Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: suicide

Contractor found dead in Karnataka hotel room, ‘suicide note’ blames minister Eshwarappa

Santosh Patil had accused minister Eshwarappa of demanding 40% 'commission' on completed work. He went missing from Belagavi Monday and his body was found in an Udupi lodge Tuesday.

Upset UP BJP member who attempted suicide on FB had ‘issues with GST, felt BJP broke promises’

Baghpat shoe trader Rajiv Tomar donated money for Ayodhya temple, posted photos of BJP leaders, but seemed disillusioned ahead of suicide attempt. He survived, but his wife didn’t.

From Agra to Prayagraj, spike in suicides is the untold story of pandemic business distress

Each morning, the small towns of UP awoke with anxiety about suicides as incidents increased in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-induced lockdowns.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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’. 

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.

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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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.