SUICIDE

  • Prognosis unclear for daughter of late singer Whitney Houston - lawyer 9 hours 15 minutes ago

    California: Bobbi Kristina Brown is expected to live a long life, but her prognosis remains unclear, an attorney for her father Bobby Brown said on Monday, clarifying the singer's remarks at a weekend concert that she was awake months after being found unresponsive in her bathtub. "I can say today, Bobbi...
  • Delhi: AIIMS doctor found dead in a hotel, husband arrested 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A woman doctor was found dead under mysterious circumstances at a hotel in Paharganj in central Delhi on Sunday. The woman has been identified as Priya Vedi, she was a senior resident at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS). The police recovered a suicide note from her...
  • Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures over 100 3 days ago

    Jalalabad: A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said on Saturday. Police were investigating whether there was a second explosion after people rushed to the scene to help,...
  • Stopping farmer suicides biggest challenge for government: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis April 11, 2015

    Amravati: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said that stopping farmer suicides was the biggest challenge before his government and hoped a newly-launched scheme will help stem the trend. "Stopping farmer suicides is the biggest challenge before the government. To deal with it, we have undertaken a flagship programme -...
  • Don't rely on God or government: Nitin Gadkari tells farmers April 11, 2015

    Amravati (Maharashtra): Advising farmers to stop relying on God or government, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said they need take charge of their own lives to improve the lot. The minister, who was addressing a gathering at the inauguration of Krishi Vikas Exhibition at Science Core Ground on Friday evening, also asked...
  • Don't commit suicide, former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda appeals to farmers April 9, 2015

    Chandigarh: After three farmer committed suicide in Haryana following crop damage by unseasonal rains, former state chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday appealed to farmers to not commit suicide and demanded that the government provide immediate relief to farmers. Unseasonal rains and hailstorm have resulted in huge losses to farmers...
  • Haryana Human Rights Commission serves notice to state government after 3 farmers commit suicide April 9, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Haryana Human Rights Commission has hauled up the Haryana government over farmer suicides due to crop damage. The panel has served a notice after three farmers committed suicide. This comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced increasing the compensation to farmers whose crops have been damaged....
  • Farmers committing suicide due to personal reasons not crop damage, says MP minister Kailash Vijayvargiya April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh minister Kailash Vijayvargiya has sparked off a row by saying that farmer suicides are not linked to failed crops but personal reasons. "Nobody is committing suicide because of crop damage. Farmers in Madhya Pradesh are committing suicide because of personal problems," he said. The agrarian crisis due to...
  • Former TN minister, chief engineer sent to 15 days judicial custody in engineer's suicide case April 5, 2015

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu agriculture minister SS Krishnamoorthy and chief engineer Senthil have been sent to 15 days judicial custody on Sunday in connection with the suicide of engineer S Muthukumarasamy. The duo has been charged with abetment of suicide and criminal conspiracy. An engineer with the agriculture department, Muthukumarasamy committed...
  • Will wait for the CB-CID probe report, says TN engineer Muthukumarasamy's son April 5, 2015

    Former Tamil Nadu agriculture minister SS Krishnamoorthy and chief engineer Senthil have been arrested in connection with the suicide of engineer S Muthukumarasamy. The engineer's son said, "The accused used to often call my father up. We will wait and watch how the CB-CID probe pans out. We are not...
  • Former TN minister, chief engineer arrested in connection with engineer's suicide April 5, 2015

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu agriculture minister SS Krishnamoorthy and chief engineer Senthil have been arrested in connection with the suicide of an engineer. S Muthukumarasamy was allegedly being pressured by superiors for key appointments. Krishnamoorthy's staff has been accused of demanding bribes from S Muthukumarasamy over postings. The minister was...
  • Germanwings co-pilot researched suicide methods, cockpit door security: prosecutors April 2, 2015

    Berlin: The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have researched suicide methods and cockpit door security in the days before he flew the plane into the French Alps, killing 150 people, German prosecutors said on Thursday. Duesseldorf prosecutors said investigators found a tablet computer at co-pilot Andreas Lubitz's apartment in...
  • Five farmers commit suicide in last 15 days due to crop damage crisis April 1, 2015

    In Madhya Pradesh five farmers have committed suicide in the past 15 days due to a poor harvest. In 4000 villages, 4 lakh hectares of wheat, rabi and mustard have been destroyed. The state government has asked the Centre for time till the 5th of April to submit a survey...
  • Drunken driver is like a suicide bomber: Delhi court March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A drunken driver is like a suicide bomber who has set out to kill himself and other road users, a city court said on Tuesday and proposed stingent punishment to the offenders. The court made these observations while setting aside the sentence of an autorickshaw driver who found driving...
  • Germanwings co-pilot suffered from suicidal tendencies: German prosecutor March 31, 2015

    A German prosecutor claims Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz suffered from suicidal tendencies at some point before his aviation career. A European government official said that a doctor declared that Lubitz was unfit to work on the day of the crash, in part because he complained of vision problems. ...
  • All married women's suicides can't be due to harassment: Court March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Every suicide by married women cannot be presumed to have been caused by harassment by the husbands or in-laws, a Delhi court said on Monday and acquitted a man giving him the benefit of doubt. "Minor incidents of beatings on small issues can take place in any household...
  • Farmer suicides due to wrong policies of West Bengal: BJP March 28, 2015

    Kolkata: Slamming the West Bengal government over suicides of potato farmers, BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Saturday said that the deaths were due to wrong agricultural policies of the state government. "It is due to the wrong policies of the state government that farmers are dying. Had they taken...
  • 18-year-old boy jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: An 18-year-old youth committed suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro train on Thursday, police said. The incident took place at Nawada station at around 1 PM. A police officer said the deceased was identified as Mohammad Qadir, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district. He was...
  • Haryana: Farmers in Rewari wait for government's help as crops worth lakhs destroyed March 24, 2015

    Rewari: Unseasonal rains across India have led to the extensive damage of crops with Rewari district in Haryana being one of the worst hit. The standing crop in thousands of hectares of land has been destroyed and not just the magnitude of the loss but also pending loans is the...
  • Karnataka High Court restrains government from making public information on IAS DK Ravi's death March 22, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka High Court, in an emergent notice served to the state government, on Sunday restrained it from publishing any interim report or making any public statement pertaining to investigation being conducted into the "unnatural death" of IAS officer DK Ravi. "The respondents are restrained from making...
  • Rajasthan: 2 more farmers end lives, 1 die of shock due to crop loss March 22, 2015

    Kota: Two more farmers allegedly committed suicide while another died of shock after seeing their crops destroyed in untimely rains, police said on Sunday. Premshaker Meena (20) allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on Saturday evening in Ladpur village of Keshoraipatan police station area of Bundi district, they said. Premshanker committed...
  • Suicide bombers kill 137 in Yemen mosque attacks March 21, 2015

    Sanaa/Aden: Suicide bombers killed at least 137 worshippers and wounded hundreds more during Friday prayers at two mosques in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in coordinated attacks claimed by Islamic State. The attacks on mosques used by supporters of the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters who control the city were the deadliest in...
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown moved to rehab centre from Georgia hospital March 21, 2015

    Georgia: Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late pop singer Whitney Houston, has been moved to a rehabilitation facility from a Georgia hospital almost two months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub, NBC News reported on Friday. Citing an unnamed source close to the family, the news network said...
  • Suicide bombers kill 126 in Yemen mosque attacks March 20, 2015

    Sanaa: Suicide bombers in the Yemeni capital Sanaa blew themselves up during Friday prayers at two mosques used by supporters of Shi'ite rebels, killing 126 people and wounding 260, medical sources said, in the country's deadliest terrorist attack in years. Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot that has seized large areas...
  • Man threatens to commit suicide at Chief Justice's room at Kolkata High Court March 20, 2015

    Kolkata: An aged man on Friday threatened to commit suicide in the court room of Chief Justice of Kolkata High Court Manjula Chellur after alleging that his property had been taken away by a land broker even as his petition on the issue remained pending before the Calcutta High Court. Septuagenarian...
  • LeT, ISI training 60 terrorists in 42 terror camps in PoK: Intelligence inputs March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major security threat for the country, Intelligence inputs indicate that 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi is active again. Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Lashkar-e-Toiba are training terrorists to be suicide bombers, according to the inputs. According to sources, 60 Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists are being...
  • Thane: Disturbed over verbal abuse, teen sets herself ablaze March 15, 2015

    Thane: A teenager girl allegedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze after she had an altercation with a woman, police said on Sunday. The girl (19), a resident of Mira Road area in Thane, committed suicide at her residence after she...
  • Here's how this new app that could help bring down student suicide rate March 14, 2015

    Seoul: South Korea has developed smartphone apps to help bring down its high student suicide rate by warning parents when their children might be at risk, the education ministry said Friday. The government-developed apps, which the ministry hopes to introduce immediately, are programmed to detect "suicide-related" words used by children on...
  • South Korea develops smartphone application to curb student suicide March 13, 2015

    Seoul: South Korea has developed smartphone apps to help bring down its high student suicide rate by warning parents when their children might be at risk, the education ministry said on Friday. The government-developed apps, which the ministry hopes to introduce this year, are programmed to detect "suicide- related" words used...
  • Family of six members found dead in Bengaluru; police suspect murder-suicide March 12, 2015

    Bengaluru: A family of six members on Thursday morning found dead in their home in West Bengaluru. The gruesome scene came after when neighbours woke up to them. A tenant, Chandrasekhar said, "I went to buy milk in the morning, windows were shut. The maid later told my wife they...