Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

self immolation


‘Raped’ Dalit girl who self immolated dies

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.

Delhi: Man threatens to self-immolate near Parliament, detained by police

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.

Tibetan Buddhist monk self-immolates in protest against Chinese rule

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.

25 years of Mandal protests- His struggle changed India’s politics: Rajeev Goswami's daughter

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.

Self-immolation of Lehragaga girl: Parents of accused say sons framed, block traffic

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.

Wife immolates self after farmer commits suicide in Gujarat

April 30, 2015 10:05 pm

The 34-year-old farmer, identified as Haresh Rabadia, was distressed over the failure of his crop.

Tibetan monk dies after setting himself on fire

July 17, 2012 5:59 pm

Activists say the self-immolations are in protest of Beijing's heavy-handed rule in the region.

Chinese courts hand down stiff sentences to Tibetan agitators

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.

China doling out subsistence allowance to Tibetan monks

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.

After assault,Punjab teachers threaten self immolation

December 06, 2011 2:15 pm

Extreme step is taken in view of the Punjab govt not heeding their demand of permanent job.