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Tag: Suicide

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 […]

Girl ends life as ‘jilted lover’ posts morphed pictures on social media

Kendrapara:  A 21-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide at Mahakalpara in Kendrapara district after a youth posted some morphed pictures of her on social media. The youth who has been identified as Tapas Mahakud of Pattamundai area reportedly had a one-sided love affair with the victim. Though the victim, a college student had turned down Mahakud’s […]

Farmers lend a helping hand to Brunda Sahu’s family

Bargarh: With resentment brewing over crop loss due to pest attacks, farmers in Bargarh district joined hands to support the family members of deceased Brunda Sahu who had committed suicide on November 1. A delegation of local farmers from Pradhanpalli under Bheden block has provided some monetary assistance to the family of the deceased. “From […]

Father killed himself knowing govt will not help: Deceased Odisha farmer’s daughter

Bargarh: Reacting to Odisha Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout’s comments that the State government will not extend assistance to farmers who have burnt their crops, Preeti Sahu, daughter of deceased farmer Brunda Sahu who committed suicide after setting his crops on fire allegedly over crop failure in Kalapani area of Bargarh district said, it is an […]

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Youth hangs himself to death

Nayagarh: A youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his house in Jagannath Prasad of Nayagarh district here on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Balabhadra Pradhan (22), son of Gopinath Pradhan of the village. According to sources, Balabhadra allegedly hung himself from the ceiling of the kitchen in their house yesterday morning following […]

After torching crops, farmer ends life in Bargarh

Bargarh: A day after torching his pest-affected crops, Brunda Sahu of Kalapani in the district today committed suicide by consuming poison. Villagers spotted him lying on the field of his cropland in an unconscious state on Wednesday morning and rushed him to district headquarters hospital in a critical condition. However, he died at the hospital […]

Young couple ends life; failed love affair suspected

Balasore: A young couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance due to a suspected failed love affair here on Tuesday. Their identity has not yet been ascertained. Locals spotted them lying in a critical condition near Haladipada railway station in the district. They rushed the duo to district headquarters hospital by ‘108’ ambulance. However, […]

Autism people more prone to suicide

London: Persons with traits of autism are more likely to end their lives then the normal persons as they feel neglected by the society and always remain depressed, researches said. However, study says promotion of social inclusion and independence could save lives. “This is a shocking wake-up call for society. When a significant section of […]

Prisoner attempts suicide in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A prisoner was rescued in a critical condition after he attempted suicide by slitting his throat at district jail here on Sunday. Profusely bleeding Julia Pradhan has been admitted to district headquarters hospital by jail authorities. “His condition is stable now. He sustained critical cut injuries on the front side of his neck. Most […]

Woman ends life days before marriage

Hyderabad:Three days before her marriage, an engineering student committed suicide here, police said on Thursday. Pujita, an M.Tech student, hanged herself at her house in Attapur. According to police, the woman ended her life when she was alone at home as her parents and other family members had gone for shopping. The body has been […]

Family beats headmaster, teachers after girl hangs herself in house

Dhenkanal: Chaos prevailed on the Indipur High School premises in Dhenkanal as family members of a girl, who died after allegedly being rebuked by a teacher, thrashed the headmaster and school staff here on Saturday. According to sources, the incident occurred on Friday after a teacher of the Indipur School warned the girl from Dengaborei […]

Class 11 student takes life after scolding on Facebook addiction

Kolkata: A class 11 student in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district was found hanging lifeless from the ceiling fan of her house after she was scolded by her elder brother for spending excessive time on Facebook, family members said on Saturday. While the family said the girl – a resident of Mansabari area under […]

Chef of a Bhubaneswar hotel found hanging

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of an unnatural death of Dhiraj Singh, another staff of city based hotel Mayfair Lagoon has died under mysterious circumstances. The deceased has been identified as Anant Bar, who was working as a Chef at the four-star hotel at Jaydev Vihar. The body of Anant was found hanging in one […]

2 youngsters jump before moving train, rescued in critical condition

Rairangpur: A young couple sustained grievous injuries after jumping before a moving train in a suspected suicide pact here at Ghughupahadi in Mayurbhanj district today. Sustaining critical injury, both were rescued with their legs and hands severed. They also sustained critical head injuries. They were rushed to Rairangpur hospital by the eyewitnesses through 108 ambulance. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Undertrial prisoner attempts suicide in Kujang

An undertrial prisoner allegedly attempted suicide by slitting his throat in Samagola Sub-Jail near Kujang on Tuesday. The prisoner, identified as Gopinath Swain, was lodged in the Sub-Jail four days ago for allegedly burning a girl alive.

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 […]

2 school girls commit suicide in Bolangir

Bolangir: Two minor girls allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves in separate incidents in Dunguripada village under Town police limits of Bolangir district on Sunday. A class IX girl of Navajeevan Bidyapitha School was found hanging from the ceiling of a house in the morning. A similar case was reported in the afternoon when the […]

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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 […]

Rohith Vemula was not Dalit: Inquiry Commission

New Delhi: University of Hyderabad student Rohith Vemula was not a Dalit and the action by the university authorities of expelling him and four other students from hostel did trigger his suicide, said an inquiry commission formed to probe the murder case. The report stated that Vemula committed suicide of his own volition and absolved […]

Linkin Park sets up Chester Bennington tribute site

Los Angeles: Popular Rock band Linkin Park has set up a tribute site for singer Chester Bennington, who committed suicide earlier this week. The band set up the tribute site on Saturday, reports variety.com. The site featured a photograph of Bennington onstage, surrounded by the light from thousands of fans’ phones, with the hashtag “#RIPCHESTER” […]

Woman kills self, strangles baby to death over family feud

Keonjhar: A trivial family feud ended in a tragedy when a woman committed suicide after killing her 11-month old baby at Machhgad village under Patana police station in the district on Friday night. Sasmita Behera had a quarrel with her husband last night over some family issues. After heated arguments, she was allegedly beaten up […]

Woman jumps into river with 5-year-old daughter

Bhubaneswar: A woman today jumped into Bramhani river along with her five-year-old daughter in Kendrapara district over suspected family feud. The mother-daughter duo was fished out by fire brigade officials with the help of locals and rushed to the nearby hospital but declared dead on arrival. The woman, from Sorisada village under Aul block, allegedly […]

2 tribal girls raped in Balasore; one hospitalised

Balasore: Two tribal girls were allegedly raped by a person near Debgiri forests under Soro police limits in the district on Thursday. Following the incident, one of the victims attempted suicide and was hospitalised. The incident came to light only after the victims lodged a complaint with Soro police. As per reports, the accused Sashadhar […]