SUICIDES

  • How well do you know the 'Suicide Squad' 20 hours 16 minutes ago

    Recently David Ayer, the director of the upcoming DC supervillain movie 'Suicide Squad' had put up the first look of Jared Leto as the new Joker on his Twitter account. On 4th May, he tweeted the first look for the entire cast of the 'Suicide Squad'. ...
  • Upset over falling grades, IIT Bombay student commits suicide Yesterday

    In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old IIT Bombay chemical engineering student killed himself by consuming a poisonous substance as he was allegedly upset over his falling grades. The suicide note left by the student said, "I should not have been in this field. I made a mistake by passing the...
  • Ground report: Unseasonal rains, hailstorms destroy crops across the country Yesterday

    Unseasonal rains and hailstorms have destroyed thousands of acres of crops across the country driving farmers to commit suicide. The shock of severe crop damage is too much to bear for the farmers in Jhajjar and Rohtak. ...
  • Incurred huge losses due to unseasonal rainfall, say Maharashtra farmers 2 days ago

    Unseasonal rains have led to farmers committing suicide from Jalna in Maharashtra. "We had to incur huge losses due to the unseasonal rainfall. 70%-80% of the crops have been damaged," said a farmer. ...
  • IIT Bombay student found dead on hostel terrace, leaves behind a note 2 days ago

    Mumbai: A third year chemical engineering student from IIT Bombay was found dead on the hostel terrace on Saturday evening. The student, 21-year-old Jitesh Sharma, originally from Rohtak, was found along with a note. According to sources, it is a case of suicide. The suburban Powai police was subsequently informed. Police reached...
  • Mumbai Police officer commits suicide after shooting a senior colleague over leave dispute 2 days ago

    Mumbai: In a fragging incident, a Mumbai Police officer committed suicide after killing his senior colleague inside the Vakola police station following a dispute over leave Assistant Sub inspector Dileep Shirke killed himself after firing three rounds at Senior Inspector Vilas Joshi. Shirke's family has alleged that he was under...
  • Maharashtra turns 55 today, plight of farm widows remains a blot on state's record 4 days ago

    As Maharashtra celebrates 55 years of statehood today, the plight of the thousands of farm widows remains a blot on the state's record. Travelling through the suicide belt of Vidarbha, it was found that many like 31-year-old farm widow Aparna Malikar have decided to join the system to fight the...
  • Farmer Gajendra's death during AAP rally may have been an accident: Delhi Police 5 days ago

    The Delhi Police on Thursday said that Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh's death during an Aam Aadmi Party rally at Jantar Mantar last week may have been an accident and not a suicide. ...
  • Jared Leto unveils muscular body transformation 5 days ago

    London: Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto has revealed his new muscular body which he has built for the role of Joker in "Suicide Squad". The first 'Suicide Squad' photo of the maniacal and tattooed new Joker was unveiled last week, reported Digital Spy. The latest Instagram photo lends more credence to predictions that...
  • Insurance companies denying us our due: Farmers to Rahul Gandhi on padyatra 5 days ago

    Dhamangaon: Setting out on a padyatra on Thursday to meet farmers in the Vidarbha region of the state, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was told by several of them that insurance companies were engaging in fraud and that the requisite compensation was not paid to them for crop loss. Rahul on...
  • Maharashtra: Rahul Gandhi woos farmers, begins his 15 km padyatra against Land Bill in Amravati 5 days ago

    Amravati: In an attempt to reach out to farmers, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi kicked off his padyatra against the Narendra Modi government's Land Acquisition Amendment Bill from Gunji village in Amravati district, Maharashtra on Thursday. Rahul will walk 15 kilometers through villages in Amravati district in Vidarbha region which has...
  • Maharashtra: Rahul Gandhi reaches out to farmers, to begin 15-km padyatra against Land Bill today 5 days ago

    Amravati: Seven years after his first big public statement on farmers' rights in Vidarbha, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will begin his padyatra against the Narendra Modi government's Land Acquisition Amendment Bill from Gunji village in Amravati district, Maharashtra, on Thursday. Rahul will walk 15 kilometers through villages in Amarvati district...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • AAP under attack over Gajendra Singh's death 6 days ago

    Delhi Police have blamed the mob at AAP's Kisan rally for inciting farmer Gajendra Singh to commit suicide. In the report submitted to the Union Home Ministry, police have also blamed AAP leaders for making provocative speeches during the rally. ...
  • Farmer hangs self over crop loss, 3 die of cardiac arrest in Uttar Pradesh 6 days ago

    Muzaffarnagar: Unable to repay a loan, a 55-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his residence in Alem town of Shamli district here, police said on Wednesday. Anandpal committed suicide last night by hanging himself from ceiling of his house as he was unable to repay...
  • Sonu Nigam earns the wrath of a media channel after he tweets in support of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Sonu Nigam's tweet in support of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas has earned him the wrath of a prominent media house. Nigam recently had tweeted out a video of Vishwas addressing the farmers' rally in New Delhi last week which witnessed the suicide of Gajendra Singh, a farmer from Rajashthan....
  • Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar says farmers committing suicide are cowards 6 days ago

    Chandigarh: Unseasonal rains and hailstorms in many states have ruined crops standing on several thousand acres of land leading to great distress and financial trouble for lakhs of farmers. Many farmers and agricultural labourers have committed suicide while others are burdened with huge loans that they are unable to pay...
  • Police seek to reconstruct last 24-hours of farmer Gajendra's life 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police are trying to piece together the last 24 hours of farmer Gajendra Singh's life by analysing his mobile phone data and questioning people to find out where he had visited and whom he had spoken to before his alleged suicide at Jantar Mantar. One of the relatives...
  • Witnesses claim farmer Gajendra Singh was instigated to climb tree but death an accident: sources 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In a major development in the death of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh at the Aam Aadmi Party's anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi, investigators found two witnesses who claimed that Singh was instigated to climb the tree, said sources on Tuesday. Sources added that police are still ascertaining the...
  • Farmer suicide was AAP drama which turned into tragedy: RSS April 27, 2015

    New Delhi: The RSS has alleged that farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide was a "drama" enacted by AAP which turned out to be a "tragedy", and advised the party to take right lessons from the incident. Calling AAP's recent farmer rally as one that touched the "lowest level" of politics, the RSS...
  • Car bombs, suicide attack kill at least 22 in Iraq April 26, 2015

    Baghdad: At least 22 people were killed in explosions across Iraq on Sunday, including a suicide car bomb attack on a military post in western Anbar province, police and medical sources said. The deadliest attack came when a car packed with explosives was detonated at an army checkpoint near the town...
  • RBI chief Rajan calls for formal financing routes for farmers: Report April 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan called for an urgent expansion of formal financing routes for farmers after a spate of suicides in the country, a newspaper said on Saturday. "It is lack of formal financing rather than the excessive burden of informal financing which is the problem. So...
  • Plea in SC for probe into hanging of farmer during AAP rally April 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Days after a farmer from Rajasthan allegedly hanged himself during an Aam Aadmi Party rally, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored judicial probe into the incident that took place in full public view. The PIL, likely to be listed for hearing during next...
  • AAP government to name farmer scheme after Gajendra Singh April 25, 2015

    New Delhi: On the back foot over suicide of Gajendra Singh at an AAP rally, the party-led Delhi government on Saturday announced that a farmer compensation scheme will be named after the Rajasthan farmer and also accepted the demands of his family-- to give a job to Gajendra's relative and...
  • West Bengal: Distress for potato farmers, 22 farmer suicides reported in 2 months April 25, 2015

    Potato farmers in West Bengal are in deep distress as there is a sharp dip in prices owing to massive over production coupled with insufficient government support. This has led to more than 20 farmers committing suicide in the past two months. ...
  • Suicide Squad: The first look of Jared Leto as 'The Joker' revealed April 25, 2015

    Early in the morning, Director David Ayer tweeted the first look of Jared Leto as 'The Joker' in his upcoming movie 'Suicide Squad'. ...
  • Need of the hour is to expand formal financing institutions in India: Raghuram Rajan April 25, 2015

    RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has also spoken out against the spate of farmer suicides. He said that small and marginal farmers in the country should have access to formal financing. ...
  • Twitter abuzz with reactions after AAP leader Ashutosh cries while speaking to farmer Gajendra Singh's daughter April 25, 2015

    AAP leader Ashutosh got emotional during a debate show on a news channel on Friday. He broke down and begged for forgiveness from Gajinder Singh's daughter. The leader received a lot of flak on Twitter as people posted their opinions. ...
  • Beed: No water avaiable for farmers to irrigate fields April 25, 2015

    Sadly, it has taken the suicide of a farmer in the heart of the national capital to bring the focus back on the agrarian crisis in the country. Today we travel to Beed where a farmer ,earlier this week , hanged himself to death in his field. Farmers in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 24, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...