Tag: Suicide

Cobra battalion jawan commits suicide

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a jawan of the 202 Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (Cobra) has allegedly committed suicide by shooting self with his service rifle at Sunabeda in Koraput district. The deceased has been identified as Shankar Prasad of New Delhi. The exact reason for Prasad resorting to such extreme is still unclear. […]

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Farmer commits suicide over crop loss in Balasore

Balasore: Yet another farmer suicide allegation came from Pakharabada village under Sadar police limits in Balasore district today. The deceased was identified as Sudam Khatua. According to family members of Sudam, he had taken Rs 1.45 lakh loan on a 10 percent interest rate from a landlord of his village. He had used that money […]

Nabarangpur farmer commits suicide

Bhubaneswar: After Bargarh, another farmer committed suicide allegedly over crop loss and debt burden in Nabarangpur. The deceased has been identified as Siba Bhadra of Sanamisi village. According to sources, Bhadra had consumed pesticide on March 3 and died while undergoing treatment at Nabarangpur hospital today. Sanadi Bhadra, wife of deceased claimed that her husband […]

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Bargarh Collector clarifies on farmer’s suicide probe

Bargarh: After Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy passed the blame for giving false statements on suicidal death of Khainu Bagarti alias Hadu, a farmer from Bargarh district, on the shoulders of Bargarh District Collector Anjan Kumar Manik, the latter also followed on the foot steps of the minister. “It is not necessary for the Collector to personally visit the […]

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Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide

Subarnapur: A farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticides at Manikapur village under Biramaharajpur block in the district after he failed to repay agricultural loans. The deceased has been identified as Chakradhara Rajahans. According to family members of Rajahans, he has taken Rs 50,000 loan from Musurndi branch of State Bank of India and Rs […]

Man commits suicide after murdering wife in Jajpur

Jajpur: In a shocking incident, a man committed suicide after killing his wife at Jhikiria village under Binjharpur police station in the district on Friday morning. According to sources, the accused identified as Goura Mallick took the extreme step over family feud. Mallick first killed his wife Jharana by slitting her throat with a chopper […]

Nuapada farmer commits suicide over crop loss

Nuapada: In a tragic incident, a middle-aged farmer of Bhuliasikuan village under Khadiala block in the district allegedly ended his life by consuming pesticides due to crop loss on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Santosh Meher (43). According to sources, Meher had grown rice in 12 acres of land. But, he suffered heavy […]

Parala row: Three more appear before Crime Branch

Cuttack: A day after Congress MLA from Paralakhemundi K Surya Rao and two others were quizzed, three more political leaders of Gajapati district appeared before the Crime Branch probe team here at the State police headquarters today for interrogation in connection with the mysterious death of Parala King’s former manager Anang Manjari and her three […]

Navodaya student’s suicide: Locals demand arrest of principal

Bhadrak: Tension ran high at Basudevpur in Bhadrak district today as irate locals staged a road blockade demanding immediate arrest of principal of Navodaya Vidyalaya while blaming him for the death of a Class XI student who committed suicide inside the hostel in the school premises yesterday. The irate locals blocked Basudevpur-Dharma road Chandimal Chhak […]

Old man kills self, poisons grandson

Anandpur: In a bizarre incident, an old man committed suicide by consuming poison and attempted to kill his grandson by poisoning him at Bahia village under Anandpur police station in Keonjhar district today. Critically injured grandson of the deceased is undergoing treatment at a local hospital. Sources said deceased Bimbadhar Nayak committed the crime in […]

JE arrested for abetting woman's suicide

Jajpur: A junior engineer of Panikoili Rural development department in the district was arrested for allegedly abetting a woman RI’s suicide, police said today. Police said accused Madhusudan Das had developed love affairs with former Revenue Inspector Subhasmita Sahu of Tulati circle. The engineer trapped the RI in love claiming him as a bachelor. When […]

Parala tragedy: Suicide note names MLA, politicians, TV channel

Berhampur: As widely suspected, the suicide note of Ananga Manjari Patra, the former manager of Parala king Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deb, and her two siblings has named local Congress MLA K Surya Rao, some political leaders cutting across party lines and an Odia TV channel holding them responsible for their deaths, Crime Branch sources said. […]

3 suicide notes, diary found in house of ex-manager of Parala king: DGP

Bhuabneswar: Three suicide notes and a dairy have been recovered from the house where the bodies of Anang Manjari Patra, the palace manager of Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deb, the successor of Gajapati dynasty of Pralakhemundi, and two of her siblings were found dead on Sunday afternoon, Director General of Police (DGP) KB Singh revealed this […]

Parala king’s manager, two siblings found dead

Paralakhemundi: Nearly a week after the successor of Gajapati dynasty of Pralakhemundi and former MP Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deb was shifted to Chennai for treatment, his palace manager Anang Manjari Patra, who was at the centre of controversy over the deteriorating health condition of the king, allegedly committed suicide along with her two siblings at […]

Couple commits suicide over family dispute

Angul: In a tragic incident, a couple in Kathapala village under Chhendipada village committed suicide by consuming poison over a family dispute on Friday night. The deceased have been identified as Bibhuti Behera and his wife Hemalata. While Bibhuti died at the Chendipada hospital, his wife Hemalata died at Angul District Headquarters Hospital, sources said.

Suicide bid: Two cases filed against AT chief

Bhubaneswar: Laxmisagar police on Tuesday filed two cases against Artha Tatwa (AT) chief Pradeep Sethy for attempting to commit suicide inside his cell in Jharpada jail on Saturday night. The police action followed after the jail authorities lodged an FIR with the police in this regard on Monday. Police sources said the cases have been […]

DSP Ganapathi’s suicide: Odia IPS officer in trouble

Bhubaneswar/Bengaluru: Karnataka-cadre Odia IPS officer Pranab Mohanty is in the dock after being accused of mentally harassing deputy superintendent of police (DSP) M K Ganapathi, who committed suicide last week. In an interview to a TV channel before committing suicide on July 7 in Bengaluru, Ganapathi had charged minister K J George and two senior […]

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Autopsy report confirms home guard committed suicide

Cuttack: The post mortem of the body of home guard Kirtiranjan Masant, which was found on the banks of Satabdi river at Paschimakachha village last month, has confirmed that he had committed suicide, police said today. Masant had shot himself with his own pistol, police sources said attributing his suicide to a family dispute.He had […]

Woman jumps to death before train with daughter

Baripada: Family disturbances led a woman to end her life along with her one and a half-year-old daughter by jumping to death in front of a train. The shocking incident occurred on Thursday evening near Kuchei railway station, close to Baripada. The bodies of the deceased were recovered near Palasabani village. The woman has been […]

Suicide whiff in Ravenshaw student's death

Cuttack: In a shocking incident, the body of a Ravenshaw University student was found hanging in a mess in Jobra area here this afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Somnath Palauri, a student of Information Technology and Management (ITM) of the varsity. According to reports, the police have seized a letter from the body […]

Woman poisons two sons, herself; younger son dies

Puri: In a shocking incident, a woman poisoned her two sons and then attempted suicide leading to the death of her 9-year old son. According to sources, the woman mixed poison in her sons’ dinner on Monday night and also consumed poison herself. When the incident, which occurred in Baselisahi in Paikasahi area came to […]

CRPF jawan attempts suicide in Deogarh

Deogarh: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan attempted suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle on Monday morning. The jawan. identified as B.N Rao, has been admitted to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in Sambalpur district in a critical condition. “As per the FIR, CRPF ASI […]

Software engineer injures wife, commits suicide

New Delhi: A 32-year-old software engineer committed suicide here by hanging himself after critically injuring his wife, who works in a trading company, on her head with a sharp object, police said Sunday.