Girl dies 14 days after setting herself afire to protest poor marks in Gurgaon

A girl who attempted self-immolation to protest poor marks awarded to her by the college management Sep 29, died of her injuries Sunday, a family member said.

Girl self-immolates over 'failed relationship'

An 18-year-old girl, who was in a relationship with a minor boy, immolated herself on Sunday in Lalganj area after her "lover" kept silent when a panchayat asked if he was willing to marry her, police said.

Minor girl raped; attempts self-immolation

A minor girl tried to immolate herself after she was allegedly raped by a youth in Ramgarh village in Raniganj area here, police said.

Two Tibetans set themselves on fire: Reports

Two Tibetan monks in China have set themselves on fire to protest at a 2008 crackdown, overseas groups and reports said, adding to a string of self-immolation protests in recent years.

China unveils world`s highest Daocheng airport in Sichuan

In a move that would significantly reduce the time taken to travel to provincial capital Chengdu and promote tourism, China has opened world’s highest civilian airport in Garzi, a Tibetan region of Sichuan province.

`Harassed` by youths, minor Dalit girl commits self immolation in Haryana

Unable to bear constant harassment by two youths, a 14-year-old dalit girl on Sunday allegedly committed self immolation in Kalayat town.

Maharashtra top cop RK Sahay sets himself afire, battling for life

Additional Director General of Police RK Sahay set himself afire at his home late Saturday. Police officials said Sunday it was a suicide attempt.

Family attempts self-immolation over alleged police harassment

Five members of a family allegedly attempted self immolation along with their two children claiming harassment by a police officer.

Woman kills self, minor children in Rajasthan

A 25-year-old woman committed suicide by immolating herself after she set her two minor children afire at their house, police said on Saturday.

Tibetan woman immolates herself

A young mother died after setting herself on fire to protest Chinese rule, prompting thousands of people to gather near her home and the monastery where the self-immolation occurred.

Tibetan Parliament concludes budget session, self-immolations tops agenda

Mounting incidents of self immolations as mark of protest against Chinese oppression topped the agenda of lawmakers as the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile wrapped up its budget session here on Thursday.

Tibetan mother of 4 self-immolates in protest against Chinese oppression

A 30-year-old Tibetan woman has set herself on fire in the latest self-immolation protest against China’s political and religious oppression.

Exiled Tibetan women to campaign in Delhi from Tue

Several Tibetan women in exile are set to hold a three-day campaign in the capital demanding the presence of a UN peacekeeping team in Tibet.

Police foil immolation bid by Tibetan youth in Dharamsala

A self-immolation bid by a Tibetan youth was foiled by police in Dharamsala during a march to mark the anniversary of the failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule.

Tibetan Govt-in-exile denies publishing self-immolation guide

The Tibetan government-in-exile on Thursday refuted the allegation by China`s official media that the Dalai Lama encouraged self-immolations in Tibet through a blog postings by one of its officials.

Man sets himself on fire outside court

A 22-year-old man on Friday tried to immolate himself outside a local court here claiming that his wife`s parents were not allowing her to return back to him.

Tibetan monks self immolate in protest against Chinese rule

Two Tibetan monks in their early twenties have reportedly set themselves on fire in protest against China`s religious and political oppression.

Tibetans to celebrate New Year amid self-immolation tensions

Tibetans braced to celebrate their traditional New Year called "Losar" on Monday amid intensified crackdown by Chinese authorities against the self immolation protests which shook the Himalayan region in recent months.

Seventy held in crackdown against self-immolation protests in Tibet

Stepping up its crackdown against self-immolation protests in Tibet, China has detained 70 suspects for a string of suicides in November last year.

As Tibet burns, China makes arrests, seizes TVs

Chinese authorities are responding to an intensified wave of Tibetan self-immolation protests against Chinese rule by clamping down even harder, criminalising the suicides, arresting protesters.