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04 Dec 2017


If not wars, then what's killing Indian soldiers?

India hasn't fought any major wars since the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan.

23 Nov 2017


Violence at Chennai's Sathyabama University over student's suicide

Angered over a fellow student's suicide, about 300 students of Chennai's Sathyabama University went on a violent rampage on Wednesday night, damaging hostel properties.

20 Nov 2017


SC dismisses petition seeking a ban on 'Blue Whale challenge'

The SC has dismissed a petition seeking a ban on the Blue Whale challenge after the Centre submitted it is impossible to block such online games.

13 Nov 2017


Contemplated suicide after non-selection, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav, India's rising chinaman bowler, revealed that as a 13-year-old he thought of quitting cricket and committing suicide when he was not picked up for the Uttar Pradesh U-15 team.

11 Nov 2017


Japan targets suicide websites following gruesome "house of horror" murders

The Japanese government said it wants to crack down on websites used by vulnerable people to share their suicidal thoughts.

14 Oct 2017


Congress' MPCC chief Mahadev Shelar commits suicide

Congress spokesperson and Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee chief Advocate Mahadev Shelar reportedly committed suicide today; he was found hanging at his Mulund residence in Mumbai.

10 Oct 2017


Every three days, one military jawan commits suicide

R. Narendra, a young Indian Army soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle while on duty in South Kashmir's Anantnag on October 8.

09 Oct 2017


Karva Chauth: Man stabs wife for not fasting; commits suicide

In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly stabbed for not keeping a fast on Karva Chauth by her 32-year-old estranged husband, who then jumped to death from her residence in Delhi's Rohini.

05 Oct 2017


Faridabad: 13-year-old enslaved maid attempts suicide; jumps off 11th floor

A 13-year-old maid, hailing from Bihar, attempted suicide by jumping off the 11th floor of Kanishka Towers in Haryana's Faridabad.

25 Sep 2017


Gurugram: IITian ends life, jumping from DLF Magnolias' 23rd floor

In a tragic incident, Ankit Wadhwa, a 26-year-old graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the 23rd floor of DLF Magnolias on Gurugram's Golf Course Road.

25 Sep 2017


Blue Whale challenge: 17-year-old Haryana student hangs himself

Karan Thakur, a 17-year-old student of Chandigarh's DAV School, reportedly hanged himself in Panchkula, Haryana.

21 Sep 2017


Bengaluru: Boy dies after falling from friend's 18-floor apartment building

Polas, a Class-12 student, mysteriously fell to his death from the 18th floor of his friend's apartment complex, the Prestige Shantiniketan building in Bengaluru's Whitefield.

20 Sep 2017


What're you doing to restrict Blue Whale?: HC asks Centre

Amid an increase in cases of Blue Whale deaths being reported, the Delhi HC has asked the Centre what it is doing to restrict access to the "game".

SC bans NEET protests in Tamil Nadu

A day after 13 people were arrested in Chennai over NEET protests, the SC has banned all demonstrations against the medical entrance exam.

07 Sep 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Cop's frustrated wife writes to Delhi's Police Commissioner

A Delhi policeman's wife, annoyed with her husband's "long" duty hours, has sent an email to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik asking him to ensure duty in shifts.

07 Sep 2017


Furore in China after young pregnant woman kills herself

On August 31, a pregnant young woman in China jumped from her hospital window after her family allegedly refused permission for her to undergo a caesarean section despite her being in severe pain.

Protests across Tamil Nadu over NEET aspirant's suicide

Protests erupted across Tamil Nadu over the death of 17-year-old Dalit medical aspirant Anitha S, who killed herself after the SC dismissed her petition against NEET.

NEET kills young MBBS aspirant: Depressed teen commits suicide

On 1st Sep, Anitha, a 17-year old MBBS aspirant from Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur district, ended her life by hanging herself at her house in Sendurai, yesterday.

01 Sep 2017


Bengaluru: Dog's death results in two back-to-back suicides

Gamini, a 19-year-old girl from Bengaluru's Ashwath Nagar, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling.

01 Sep 2017


12-year-old kills herself over period-shaming. Time to wake up now?

In a tragic case, a 12-year-old student in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli killed herself allegedly after she was period-shamed by her teacher.

15 Aug 2017


Government asks Facebook, Google, others to remove Blue Whale links

After the second alleged Blue Whale death in India, the government has asked internet giants like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, WhatsApp, Yahoo and Instagram, to remove all links to the dangerous online 'challenge'.

12 Aug 2017


Buxar DM died on Ghaziabad-tracks, marital discord behind the suicide

Mukesh Pandey, Buxar's DM, was found dead on Ghaziabad's rail tracks on Friday, but he hadn't jumped off a building as previously reported.

09 Aug 2017

Indian Army

What's behind the alarmingly-high suicide, fratricide cases in the army?

The Indian Army loses over a 100 personnel every year to suicides and fratricides. 2017 has already seen 44 suicides and one fratricide.

Michelle Carter gets 15-month jail for pressing boyfriend for suicide

Michelle Carter of Massachusetts, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter for pressuring her boyfriend to kill himself, has been sentenced to a two-and-a-half-year term with 15 months in prison and the rest suspended.

04 Aug 2017


Haryana: Hockey star Jyoti Gupta found dead on railway tracks

Twenty-year-old national women's hockey player Jyoti Gupta, widely hailed as an emerging star, was found dead on railway tracks in Haryana's Rewari in the evening of August 2.

21 Jul 2017


Chester Bennington's death: Another life lost to drugs, depression, suicide

Most of the Linkin Park fans woke up to the sad news of Chester Bennington's suicide.

21 Jul 2017


Chester Bennington, Linkin Park lead singer is no more

Chester Bennington, the Linkin Park lead singer, whose voice placed the band in musical halls of fame has died at 41.

19 Jul 2017


Jagga Jasoos' actress found dead in Gurugram apartment

Assamese singer-actor Bidisha Bezbaruah, who was recently seen 'Jagga Jasoos', was found hanging from a ceiling fan with a dupatta tied around her neck in her Gurugram apartment.

13 Jul 2017

Andhra Pradesh

IT employee kills himself due to 'job insecurity'. Alarming enough?

A 25-year-old software engineer from Andhra Pradesh joined a Pune tech company three days ago. On July 12, he jumped from his four-storeyed hotel.

05 Jul 2017

Times of India

Former Tata Finance Managing Director Dilip Pendse commits suicide

According to a TOI report, Former Tata Finance Managing Director Dilip Pendse has allegedly committed suicide.

23 Jun 2017


Why do so many IITians commit suicide?

During January-April 2017, there were four suicides at the prestigious IITs, three at Kharagpur.

US woman found guilty for urging boyfriend to commit suicide

Michelle Carter, now 20, has been found guilty by a Massachusetts judge for sending dozens of chilling texts to her boyfriend Conrad Roy, 18, to commit suicide in 2014.

16 Jun 2017


Smoke coming out of Delhi Metro's AC vent causes panic

Passengers of the Delhi metro's women coach were panic-struck after they saw smoke coming out of AC vent due to a short circuit in the blue line, bringing metro services to a halt.

01 Jun 2017


Should have saved for dowry instead: Father of dead IITian

Parents of 28-year-old Manjula Devak, a research scholar who seemingly hung herself on the fan in her flat, regret sending her to IIT.

WHO - Road accidents biggest killer of teens worldwide

According to data released by the World Health Organization (WHO), road accident injuries are the biggest killer of teenagers worldwide.

05 May 2017


Live-streaming of suicides: Facebook expands review team

In response to the growing number of suicides being live-streamed on Facebook, the social media mammoth will be adding 3,000 people to its review team that supervises content.

04 May 2017


IIT-Delhi looking to restructure curriculum to keep suicides at bay

Facing flak for the increasing number of suicide cases in the country, the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi has moved to renew its curriculum to help students cope with pressure and avoid suicides.

03 May 2017


Over 12,000 farmers' suicides recorded annually since 2013: Centre

Conveying a dismal state of affairs, the Centre informed the Supreme Court that over 12,000 farmers' suicides have been registered annually since 2013.

26 Apr 2017


Thai man live-streams daughter's murder on Facebook, then kills himself

A 21-year-old Thai man, Wuttisan Wongtalay, killed his baby daughter and live-streamed the episode before turning the noose on himself, reportedly after an argument with his wife.

25 Apr 2017


Maharashtra: Class 12 admission procedures to go online

Maharashtra's Education Department said admission-procedures for Class 12 students in state-run junior colleges will go online from the academic year 2017-2018.

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