poisoning

Paraquat poisoning cases continue to rise, two more hospitalised in Odisha's Sambalpur

Paraquat, which is widely consumed for committing suicide, is more lethal than other pesticide or herbicide.

published on : 10th September 2019

Father, son die after consuming 'poisoned' birthday cake in Telangana 

Preliminary investigation revealed that there was some property dispute between the man and his cousin, who had sent the cake, suspected to be poisoned.

published on : 5th September 2019

31 people hit by pesticide poisoning in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district 

These people were involved in spraying pesticides on crops and inadvertently inhaled them.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Two children die, 10 hospitalised after eating contaminated food in Uttar Pradesh orphanage

'Twelve kids took ill due to food poisoning out of which two have lost their lives. The children who died were between six months to two years old,' Mathura DM Sarvagya Ram Mishra said.

published on : 30th August 2019

10-day-old baby in Tamil Nadu critical after being fed mercury for stomach pain

A doctor at the hospital said the infant was suffering from Septicemia due to mercury poisoning.

published on : 28th August 2019

Saravana Bhavan ordered to pay Rs 1.10 lakh compensation to Supreme Court advocate, here's why!

The recent order issued by the Tamil Nadu State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission here directed the hotel to pay Rs one lakh as "compensation for mental agony" suffered by the complainant.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Action sought against panchayat officials for poisoning 50 dogs in Tenali district

A case was registered by Tenali rural police and an investigation into the issue was initiated.  

published on : 30th July 2019

Day after MLA visit, BC hostel students in Andhra Pradesh complain of ill-health due to stale food

According to the students, the hostel warden had colluded with the cooking staff B Peddintlamma and T Chinnari for diverting the rice meant for the hostel and were making money out of it.

published on : 24th July 2019

Maharashtra man tries to poison son and daughter for demanding money for books

After they asked Rs 1,000 to buy books Sunday evening, the accused, who was drunk, got enraged, beat them and force fed them pesticide.

published on : 22nd July 2019

80 Tribal Residential Welfare students fall sick after having contaminated breakfast in Andhra Pradesh

Rayachoti MLA Gadikota Srikanth Reddy called up the Tribal Welfare Department officials and enquired about the health condition of 80 students who fell sick after having breakfast in Rayachot school.

published on : 14th July 2019

15 schoolkids taken ill after having midday meal lunch in Guntur

According to local sources, the students ate food, which was supplied by Akshya Patra under midday meal scheme on Wednesday and later they suffered from vomiting, loose motions and stomach pain.

published on : 12th July 2019

One dead and nine hospitalised in Jharkhand after eating poisoned mutton

According to police, some people from Chapka Kathartoli village cooked a goat which had died after consuming pesticide on Wednesday night.

published on : 11th July 2019

33 students fall ill after consuming hostel food in Hyderabad

All 33 of them have been admitted to Niloufer Hospital after they suffered from food poisoning and complained of vomiting and diarrhoea. 

published on : 8th July 2019

150 hospitalised for suspected food poisoning after eating prasad in Assam

According to the village head, the villagers started feeling unwell after taking 'prasad' at a religious programme.

published on : 7th July 2019

KSRP canteen gets 21 cops ill?

Around 21 policemen from Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) fell sick after consuming food served by the KSRP canteen on Monday.

published on : 26th June 2019
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