User: ajnyani Topic: Suicide
Category: FSG
Last updated: Apr 19 2018 17:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 33,303    
SC ruling in Justice Loya case 'exposed' Congress: Yogi 19.4.2018 General News
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday lauded the decision of the Supreme Court in Justice B.H. Loya case and said that it has exposed the Congress Party.The Chief Minister also accused the Congress party of attempting to create a negative environment against the ruling government."The verdict in Judge Loya case has exposed the Congress Party once again. Rahul Gandhi should apologise to the people of the country," Adityanath said.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sambit Patra also echoed similar sentiments and said that the people politicising the judiciary for their ulterior motives stand exposed.Meanwhile, Congress leader Salman Khurshid termed the decision of the apex court disappointing."Many-many people would be deeply disappointed but this is the Supreme Court and if Supreme Court takes a view we have to accept it and respect it," Khurshid said.Earlier in the day, a bench of apex court headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra dismissed petitions ...
Also found in: [+]
Vote to BJP is a vote to prosperity of Karnataka:Raman Singh 19.4.2018 Central Chronicle
Bengaluru, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday asserted that Karnataka should vote BJP to... more »
Also found in: [+]
Trump voices hope Koreas can live 'together' in 'peace' 19.4.2018 General News
US President Donald Trump voiced hope today that North and South Korea, technically still at war, can pave the way to a lasting peace at a series of upcoming summits. Trump made the comments amid a flurry of diplomatic activity that has fuelled hopes of a major breakthrough in the standoff with Pyongyang. "We hope to see the day when the whole Korean peninsula can live together in safety, prosperity and peace," the US president told a joint press conference with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida. "As I've said before, there is a bright path available to North Korea when it achieves denuclearization in a complete and verifiable and irreversible way," Trump said. "It will be a great day for them and a great day for the world," added Trump, who is planning to meet North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un in the next two months. Yesterday, the US leader confirmed a clandestine meeting had already taken place between his CIA chief and the North's ...
Also found in: [+]
Unnao effect: UP to write to Centre seeking death penalty for rapists 18.4.2018 General News
The Uttar Pradesh government will ask the Centre to amend existing laws to ensure death penalty to rapists, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today. "It is necessary that rapists get strict punishment. We are going to send a letter to the Centre to make necessary amendments to award capital punishment to rapists," Adityanath said according to a release issued here. The comments, made in a meeting called to review law and order, come in the backdrop of a massive outrage over Unnao and Kathua cases. A BJP MLA, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, stands accused of rape in Unnao in UP while a minor was allegedly killed after being raped in Kathua in J&K. Adityanath said the state government has a zero tolerance policy against crime. "From beat constable to the SP --all should be made accountable and answerable. The senior officials should keep an eye and ensure immediate action against those found guilty of laxity," he said. The chief minister emphasised that crime against women should be ...
Also found in: [+]
28 goats, sheep mauled by snow leopard in HP 18.4.2018 General News
Twenty-eight goats and sheep were mauled to death by a snow leopard in Himachal Pradesh's Rongya village early today, a forest official said. The incident took place in the Lahaul area of the state, which borders the Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir. The snow leopard entered a shed early this morning and killed 28 goats and sheep belonging to a farmer Sonam, the official said. The big cat was spotted returning to a forest by a former panchayat member, Karma Tashi, he said Forest Guard Sunil Kumar, who visited the village, said a compensation of Rs 1,500 for each livestock killed would be given to the affected farmer and the case would be sent to the forest department. The snow leopard population is on the decline worldwide, but in the past few years, their numbers have increased in Himachal Pradesh. High-altitude tribal areas of Lahaul and Spiti and Chamba are natural habitats of the endangered animal. There are 25 to 30 leopards in the Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary and the animal has ...
Also found in: [+]
Ex-Punjab CM seeks death penalty for rape convicts 18.4.2018 General News
Former Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal today demanded death penalty for rape convicts while seeking strictest provisions in the for safety of women. "Rape convicts must be hanged and ways must be found to put a permanent end to incidents of atrocities against women in the country," Badal, who is also the patron of the Shiromani Akali Dal, said. Against the backdrop of the Unnao and Kathua rape cases, the SAD stalwart said no mercy should be shown even to those who support the accused. "The dignity of a woman is the first mark of a civilised country. In that respect, we need to get together to ensure that the severest and prompt punishment is handed down to those indulging in inhuman crimes against women and also those supporting these criminals," a party release quoted Badal as saying. Expressing concern over the "communal atmosphere" in the country, Badal said peace and harmony need to be the top priority of all governments whether at the centre or in states. He said ..
Also found in: [+]
Togadia's second day fast: Attacks Modi govt 18.4.2018 General News
On the second day of his indefinite fast, former VHP leader Pravin Togadia today asked the Narendra Modi government to implement the BJP's promises regarding the Ram Temple, Uniform Civil Code and Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing his supporters at the fast venue here, he said the BJP government should honour the wishes of Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerji related to the Ayodhya temple, Uniform Civil Code and Article 370 now that it has the majority in the Lok Sabha. "BJP leaders pay homage to Mookerji on his death anniversary every year. That is not enough. Do something concrete to honour Mookerji, as you (the BJP) have the majority now," said the 62-year-old firebrand Hindutva leader. "The BJP should at least honour the wishes of Shyama Prasad Mookerji by introducing the Uniform Civil Code and scrapping Articles 370 and 35A related to Jammu and Kashmir," he said. Article 370 of the Constitution grants special status to ...
Also found in: [+]
60-year-old farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra 18.4.2018 General News
A 60-year-old debt-ridden farmer committed suicide by hanging from a tree in his field in Parbhani district of Marathwada region, police said today. Shivaji Rodage, who was a resident of Ravalgaon village in Selu tehsil, ended his life by hanging from a tree with a rope yesterday, a senior police official said. The incident came to light when his family members went to the farm to search for Rodage, who was untraceable since Monday night, police said. His nephew Rameshwar spotted him hanging from a tree. He was brought down with the help of some relatives and sent to hospital, where he was declared dead, police said. Rodage had taken loans from bank and private money lenders, which he was unable to repay, police said. The farmer was in depression since the last few days, police said. Selu police have registered a case of accidental death, the official said. The farmer's suicide comes a few days after a 75-year-old farmer lighted his own 'pyre' and immolated himself in ...
Also found in: [+]
15 dead, several injured as squall hits West Bengal 18.4.2018 General News
The nor'wester that hit the city and other districts yesterday left 15 persons dead and 50 others injured, the police said today. Of the 15, seven died in the city, six in Howrah district and one each in Bankura and Hooghly districts respectively, the police said. Nearly 50 people were injured in incidents of wall collapse, uprooting of trees and electrocution, the police said. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has instructed the chief secretary to look into the situation and prepare a report on the damage and deaths caused by the storm. The disaster management department has been asked to send teams to affected districts, state secretariat officials said. Among the seven casualties in the city, an autorickshaw driver and a woman died when a tree fell on the vehicle on Lenin Sarani in central Kolkata, the police said. Two other passengers of the autorickshaw succumbed to their injuries at a hospital late last night. Of the six deaths in Howrah, four persons were electrocuted after .
Also found in: [+]
Tamil Nadu college sex scandal: Governor won't resign; top 10 developments 18.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit ruled out his resignation in the wake of a raging controversy over a sex scandal in a college in the state involving an assistant professor
Also found in: [+]
US wants level-playing field for its companies in India: Official 18.4.2018 General News
The Trump administration has said it wants to "realise the potential" of the India-US Trade relationship by supporting recent growth in aviation, energy and defence sales. However, the US is also seeking "a level playing field" for American companies in India, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells told PTI in an interview. "While the US-India trade has more than doubled in the last decade, we are continuing to work with India to address market access issues and trade barriers to ensure a level playing field for US companies," Wells said. "One of our key priorities is to continue our work with the US Trade Representative, the Department of Commerce, and US businesses to realise the potential of our trade relationship by supporting recent growth in aviation, energy, and defence sales, among other areas," she said. Wells has been running the crucial South and Central Asia Bureau of the State Department for more than a year now in the Trump ..
Also found in: [+]
Tenant farmers stage dharna 18.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
They demand investment support to actual cultivators
Also found in: [+]
Nanar project protest part of a deal between Sena and BJP:Cong 17.4.2018 General News
The Shiv Sena's opposition to the proposed Nanar refinery in the coastal Konkan in Maharashtra is part of a "deal" it has struck with the BJP whose real intention is to shift the project to neighbouring Gujarat, senior Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil alleged today. He also attacked the BJP-led Maharashtra government over "tardy" implementation of the Rs 34,000 crore loan waiver, announced by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in June last year. "The protests by the Shiv Sena against the Nanar project are part of a deal with the BJP. The Centre ultimately wants to shift the refinery project to Gujarat. However, since the BJP cannot do so directly, it has roped in the Sena to stage protests. "The BJP would scrap the project for a while and claim that it was doing so to honour the wish of the people (before shifting it to Gujarat). Both the parties are fooling people," the Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly said. The Rs 3-trillion project ..
Also found in: [+]
Thai police hunt 'elephant electrocutioner' 17.4.2018 General News
Thai police are looking for a pineapple farm worker suspected of setting up an electric fence that has killed two wild elephants in the past month, authorities said today. Cops are searching for the man after the second elephant was found dead over the weekend, lying on its side outside a pineapple farm in Chonburi province that edges up against a national park. The four-tonne animal lay around 100 metres away from where a female elephant fell dead last month. A plantation worker, Samin Jansamut, was charged after the first elephant death with poaching but had since been released on bail, police said. "The suspect used live wire to make a fence and then connected it to electricity...at night," said Phadet Laithong, a regional park official. "There were signs of burning on (the second elephant's) trunk and his side, so it's likely that he was electrocuted," he added. Police are now looking for him again following the second elephant death. Conservationists estimate Thailand is home to .
Also found in: [+]
Maharashtra CM beating drums without sound: Shiv Sena 17.4.2018 General News
Taking a dig at the BJP-led government in Maharashtra over the recent unseasonal rains and falling prices of vegetables, the Shiv Sena today said?Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is beating drums that have no sound. The Uddhav Thackeray-led outfit, which is part of the ruling coalition, said instead of bragging about development during his tenure, Fadnavis should pay attention to the falling prices of sugar, tomatoes, onions and other farm produce which have adversely affected agriculturists. "The chief minister talks about having details of development in his tenure, increase in agriculture production and efficient implementation of the loan waiver scheme in a pen drive," the Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana'. "The CM can continue beating this drum that has no noise but he should also pay attention to the falling prices of tomatoes, onions, sugar and other agricultural produce," the Marathi daily added. Citing an example of the trauma the falling .
Also found in: [+]
No external injuries on girl’s body found in Rohtak canal 17.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Post-mortem report remains inconclusive, say police
Also found in: [+]
Pravin Togadia slams Narendra Modi for foreign tour 17.4.2018 Hindu: Home
‘The PM is going abroad when daughters in India are not safe’
Also found in: [+]
Yavatmal farmers pen their woes 16.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Begin month-long campaign to write over two lakh letters to President, Governor
Also found in: [+]
Man strangles one-and-half-year old daughter 16.4.2018 General News
A 35-year-old man allegedly strangled his one and half-year old daughter to death and tried to kill his wife and another daughter near a temple in Jagtial district, police said today. Police said Nikode Ashok (35) reached the temple on Saturday last alongwith his wife and two daughters for offering prayers. He took them to a nearby forest in the night and allegedly strangled his younger daughter to death. Police said he allegedly tried to kill his wife and another daughter, aged four years, but his wife escaped in the darkness and reached her parents house. She filed a complaint with police today, police said. The body of the one and half year old child was found in the forest. Steps are on to trace Ashok, who is absconding, and his four-year-old daughter, police said.
Also found in: [+]
Gunmen kill four police in central Nigeria 16.4.2018 General News
Gunmen have killed four police personnel in central Nigeria's Benue state, police said on Monday, in the latest flare-up in an area beset by bloody clashes between farmers and herdsmen. The incident happened between Sunday night and early Monday at Anyibe in the Logo area of the state when the police personnel came under attack. "Sadly, at the moment, four casualties have been suffered by the police," state police spokesman Moses Yamu said, adding that extra forces and police planes had been deployed to track down the attackers. "They shall definitely be apprehended with their weapons of destruction and made to face the full wrath of the law." It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack. Since the start of the year, Nigeria has seen a growing number of clashes between largely nomadic herders and sedentary farmers over land, water and grazing rights. Benue state lies in Nigeria's so-called Middle Belt that separates the predominantly Muslim north from the largely Christian .
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 33,303