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Musician jumps from 12th floor in Mumbai, Vishal Dadlani mourns his death

A 29-year-old musician Karan Thomas Joseph committed suicide by jumping off the 12th floor of a building in Bandra west on Saturday morning. Joseph had come to Mumbai last month to pursue a career in the music industry was staying with his friend.  The police think that this is a clear case of suicide as Joseph was battling depression for a ... Read More »

Buxar DM commits suicide due to personal issues

A 2012 batch IAS officer who has been serving in the capacity of District Magistrate in Buxar, Assam has committed suicide. This has sent a shocker across the elite bureaucratic circle. He was speaking normally to his ailing father even few hours prior to taking this decision. He has also believed to have recorded a five minute video which is ... Read More »

IAS Officer Found Dead Near Rail Track In Ghaziabad, Suicide Note Found

Mukesh Pandey, A senior IAA officer, district magistrate of Buxar (Bihar) allegedly committed suicide by throwing himself in front of a train in Ghaziabad on Thursday night. The government railway police (GRP) officials who started an initial investigation, identified him with the help of his identification cards and later informed the Ghaziabad district magistrate and police officers in Ghaziabad. The ... Read More »

In 24 hours, 3 farmer suicides in Mansa

Three farmers have ended their life in three different villages in Mansa in last 24 hours due to distress over debts.  The victims were identified as Hapreet Singh (30), Gurpiar Singh (27) and Narinder Pal Singh (48). Harpreet consumed poison and died on Sunday. He was rushed to nearby hospital but was declared dead on arrival. Harpreet’s cotton field was ... Read More »

Madhya Pradesh: Another farmer commits suicide, death toll rises to 43

A debt-ridden farmer killed himself by jumping in front of a train yesterday in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district. In 28 days 43 farmers have been committed suicide. Tekram Kurmi, 48, was the owner of six acres of land in Pipariya village. Tekram owed money to the bank and moneylenders, besides his crop was also ruined, his family said. Tekram went for ... Read More »

Former Tata Finance MD Dilip Pendse commits suicide

Former Tata Finance Managing Director Dilip Pendse committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in Mumbai on Wednesday.  Police reported that he committed suicide at his ground floor office of a ‘Royal Breeze’ building between 9.30am and 2.30pm . Police also found a suicide note from the spot . The body has been sent for postmortem at Sion hospital. ... Read More »

A dozen farmers have ended life in Punjab since loan waiver announcement on June 19’

Even after Maharashtra government has announced loan waiver for farmers, around 42 farmers have ended their lives in the last two weeks from June 19- June 27. Farmers who committed suicides has debt ranging from Rs.3 to 15 lakhs from both institutional and non institutional creditors. Buta Singh (44) of Joga village who committed suicide by consuming pesticide in his ... Read More »

Mental Healthcare Bill 2016 Passed In Parliament; No Punishment For Suicide


In a very positive development today at the parliament, the Mental Healthcare Bill 2016 was passed ensuring the rights for mental healthcare and services for mental illness as well as discriminating suicide. The landmark bill got approval from the Lok Sabha to become the legislation. It was passed by Rajya Sabha in August 2016. The bill will ensure that every person utilizes ... Read More »

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