Poisoned

  • 55-year-old man kills sister-in-law, commits suicide 01-07-2014 02:39 PM

    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...
  • 18-year-old girl poisoned by father 27-06-2014 05:37 PM

    An 18-year-old girl was allegedly fed some poisonous substance by her father near here, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday when Guddan was going to Meerut along with her father Kallu in a car, they said. A case has been registered against the accused under section...
  • Goats die after consuming poisonous fodder 19-06-2014 07:56 PM

    Akola: As many as 50 goats died near here after consuming poisonous fodder, officials said. The incident occurred at Ligwa village of the district on Wednesday, when the goats died after eating poisonous green grams, which was confirmed in the post-mortem report of the dead livestock, Dr N G Chopde...
  • 72-year-old man commits suicide after poisoning ailing wife 03-06-2014 03:30 PM

    A 72-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after giving poison to his ailing wife in Bagunhatu locality in Jamshedpur, police said. Lakhinder Mukhi, a retired Tata Steel employee, hanged himself after making his wife, Sabitri, who was seriously ill for several months, consume phenyl on Monday evening, police said. Police recovered...
  • Woman killed over dowry, another commits suicide in Jharkhand 31-05-2014 10:26 PM

    A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband and brother-in-law over dowry in Palamu district on Saturday, police said. Rekha Devi, was killed by her husband Sanatan Sao and brother-in-law for failing to fulfill their dowry demands at Saradiha village, they said. Rekha's father, Roopdeo Sao has lodged an FIR...
  • Honour killing: Girl's family members arrested for killing her boyfriend 27-05-2014 12:57 PM

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 26-year-old youth was allegedly shot dead by family members of his girlfriend in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday. The accused have been arrested, they said. Arif was gunned down by three members of the girl's family, including her two brothers, at Khalapar...
  • 250 suffer illness after consuming stale food 26-05-2014 10:58 AM

    Around 250 people were taken ill after consuming stale food during a marriage ceremony in Sambhal, an officer said on Monday. Additional District Magistrate S N Singh said that after consuming food in Hassanpur Mujafta village on Sunday evening, the invitees complained of nausea and vomiting. Prima facie it seemed...
  • Youth commits suicide by hanging himself; 2 others consume poison 30-04-2014 02:06 PM

    A 25-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide in Sambhalhera village of the district, police said on Wednesday. Sanjiv, who got married a fortnight ago, hanged himself from a ceiling fan at his residence on Tuesday, they said. In another incident, two youths- Niraj(23) and Kamla(20) attempted suicide by consuming poison in...
  • 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...