Suicide

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  • Scourge of unemployment and unemployability haunts Indian youth

    Scourge of unemployment and unemployability haunts Indian youth

    Upset over his failure to get a suitable teaching job, Atanu Mistry, a 30-year-old from West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, allegedly committed suicide recently. According to Mistry's family, he had armed himself with a B.Ed degree after completing his......

    October 11, 2017
  • Man, woman hang as plan to marry fails

    Man, woman hang as plan to marry fails

    A man and a woman from Kasara town here allegedly committed suicide after they failed to split from their spouses and enter into nuptial bond, police said on Thursday. The people in Radyachapada village yesterday found them hanging from a......

    October 5, 2017
  • Woman sets children ablaze, commits suicide: police

    Woman sets children ablaze, commits suicide: police

    A 27-year-old woman allegedly set her two children afire and then immolated herself today in Manpura village in Churu district, police said. According to officials at the Rajgarh police station, the woman took the extreme step due to a domestic......

    October 1, 2017
  • Body of woman found hanging from tree in south Delhi

    Body of woman found hanging from tree in south Delhi

    The body of a 30-year-old woman was found hanging from a tree in south Delhi's Nangal Dewal village today, police said. Police suspect that the woman, Tara Devi, committed suicide. A senior police officer said the woman was upset that......

    September 10, 2017
  • Hrithik Roshan, Karan Johar  to campaign for suicide prevention

    Hrithik Roshan, Karan Johar to campaign for suicide prevention

    Bollywood celebrities Karan Johar and Hrithik Roshan have come out in support of preventing suicide in the country on the occasion of World Suicide Prevention Day 2017. Hrithik on Saturday shared a link of a video, which depicted that one......

    September 9, 2017
  • Suspected Blue Whale Challenge case in Himachal Pradesh

    Suspected Blue Whale Challenge case in Himachal Pradesh

    The lethal online game Blue Whale Challenge has allegedly reached Himachal Pradesh after a case of Class 5 student carving the image of a blue whale on his wrist with a blade surfaced in Solan district. The incident came to......

    September 8, 2017
  • Facebook to take action against online suicide challenges

    Facebook to take action against online suicide challenges

    At a time when reports of suicides linked to the Blue Whale challenge internet game are sending shock waves through the country, Facebook on Friday said it is working with suicide prevention partners to collect phrases, hashtags and group names......

    September 8, 2017
  • Underground, unknown and dangerous

    Underground, unknown and dangerous

    Despite demands for a ban on a game that is believed to have pushed a 14-year-old Mumbai boy to suicide, it may not be possible to bar the Blue Whale Challenge, an Internet expert said. The ban issue was recently......

    September 6, 2017
  • 45-year-old man kills wife, son before committing suicide in Delhi

    45-year-old man kills wife, son before committing suicide in Delhi

    A 45-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after brutally killing his wife and a minor son in outer Delhi's Nihal Vihar, the police said on Tuesday. The bodies of the three family members were discovered by the man's elder son this......

    September 5, 2017
  • Blue Whale Challenge: Jodhpur girl attempts to finish final task, rescued

    Blue Whale Challenge: Jodhpur girl attempts to finish final task, rescued

    Another case of alleged suicide attempt due to online game — Blue Whale Challenge — has surfaced in the country when a 17-year-old girl from Jodhpur was rescued from Kaylana Lake in Rajasthan on late Monday night. According to sources, when rescued by......

    September 5, 2017
  • Driving oneself to death

    Driving oneself to death

    There has been an awesome increase in the number of people suffering from depression. The latest WHO estimates peg it at 18 per cent between 2005 and 2015. According to its findings, a person commits suicide every 40 seconds somewhere......

    September 5, 2017
  • Suicide over NEET: Victim Anitha’s family refuses Rs. 7-lakh govt aid

    Suicide over NEET: Victim Anitha’s family refuses Rs. 7-lakh govt aid

    The family of 17-year-old Anitha, who hanged herself recently after she failed to get admission to a medical college, has rejected the Tamil Nadu government's Rs. 7-lakh financial aid. Anitha, daughter of a daily labourer, hailed from a village in......

    September 4, 2017
  • Flight attendant falls from 4th floor flat, dies in Kolkata

    Flight attendant falls from 4th floor flat, dies in Kolkata

    A flight attendant of a private airlines died under mysterious circumstances reportedly after falling from her flat on the fourth floor of an apartment in North 24 Parganas district's Kestopur, police said on Wednesday. "Clara Khongshit (22), hailing from Shillong, allegedly......

    August 17, 2017