March 14, 2016 4:20 am
Police allegedly did not act on the complaint of the girl’s father until the death of 15-year-old last Friday.
March 10, 2016 2:20 am
Initial investigations reveal that Singh hails from Rajasthan. It was not yet known why he threatened to kill himself. More details are awaited.
March 02, 2016 12:18 pm
Tibetan exile sources say at least 114 monks and laypeople have self-immolated over the past five years, with most of them dying. Radio Free Asia puts the number of self-immolations at 144 since 2009.
October 04, 2015 12:20 am
In the midst of protests and debate over reservations, the story of a protester from 25 years ago: Rajeev Goswami, whose self-immolation bid made him the face of the anti-quota agitation.
August 14, 2015 1:16 am
Parents of the deceased girl had blocked traffic on the same road Wednesday, demanding the arrest of three other accused who are minors. One accused was arrested earlier.
April 30, 2015 10:05 pm
The 34-year-old farmer, identified as Haresh Rabadia, was distressed over the failure of his crop.
July 17, 2012 5:59 pm
Activists say the self-immolations are in protest of Beijing's heavy-handed rule in the region.
March 22, 2012 11:15 am
11 people are sentenced to jail ranging from 3 to 13 years for recent acts of violence in Sichuan.
February 11, 2012 4:55 pm
This is an efforts to woo them against the backdrop of a number of self immolations by monks and nuns.
December 06, 2011 2:15 pm
Extreme step is taken in view of the Punjab govt not heeding their demand of permanent job.