World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 31, 2015
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Taipei early today calling for the education minister to resign after a student committed suicide, amid a deepening row over the island's "China-centric" school curriculum.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
Around 50 million people suffer from common mental disorders like depression and anxiety, and more than 7,000 people committed suicide last year, government said on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
More than 3,000 farmers committed suicide due to agrarian distress during the past three years, Parliament was told on Friday.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
A 55-year-old tribal farmer allegedly committed suicide in Ganga Mhalundi village, around 35 kms from Nashik, for not having enough money to purchase fertilisers for his crops.
Karnataka News | Maya Sharma | Monday July 20, 2015
With farmer suicides in Karnataka on the rise, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah met some of the debt-ridden families of those who had killed themselves on Sunday and offered financial help.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 17, 2015
The first murder case has been registered in the Vyapam scam by the CBI, which this week started investigating the job scandal and the unusual number of deaths linked to it. The case has been registered in the death of 19-year-old medical student Namrata Damor; the police had claimed that she had committed suicide even though an autopsy report said...
India News | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Death of farmers due to financial stress is being reported from the sugarcane growing areas of Karnataka. Pending dues in factories and low sugar prices this year have added to problems. At least 13 farmers have reportedly committed suicide in the last three weeks in Mandya region.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday July 14, 2015
13 farmers have committed suicide in the last 20 days in the sugarcane belt of Mandya in Karnataka. Sugarcane prices have fallen and sugar factories have not been always been paying farmers for the crop they have taken.
India News | Agencies | Saturday July 4, 2015
A 17-year-old girl in Jharkhand has allegedly committed suicide after her parents turned down her repeated request to build a toilet at their home, saying they were saving the money for her wedding.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 20, 2015
Congress workers have adopted the households of nine debt-ridden Vidarbha farmers, who had committed suicide, and paid off their loans after party Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited them in April during his 'padyatra' over the farm distress issue.
Ludhiana News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 18, 2015
In less than a fortnight, another debt-ridden farmer has committed suicide by consuming poison in Punjab, his family said on Thursday.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel; edited by Mala Das | Thursday June 18, 2015
Rahul Gandhi today visited the family of a farmer in Punjab who committed suicide last week, barely a month after he met the Congress Vice President and briefed him on the distress caused by crop loss due to unseasonal rain.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide today by shooting himself with his service weapon at a paramilitary camp in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 16, 2015
An Indian banker in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) committed suicide by hanging, a media report said today.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
Renowned Indian-American cardiologist Suresh Gadasalli, who performed the world's first simultaneous hybrid revascularisation, was shot dead by his friend and business associate who then committed suicide in Odesaa in the US state of Texas, police said.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
Samples of female skeleton, which was found from Robinson Street 'horror' house in Kolkata whose septuagenarian owner allegedly committed suicide, have been sent for DNA testing, police said today.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday June 13, 2015
Sexuality, incest and repeated reference to his paternal grandmother as a witch - are some of the subjects Partha De has written about sporadically in his diaries. Partha De slept by the side of his sister's corpse for over five months in his posh Kolkata home. His father committed suicide on 10 June, and police investigations into the incident rev...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 12, 2015
Four siblings, aged between five and 13 and left unattended by their parents for months, apparently committed suicide by drinking pesticide in southwest China, state media reported on Friday.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday June 11, 2015
Surjit Singh, a 60-year-old farmer, today allegedly committed suicide in Fatehgarh Sahib district in Punjab. Mr Singh had briefed Rahul Gandhi on the distress caused to farmers by crop loss due to unseasonal rains, when the Congress leader visited Punjab last month.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
A 19-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at South Delhi's Malviya Nagar metro station on Sunday, police said.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 3, 2015
An Indian-origin IT professional based in the UK surfed the Internet on how to murder his family and then committed suicide, authorities said.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 29, 2015
A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a Metro train at east Delhi's Karkardooma station on the Blue Line today.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday May 25, 2015
A 41-year-old heavily indebted Indian mechanic who ran a garage has allegedly committed suicide in Bahrain.
Telangana News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Ten months ago, Suresh Bikasapathi's father had committed suicide. Today, he dreams of becoming a software engineer. The young man has scored 87% in his Class X board exams.