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Tag: Suicide

2 separate rape case accused commit suicide in Odisha

Bhadrak/Paradip:  As many as 2 cases of suicide by rape accused were reported from separate places in Odisha today. In Bhadrak, a man allegedly committed suicide today after raping a minor girl in Dhamnagar town. According to sources, the man raped a minor girl who was returning from her tuition class yesterday evening. A day […]

Odisha woman 'possessed by ghost of husband' narrates hubby's murder

Kendrapada: In a bizarre incident, a woman in Marsaghai area of Kendrapara allegedly possessed by the ghost of her deceased husband has narrated how her hubby was murdered and did not commit suicide. The deceased identified as Subodh Nayak was found hanging from an electric pole on July 2.  However, after 6 days, family members […]

Burari deaths: Police question mason who installed 11 pipes, his daughter

New Delhi: Seeking to unravel the mystery behind the deaths of 11 members of a family in Burari, the Delhi Police has questioned their employees, including a contractor who had installed 11 pipes at the house and his daughter, a senior officer said today. The police questioned Geeta, the eldest daughter of Kunwar Pal, who […]

Woman hangs self, family members allege dowry torture

Kendrapara: A newly married woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in  Andara village under Pattamundai block of Kendrapara district late on Saturday night. Meanwhile, family members of the deceased Namita Mallick lodged an FIR against six persons, including her husband and in-laws and two other villagers at the Pattamundai police station […]

Married couple attempts suicide in Rayagada; wife shifted to Berhampur

Berhampur: A man and his wife sustained critical burn injuries after they allegedly attempted suicide over some family dispute at Korabanka colony under Gunupur area of Rayagada district on Sunday. The couple identified as Nagesh Sabar and Manashi Sabar was rescued by some locals who admitted them to Gunupur Sub-Divisional Hospital in a critical condition. […]

Andhra woman kills self by jumping into well with two children

Vijayawada: Fed up with domestic problems, a woman committed suicide by jumping in a well along with two children in Andhra Pradeshs Chittoor district on Wednesday, police said. The incident occurred in Peyanakandriga village in Chittoor rural ‘mandal’. The woman, identified only as Sarla by the police, jumped into the agricultural well holding in her […]

Spiritual guru Bhaiyyu Maharaj allegedly commits suicide

Mumbai: Political leaders cutting across the party lines expressed shock over the death of spiritual guru Bhaiyyu Maharaj, who allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Indore today. “Learnt about the death of spiritual guru Shri Bhaiyyuji Maharaj. I had personal relationship with him. His untimely death is saddening. My humble tributes,” Union minister Nitin […]

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain commits suicide: Reports

New York: Celebrity chef and food critic Anthony Bourdain has committed suicide, according to the television network CNN for which he took viewers around the world for the “Parts Unknown” series. He was 61. “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” the network said in […]

Man found dead inside temple in Bhubaneswar, family smells foul play

Bhubaneswar: Body of a man was found under mysterious circumstances on premises of the Kapileshwar temple at Kanan Vihar here early this morning.The deceased identified as Dilip Parichha of Agarpada area in Bhadrak district was working as a security guard in a private company in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, locals spotted the body of Dilip […]

Woman poisons self, two daughters after losing son, hospitalised

Jajpur: A grief-stricken woman who recently lost her son attempted suicide by poisoning herself and her two daughters at Pada Sahi under Binjharpur area in Jajpur district. All three -Ketki Jena and her daughters, Mamta and Gurubari have been rushed to Jajpur District Headquarters Hospital (DHH). As per reports, Ketki’s son Mantu working in a […]

Senior Anti-Terror Squad officer shoots self in UP

Lucknow: An Additional Superintendent of Uttar Pradesh Police’s Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) shot and killed himself inside his office on Tuesday afternoon, police said. Rajesh Sahini of the Provincial Police Service (PPS) posted at the ATS Headquarters in the posh Gomtinagar area here, shot himself in the head, said an officer. Additional Director General of Police […]

Woman JE found hanging from ceiling in Ganjam

  Berhampur: Body of a woman Junior Engineer (JE) was today found hanging from ceiling of her house in Chikiti block of Ganjam district. The deceased has been identified as Manimala Nanda. The matter came to light after Debasish Nayak – husband of the deceased reported the matter to police. Nayak informed the cops that […]

Odisha woman running beauty parlour in Surat commits 'suicide'

Surat/Bhubaneswar: A woman from Ganjam district of Odisha allegedly committed suicide today in Surat, Gujarat. The deceased has been identified as Rinku Patra, who was running a beauty parlour in Surat. The reason behind her death is yet to be ascertained. Colleagues of the deceased informed that after Rinku didn’t respond to calls regarding some […]

The day Roy committed suicide, 2 accused he booked sentenced to life

  Mumbai: In a case supervised by late Himanshu Roy as Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) in Mumbai, two accused were sentenced to life imprisonment on the day Roy ended his life. A sessions court in Mumbai on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to two persons in the 2012 murder case of actor Meenakshi Thapa. It […]

Top Mumbai Cop Commits Suicide

Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Himanshu Roy allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself here today, police said. The 1988-batch IPS officer allegedly shot himself at his residence with his service revolver. Roy, who also served as Additional Director General of Police (Establishment), was rushed to Bombay Hospital, where he was declared dead. Roy, […]

Farmer attempts suicide before Bargarh Collectorate

Bargarh: A farmer, on agitation before the Bargarh District Collectorate today attempted suicide by consuming poison. The incident occurred when hundreds of farmers including the victim – Akur Bishi of Kanbar village under Barpali block were  staging an agitation demanding compensation for crop loss. Alleging that paddy crop in many areas of the block has […]

Three Sisters Charred To Death; Suicide Suspected

Malkangiri: In a heart wrenching incident, charred remains of three sisters were recovered from their burning house in Malkangiri district today. Locals informed the police after they spotted flames coming out of the house. Fire tenders that rushed to the spot to douse the flames informed that door of the house was locked from inside […]

Six months on, still no headway in Kunduli gang rape & suicide case

Bhubaneswar: Even though six months have passed since the minor girl of Kunduli alleged gang rape by four persons in uniform and two-and-a-half months have elapsed since her tragic suicide, the investigating agencies probing the matter are still clueless. The family of the victim claimed that they are losing all hope given the tardy pace […]

Death of two in Keonjhar
Woman, two children found dead in house

Bolangir: Mystery shrouds the death of a woman and her two children whose bodies were recovered from their house at Kapani village under Belapada block of Bolangir district on Monday. The deceased have been identified as as Sunita Rana, seven-year-old Lisa and two-year-old Lokesh. According to reports, bodies of Sunita and her two children were […]

Murder convict attempts suicide in Berhampur Jail

Berhampur: A murder convict serving life term allegedly attempted suicide inside the Circle jail here on Thursday, police said. The convict, a resident of Koraput, tried to hang himself from a window grill in the prison ward, the police said. He was immediately admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here, said Senior Jail […]

Discordant sexual orientation can drive youth to suicide

New York: Researchers have identified sexual orientation discordance — sexual contact that is inconsistent with the individual’s sexual orientation — as a potential risk factor for adolescent suicide attempts. The findings of the study suggest that discordant students were 70 per cent more likely to have had suicidal ideas or to have made suicide attempts […]

Son of former Pakistani cricketer commits suicide

Islamabad: Former Pakistani cricketer Aamer Hanif’s son has committed suicide by hanging himself over “non-selection in an Under-19 cricket team”. Mohammad Zaryab, who was a first-year college student and Hanif’s oldest son, killed himself on Monday. According to Hanif, who represented Pakistan in five ODIs during the 1990s, his son was upset after he was […]

Debt-ridden farmer kills self in Bargarh

Bargarh:  A farmer of Nuapalli village under Gaisilet block in Bargarh district allegedly committed suicide today by consuming poison. The deceased identified as Khemsagar Biswal had borrowed lakhs of rupees from private money lenders to marry off his daughter. However, he failed to repay the amount due to massive crop failure for the last three […]

Kunduli case: Congress to launch state-wide agitation from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Alleging sheer negligence in the investigation of Kunduli gang rape and suicide case, the Congress party is all set to corner Odisha government by launching a state-wide agitation in a phased manner from tomorrow. At a press meet in Bhubaneswar, Congress MLA and party’s Dalit cell chief Krushna Sagaria on Sunday informed that the […]

NHRC team completes probe into Kunduli gang rape and suicide

Jeypore: A team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday returned to Vishakhapatnam after completing its probe into Kunduli gang rape and suicide case. The final probe report will be submitted by the team at the NHRC headquarters office in New Delhi soon. The team led by NHRC DSP Rabi Singh had carried […]

Sambalpur on Boil: Locals ransack, torch police station over custodial death

Sambalpur: Protesting the death of a man in police custody at Ainthapali police station in Sambalpur district late Thursday night, locals today wreaked havoc and ransacked the station premises. Property worth lakhs of rupees have been damaged during the incident, however fire personnel could not reach the spot due to road blockade by the local […]

Debt-ridden farmer hangs self in Jajpur

Jajpur: A farmer of Kantigadia village under Dharmashala police station in Jajpur district allegedly committed suicide today by hanging himself with a rope inside an under-construction house. Family sources said 41-year old Subodh Das, was allegedly mired in debt and was under mental duress. He had reportedly cultivated paddy in five acres of land which […]

Four of family end life by jumping in lake

Hyderabad: Upset over a property dispute with his parents, a man committed suicide by jumping into a lake along with his wife and children near here on Tuesday, police said. The incident occurred at Kondapur in Keesara ‘mandal’ (block) of Medchal district, about 40 km from Hyderabad. Ramesh, 35, and his wife Manasa, 22, jumped […]

Fidel Castro's son commits suicide

Havana: The 68-year-old son of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, Fidel Angel Castro Diaz-Balart, has died in Havana after taking his own life, according to the media here. He was found on Thursday morning and is said to have suffered from depression. Popularly called “Fidelito”, he was the first-born of the former President, who died in November […]

BJP central team to visit Kunduli tomorrow for spot inquiry

Bhubaneswar: A three-member central team of BJP will visit Kunduli in Koraput district tomorrow for an on-the-spot investigation into the alleged gang rape and suicide of the minor girl. The party had earlier formed the team with BJP National General Secretary and former MP Saroj Pandey as its head. The panel will have other members […]

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Girl found hanging from tree in Ganjam

Berhampur: In a bizarre incident, body of a girl was found hanging from a mango tree on the road side in Bn Pur village under Purushottampur police limits of Ganjam district Thursday morning. Locals spotted the body hanging from a mango tree this morning following which they informed police about the incident. However, sources said […]

Banapur rape victim's suicide: Main accused held

Khurda: The  main accused in connection with the rape and suicide of a minor girl at Suanpadia in Banapur of Khurda district was arrested along with his brother today. The duo has been identified as Nimai Palei and Kedar Palei. The move comes after some locals blocked the Banapur main road yesterday alleging police inaction […]

1 of 12 Maoists arrested commits suicide in SP office

Malkangiri: One of the 12 Maoists, who were arrested yesterday by Malkangiri police, was found hanging today inside a bathroom on premises of the SP office today. He was identified as Soma Kabasi of Jandraguda village. Malkangiri SP Jagmohan Meena informed while the police was taking the 12 Maoists to a court, Kabasi sought permission […]

Gay teenagers at five times more risk of suicides

London: Gay teenagers were almost five times as likely to show a higher prevalence for suicide-risk behaviour than their heterosexual peers, a research has showed. The findings showed that one in four or 40 per cent of gay, lesbian, bisexual or questioning (LGBQ) adolescents seriously considered, planned or attempted suicide compared to 15 per cent […]

DAV student suicide: Statement of parents recorded

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today recorded the statements of the parents of DAV School of Business Management (DSBM) student Tanya Banerjee, who allegedly committed suicide in the college hostel recently. The statement of Tanya’s mother was recorded at the Capital Police Station today. Her mother alleged that physical and mental torture inflicted by a few […]

DAV Student Suicide: Police records statement of students, hostel staff

Bhubaneswar: A day after a girl student of the DAV School of Business Management (DSBM) here allegedly committed suicide in the college hostel that left the state shocked, the Commissionerate Police today recorded statements of 10 girl students of the college, hostel Superintendent, warden and security guard in connection with the incident. A five-member team […]

ITI girl student found hanging in Odisha's Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Body of a girl student of Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) was recovered under mysterious circumstances from her hostel room here at Barbil in Keonjhar district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Sridevi Mahakud and it is suspected that she committed suicide. According to reports, Sridevi was a third year student of […]

DAV Bhubaneswar girl student ends life

Bhubaneswar: An undergraduate girl student of the DAV School of Business Management (DSBM) here allegedly committed suicide in the college hostel. The deceased identified as Tanaya Banerjee allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of the hostel room last night. The family members of the deceased alleged that she was being tortured […]

Teacher's throat slit in Sambalpur, police begins probe

Sambalpur: The body of a private school teacher was recovered under mysterious circumstances from a house in Bisipalli village in Rairakhol of Sambalpur district Tuesday night. The deceased, identified as Sarat Barik was working as a teacher in a private school here in Rairakhol. Getting information, a team of police along with a scientific team […]

Man ends life over marital dispute

Puri: A marital discord turned tragic after a man committed suicide allegedly by hanging himself at Gadabhingura village under Puri Sadar Police Station in the district today. Santanu Patra who had some dispute with his wife, was found hanging from a tree in the village, police said. He reportedly explained the reasons in his Facebook […]