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Tag: Blue Whale Game

Blue Whale Game: Youth attempts suicide, admitted to hospital

Keonjhar: A youth was rescued in a critical condition after attempting suicide to complete a task in the Blue Whale game in Anandpur of Keonjhar district on Saturday. Sources said, the youth identified as Ajay Patra (21) tried to end his life by consuming poison after completing third stage in the Blue Whale game challenge. […]

Bengal teenager hospitalised after playing Blue Whale Challenge

Kolkata: A teenage girl from West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district was hospitalised on Sunday after she was found to have injured herself while playing the deadly online game Blue Whale Challenge, police said. “A class eight student from a private school in Basirhat area fell ill after confessing about her involvement in playing the […]

Blue Whale Challenge: Cuttack girl rubs green chilli in eyes

Cuttack: To fulfil a challenge of the online Blue Whale game, a student of a girls’ college here was found rubbing green chilli in her eyes. The incident came to light after the girl captured a video of the event and shared the same with her friends. According to reports, the girl, residing in the […]

SC seeks Centre's response on Blue Whale game ban

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre’s response on a plea seeking a ban on the online Blue Whale game that has been blamed for a number of deaths of young people. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud sought the government’s response and asked […]

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College student rescued from suspected Blue Whale game

Burdwan (WB): A college student in Burdwan district on Wednesday was rescued from suspected Blue Whale Challenge game after he broke down in class before a teacher and fellow students, police said. The 2nd year student of a college in Gushkara was scolded by the teacher for failing to answer a question during philosophy class, […]

Blue Whale Challenge: Police rescues engineering student in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: An engineering student was rescued from the clutches of Blue Whale Challenge at Sasanpadia here by Lingaraj police on Tuesday. The student, identified as Swadhin Rout, was playing the deadly game since 10 days, alleged his family members. On Tuesday, he had locked himself inside his room raising suspicions. Rout’s family, with help of […]

Blue whale frenzy takes youngsters into grip, two rescued in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of dramatic rescue of a student in Cuttack, another engineering student in Berhampur has been rescued from the ‘deadly’ trap of the Blue Whale Game that has now become a social menace worldwide. The latest incident has been reported from Ralaba village in Hinjili where an engineering student was rescued […]

Class IX boy from Jajpur rescued from clutches of Blue Whale game

Jajpur: A ninth class boy of Madhupur Garh High School under Jenapur police station in Jajpur district was rescued from clutches of Blue Whale game on Thursday. The boy was reportedly playing the suicide game since 15 days but his family members did not have any clue of it. He had informed his friends about […]

Blue Whale game: Fortis launches 24x7 helpline

New Delhi: Fortis Healthcare on Thursday launched a 24×7 helpline to provide psychological support to teenagers increasingly getting trapped in the macabre online game Blue Whale Challenge. The helpline — 8376804102 — is available for anyone who is directly undergoing undue mental stress and anxiety as a participant in the challenge. The Blue Whale Challenge, […]

Friend’s SOS tweet saves student from Blue Whale trap

Cuttack: Thanks to an alert friend and swift action by police, an engineering student in Cuttack was rescued before falling prey to the Blue Whale game’s ‘death trap’ on Tuesday. A special team of Markatnagar police traced the victim, who reportedly had completed 10 tasks in the ‘suicide’ game, after one of his friends reported […]

Blue Whale suicide game: Odisha teacher’s weird posts trigger concerns

Sonepur:  At a time when concerted efforts are being launched to prevent youngsters from falling prey to the Blue Whale challenge, a teacher in Sonepur claiming to have taken up the challenge on social media has triggered further concerns. A picture of a bloodied arm with slits posted by Kashinath Meher, a teacher of a […]

CM's direction for fair work will be strictly followed: DGP RP Sharma

Bhubaneswar: Vowing to take tough stance against organised crime in State, newly appointed DGP Rajendra Prasad Sharma today said he will instruct all SPs to bring people friendly policing in their respective districts and work in a fair and transparent way as per CM’s direction. “During a courtesy call, honourable Chief Minister directed me to […]

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 […]

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Blue Whale: DGP instructs top cops to remove game from social media

Bhubaneswar: Following the suicide of a Class 10 girl in Dhanakauda of Sambalpur district, Odisha DGP KB Singh on Wednesday issued a letter to top police officials of the State asking them to take steps for removal of Blue Whale game from social media. The girl’s mother had suspected her daughter to have been playing […]

SP rules out Blue Whale link in Sambalpur girl suicide

Sambalpur: Following the suicide of a Class 10 girl in Dhanakauda of Sambalpur district, the Dhanupali police has registered an unnatural death case and started an investigation into it. While online game Blue Whale is suspected to be the reason the girl, Suhani Rout, took such an extreme step, Sambalpur SP Sanjeev Arora has ruled […]

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HC notice to internet cos, govt on plea against Blue Whale game

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought the response of Facebook, Google and Yahoo on a plea to direct them to take down the links of Blue Whale challenge, an internet-based suicide game that has been allegedly linked to several deaths of children worldwide. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C […]

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 […]