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19 Nov 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Since 2014, 83 people committed suicide at Metro stations

An RTI filed by Indian Express with Delhi Police's Metro Unit revealed a total of 83 people committed suicide across 58 stations of the Delhi Metro since 2014.

18 Nov 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Woman ends life after harassment by loan sharks

A 45-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train after she and her sons were harassed by loan sharks, following which a man was arrested.

15 Nov 2018


Mumbai: 5-year-old dies after being fed rat poison by mother

In a disturbing incident, a minor boy in Mumbai died on Tuesday after being fed rat poison by his mother.

14 Nov 2018


Delhi: International level athlete commits suicide at JLN; inquiry ordered

Parvinder Chaudhary, an 18-year-old athlete from UP, who represented India at international level, committed suicide at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Stadium.

09 Nov 2018


Hyderabad: Man jumps from metro station, commits suicide

In the second such incident in a week, an as yet unidentified man jumped from the top of a metro station in Hyderabad, and fell to his death on Thursday.

03 Nov 2018


Bihar: Australian tourist found hanging from tree in Bodh Gaya

A body of a foreigner was found hanging from a tree in Bodh Gaya town of Bihar's Gaya district today, a senior police official said.

31 Oct 2018


Kerala Irrigation Minister's personal security officer shoots self to death

In a tragic incident, a personal security officer of Kerala Irrigation Minister Mathew T Thomas allegedly shot himself to death today using his service revolver.

30 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Man stabs wife to death, later tries committing suicide

A 24-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband who later tried to commit suicide by setting himself on fire today morning, police said.

29 Oct 2018

Tamil Nadu

'Can't clear exam': UPSC aspirant ends life; found hanging

A 20-year-old UPSC aspirant, Shrimathi, who had recently moved to Delhi from Tamil Nadu to prepare for the civil services examination, has allegedly ended her life.

28 Oct 2018


Body of man killed by 77-year-old found; head still missing

The body of a man, allegedly killed by 77-year-old Gurugram resident Harnek Singh Dhillon, has been recovered from a canal near Ludhiana.

26 Oct 2018


Gurugram: 77-year-old murdered another man before killing wife

In a new twist to an already bizarre murder case, it has been found that 77-year-old Harnek Singh Dhillon, prior to murdering his 74-year-old wife, had committed another murder at his house in Gurugram's DLF Phase 2.

25 Oct 2018

Andhra Pradesh

IIT Kharagpur student found hanging in hostel room

A 24-year-old M.Tech student of IIT Kharagpur was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his hostel room, the police said.

23 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Constable consumes poison after denial of leave

A constable posted at Mardan Naka police outpost in Banda district of UP, allegedly consumed poison over denial of leave to visit his ailing mother, police said on Tuesday.

20 Oct 2018


Faridabad: Four siblings found hanging from ceiling fans; suicide suspected

On Saturday morning, four siblings were found dead at their rented house in Faridabad in Haryana.

20 Oct 2018


Woman commits suicide by jumping into water-tank with 3 kids

A woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a water tank along with her three children, police said on Saturday.

19 Oct 2018


Mocked for dressing as women in videos, Chennai-man kills self

A 24-year-old Chennai-based man took his life by jumping in front of a train on Wednesday, as he was upset with being ridiculed for dressing up as women in his videos, HT reports.

19 Oct 2018


#MeToo: KWAN co-founder attempts suicide owing to allegations against him

In the early hours of Friday, the co-founder of a talent management agency tried committing suicide in light of sexual harassment allegations that surfaced against him in the ongoing #MeToo movement in India.

16 Oct 2018


Woman 'haunted by spirits' kills her children in suicide attempt

In a bizarre and tragic incident, a woman in Gujarat ended up killing four out of her five children in a failed suicide attempt.

12 Oct 2018


Shankar IAS Academy founder takes his own life in Chennai

In a tragic incident, Shankar Devarajan, the founder and CEO of popular civil services coaching institute Shankar IAS Academy, was found dead at his residence in Chennai.

06 Oct 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: Retired judge, wife commit suicide in quick succession

In a shocking and tragic incident, a retired judge and his wife committed suicide in quick succession outside the temple town of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh.

01 Oct 2018


Telangana: Wife objects to chat; man, his friend commit suicide

A 27-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in Secunderabad for being chided by his wife over continuously chatting with a female friend on a web-based messenger, police said yesterday.

30 Sep 2018


Chhattisgarh: Scolded for using phone in class, 16-year-old hangs self

A 16-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in a government school in Madhya Pradesh's Korba district after she was reportedly reprimanded by her teacher for using a mobile phone during class, police said today.

J&K: BSF jawan commits suicide on duty by shooting self

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.

25 Sep 2018


This game could prevent children from online suicide challenges

A new game has been launched to prevent children and teenagers from acting under the influence of online suicide challenges.

23 Sep 2018


Delhi: 'Harassed' on way to school, 15-year-old girl commits suicide

A 15-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence in Outer Delhi.

17 Sep 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: Soldier shoots dead two colleagues, then kills self

A soldier allegedly shot dead two of his colleagues from his unit and killed himself today in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala Cantonment, a defense spokesperson said.

14 Sep 2018


Chhattisgarh: Boyfriend forced to watch girlfriend's gang-rape, commits suicide

A 19-year-old allegedly took his own life in Chhattisgarh's Korba district after his minor girlfriend was gangraped, earlier this month.

13 Sep 2018


Engineering sucks, writes IIT-Guwahati student in alleged suicide note

A first-year engineering student allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room of IIT Guwahati on Wednesday, as she was didn't want to study engineering.

12 Sep 2018


IIT-Guwahati student commits suicide in hostel room

A first-year student of IIT-Guwahati has allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan of her hostel room, a police officer said.

12 Sep 2018


UP: Depressed over failing to clear exam, student commits suicide

A 19-year-old student of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University in UP's Kanpur allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her hostel room on the campus, police said.

800,000 people commit suicide every year, WHO gives details

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year in the world, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15 to 29 in 2016, according to the WHO.

11 Sep 2018


Maharashtra: Class 11 girl commits suicide demanding Maratha caste reservation

A 17-year-old student allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district yesterday, demanding reservation to the Maratha community.

09 Sep 2018


CRPF jawan commits suicide by shooting self in Chhattisgarh

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan allegedly committed suicide in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband district in the wee hours on Sunday.

08 Sep 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Army personnel shoots himself with service rifle in Samba

An Army personnel allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.

06 Sep 2018


Telly actor found hanging in hotel room in West Bengal

Television actor Payal Chakraborty has been found hanging in a hotel room in Siliguri, North Bengal, under mysterious circumstances, police said.

05 Sep 2018


Former Ranji cricketer, Tarun Shukla, commits suicide in UP

A senior officer of the North Eastern Railway and former Ranji cricketer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his official bungalow in the Shahpur area in Gorakhpur district of UP.

05 Sep 2018


UP: East Kanpur police superintendent attempts suicide, in critical condition

In a tragic incident, the superintendent of police of the East Kanpur district, Surendra Kumar Das, made an attempt to take his own life on Wednesday morning at his official residence in Kanpur.

31 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh Police

Rape victim commits suicide after police 'refuse' to file FIR

A 28-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by a man, died after she set herself ablaze in a police station in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh.

30 Aug 2018


Kolkata: Metro services affected as man attempts suicide at station

A suicide attempt by a man at Kolkata's Girish Park metro station affected the underground train services for 40 minutes today, a Metro spokesperson said.

30 Aug 2018


Maharashtra teen weightlifter commits suicide, found dead in a pond

A 19-year-old woman weightlifter was found dead in a pond in Goregaon village in Maharashtra's Raigad district in the wee hours of Thursday, the police said.

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