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Man sets himself on fire over failing to repay loan in Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada Police told media that the deceased was running a transport business and had borrowed money from two people. Unable to pay back the loan, he burnt himself at his residence in Chodavaram village.

Jun 30, 2019, 10:44 AM IST

Youth attempts to immolate self outside Bhopal Raj Bhavan over Governor's arrest

A youth, Manoj Tripathi, who identified himself as a leader of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) allegedly tried to immolate self in front of the main gate of Raj Bhavan when the cavalcade of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav was coming out of the premises. 

Sep 07, 2016, 23:44 PM IST

Seeking justice for murdered sister, Haryana man threatens suicide near Parliament

A man attempted to immolate himself near Parliament on Wednesday. 

Mar 09, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

Man torched by wife, her paramour in Uttar Pradesh

A 35-year-old man was immolated allegedly by his wife and her paramour in Doghat area here, police said on Tuesday.

Oct 27, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

Tibetan burns himself to death in China: Reports

A Tibetan has died after setting himself on fire to protest at China`s rule of the Himalayan region in the first self-immolation for three months, a rights group and overseas media said Wednesday.

Dec 17, 2014, 08:37 AM IST

NSUI leader immolation case: ND Tiwari demands action

Congress veteran and former Uttarakhand chief minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari on Wednesday demanded action against those responsible for circumstances which led to the alleged self-immolation by a young NSUI leader at Ramnagar in Nainital district saying the attitude of neglect on part of the authorities was unpardonable.

Nov 12, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Gang-rape victim attempts self-immolation outside DC office

A 40-year-old alleged victim of gang rape today tried to immolate herself in front of the District Collector`s office here alleging inaction by the police force.

Jul 23, 2014, 05:39 AM IST

32-year old woman burnt alive in Kendrapara

A 32-year old woman was burnt alive, allegedly by her husband, in Pattamundai area of Odisha`s Kendrapara district apparently for her failure to bear an offspring.

Dec 19, 2013, 17:44 PM IST

Petition seeks CBI probe in Rajkot family immolation case

A petition made in the Gujarat HC on Tuesday sought CBI probe in the case of immolation committed by five members of a family in Rajkot last week.

Apr 09, 2013, 19:18 PM IST

Memories of 2008 riots in Tibet fading: Legislators

As Tibet observes the fifth anniversary of Lhasa riots on Thursday amid self immolation protests against Chinese rule, legislators of the ruling Communist Party said memories of the 2008 riots has faded out.

Mar 13, 2013, 18:35 PM IST

Immolation bid by Tibetan checked

A Tibetan man was stopped from immolating himself on Sunday in this Himachal Pradesh town where the Dalai Lama has its government-in-exile, police said.

Mar 10, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

Man immolates self in Nepal

An unidentified man immolated himself in the premises of a Buddhist temple in Nepal Wednesday morning, Xinhua reported.

Feb 13, 2013, 23:31 PM IST

Self-immolation among Afghan women rises

An alarming number of Afghan women are setting themselves on fire in a desperate attempt to escape abuse, torture and domestic violence, human rights officials have said.

Dec 14, 2012, 10:58 AM IST

Fearing teacher`s wrath, 10-yr-old immolates self in Bijapur

A 10-year-old student immolated in his house allegedly over fear that his class teacher would punish him for not completing homework.

Dec 02, 2012, 15:01 PM IST

Yemeni man sets himself on fire outside Cabinet

Medical officials say a Yemeni man set himself on fire outside the Cabinet building in the capital Sanaa.

Nov 28, 2012, 16:20 PM IST

Tibetan immolation protests ‘act of stupidity’: China

Thousands of Tibetan students came on streets to protest against Chinese rule on Tuesday as four more ethnic Tibetans staged self immolation and twenty others were injured, according to a BBC news report.

Nov 27, 2012, 14:47 PM IST

`China should allow UN officials` visit to Tibet`

The newly-appointed Chinese leaders should accept the requests for official visits to Tibet by the UN nominees, Tibetan political leader Lobsang Sangay said.

Nov 24, 2012, 22:25 PM IST

Two Tibetans immolate themselves in China

Two Tibetan herdsmen immolated themselves in northwest China, authorities said Tuesday.

Nov 20, 2012, 20:03 PM IST

`China not serious in Tibet immolation investigation`

The Dalai Lama said that the Chinese authorities were not "seriously investigating" the spate of self immolations of Tibetans across the country.

Nov 12, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Tibetan teenager dies; protests in Dharamsala

A teenager died in the 70th case of immolation since January 2009 in Tibet as thousands of Tibetans protested against Chinese rule.

Nov 11, 2012, 13:22 PM IST