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Centre gives approval for CBI probe into death of Mahant Narendra Giri

The seer was found hanging by his disciples Monday and UP Police Tuesday constituted an 18-member SIT to probe the death of the seer and detained a disciple of his in Haridwar.
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Kin of those who died by suicide in 30 days after Covid diagnosis to get ex-gratia: Centre

A two-judge SC bench was informed by the Modi govt that a Covid patient, who continued to be hospitalised beyond 30 days but died will also be treated as a Covid fatality.
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Mahant Giri ordered sulphas before hanging self, recorded video suicide note, UP police say

Narendra Giri’s preliminary autopsy report is believed to have concluded that he died of ‘asphyxia’ between 3 pm and 3.30 pm and had no external injuries except a lesion on neck.
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Why are student suicides on the rise? Ask any teen applying for CLAT, JEE, NEET, you’ll know

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.
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Noted Hindu seer Narendra Giri found dead in suspected suicide, ‘sacked disciple’ under lens

PM Modi was among those who condoled Mahant Narendra Giri’s death. UP CM Yogi Adityanath said it is an ‘irreparable loss to spiritual world’. 
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17-year-old Tamil Nadu student dies by suicide day after appearing for NEET

The girl is the 16th medical aspirant from Tamil Nadu whose death is linked to NEET. Police says she told her parents she was concerned about the outcome of the test.
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Fresh FIR lodged against ex-IPS officer Amitabh Thakur and his wife Nutan Thakur

The couple has been accused of assaulting police, obstructing govt work when security personnel went to arrest Thakur on serious charges of ‘abetting’ suicide of rape victim, friend.
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Prisoners are twice as likely to die by suicide. Existing laws do little to help them

A lack of psychiatrists, psychologists, technology, and dysfunctional state machinery is contributing to worsening mental health conditions in prisons.
Baba Ka Dhaba owner at his eatery in New Delhi's Malviya Nagar. | Photo: Revathi Krishnan/ThePrint

Delhi’s ‘Baba ka Dhaba’ owner attempts suicide, admitted to Safdarjung Hospital

Police said 81-year-old Kanta Prasad had taken alcohol and sleeping pills. After shooting to fame last year, Prasad opened a restaurant but shut it due to losses and returned to his ‘dhaba’.

Woman, 5 daughters commit suicide by jumping in front of moving train in Chhattisgarh

According to the police, the woman had a quarrel with her husband. After the tiff, the mother along with her daughters, all between 10 and 18 years, took the extreme step.
Indian Army soldiers patrolling the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir | Representational image| ANI

I served in Nagaland during the peak of insurgency and without AFSPA

Despite the Nagaland Peace Accord signed in the presence of PM Narendra Modi, AFSPA continues to exist. And we call ourselves mother of all democracies.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.