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Cruelty in Maharashtra Mantralaya Forces Father Lose Son Forever

In a show of cruel officialdom that is pervasive in the corridors of Maharashtra Secretariat, a state Agriculture Department official’s pleas for a half day leave as his son was panic with depression were not only turned down but also his second plea for mercy was denied by a cruel official. The boy committed suicide when distraught father returned home ...

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UCLA Beefs up Security, Fails to Address Root Cause

In a typical response to campus violence that claimed the life of engineering professor William S. Klug on June 1 by his erstwhile Indian researcher on allegations of research fraud and unfair means, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block has resorted to the creation of a task force to examine the campus response to the tragedy instead of addressing the root cause ...

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Daughter-in-law of Warangal Congress MP Candidate in Bypoll Killed in LPG Fire, Intolerance?

In a typical relic from any Telugu film, former Congress MP and Warangal Congress leader Sircilla Rajaiah’s daughter-in-law and her three sons were burnt alive in an LPG gas leak and explosion in their bedroom early Wednesday morning, with suspicion falling on insiders’ handiwork, while the police were quick to book a case of suicide. Sarika, wife of the MP’s ...

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Fame or No Fame, Depression is Main Killer in Film Field

Fame comes in the disguise of depression and prompts people to go for suicides or extreme fatal steps in life and whether it was Hollywood or Bollywood, history is replete with numerous examples and lessons to learn from. Any film field in the world, death stalks fame or failure alike. Deepika Padukone steered the film fraternity to disclose recently that ...

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4 Kerala Water Sports Students Commit Suicide

In a bizarre incident reflecting the sports scene in the country, four girls in their teens from the Water Sports Centre of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) at Punnamada in Kerala, took to suicide attempt consuming a poisonous fruit. One of them died and three others are in criticial condition. MK Ramesan, sub-inspector Alappuzha North, told TV channels that ...

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Why AAP Should Live with Gajendra Singh’s Death Forever?

When it comes to creating popular opinion, AAP and its erstwhile journalist members can go to any extent to showcase how a farmer kills himself and to make it a bargaining chip for their new wave politics. Crying into TV camera that he often dominated in his erstwhile career, AAP leader Ashutosh and his party leader Arvind Kejriwal, stunned the ...

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Rahul Gandhi visits mortuary after farmer’s suicide

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi visited the Lady Hardinge hospital on Wednesday where the body of a farmer, who committed suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) rally, was brought for autopsy. Speaking to the media at the mortuary, Gandhi refrained from commenting too much about an incident that he described as “unfortunate”. He, however, sought to assure farmers and ...

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IAS Officer D.K. Ravi’s Death: People, Cadre Pitch for CBI Probe, 13.5 Lakh Netizens Join Signature Campaign

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Finally, Karnataka IAS officers too join an NGO’s online petition to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and the PM Narendra Modi to demand a CBI probe, despite the fact the vital evidence is lost in the case. The mysterious death of upright IAS officer D K Ravi Kumar, who rose to fame subduing the sand mafia and taking cudgels with local legislator, ...

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Time to Scrap IAS ?

D.K. Ravi Kumar’s death, purportedly by committing suicide, is a telling reason why the higher echelons of the country should overhaul the Indian Administrative Service or Indian Police Service, as they cannot ensure their independence and safety any more. The hype around the IAS was created on the lines of ICS that was reminiscent of the colonial masters’ tool to ...

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Why Did D.K. Ravi Kumar Commit Suicide? Any Solution to Sand Mafia?

Why did Karnataka IAS officer D.K.Ravi Kumar commit suicide, if it is true? The intriguing question is hitting everybody’s mind. “Prima facie it appears to be a case of suicide, as Ravi’s body was found hanging from a ceiling fan,” Police Commissioner M.N. Reddi told reporters in Bangalore. Why did the young and energetic officer commit suicide above all? Was he ...

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Australian Radio DJs’ on Kate Middleton hoax Found Guilty

Australian high court has ruled that the two radio DJs violated the law when they called an Indian nurse at a hospital that was caring for Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. The Indian-born nurse Jacintha Saldana, 46, committed suicide three days later owing to the uproar for answering the prank call from Australia. The prank-call DJs are Mel Greig ...

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Aurobindo Ashram Turns Inhuman, Evicts Family from Earth

Established in Pondicherry by Sri Aurobindo on 24 November 1926, the Aurobindo Ashram turned into a villain to a family of seven in less than a century. A 2002 case involving the Ashram and the five sisters in a long-drawn legal battle ended on Dec. 9 with a Supreme Court direction to get the sisters thrown out within 7 days ...

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Why Delhi School Principal Daughter Committed Suicide?

The incident that the daughter of the principal of a prominent school in Delhi committed suicide by hanging herself at her home as she was depressed on not getting good marriage proposals could be an apparent reason but more than that India and especially parents should wake up to the reality of an emerging lonely society bereft of advice or ...

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