Mental Health
Opinion  /  Published 21.09.20

At odds: To ciminalize suicide, or not to?

The corpus of legislation in India is extensive. It is, therefore, not entirely unexpected that the laws governing the same issue may turn out to be contradictory in nature. It thus falls upon the jud...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 20.09.20

Online session on mental health

“It is alright to expose children to a healthy argument…. But parents should not fight violently in front of the child or take it beyond a certain point because that will make the child v...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.09.20

In crisis Glenn Maxwell thrives

Less than a year after withdrawing from cricket to tackle mental health issues, master blaster Glenn Maxwell has reached a higher plain in the one-day format while helping Australia turn the tables o...
By Reuters in Melbourne

Health  /  Published 17.09.20

Cash in on your fitness

The writer is the founder of Mike’s Martial Arts, a Calcutta-based martial arts and advanced functional fitness studio. Contact: ...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 14.09.20

Helpline for mental health

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a steep rise in the number of people seeking help for mental health issues, speakers at the launch of the golden jubilee celebrations of Antara, a hospital for mental ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.09.20

Covid ‘information overload’

An online survey conducted by two psychiatrists of Ranchi has found that information overload during the lockdown impacted the mental health of the people of Jharkhand, causing psychological distress ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Campaign on mental health

Singer Usha Uthup and actress Parno Mittra will be among hundreds who will wear yellow on Thursday. The reason? They don’t want another life lost to suicide. An NGO that provides telephone coun...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

Kids demotivated in online class: Teachers

Teachers of several schools have reported that students have become “more subdued” in class and the energy level is much less than before. Months of being on the screen has made students ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.08.20

Disruptions in studies, career take toll on youths

Every second youth in 112 countries, including India, has been possibly subjected to anxiety and stress while one in six youths has probably been affected by depression because of an uncertain career ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Style  /  Published 06.08.20

Keep to the path

Choose your people: Surround yourself with people who are positive. Choose your words: Speak positive, also to yourself. Keep your thoughts positive. Choose what you do: Accept both success a...
By Nick Rampal in


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