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  • Maratha quota stir: Class 11 girl commits suicide over reservation in Ahmednagar

    Ahmednagar (Maha): A 17-year-old student allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district on Monday, demanding reservation to the Maratha community, police said. Kishori Baban Kakade, a Class 11 student of Radhabai Kale women’s college, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in a hostel room at 3 pm, Superintendent of Police Ranjan Kumar Sharma told PTI.

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    32-year-old cop commits suicide in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district

    Mumbai: A 32-year-old police naik allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself today in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district, a police official said. Anis Patel, in-charge of the riot control police, allegedly shot himself in the head with his service pistol in the Pusad police station complex in Yavatmal, located around 600 km from here, he said.

  • Mumbai: 32-year-old screenplay writer allegedly commits suicide in Andheri

    Mumbai: A 32-year-old screenplay writer allegedly committed suicide here on Wednesday, police said. Ravi Shankar Alok, a resident of Seven Bungalows area in Andheri (W), ended his life by jumping off from the roof of the building where he lived at around 2 PM today, a police official said.

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    Jawan commits suicide; shoots himself with rifle

    Bikaner: A soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a rifle in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan, police said today. The incident occurred in Lalgarh cantonment area yesterday where the Army jawan Mukesh Kumar shot himself with a rifle in guard room in the cantonment area, SHO, Lalgarh Police Station, Rajesh Meena said.  Kumar hailed from Maharashtra and was suffering from depression for some time, he said.

  • 21-year-old IIT-Delhi student commits suicide in hostel room

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old student of Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in his hostel room on Friday morning. The student, identified as Gopal Maloo, son of Samat Maloo, was pursuing Masters of Science (Chemistry) and was in his first year.

  • Mumbai: Ex-corporator commits suicide, police suspect depressed due to marital discord over hubby’s 3rd wife

    Mumbai: Noorjahan Rafique Shaikh (45), an ex-corporator of the Samajwadi Party, allegedly committed suicide at her residence at Shivaji Nagar in Govandi on Monday morning. The police suspect that Noorjahan was depressed due to the marital discord over husband Rafique’s third wife. She had attempted to commit suicide six months ago, too.

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    Uttar Pradesh: Class 11 student commits suicide, kin allege exploitation by teachers

    Etawah (Uttar Pradesh): A class 11th student in Uttar Pradesh’s Etawah City committed suicide by jumping in front of a train. The deceased, Sagar Yadav, a student of Gyansthali Academy in Etawah, died on Thursday, after he jumped in front of a train at the Mehra rail crossing here.

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    Mumbai: 20-year old newly-wed lady commits suicide by jumping off from 14th floor of Tardeo building

    Mumbai: A 20-year old lady committed suicide from the 14th floor at Ganesh building at MP mill compound at Janata Nagar in Tardeo. The police suspect that the lady who had married one and a half months ago was undergoing depression. However, the police are clueless about the exact reason for the drastic step. Unfortunately, two minutes, before police could reach the spot, the lady had leapt to death.

  • Mumbai: 26-year-old mentally ill inmate commits suicide in Arthur Road jail by hanging himself

    Mumbai: A 26-year-old inmate of Arthur Road jail committed suicide on Monday morning by hanging himself inside the jail premises. The inmate, Sabir Ali Garibullah Shaikh, was undergoing psychiatric treatment. Shaikh had been arrested by the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation police station and was awaiting his trial. He hanged himself from a door inside a separate cell with a bedsheet.

  • Thane: 28-year-old man commits suicide in Kalyan due to depression

    Mumbai: A 28-year-old man committed suicide at his residence at Vithhalwadi at Kalyan on Friday afternoon due to depression. Dinesh Zalte committed suicide at his residence at Vitthalwadi near Sukad talao at Kalyan at around 12:30  pm Zalte hanged himself from a ceiling fan along with a nylon rope when he was alone at his residence. According to the Vitthalwadi police,“We have registered a case of Accidental Death Record (ADR) but we do suspect