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Tag: Blue Whale

Odisha student falls prey to MOMO challenge; Crime Branch issues advisory

Bhubaneswar: After Blue Whale, MOMO challenge has now emerged as a serious threat luring vulnerable youth into suicides. Similar to Blue Whale, this challenge lures players into a series of violent acts, ending with a suicide dare. S Chetan Kumar, a resident of Rourkela Railway colony, who was a 3rd year Computer Science Engineering student […]

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Scared, Blue Whale-possessed student expresses distress in answer sheet

Raigarh: Amid reports of children ending their life driven by infamous Blue Whale game, a young boy in Madhya Pradesh’s Raigarh district, who became frightened of the final task of committing suicide, revealed his distress in his answer-sheet. An alarmed teacher checking the answer-sheet brought the matter to the notice of the school and the […]

Blue Whale: Agra girls rescued in MP

Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh): Two Class 9 girls have been rescued from here after they ran away from their home in Uttar Pradesh to complete a task while playing the macabre online game the Blue Whale Challenge, a Government Railway Police officer said on Thursday. The girls, found at the Hoshangabad station late on Tuesday, revealed […]

Blue Whale Challenge: Police rescues Balasore ITI student

Balasore: A second year student of Electrician trade in Government ITI, Balasore was rescued from the clutches of Blue Whale game by Sahadevkhunta police on Monday. As per reports, the student was playing Blue Whale Challenge during a workshop in the institute when his fellow students noticed it and informed the Principal. Principal Krushna Chandra […]

Dutee suspects Blue Whale game behind cousin’s death

Bhubaneswar: Sprinter Dutee Chand today claimed that her cousin, who was killed in a road accident recently, died pursuing challenges of the online suicide game Blue Whale. In a post on social media, the international sprinter said the Blue Whale challenge took the life of her brother Utkal Keshari Guin (24). She said, “Suspecting his […]

Blue Whale challenge: Girl tries to kill self again

Jodhpur: A 17-year-old girl, who was rescued after she trying to commit suicide by jumping into a lake here as part of the Blue Whale Challenge, made another attempt to kill herself, the police said today. The Class X student, who told her parents that she was going to meet her friends, on Monday night […]

Teenager commits suicide in MP; 'Blue Whale' case suspected

Bhopal: A 17-year-old teenager has committed suicide in Damoh in Madhya Pradesh by jumping in front of a running train allegedly to complete the deadly online Blue Whale Challenge game, officials said. Satvik Pandey, a Class 11 student, committed suicide on Saturday night, police said on Sunday. A CCTV camera installed at a house near […]

Blue Whale game claims first victim in UP

Lucknow: The fatal online Blue Whale game has claimed its first victim in Uttar Pradesh’s Hamirpur district, police said on Monday. Parth Singh, 13, was found hanging in his bedroom in Maudaha village on Sunday night. The police said the class sixth student had his father’s phone on his hand in which the game, that […]

Blue Whale game: Commissionerate Police issues advisory for parents

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Friday came up with an advisory for parents to prevent their children from falling prey to the online ‘Blue Whale’ challenge, which is allegedly leading to suicides among youngsters. As per the guidelines, the cops have advised parents to use ‘parental control’ software to keep an eye on the online activities […]

Government directs removal of 'Blue Whale' game links

New Delhi: The government has directed technology giants, including Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo to remove all links which direct users to the dangerous online game “The Blue Whale Challenge”. The game had allegedly claimed the life of a Mumbai teenager Manpreet Singh Sahani last month. “Instances of children committing suicide while playing Blue Whale Challenge […]

Blue Whale game now killing children in India? Know how to avoid!

A 14-year old student from Andheri in Mumbai ended his life by jumping off a building last week raising suspicion that this may be a case linked to the ‘The Blue Whale Challenge’ game which has killed hundreds of children across Russia. As per reports, police have found the Class 9 deceased student’s friends being […]