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Tag: Self Immolation

Self-immolation in front of Ganjam SP office
Youth who attempted self-immolation outside Ganjam SP office dies

The deceased, who was identified as Badal Sahoo of Borigaon in Chhatrapur, allegedly resorted to self-immolation due to police indifference

Self-immolation in front of Ganjam SP office
Youth attempts self-immolation in front of Ganjam SP office

Speaking to the media, while undergoing treatment, Sahoo also said that he took the step only to get justice...

Gaon Sathi Protests
Self Immolation Attempt By Protestors | Gaon Sathi Agitation Intensifies

Amid the ongoing two-month-long protest launched by Gaon Sathis at Bhubaneswar’s Lower PMG Square, three protestors tried to immolate themselves by pouring kerosene on Wednesday (Dec 15).

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Agitation Of Gaon Sathis In Bhubaneswar
Three Agitating Gaon Sathis Attempt Self Immolation In Odisha Capital, Police Foils Bid

Three Gaon Sathis, who were sitting on dharna among others at the Lower PMG Square in Bhubaneswar, poured kerosene and tried to immolate themselves on Wednesday.

‘Betrayed’ Woman Attempts Self-Immolation At Police Station, Accuses Cops Of Assaulting Brother
‘Betrayed’ Woman Attempts Self-Immolation At Police Station, Accuses Cops Of Assaulting Brother 

Alleging that no action has been taken by cops, the complainant allegedly attempted to commit suicide by pouring kerosene on her

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Irrigation Dept Employee Attempts Self Immolation Over Non-Payment Of Salary For 5 Years

A contractual employee with the Irrigation Department in Odisha allegedly attempted self immolation in front of the Assistant Engineer’s Office at Basudevpur in the district on Saturday over non-payment of salary for 60 months

Sambalpur University Contractual Employee Succumbs To Burn Injuries, Relatives Stage Protest
Sambalpur University Contractual Employee Succumbs To Burn Injuries, Relatives Stage Protest

Sambalpur: The family members of a contractual employee of Sambalpur University, who died following a self-immolation attempt, staged a protest on the varsity premises on Wednesday. The contractual employee, Dinabandhu…

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Odisha: OUAT Forestry Students Threaten Self Immolation At State Assembly

Bhubaneswar: On the 19th day of their strike on Friday, students pursuing B.sc Forestry courses at the Odisha University of Agriculture Technology (OUAT) threatened to immolate themselves at the Odisha Assembly over educational qualification criteria for selection into different posts under the Odisha Forest Service (OFS). The protest has spread to the lower PMG square […]

35-Year-Old Contractor In Odisha's Sonepur Attempts Self-Immolation In Police Station
35-Year-Old Contractor In Odisha's Sonepur Attempts Self-Immolation In Police Station

Sonepur: A 35-year-old contractor allegedly attempted to end his life by setting himself on fire inside the Binika police station on Friday. Sources said the attempt on life by the contractor was over alleged non-payment of dues towards a road construction work which he undertook around 10 years ago at Jharbahali village under Ulunda block […]

3 Held For Suicide Bid Near Odisha Assembly, ‘Instigators To Face Music’

Bhubaneswar: Three persons have been arrested for attempting self-immolation in separate incidents in front of the State Assembly in the last two days. Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash said that anyone who persuaded them to do the illegal act in front of the Assembly will also be brought under the purview of investigation. “Self immolation bid […]

Man Attempts Self-Immolation Outside Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: With a day before the commencement of the budget session in Odisha Assembly, one more suicide bid before the State Assembly premises has shocked everyone. High drama ensued in front of the Assembly on Wednesday when a man, reported to be a resident of Hanspal area in Bhubaneswar, tried to set himself on fire […]

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RD University Student Death: Parents Of Deceased Girl Threaten Self Immolation

Baripada: Alleging inordinate delay in prosecuting the culprits, the parents of Rama Devi Women’s University student Jharaphula Nayak, who died under mysterious circumstances, have threatened to immolate themselves in Bhubaneswar if they are not ensured justice on time. Speaking to reporters, Jharaphula’s mother Jamuna Nayak on Sunday said that if the government fails to provide […]

Odisha Woman Dies During Attempt To Save Husband From Self-Immolation
Odisha Woman Dies During Attempt To Save Husband From Self-Immolation

Pattamundai: A woman died after sustaining severe burn injuries while saving her husband, who attempted self-immolation at Sanajaria village here in Kendrapara district in the early hours of Sunday. Police identified the deceased as Bandita Mallick while her husband Sailendra Mallick has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack in a critical […]

'Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied': Self-Immolation Bids On A Rising Trend In Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: Distressed for a prolonged period over reasons best known to them, many people succumb to the mental duress and finally end their miseries by ending their lives. With as many as five cases of self-immolation bids in Odisha in less than three months, the Opposition has come down heavily on the police and administration […]

Odisha: Gram Rojgar Sevak Tries Self-Immolation Over Pending Dues In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A Gram Rojgar Sevak (GRS) of Guagadhia panchayat under Basudevpur block in the district on Thursday attempted self-immolation over ‘non-payment’ of his dues for the last several months. The GRS Utkal Mallik alleged that the Basudevpur BDO is not releasing his salary even after over 10 months. “The BDO has been giving me assurances […]

Odisha: 'Denied Justice', Woman Attempts Self-Immolation Outside Angul Collectorate
Odisha: 'Denied Justice', Woman Attempts Self-Immolation Outside Angul Collectorate

Angul: In a desperate attempt to end life, a woman Monday tried to set herself on fire in front of the Angul Collector office seeking justice in a land dispute case. The woman Damayanti Behera has been identified as a resident of Gobara village under Bikrampur police limits in Talcher. After her husband passed away […]

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Duped Of Rs 17 Lakh, Man Attempts Self-Immolation Before Khordha Collectorate

Khordha: A man who lost around Rs 17 lakh to online fraud attempted self-immolation in front of Khordha Collectorate on Monday protesting alleged inaction of police. The man, identified as Brajabandhu Sahu of Bakoi village under Bolagada block, tried to set himself ablaze by pouring kerosene. However, alert policemen who were present there caught hold […]

Odisha: Angul Youth Sets Himself Ablaze Outside Police Station

Angul: In a bizarre incident, a youth today attempted suicide by setting himself on fire outside the Pallahara police station in Angul district before rushing into the station to seek justice over an alleged love affair. The victim happens to be a resident of Ishwar Nagar. Police sources claimed he took such a drastic step […]

Was Pari Murdered For Her Organs? Couple Accuses Odisha Minister Arun Sahoo Of Shielding Killers

Bhubaneswar: High drama unfolded outside the Odisha Assembly here today after a couple attempted self-immolation in a desperate bid to seek justice for their 5-year-old daughter ‘Pari’ who was allegedly kidnapped and murdered months ago in Nayagarh. Moments after being overpowered by police personnel deployed on security duty, the hapless couple alleged that minister Arun […]

Woman Sets Herself On Fire; Husband, Mother-In-Law Suffer Burn Injuries Trying To Save Her

Baripada: Three members of a family sustained critical burn injuries after one of them reportedly attempted self-immolation at Baidapur village under Betanati block of Mayurbhanj district today morning. The three injured have been identified as Gair Singh, his wife Saraswati and mother Raim. Singh and his mother were admitted to Baripada Medical College and Hospital […]

'Naveen's women empowerment talk reeks of duplicity'

Bhubaneswar: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan today termed BJD president and Chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s assertion on women empowerment as mere double talk, especially when BJD chief had allotted ticket to a person who shielded an accused involved in Pipili minor girl rape incident. “Hearing you sermonizing on women empowerment reeks of duplicity. The memory of […]

Man sets afire family in Bargarh, attempts self-immolation

Baragarh: In a gruesome incident, a man allegedly set his wife and six-year-old daughter on fire and later attempted self-immolation at Kuketira village under Attabira police limits in Bargarh district over family dispute late night on Tuesday. According to reports, Kailash Sahu of Titlagarh area in Bolangir district was living in a rented house at […]

Lucknow teacher alleges molestation, attempts self-immolation

Lucknow: A woman teacher on Tuesday tried to set herself on fire in front of the Vidhan Sabha building here, alleging that the Principal of her school had molested her and the police was not entertaining her complaint. The woman said that she had also gone to the 5, Kalidas Marg residence of the Chief […]

Woman attempts self- immolation

Kamakhyanagar: A woman attempted suicide by setting herself ablaze at Saruali village near here in Dhenkanal district today. The victim, identified as Mangei Naik was admitted to Kamakhyanagar health centre with critical burn injuries. Later, she was shifted to Cuttack as her condition deteriorated. Family members said she took such drastic step as she is […]

Pre-poll campus violence: MS Law College declared sine die

Cuttack: Authorities of the Madhusudan Law College here today declared sine die after pre-poll violence erupted in the college and a student attempted self-immolation. Tension prevailed at the law college after a girl student of the college attempted to commit suicide by trying to set herself on fire after pouring kerosene on her body. Besides, […]

Man hangs self over family feud; wife attempts self-immolation

Dhenkanal: A man committed suicide by hanging himself in his house while his wife, who attempted self-immolation, was rescued in half burnt condition at Oukhama village under Sadar police station in the district last night. Locals rushed the woman to district headquarters hospital where she was referred to Cuttack after her condition worsened. Narayan Sahoo […]

Dead employees' kin attempt self-immolation outside minister's res

Bhubaneswar: Kin and family members of the employees, who died during service, under School and Mass Education department today staged agitation in front of the official residence of minister Devi Mishra in the morning today demanding regular job under rehabilitation scheme. Some of them attempted self-immolation after pouring kerosene on themselves. Around 20 such protesters […]

Kendrapara Police kicks out family members of self-immolation victim

Kendrapara: In an inhuman act, police on Saturday night allegedly thrashed the family members of Niranjan Singh, who succumbed to burn injuries after self-immolation bid, while staging a protest in front of the district Collector’s office. According to sources, police has also dispersed them from the spot and forcibly sent Nayak’s body to his residence. […]

Kendrapara man succumbs to burns after self-immolation bid

Cuttack: The man who attempted self-immolation on November 8 in front of the Collectorate in Kendrapara succumbed to burn injuries while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital here on Saturday. Alleging harassment by police, Niranjan Singh (45) of Samagudia village on the outskirts of Kendrapara town, had doused himself with kerosene before setting […]

Home guard who attempted self-immolation outside CM Naveen’s house dies

Cuttack: Sandeep Hati, a sacked home guard of the Commissionerate Police who attempted self-immolation by setting himself on fire near the Naveen Nivas on September 2, died while undergoing treatment at SCB medical college and hospital here on Sunday morning. According to sources, 65 per cent of his body parts were burnt and he was […]

Dead body in a mortuary
Woman self-immolates over family dispute

Berhampur: A woman died after immolating herself over some family dispute at Bachuari under Bada Bazar police station here in the city. The deceased, identified as Sukanti Behera, committed suicide when all her family members were absent at home. Police suspect that family discord might have pushed her to take the drastic step. Other aspects […]

Youth dies after attempting self immolation

Rourkela: A youth who attempted self immolation on premises of Udit Nagar police station here on Monday, died while undergoing treatment at Ispat General Hospital (IGH). The deceased has been identified as Prabhakar Nayak of Basanti Colony. According to reports, the youth had gone to meet the inspector of Udit Nagar police station yesterday. However, […]