Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

Suicide linked to lockdown-induced depression

Lockdown induced  depression continues to take its toll. A 38-year-old mother of five children, Bimla Tanti, immolated herself while having a verbal altercation over phone with her husband worki...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

TMC leader killed over Amphan dole fury

The ongoing Amphan relief graft row took an ugly turn on Saturday with one leader each from Trinamul and rival SUCI found dead in Kultali, South 24-Parganas, and at least 40 houses and shops ransacked...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.20

Bullet from service rifle kills cop at Writers’

A 34-year-old Calcutta police constable posted at a gate of Writer’s Buildings died after a bullet from his service rifle pierced his skull on Friday afternoon. Preliminary police investigation...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.07.20

Bihar migrant kills himself

It was the will to live that had spurred migrant worker Sikandar Yadav, 32, to walk under a scorching sun and thumb truck rides to make the 1,000km journey from Delhi to his home in Bihar amid the loc...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 02.07.20

‘Lockdown suicide’ after finance anxiety

A migrant worker from Jharkhand hanged himself in his quarters in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday night after weeks of anxiety over his finances, his wife and a friend have alleged. Somari Bhuiyan’s purp...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.07.20

Three deaths send shockwaves in Chatra, Koderma

Three deaths, including two suicides, have sent shockwaves in Chatra and Koderma districts. While a migrant labourer, who was facing money problems, died by suicide, a 20-year-old girl breathed her l...
By Our Correspondent in Hazaribagh

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.20

Doctor found unconscious, dies at NRS

An associate professor of a government medical college and hospital was found in an unconscious state in his Phoolbagan home on Tuesday afternoon. He was declared dead at NRS Medical College and Hospi...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.20

Driver in ‘financial distress’ commits suicide in Kolkata

A 28-year-old app cab driver has killed himself, and his family spoke about the financial distress he was in over the past few months since the lockdown had been imposed to slow down the spread of Cov...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.06.20

STATE DIGEST: State's oldest couple to test Covid positive

A couple, aged 85 and 80, in Koderma was found Covid-19 positive on Tuesday, becoming the oldest husband and wife in the state to get infected by the coronavirus. Their nephew, a chemist without a tr...
By Our Bureau in

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Suicide after severe pain, dad too dies of shock

A 60-year-old man was found hanging at his home early on Sunday, hours after doctors at a government hospital, where he went with severe leg pain, allegedly told him to go to another hospital as no or...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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