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Greater Noida: Coronavirus positive woman sets herself on fire, dies

16 Apr 2021

Greater Noida: Coronavirus positive woman sets herself on fire, dies

In a shocking incident, a 52-year-old woman died in Greater Noida after she set herself on fire on Thursday morning. The woman, identified as Archana, was apparently upset that she tested coronavirus positive.

Man ends life as police demands bribe to trace daughter

13 Apr 2021

Man ends life as police demands bribe to trace daughter

A man, who was allegedly upset after a police official demanded Rs. one lakh from him to find his missing daughter, hanged himself to death in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly, police said on Monday.

Rajasthan: Policeman jumps into river, saves man from drowning

08 Apr 2021

Rajasthan: Policeman jumps into river, saves man from drowning

A 37-year-old driver working for the Rajasthan Police risked his life by diving into the Chambal river in Kota, Rajasthan from a bridge nearly 10 feet above the water and rescuing a man drowning in the marsh, officials said.

Rohtak teacher dies by suicide in support of protesting farmers

07 Apr 2021

Rohtak teacher dies by suicide in support of protesting farmers

A teacher died by suicide in Rohtak, Haryana by consuming poison on Tuesday in support of the farmers protesting against the farm laws, police said.

Delhi BJP leader found hanging inside park, police suspect suicide

30 Mar 2021

Delhi BJP leader found hanging inside park, police suspect suicide

Gurvinder Singh Bawa, a 58-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Delhi, was found dead inside a park near his residence in the city. The police suspect it to be a case of suicide.

Ritika, Geeta Phogat's cousin, dies by suicide after losing match

18 Mar 2021

Ritika, Geeta Phogat's cousin, dies by suicide after losing match

In a shocking piece of news, Ritika Phogat, the cousin of famous wrestlers Geeta and Babita Phogat, allegedly committed suicide after she lost a match.

Aghast at farmers' plight, Sikh preacher shoots self near Singhu

17 Dec 2020

Aghast at farmers' plight, Sikh preacher shoots self near Singhu

A Sikh preacher from Haryana identified as Baba Ram Singh shot himself near the Singhu border, the epicenter of farmers' agitation, on Wednesday, allegedly because he was hurt by the treatment meted out to the protesters.

Actor Chitra's husband arrested for allegedly abetting her suicide

15 Dec 2020

Actor Chitra's husband arrested for allegedly abetting her suicide

Days after the death of Tamil television actor Chitra in Chennai, her husband Hemanth has been arrested for allegedly abetting her suicide.

Tamil actor VJ Chitra found dead in Chennai hotel room

09 Dec 2020

Tamil actor VJ Chitra found dead in Chennai hotel room

Popular Tamil television actor VJ Chitra was found dead inside a hotel room in Nazarethpettai, Chennai, various reports said on Wednesday.

'TMKOC' writer Abhishek Makwana dies by suicide; family alleges blackmail

04 Dec 2020

'TMKOC' writer Abhishek Makwana dies by suicide; family alleges blackmail

Abhishek Makwana, one of the writers of the popular television show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC), has died by suicide.

4 sisters found dead in Haryana; hospitalized mother prime suspect

28 Nov 2020

4 sisters found dead in Haryana; hospitalized mother prime suspect

Four sisters, all under the age of 10, were reportedly found dead on Friday morning at their home in the Piproli village of Haryana's Nuh district.

Amit Sadh reveals he attempted suicide four times

23 Nov 2020

Amit Sadh reveals he attempted suicide four times

Actor Amit Sadh recently made a shocking revelation while talking about mental illness and struggles.

Why has Tamil Nadu banned online gaming involving betting?

23 Nov 2020

Why has Tamil Nadu banned online gaming involving betting?

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday promulgated an ordinance banning online gaming based on a proposal from the state government.

Former Bangladesh Under-19 cricketer Mohammad Sozib dies by suicide

16 Nov 2020

Former Bangladesh Under-19 cricketer Mohammad Sozib dies by suicide

Former Bangladesh Under-19 player Mohammad Sozib passed away in Durgapur at the age of 21.

'Kai Po Che!' actor Asif Basra found dead in Dharamshala

12 Nov 2020

'Kai Po Che!' actor Asif Basra found dead in Dharamshala

Actor Asif Basra has passed away at the age of 53.

Two cops arrested for allegedly driving Andhra family to suicide

09 Nov 2020

Two cops arrested for allegedly driving Andhra family to suicide

On Sunday, two cops posted in Nandyal, Andhra Pradesh, were arrested for allegedly driving a family of four to suicide.

Justin Bieber opens up about feeling suicidal in the past

01 Nov 2020

Justin Bieber opens up about feeling suicidal in the past

Pop star Justin Bieber is in a good mental state right now, after going through personal and health struggles for a long period of time in the past.

Coronavirus-induced woes, broken phone cost family their 16-year-old son

23 Oct 2020

Coronavirus-induced woes, broken phone cost family their 16-year-old son

A family in Goa, struggling to meet ends after the coronavirus outbreak, was devastated this month after their 16-year-old son took his life, over a broken phone.

Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

07 Oct 2020

Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ashwani Kumar died by suicide at his residence in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, reports said on Wednesday. He was 69 years old.

AIIMS panel rules out murder in Sushant Singh's case

03 Oct 2020

AIIMS panel rules out murder in Sushant Singh's case

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was not murdered and it was a case of suicide, Dr. Sudhir Gupta, who headed a team of forensic experts from Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has stated.

Tamil actor Thennarasu dies by alleged suicide

29 Sep 2020

Tamil actor Thennarasu dies by alleged suicide

In yet another shocking development, Thennarasu, a young actor who predominantly appeared in Tamil movies, died by alleged suicide on September 29.

Sushant case: AIIMS team to submit final report next week

17 Sep 2020

Sushant case: AIIMS team to submit final report next week

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will submit its final report on actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case next week.

#ThereIsHelp: Twitter launches search prompt to prevent suicides, self harm

10 Sep 2020

#ThereIsHelp: Twitter launches search prompt to prevent suicides, self harm

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people around the world die by suicide.

Telugu TV actor dies by suicide; man booked for abetment

09 Sep 2020

Telugu TV actor dies by suicide; man booked for abetment

Prominent Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli died by suicide late on Tuesday. The actor, who was 26, is best known for the TV series Manasu Mamata and Mounaragam.

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

06 Sep 2020

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

Almost a quarter of all suicides recorded in 2019 involved daily-wage earners, the recently released report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) showed.

Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank

31 Aug 2020

Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank

Unable to find a job, a 28-year-old man, identified as Anu, allegedly committed suicide in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on Sunday.

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

28 Aug 2020

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

The Delhi Police raced against time on Wednesday to reach a woman, who e-mailed United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, about her suicidal intentions.

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

21 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

On Wednesday, Dr. SR Nagendra, a 43-year-old Taluk Medical Officer at Nanjanagud in Karnataka's Mysuru district, died by suicide at his residence.

Artist Ram Indranil Kamath, 41, found dead at Mumbai home

20 Aug 2020

Artist Ram Indranil Kamath, 41, found dead at Mumbai home

In a terrible piece of news, Ram Indranil Kamath, a popular painter and photographer, was found dead at his residence in Mumbai's Matunga area on Wednesday. He was 41.

Facebook employee flags man's "suicidal tendencies," cops avert tragedy

10 Aug 2020

Facebook employee flags man's "suicidal tendencies," cops avert tragedy

A man, in his 20s, was saved from ending his life by Delhi and Mumbai Police after an Irish Facebook employee told about his suicidal tendencies last week, said reports.

Host Caroline Flack killed herself fearing negative publicity: Coroner

08 Aug 2020

Host Caroline Flack killed herself fearing negative publicity: Coroner

Love Island host Caroline Flack took her life as she feared that a case of assault against her would blow matters out of proportion and ruin her reputation, inferred Coroner Mary Hassell at the end of an inquest at Poplar Coroner's Court in London.

SSR's death: CBI registers FIR against Rhea Chakraborty, 5 others

06 Aug 2020

SSR's death: CBI registers FIR against Rhea Chakraborty, 5 others

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR against the accused in the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Alleging harassment and fake news, Disha's father writes to cops

06 Aug 2020

Alleging harassment and fake news, Disha's father writes to cops

Late celebrity manager Disha Salian's father, Satish Salian, has written a letter to the Mumbai Police, accusing journalists and a section of the media of causing mental harassment to his family.

TV actor Sameer Sharma (44) dies by alleged suicide

06 Aug 2020

TV actor Sameer Sharma (44) dies by alleged suicide

In a terrible piece of news, television actor and model Sameer Sharma was found dead at his apartment in Mumbai. He was 44.

Sooraj Pancholi rubbishes fake news linking him with Disha's death

06 Aug 2020

Sooraj Pancholi rubbishes fake news linking him with Disha's death

Ever since the tragic deaths of celebrity manager Disha Salian and Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput in June, a section of the media has been abuzz with possible angles and conspiracy theories.

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: Centre accepts recommendation for CBI probe

05 Aug 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: Centre accepts recommendation for CBI probe

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will reportedly probe the apparent suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Sushant's family condemns Barkha Dutt's interview with his "supposed" therapist

02 Aug 2020

Sushant's family condemns Barkha Dutt's interview with his "supposed" therapist

Late Sushant Singh Rajput's family has called out journalist Barkha Dutt for her recent interview with his supposed therapist Susan Walker.

Marathi actor Ashutosh Bhakre dies by suicide at age 32

30 Jul 2020

Marathi actor Ashutosh Bhakre dies by suicide at age 32

In a tragic piece of news, actor Ashutosh Bhakre, best known for his work in Marathi cinema, died by alleged suicide at his home in Maharashtra's Nanded, police officials confirmed on Wednesday.

Sushant Singh Rajput's father files FIR against Rhea Chakraborty

28 Jul 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's father files FIR against Rhea Chakraborty

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's father has filed a First Information Report (FIR) against actor Rhea Chakraborty at the Rajiv Nagar Police station in Bihar's Patna, according to reports.

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt records statement

27 Jul 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt records statement

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt was on Monday questioned by the Mumbai Police in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.