West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.21

Murshidabad girl dead, dad blames boyfriend

A 17-year-old girl in a locality of Murshidabad’s Dhulian, found seemingly drugged near her home, died late on Monday night on way to the hospital. The girl’s father complained to the pol...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

India  /  Published 01.07.21

Dad feeds rat poison to children, one dies

A six-year-old boy died while his two siblings were hospitalised after their father allegedly gave them rat poison in ice cream following a dispute with his wife in Mumbai, a police official said. Th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.21

Elephant calf carcass found in Jalpaiguri

The carcass of a four-year-old female elephant calf was recovered from the dry bed of the Teesta river in Gourikon area here on Friday evening. The animal is suspected to have died due to poisoning, ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Health  /  Published 28.04.21

Chest pain from GERD

I get chest pain frequently, especially at night. I had it evaluated as I thought it was due to heart disease. The doctors said it is due to GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease). They have given me...
By Dr Gita Mathai

World  /  Published 01.10.20

China: death for killer teacher

A court in central China has sentenced a kindergarten teacher to death for poisoning two dozen pupils and killing one after a dispute with a colleague. The teacher, Wang Yun, added nitrite to porridg...
By Austin Ramzy in Hong Kong


World  /  Published 03.09.20

Navalny ‘poisoned with nerve agent’

The Russian Opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny, currently under treatment in a German hospital, was poisoned with a deadly nerve agent from the Novichok family, the German government said on Wednesd...
By Melissa Eddy in Berlin

World  /  Published 21.08.20

Navalny fighting for life after ‘poisoning’

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was fighting for his life in a Siberian hospital on Thursday after drinking tea that allies said they believe was laced with poison.  If confirmed, it would be the ...
By Reuters in Moscow

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.20

Like girl, boy was poisoned too

The autopsy report of the 16-year-old boy, found dead in a swamp in North Dinajpur’s Chopra block on Monday, states he was poisoned, police said on Wednesday. Police sources said that as his sc...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 06.10.19

6 of family die in 14 years, woman held

A 47-year-old woman, arrested in Kerala on Saturday with two accomplices, is suspected to have poisoned to death her husband and five relatives over a period of 14 years.The arrests came a day after p...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 04.08.19

Death sentence for rape and poisoning

The Supreme Court on Thursday confirmed by a 2:1 majority the death sentence handed to two persons for gang-raping a 10-year-old girl and then poisoning and drowning her and her seven-year-old brother...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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