Referring to the suicide of Rohtak girls after alleged harassment, National Commission for Women (NCW) member Shamina Shafiq on Wednesday said that it is unfortunate that despite the presence of laws to protect girls, they have to take such extreme steps.
Gwalior District Collector and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Saturday ordered separate probes into the alleged attempted suicide by Adarsh Kumar, son of Bihar Cooperative Minister Jai Kumar Singh, studying in the prestigious Scindia School here, officials said.
A probe has been initiated into the suicide of a tribal woman student a week ago in Odisha`s Gajapati district after she did not get her stipend released from the authorities for more than a year, an official said Wednesday.
The central government will seek a detailed report from Odisha on allegations that a tribal woman student committed suicide after failing to get her stipend released from the state authorities for more than a year, a union minister said.
Amid criticism over suicide of a tribal nursing student at R Udayagiri in Gajapati due to alleged delay in getting stipend for her study, Odisha Government today transferred the district Collector, official sources said.