said in Bahraich on Wednesday. Mantoo Talukdar (40) of 50 battalion consumed poison late on Tuesday night and was rushed to a hospital, but he died on the way, assistant commandant Ashwini Kumar told...
  • UN inspectors reach Syria gas victims despite coming under fire 27-08-2013 01:48 AM

    Beirut/Amman: UN chemical weapons experts interviewed and took blood samples on Monday from victims of last week's apparent poison gas attack in a rebel-held suburb of Syria's capital, after the inspectors themselves survived sniper fire that hit their convoy. In a clear warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, US Secretary...
  • Chidambaram cautions people against 'divisive' forces 18-08-2013 12:40 AM

    Cautioning people against those trying to divide them, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said such divisive forces were trying to poison even the minds of children. "The divisive forces are poisoning the mind of not only adults, but even young children. They do it (poisoning) through text books....
  • Woman poisons her two children to death, commits suicide 13-08-2013 02:10 AM

    A 25-year-old woman killed her two children by poisoning them, before committing suicide in the same manner at Bhiloda taluka of North Gujarat's Sabarkantha district, the police said. "Kauti Bharwad (25), a resident of Kapreta village in Bhiloda taluka, first poisoned her two children by giving them pesticides mixed with...
  • 20-year-old woman dies after being poisoned by in-laws over dowry 07-08-2013 11:42 AM

    A 20-year-old woman was allegedly poisoned by her in-laws over dowry in Jasrana area in Firozabad, police said on Wednesday. In a complaint filed by the victim's family, Arti died on Tuesday after she was allegedly poisoned by her in-laws for not being able to meet their dowry demands. An...
  • CM asks schools to be on guard against poisoning of handpumps 05-08-2013 08:05 PM

    Expressing concern over reports of several students getting ill after drinking contaminated water in their schools, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the School Education Committees (SECs) and Chowkidars have been asked to be vigilant against "poisoning of handpumps". The SECs and Chowkidars have been directed to remain...
  • Nitish Kumar asks CID to probe water poisoning cases in Bihar schools 05-08-2013 01:03 PM

    The Bihar government has assigned the criminal investigation department the probe into the large number of instances of poisoning of water in schools in the state, police officials said on Monday. Reports of children taking ill after drinking water from hand-pumps were received from at least 50 schools in different...
  • Bihar mid day meal tragedy: Court rejects school principal's bail plea 03-08-2013 01:55 PM

    Patna: A court on Saturday rejected the bail plea of Chhapra school principal Meena Devi in the Bihar mid day meal tragedy case. Twenty three children in Chhapra died in July 2013 after eating contaminated food. Meena Devi was sent to judicial custody on Friday after she underwent a lie...
  • Bihar mid day meal tragedy: School principal Meena Devi sent to judicial custody 03-08-2013 05:12 AM

    The principal of a Bihar school, where 23 children died in July 2013 after eating contaminated food, was sent to judicial custody on Friday after she underwent a lie detector test, police said. Meena Devi, principal of the government primary school at Gandaman village in Saran district, was sent to...