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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, already 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.

Tamil actor Vijayalakshmi attempts suicide, hospitalized

27 Jul 2020

Tamil actor Vijayalakshmi attempts suicide, hospitalized

Actor Vijayalakshmi, who predominantly appears in Kannada and Tamil films, allegedly attempted suicide on Sunday.

Upset over Sushant's death, minor fan ends life in Chhattisgarh

24 Jul 2020

Upset over Sushant's death, minor fan ends life in Chhattisgarh

In a terrible piece of news, a 13-year-old girl allegedly ended her life in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Wednesday night as she was disturbed after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's demise.

SSR's death case: Critic Rajeev Masand questioned, records statement

22 Jul 2020

SSR's death case: Critic Rajeev Masand questioned, records statement

Mumbai Police on Tuesday recorded the statement of journalist and film critic Rajeev Masand in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana

18 Jul 2020

Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has said that she would return her Padma Shri award if she fails to prove the claims that she has made about her former colleague Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

CBI probe not needed in Sushant's case, says Maharashtra minister

17 Jul 2020

CBI probe not needed in Sushant's case, says Maharashtra minister

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has said that there is no need for a CBI inquiry into late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death. He added that the Mumbai Police, which is currently investigating the matter, is competent enough to handle the case.

Sushant's death: Rhea wants CBI investigation, writes to Amit Shah

16 Jul 2020

Sushant's death: Rhea wants CBI investigation, writes to Amit Shah

Confirming for the first time that she was late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend, actor Rhea Chakraborty urged Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday to order a CBI investigation into his untimely demise.

Rhea Chakraborty receives rape, murder threats; alerts cyber cell

16 Jul 2020

Rhea Chakraborty receives rape, murder threats; alerts cyber cell

Actor Rhea Chakraborty has opened up on the online hatred and the rape and murder threats that she has been receiving on social media ever since the tragic demise of Sushant Singh Rajput. Rhea and Sushant were reportedly dating each other.

Bhansali wanted to cast Sushant in four films, says police

09 Jul 2020

Bhansali wanted to cast Sushant in four films, says police

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali had wanted to cast late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in four of his films, the Mumbai Police revealed in a statement.

Kannada TV actor Susheel Gowda dies by suicide

08 Jul 2020

Kannada TV actor Susheel Gowda dies by suicide

In a tragic piece of news, actor Susheel Gowda on Tuesday died by suicide at his hometown in Mandya in Karnataka. He was 30 years old.

Karan Johar "shattered" over hatred after Sushant's death, reveals friend

08 Jul 2020

Karan Johar "shattered" over hatred after Sushant's death, reveals friend

Filmmaker Karan Johar is deeply upset by the heavy backlash and online trolling that he has been subjected to ever since the tragic demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, his close friend revealed.

Sushant's former manager, Disha Salian's family issues statement

06 Jul 2020

Sushant's former manager, Disha Salian's family issues statement

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's former manager, Disha Salian's family has issued a statement, urging people not to spread rumors and conspiracy theories about her death.

Shine brightest: Fan names star after Sushant Singh Rajput

06 Jul 2020

Shine brightest: Fan names star after Sushant Singh Rajput

Coming up with a unique tribute, a fan of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput named a star after him in his memory.

Manoj Bajpayee, now celebrated, once wanted to commit suicide

02 Jul 2020

Manoj Bajpayee, now celebrated, once wanted to commit suicide

Manoj Bajpayee, one of the most gifted and versatile actors in the country, has opened up about his dreams, his days of struggle, and the eventual success.

Sushant's brother-in-law launches 'Nepometer' to fight nepotism in Bollywood

01 Jul 2020

Sushant's brother-in-law launches 'Nepometer' to fight nepotism in Bollywood

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's brother-in-law, Vishal Kirti, has announced the launch of Nepometer, a platform that will provide rating for movies and television shows based on how nepotistic or independent the cast and crew is.

Sushant Singh Rajput's last co-star Sanjana Sanghi questioned by police

30 Jun 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's last co-star Sanjana Sanghi questioned by police

Sanjana Sanghi, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's co-star in his final film Dil Bechara, was on Tuesday questioned by the Mumbai Police in connection with his death.

Sushant's cousin feels he was facing pressure from Bollywood

28 Jun 2020

Sushant's cousin feels he was facing pressure from Bollywood

Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise has triggered discussions around pertinent issues like nepotism, favoritism, and bullying in the film fraternity.

SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma

28 Jun 2020

SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma

The Mumbai Police on Saturday interrogated Shanoo Sharma, a noted casting director with Yash Raj Films (YRF), in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.