Suicide: News

23 May 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Rotting bodies of married couple, minimum four days old, discovered

Yesterday, police found partially decomposed bodies of a married couple, Shashi Tyagi (56) and his wife Renu Tyagi (52), in a flat in sector 99 of Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

15 May 2019


Teen kills self after Instagram-followers 'voted' for her to die

A 16-year-old girl in Malaysia allegedly committed suicide on Monday after running a social media poll, asking her followers to vote on whether she should choose "death" or "life".

14 May 2019


Shocked by student's suicide over failure, IAS-officer shares own marks

The Chhattisgarh state board exam results were declared recently following which an 18-year-old student from Raigarh committed suicide for failing in board exams for the second time.

05 May 2019

West Bengal

Bengal: Newly-married couple found dead at Visva Bharati campus

In a shocking incident, a newly-married couple was found dead at Visva Bharati University campus in West Bengal's Birbhum district.

01 May 2019


Engineering aspirant fails to clear JEE Main, commits suicide

On Monday, a 19-year-old boy named Sahil from Telangana allegedly shot himself dead after he failed to clear the Joint Entrance Examination.

28 Apr 2019

Jet Airways

Maharashtra: Jet Airways employee, suffering from cancer, commits suicide

In a disturbing incident, a senior technician of Jet Airways committed suicide in Palghar of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday.

03 Apr 2019


'Happiness Hostels' in Kota: Ex-IITians' initiative to tackle student suicides

Thousands of students every year move to Rajasthan's Kota, India's coaching hub, with an aim to clear competitive exams like JEE and NEET among others.

02 Apr 2019


Gurugram: Muslim family, attacked by mob on Holi, threatens mass-suicide

A family, who was attacked by a mob in Gurugram, threatened of mass suicide yesterday, alleging that it was being pressured to withdraw the FIR and police were not taking action under "influence" of local politicians.

24 Mar 2019


US teen commits suicide after surviving Parkland shooting

In a tragic incident, Sydney Aiello committed suicide after she lost her close friend, Meadow Pollack, in last year's Parkland, Florida shooting.

24 Feb 2019


Jammu: Man stabs girlfriend to death before committing suicide

A 24-year-old man allegedly killed his girlfriend before committing suicide inside his house, police said today.

24 Feb 2019

West Bengal

Former-IPS officer commits suicide, blames Mamata Banerjee in suicide note

A retired IPS officer Gaurav Dutt committed suicide earlier this week and blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in his note.

20 Feb 2019


Fearing controversy, Allahabad University students shut 'suicide letter writing competition'

Recently, reports emerged that some Allahabad University students had organized a suicide letter writing competition.

14 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu

Tamil actress Yashika reportedly committed suicide: Details here

Valentine's Day, the day of love, turned fatal for Tamil actress Yashika who, reportedly, committed suicide at her Chennai residence.

11 Feb 2019

Pahlaj Nihalani

Actor Mahesh Anand didn't commit suicide, says autopsy report

Mahesh Anand, who was a popular villain in Bollywood movies in the 80s and 90s, was found dead in his Versova flat on Saturday.

10 Feb 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Delhi: 'Depressed' IES officer found hanging at home in Munirka

A 25-year-old Indian Engineering Services (IES) officer allegedly committed suicide yesterday by hanging himself in his room in Southwest Delhi's Munirka area.

06 Feb 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Telugu actress Naga Jhansi commits suicide over failed relationship

In a shocking turn of events, Telugu actress Naga Jhansi ended her life in her residence in Hyderabad.

05 Feb 2019


74-year-old man, suffering from depression, commits suicide in Delhi

A man in his seventies, who was suffering from depression, allegedly committed suicide today by shooting himself at his home in southeast Delhi's Sundar Nagar area.

03 Feb 2019


'Life holds no intrigue': IIT-Hyderabad student wrote before committing suicide

It's now believed that the 21-year-old IIT-Hyderabad student, Anirudhya Mummaneni, who was found dead on campus in the wee hours of Friday, had committed suicide.

02 Feb 2019


Final year student of IIT-Hyderabad dies after falling from campus-building

A 22-year-old student of IIT Hyderabad died yesterday after allegedly falling from the seventh floor of a building on the campus.

31 Jan 2019


TV actor Rahul Dixit commits suicide, father suspects foul play

An aspiring 28-year-old television actor Rahul Dixit allegedly killed himself yesterday morning.

23 Jan 2019

Uttar Pradesh

'Power'ful shock: For 178 units, man receives Rs. 23cr electricity-bill

A man in Uttar Pradesh received a huge shock after his electricity bill came out to be around Rs. 23 crore for his home connection of 2 kilowatts.

20 Jan 2019


Gujarat: Man kills wife with axe, injures kids, commits suicide

A 35-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and injured his two sons with an axe in Gujarat's Vadodara district and then committed suicide by jumping in front of a train yesterday.

18 Jan 2019

Rajnath Singh

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was earlier in news for making videos about bad food served to soldiers, lost his son to suicide on Wednesday, reports claimed.

13 Jan 2019


Delhi: Blackmailed by husband's friend, woman commits suicide

On Thursday, a 28-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide in East Delhi's Mansarovar Park area as she was upset with her husband's friend.

12 Jan 2019


Woman's body found hanging from FOB pillar in Dhanbad station

The body of a woman was found hanging from a pillar of the footbridge connecting two platforms at Dhanbad railway station in the early hours today.

12 Jan 2019


Telangana: Lovebirds who attempted suicide get married in hospital

Some say love is worth dying for, and it seems like one Telangana couple took the saying a bit too seriously.

09 Jan 2019


Telangana: Sarpanch aspirant 'attempts suicide' over failure to get elected

An aspirant for the post of sarpanch in the upcoming panchayat polls "attempted suicide" in Jagital district of Hyderabad after his attempts to get elected unanimously did not materialize, said the police official.

08 Jan 2019


IIT Guwahati final year student found hanging in hostel room

A student of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, was found hanging yesterday evening in his hostel room in the campus premises, police said.

03 Jan 2019


Ghaziabad: 25-year-old commits suicide after being refused drinking money

In a bizarre incident, a 25-year-old man from Ghaziabad allegedly took his own life after he was refused money to buy alcohol and party with his friends.

03 Jan 2019


Mumbai builder, stressed over project delay, shoots himself

A 57-year-old builder allegedly committed suicide today by shooting himself at his office in suburban Chembur, a police official said.

Delhi: AIIMS doctor commits suicide after fight with wife

In a tragic incident, a doctor who worked at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was found dead after he jumped from the balcony of his fourth floor apartment in Delhi's Gautam Nagar.

20 Dec 2018


Noida: Accused of sexual-harassment, Genpact employee commits suicide

A senior employee of Genpact India took his life at his home in Noida on Tuesday after he was accused of sexual harassment by women at his workplace.

18 Dec 2018


Anissia Batra's death: Delhi HC seeks police response

The Delhi High Court today sought police's response on a bail plea of the husband of a flight attendant, who allegedly committed suicide in July this year.

17 Dec 2018


Student commits suicide after mother scolds her over phone addiction

Heated arguments with loved ones often make one deeply upset and sometimes such arguments lead one to take extreme steps.

14 Dec 2018


Noida: News anchor found dead; allegedly jumped off building

A news anchor has been found dead in Noida after she allegedly jumped from the fourth floor of her building.

13 Dec 2018

Times of India

Mumbai: TISS student commits suicide, professor booked for abetment

On Tuesday, a professor of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was booked for abetment to suicide, after a 24-year-old MBA student of the institute took his own life by jumping off a 14-storey building in Powai.

06 Dec 2018


Class 7 student commits suicide, mother says teacher rebuked her

A class 7 student allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in West Delhi's Inderpuri area on Saturday, police said, adding her mother suspects that she might have taken the extreme step because she was scolded by a school teacher.

29 Nov 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi Police ACP commits suicide by jumping off police HQ

On Thursday, a senior officer of the Delhi Police allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the 10th floor of the Delhi Police headquarters in ITO, New Delhi.

24 Nov 2018


Mumbai: Jeweller found dead in his car with gunshot wound

In a tragic incident, a 40-year-old jeweller from Mumbai was found dead inside his car from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

22 Nov 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 26-year-old woman commits suicide, case registered, probe on

A 26-year-old woman, embarrassed about a youth barging into her house while her family was away, allegedly committed suicide in Banda district (Uttar Pradesh), police said today.