Tag: Self Immolation

Self-immolation by J'khand schoolgirl exposes sadistic streak in teachers

In the statement given to the police, she said that she was appearing for her terminal exam when the invigilator, Chandra Das, accused her of cheating. Das slapped her and forced her to remove her clothes in front of everyone to check for hidden notes even after she protested.

  • Sunday, 30 October 2022
Saint attempts self-immolation against illegal mining; internet suspended
Saint attempts self-immolation against illegal mining; internet suspended

Baba Vijay Das along with other sages and saints have been agitating since the last 551 days.

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2022
Self-immolation outside Kishannagar PS: Lady IIC suspended 
Self-immolation outside Kishannagar PS: IIC suspended for dereliction of duty

Sasmita Rana, the inspector-in-charge (IIC) of Kisannagar police station in Cuttack district, has been placed under suspension in connection with the death of a man following self-immolation attempt. 

  • Tuesday, 28 June 2022
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

  • Sunday, 15 May 2022
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...

  • Saturday, 14 May 2022
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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  • Wednesday, 15 December 2021
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.

  • Wednesday, 15 December 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021