Suicides

  • Korea ferry tragedy: Vice principal saved from sinking ship found hanging 18-04-2014 02:34 PM

    Seoul: Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came on Friday as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of people still missing from the ferry and feared dead. The...
  • Man commits suicide by immolating himself at a polling center 17-04-2014 02:48 PM

    A man allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by immolating himself at a polling center in Aonla Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The 25-year-old deceased identified as Hari Singh immolated himself in an inebriated state at the polling center at Ram Bharose Lal Inter College in Devchara. He...
  • CRPF personnel commits suicide by shooting himself 17-04-2014 01:30 PM

    A CRPF personnel on Thursday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon at a paramilitary camp in insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. "Sub-Inspector Badridutt Pandey of 195th battalion of Central Reserve Police Force shot himself with his service rifle at his battalion base camp in Barsoor region...
  • Lovers commit suicide at Sitamarhi in Bihar 16-04-2014 04:28 PM

    Two youth allegedly committed suicide in a hotel room in Sitamarhi around 140 km north from Patna. Their bodies were recovered by the police on Wednesday. Police officials said Amit Raj, 22, a resident of Gularia Toal village of Ghorasahan in East Champaran district and Gudia Rani, 20, of Ramgaon...
  • Debt-ridden man hangs himself to death 15-04-2014 03:50 PM

    Facing financial problems, a man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Souter Ganj area in Kanpur, police said. Amarnath Gupta was found hanging from a fan by his family on Monday night, following which they called the police, a police spokesperson said. Gupta, 45, ran a...
  • Fed up with rising prices, man kills self 14-04-2014 04:59 PM

    Apparently fed up with rising prices and his inability to provide a "good life" to his family, a man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself, police said on Monday. Santosh Makwana, 30, was employeed at a readymade garments unit and lived with his mother, wife and a three-year-old son in...
  • Men, Mulayam and misuse of women-centric laws 14-04-2014 02:06 PM

    He didn't know me but he cried over the phone like a 10-year-old when he spoke to me. He said, "Didi my only mistake was being in a relationship with her for a year. My friends told me she has several other partners and I started distancing myself. Thus began...
  • 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...
  • Kill those who've ignored you: Raj Thackeray tells farmers in Vidarbha 08-04-2014 11:39 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray is in the eye of another storm. Speaking at a rally in Yavatmal on Monday, he urged farmers to refrain from committing suicide and instead kill the political leaders who have ignored them. "Don't commit suicide. It is not a solution to your...
  • Congress has not taken any action to address farmers' suicide: Modi 07-04-2014 06:47 PM

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi accused the Congress of doing scarce little for farmers who are committing suicide. Addressing a rally in Jayal, Rajasthan Modi said, "Congress has not taken any action to address farmer suicide." ...
  • Not paid for donating kidney, medicial techician commits suicide 06-04-2014 10:41 PM

    The body of a man, who allegedly committed suicide after being upset over not being paid for donating his kidney, was found at a bus stand in Nawabganj area in Kanpur district. The body of 46-year-old medicial techician, Anand Swaroop was found under mysterious circumstances near Rawatpur bus stand in...
  • Passenger attempts suicide inside plane at Hyderabad airport 05-04-2014 07:56 PM

    A passenger allegedly attempted suicide inside a plane at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamshabad area in Hyderabad, police said on Saturday. The passenger identified as Mohd Imtiyaz slit his throat using a blade in the washroom of the flight which arrived from Dubai at the airport in...
  • Man commits suicide by blowing himself up with mining explosive 01-04-2014 07:55 AM

    A 35-year-man allegedly committed suicide by blowing himself up with mining explosive in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan on Monday. Bhoparam, driver working at a mine, had been in depression for some time, they said. He tied the explosive around his upper body and connected it with a live wire which...
  • Salimpur: Boy commits suicide 31-03-2014 02:52 PM

    A 19-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in Salimpur village here, police said on Moday. The deceased, identified as Mukesh, was found hanging from the ceiling fan at his house yesterday, they said. According to his family he was depressed over some unknown issues but...
  • West Bengal: IIT Kharagpur student commits suicide 31-03-2014 10:12 AM

    Midnapore: An M.Tech student of Chemical Engineering at IIT Kharagpur was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his hostel room, the police said on Monday. The fourth year student, Lokesh Kumar Goyel (22), was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room at Radhakrishnan Hall last night, SDPO...
  • 12-year-old girl immolates herself after poor exam results in Meerut 30-03-2014 06:28 PM

    Upset over poor exam result, a 12-year-old girl allegedly immolated herself at her house in Meerut district, police said on Sunday. They said Kajal, a class eight student, on Saturday set herself ablaze after pouring kerosene oil over her body. She was apparently upset over securing third division in her...
  • LS polls: Modi slams Sharad Pawar for farmers' suicides in Amravati 30-03-2014 04:20 PM

    Targeting Maratha strongman Sharad Pawar in the farmers' suicide belt of Amravati, Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Agriculture Minister has time to talk on cricket but has been "unable to save" farmers. He said Pawar has done little to save the farmers in the belt, which has seen a...
  • CRPF jawan shoots himself dead due to personal problems in Bada Asthi camp 30-03-2014 12:15 PM

    A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Bada Asthi camp in Jharkhand, a senior official said. Pawan Kumar, a resident of Nagaland, shot himself dead due to personal problems on Saturday night, CRPF Commandant Dharmendra Singh Bisen said. He said Kumar was not on duty when the...
  • L'Wren Scott leaves $9-million estate to Mick Jagger 28-03-2014 10:08 AM

    Reuters: Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, who committed suicide earlier this month, left her entire estate of $9 million to her long-time boyfriend, Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger, according to a will filed in New York court. Scott, 49, a favorite designer of Hollywood stars such as Nicole Kidman and...
  • L'Wren Scott leaves entire estate to Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger 27-03-2014 03:02 PM

    New York: L'Wren Scott has left her entire estate to longtime boyfriend and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. The Daily News (HTTP://NYDN.US/1O2X74O) says papers filed in Manhattan's Surrogate's Court on Wednesday estimated the value of the 49-year-old designer's personal estate at $9 million. The filing said Scott's main asset was...
  • 15-year-old girl commits suicide in Shamli 26-03-2014 12:35 PM

    A 15-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house in Shamli district, police said on Wednesday. They said the Barkha, a ninth class student, took the extreme step on Tuesday when her parents were not at home. The reason behind the move is not...
  • Unidentified man attempts suicide by jumping in front of a metro train, injured 25-03-2014 12:26 PM

    A man was critically wounded on Tuesday after he jumped in front of a moving Metro train in Noida, the police said. The incident took place at Sector 15 Metro station when the man suddenly leaped in front of the train as it pulled into the platform. He has been...
  • L'Wren Scott's funeral moved to LA at the request of her brother Randall Bambrough and partner Mick Jagger 23-03-2014 12:16 PM

    New York: L'Wren Scott's funeral has reportedly been moved to Los Angeles at the request of her brother Randall Bambrough and her long-term partner Mick Jagger. Randall was in the Big Apple for the sad task of identifying his adoptive sister's body after the Medical Examiner's office confirmed Scott's cause...
  • Man fails to get BJP ticket, attempts suicide 22-03-2014 10:16 PM

    New Delhi: A 32-year-old man, claiming to be a BJP leader, tried to commit suicide outside the party's Delhi office Saturday by consuming poison after he failed to get a ticket for the Lok Sabha polls, police said. He is now out of danger. CR Gaura, a resident of Karnataka,...
  • Woman commits suicide by jumping before train with three minor daughters 22-03-2014 01:04 PM

    A woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train with her three minor daughters near Tapri railway station in Saharanpur district, police said on Saturday. The 30-year-old woman on Friday jumped before the Ujjain Express with her three daughters, they said. While the woman and two of her daughters...
  • 28-year-old mentally ill man commits suicide at hospital in Kanpur 21-03-2014 08:43 PM

    A 28-year-old mentally ill man committed suicide by hanging himself in a bathroom of a hospital in Kanpur, police said on Monday. They said Shivkaran, a native of Banda district, was mentally unstable and had earlier tried committing suicide by touching a high voltage power line, in which he sustained...
  • Modi attacks Congress over Army pension scheme, farmer suicides 20-03-2014 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, on Thursday hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for making false promises. "The One Rank One Pension was a long standing demand of serving as well as retired officers. Numerous letters were written to the Prime Minister, the...
  • Maharashtra: Farmer suicides can hit Congress's poll prospects 20-03-2014 10:58 AM

    Mumbai: After the natural calamity in Maharashtra - unseasonal rainfall leading to massive crop damage - , came the the human tragedy. Twenty eight farmers have committed suicide in the state in less than a month. Manohar Patil, a resident of Jalgaon district, was one of them. He committed suicide...
  • Delhi: Man jumps in front of metro at Shahdra station, dies 19-03-2014 08:58 PM

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Shahdara station in East Delhi on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place at around 3 PM when the man jumped before a Rithala-bound metro train which was nearing the platform. "Although we...