Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.20

Dentist found dead in college hostel in Calcutta

A 27-year-old postgraduate trainee was found hanging in her hostel room at R Ahmed Dental College and Hospital in Sealdah on Thursday afternoon, police said. Manasi Mondal, from Purulia, was doing he...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.07.20

Jharkhand teenager’s suicide tied to lockdown

An 18-year-old youth was found hanging from the ceiling of his tea shop in Jharkhand’s Giridih district on Wednesday, with neighbours saying he had been worried about falling income during the p...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 23.07.20

Woman who torched self at Yogi office gate dies

The woman who had set herself on fire along with her daughter at the gates of chief minister Adityanath’s office on July 17 died on Wednesday at Civil Hospital, Lucknow. Sophia Begum, 56, who w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 21.07.20

CBI questions Gehlot's OSD in cop suicide case

The CBI on Tuesday questioned Deva Ram Saini, OSD to Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, in connection with the alleged suicide by state police officer Vishnudutt Vishnoi in Churu on May 23, offici...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.20

Small towns, big dreams: Suicide in a young India

Thirty-four is no age to die. And when you have a roaring career ahead, what with all of life’s challenges, it’s sad to see a talent ending his or her own life. So it was natural that the ...
By Jaideep Hardikar in

India  /  Published 19.07.20

UP: double suicide at Yogi door

A woman and her daughter set themselves on fire at the gates of the chief minister’s office in Lucknow, staging a near-rerun of the suicide bid by the Unnao gang-rape survivor and her mother two...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Health  /  Published 18.07.20

Online: masked reality of classes

Sreerupa, a 15-year-girl I have been seeing for more than two years, said she was extremely happy with her online classes. She has been struggling with anxiety disorder and never enjoyed school becaus...
By J.R. Ram in

India  /  Published 18.07.20

Gold: gunman slits wrist

A police officer attached to the UAE consulate in the Kerala capital, at the centre of a gold smuggling controversy, was found with his wrist slit in an apparent suicide attempt on Friday and kept say...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.07.20

Arrest after boy's body found hanging in Kadma

Police early on Thursday picked up a 40-year-old man after the body of a boy was found hanging on the premises of a temple at Bhatia Bustee in the Kadma police station area a day earlier. The decease...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.07.20

Depressed? It’s time to call Jeevan

The number of emergency calls to Jeevan, a suicide prevention centre, has come down at a time when Jamshedpur is witnessing a spurt in cases wherein those suffering from depression are ending their li...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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