Blue Whale Challenge

MBA student hangs self from tree in Pondicherry University, Blue Whale Game suspected

Sasikumar Bora, who was chatting with his friends last night, left for his room and was found hanging this morning.

published on : 1st September 2017

‘Know Your Police’ sessions to create awareness among teens; dangers of deadly Blue Whale Challenge:  Coimbatore City police

Even as the Coimbatore City police are creating awareness among youngsters about the dangers of the Blue Whale Challenge, a ‘Know Your Police’ session on Thursday drew attention to the fact that many

published on : 1st September 2017

Blue Whale Challenge: At least 75 Whalers in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

Death of a 19-year-old opens a can of worms after his smart phone gives cops access to a 75-members-strong WhatsApp group of gamers who could be hooked to the challenge

published on : 1st September 2017

Tamil Nadu: Madurai student commits suicide playing Blue Whale Challenge

A 19-year-old boy from the district has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside his house on Wednesday evening, as a task of completing the last challenge of the game.

published on : 30th August 2017

Chennai Police issue red alert against Blue Whale

In view of concerns about the ‘Blue Whale’ challenge, an online game, the Greater Chennai Police have urged parents to monitor the social media activities of their children.

published on : 29th August 2017

UP’s first suspected ‘Blue whale’ victim, Hamirpur boy, hangs self from ceiling

According to sources, Parth, a student of class VII, studying in a prestigious public school at Maudhaha, Hamirpur, was the only son of his parents.

published on : 28th August 2017

Blue Whale suicide attempt foiled in Bengal

 An engineering student was stopped from killing himself in West Bengal after his college authorities alerted the CID about his involvement in the dangerous online game.

published on : 28th August 2017

Delhi High Court notice to Facebook, Google, Yahoo and government on plea against Blue Whale game

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also issued a notice to the Centre and the Delhi Police asking them to inform about the steps they have taken in this regard.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Set up hotline to receive tip-offs on 'Blue Whale Challenge' sources online: Nasscom

The infamous Internet game has administrators assigning dangerous tasks to players, including self-inflicting wounds on the body during a 50-day period.

published on : 17th August 2017

Teens are drawn to blue whale challenge due to loneliness: Study

Psychologists say parents can play key role in stopping their kids from seeking out such games

published on : 17th August 2017

Centre asks Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, others to remove Blue Whale game links

The Blue Whale challenge is reportedly a suicide game in which the player is given certain tasks to complete for a period of 50 days and the final task leads to suicide.

published on : 15th August 2017

Indore teen attempts suicide as part of Blue Whale challenge; alert students, coach save him

Primary investigations suggest that the Class VII student had been playing the Blue Whale game on his father’s cellphone for the last few days.

published on : 10th August 2017