Suicide

Father of Ph.D. student, who committed suicide in Delhi campus, says it was a mistake to send his daughter to IIT, should have saved money for dowry

Father of Ph.D. student, who committed suicide in Delhi campus, says it was a mistake to send his daughter to IIT, should have saved money for dowry

Manjula Devak was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her room at 7:38 pm in Nalanda Apartments in the IIT-Delhi campus on Tuesday.

Jun 01, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Dear Zindagi: Don't let the dark side of exams cast a shadow on your child's happiness

When exam results are declared parents sometimes forget that children are a part of them.

May 29, 2017, 23:08 PM IST
Suicide rates among people with autism on rise

Suicide rates among people with autism on rise

According to a recent study, suicide rates among autism patients have reached `worryingly` high levels.

May 25, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Brad Pitt 'in shock' over Grey and Cornell's deaths

Brad Pitt 'in shock' over Grey and Cornell's deaths

Actor Brad Pitt is reportedly devastated over the death of his friends - former Paramount CEO Brad Grey and Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell.

May 19, 2017, 20:33 PM IST

Man commits suicide hours before his wedding in Nashik

A 26-year-old man allegedly committed suicide hours before his wedding ceremony in the district, police said on Friday.

May 19, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Maharashtra: Harassed by wife and in-laws, man commits suicide

Maharashtra: Harassed by wife and in-laws, man commits suicide

A 32-year-old man allegedly committed suicide at his house in Ojhar township near here after being harassed by his wife, police said today.

May 17, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
Veterans' suicide risk no greater than civilians: Study

Veterans' suicide risk no greater than civilians: Study

However, there may be an increased risk of suicide in certain groups such as older veterans and women veterans, researchers said.

May 13, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

CRPF jawan commits suicide

The jawan was on security duty in the camp when he took the extreme step this afternoon.

May 12, 2017, 21:59 PM IST

Newly married couple commits suicide in UP

Driven to desperation because their parents wouldn't accept their relationship, a young couple belonging to different castes exchanged married vows at a temple and then committed suicide, police said here.

May 06, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Akshay Kumar's #DirectDilSe video is inspiring and will change your perspective towards life!

Akshay Kumar's #DirectDilSe video is inspiring and will change your perspective towards life!

Bollywood's action star Akshay Kumar will be conferred with the Best Actor National Award for 'Rustom' and the actor can't be any happier. He took to Twitter and shared a video where he shared his feelings and revealed how excited he was for the big day.

May 03, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Police constable ends life in Nashik

A 30-year-old police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at the government quarters here.

Apr 25, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

IIT-Kharagpur student commits suicide; third incident in four months

West Midnapore Superintendent of Police (SP) Bharati Ghosh said a probe is on and they will also examine the suicide note.

Apr 22, 2017, 11:36 AM IST
Illicit relationship: Facing threat from married woman and her lover, man ends life, live streams suicide on Facebook

Illicit relationship: Facing threat from married woman and her lover, man ends life, live streams suicide on Facebook

A suicide case has been reported from Haryana's Sonepat district.

Apr 17, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

NRI woman attempts suicide at Hyderabad home of her parents

An NRI software professional, currently staying with her parents in Kothapet area of city after the death of her husband in Seattle in the US recently.

Apr 14, 2017, 21:58 PM IST

Girl ends life as parents didn't have money to marry her off

Bemoaning the continuance of social evil of dowry in her Maratha community, a young girl from a village in Maharashtra on Friday committed suicide to "lessen" the burden of her poor father.

Apr 14, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

Newly-wed woman sends selfie video before committing suicide

A newly-wed woman committed suicide after taking a selfie video, blaming harassment by in-laws for taking the extreme step, police said on Wednesday.

Apr 12, 2017, 19:38 PM IST

Zambian's student death in Gujarat a suicide: Sushma Swaraj

A Zambian student, who was found dead in Gujarat last week, had committed suicide, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.

Apr 11, 2017, 21:46 PM IST
Suicide attempt by mentally ill people not punishable: New law

Suicide attempt by mentally ill people not punishable: New law

The law also prohibits use of electro-convulsive therapy, referred to as shock therapy, without the use of muscle relaxants and anaesthesia on a patient suffering from mental illness.

Apr 09, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Depression rising among youth; engineering students worst hit, says report

Depression rising among youth; engineering students worst hit, says report

As per the National Crime Records Bureau's 2014 data, nearly 41 percent suicides were committed by people between the age of 14 and 30.

Apr 07, 2017, 00:19 AM IST

Kannada Bigg Boss winner Pratham attempts suicide on live video; survives

This news incidentally came a day after an engineering student - Arjun Bhardwaj - committed suicide by jumping off the 19th floor of a hotel here after announcing his intention to end his life via live Facebook video.

Apr 06, 2017, 08:56 AM IST