World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 29, 2014
A maintenance worker with financial problems killed his wife and three children with a shotgun, then committed suicide, over the weekend in what state police called one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Maine history, investigators said on M...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 14, 2013
France's medical ethics council said on Thursday that assisted suicide should be allowed in exceptional cases when suffering patients make "persistent and lucid requests" in a step forward to legalising euthanasia.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday September 14, 2012
A young couple and their five-year-old son were found dead in their house in Nagaur district here, police said. It is not clear whether they committed suicide or the food they had last night was poisonous, police said.
Others | Press Trust Of India | Thursday September 13, 2012
A security guard of Meghalaya legislator M M Danggo on Thursday committed suicide by hanging at the MLA's official residence in the city, police said.
India | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Friday August 31, 2012
The family of Ruchika Girhotra has moved a special CBI court today challenging the closure reports filed by the investigating agency. The report had given clean chit to accused SPS Rathore, Haryana's former Director General of Police, in cases relate...
People | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday August 21, 2012
Till a suicide note named him earlier this month, Gopal Goyal Kanda seemed unstoppable. A series of criminal cases had no bearings on his political aspirations. His range of businesses, including real estate interests in Gurgaon, delivered an A-list ...
India | Reported by Ketki Angre and Rajinder Sandhu | Tuesday August 7, 2012
Till a suicide note named him over the weekend, Gopal Goyal Kanda seemed unstoppable. A series of criminal cases had no bearings on his political aspirations. His range of businesses, including real estate interests in Gurgaon, delivered an A-list li...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 14, 2012
In a major breakthrough, police today claimed to have collected evidence to show that Vijay Palande, gangster and key accused in sensational murder cases, had coaxed Bollywood actor Anuj Tikku to pen down a suicide note after drugging him in a bid to...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 2, 2012
A 48-year-old businessman allegedly attempted suicide in a five-star hotel in New Delhi. It seems he was depressed over financial disputes with four businessmen and the subsequent court cases, police said today. Ravinder Singh Bawa, who resides in K...
Friday February 24, 2012
An independent investigation commissioned by the company linked SKS employees to at least seven of the deaths. A second investigation commissioned by an industry umbrella group that probed the role of many microfinance companies, did not draw conclus...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday November 7, 2011
The Supreme Court will examine a batch of Public Interest Litigations (PILs) challenging the ongoing separate Telangana state agitation in Andhra Pradesh, where normal life has been 'paralysed' and over 500 cases of 'suicide' have been reported.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 22, 2011
A man and his son, facing a number of cases allegedly committed suicide in the chamber of their lawyer in the District Court Complex here, police said on Wednesday
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday September 15, 2011
Calling himself the second Anna Hazare, former corporator Nitin Jagtap has threatened self-immolation because the corruption cases filed by him have not been taken up. Jagtap also says he has spent all his savings in his fight against corruption and ...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Monday July 11, 2011
Does this say something about the quality of life in Delhi? Within a span of twelve hours seven separate cases of attempted suicide were reported from south Delhi. In one of them a 30-year-old British citizen of Indian origin allegedly tried to commit suicide by jumping down from the fourth floor of...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 23, 2010
The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday appealed to students and other Telangana agitationists not to resort to extreme steps like suicide as their lives are very valuable.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday January 25, 2010
Former Haryana DGP, SPS Rathore has been granted interim bail till the next hearing. The interim bail has been granted in two cases - fudging the inquest report of Ruchika Girhotra and fabricating false charges against Ashu Girhotra, Ruchika's brothe...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday October 12, 2009
While more cases of farmer suicides are being reported across the country, Karnataka seems relatively better equipped this time to handle the agrarian crisis.