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31 Children Died By Suicide Every Day In 2020, Experts Blame Covid-19

Oct 31, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

As the NCRB data reveals, a total of 11,396 children (5,392 boys and 6,004 girls) have died by suicide in 2020, which accounts for 31 deaths per day or approximately 1 child committing suicide per hour.

Uss Ne Kaha Tha: A Gripping Extrusion Of Gender Binary

Oct 16, 2021 Shafey Kidwai

Ashar Najmi’s Urdu novel explores the complex perception of gender roles, gender identity and the ubiquitous unitary sexual orientation in the literary framework.


Soldier Commits Suicide Inside Camp In Jammu

Sepoy Sonavane Ganesh was found hanging with a rope at the camp in Domana area on Tuesday evening, the officials said.

Akhara Parishad Chief’s Death: CBI Takes Custody Of Three Accused Held On Suicide Abetment Charge

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The CBI took custody of Swami Anand Giri, Bade Hanuman Temple priest Adya Tiwari and his son Sandeep under the orders of Allahabad chief judicial magistrate.


Mahant Narendra Giri's Death: Evidence Collected, Guilty Will Be Punished, Says Yogi Adityanath

Mahant Narendra Giri, president of Akhil Bhartiya Akhada Parishad was found dead at Baghambari Math, Allahabad.

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16 September, 2021

Former Mr India Manoj Patil Attempts Suicide After Blaming Bollywood Actor Sahil Khan For Harassment

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Mr India winner Manoj Patil's manager informed that his condition is critical.


09 September, 2021

Man Dies After Consuming Pesticide Near Odisha Assembly

Sandeep Sahu

Speaker Surya Narayan Patro had to adjourn the House after opposition members created a ruckus over the death of the youth during Question Hour this morning.


09 September, 2021

Man Hangs Himself After Killing His 10-Month-Old Son and Wife

Outlook Web Desk

The 32-year-old man from Odisha's Ganjam district allegedly hanged himself after killing his wife and a 10-month-old son, the police said on Thursday.


26 August, 2021

26-Year-Old PhD Scholar Dies Inside JNU Campus, Police Suspect Suicide

Outlook Web Desk

Police suspect it to be a case of suicide and said she allegedly jumped from the second floor of the hostel and died but only a post-mortem examination will ascertain the cause of death.


25 August, 2021

24-Year-Old Woman Who Set Herself On Fire Outside SC Dies

Outlook Web Desk

The woman had allegedly been raped by Bahujan Samaj Party MP Atul Rai in 2019, police said. The reason for her and another man's self-immolation remains unclear.


24 August, 2021

Chennai Police To Assist Goa Police With The Investigation of Russian Actress's Death

Outlook Web Bureau

The Chennai police have come forward to assist their counterparts in Goa, after it was revealed that Alexandra Djavi had filed a case of sexual harassment against a Chennai-based photographer in 2019.


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16 August, 2021

Man, Woman Attempt Self-Immolation Outside Supreme Court

Outlook Web Bureau

The reason behind their extreme step was not immediately known


11 August, 2021

Dalit Man Hangs Himself After Alleging Wife Was Kidnapped, Names Four In Suicide Note

Outlook Web Desk

The 39-year-old Punjab labourer left behind a note naming four people who had compelled him to take the extreme step. The incident occurred days after the man had alleged that some men had kidnapped his wife.


05 August, 2021

UP: Boy Kills Himself Over Poor Marks In Class 10 Board Exams

Outlook Web Bureau

The boy had secured 46 per cent marks in the exams, following which he took the extreme step


04 August, 2021

BSF Jawan Commits Suicide Using Own Service Rifle In Tripura

Outlook Web Desk

The deceased jawan was identified as Baburam Choudhury (41) from the 80th battalion of the BSF, a resident of Jodhpur in Rajasthan.


01 August, 2021

Mumbai: Police Save 30-Year-Old Diploma Student Who Hinted Suicide On Twitter

Outlook Web Bureau

Police said a stand-up comic and a politician also kept interacting with the man through Twitter and Instagram, which played a huge role in ensuring that he did not take any hasty step.


25 July, 2021

Nick Of Time: Cop Saves Girl From Jumping To Death At Metro Station, Watch Viral Video

Outlook Web Bureau

The girl, during the interrogation, told police that she wanted to end her life due to work-related stress.


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20 July, 2021

UP: 17-Year-Old Girl Found Hanging From Bridge

Outlook Web Bureau

The younger brother of the girl, Vivek, said that on Monday evening his uncle Arvind started beating her sister over washing of his clothes and she was seriously injured.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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