Sports  /  Published 14.11.18

Athlete hangs himself in hostel room

Palinder Chaudhary, a 19-year-old athlete, allegedly committed suicide in his hostel room at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in South Delhi, police said on Wednesday.Chaudhary used a crepe bandage to hang hi...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.19

Woman dies at police station

A 45-year-old woman, who was found roaming aimlessly at the Railway Colony in Chutia at 12.30am on Monday and taken to the Mahila police station shelter room, was found hanging from the ceiling around...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 21.09.19

Kashmir boy suicide after ‘beating’, army denies

A teenager committed suicide hours after an alleged beating by the army in Chandgam village, Pulwama.The army said the allegation was “completely baseless” and that “the boy was not detained or ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.19

Mental health: Laws are not enough

When does death, which is both inevitable and natural, become a serious problem? One of the answers to this question lies in the World Health Organization’s latest global suicide report, which revea...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Student from Assam commits suicide in Bangalore

A student from Assam’s North Lakhimpur district allegedly committed suicide in Bangalore on Tuesday.Lopamudra Neog, 19, a student of business management, was found hanging from the ceiling fan in he...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Meet underlines need to reach out in Calcutta

Conversation, not instruction, should be at the heart of a relationship between an adult and a child because failure of communication is the ultimate cause of suicide, a psychiatry professor said at a...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.19

Student suicide at IIHM

A third year student of the Indian Institute of Hotel Management was found hanging in his room at the Taratala campus on Thursday. Police said according to a purported note found in the room, Aritra M...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.08.19

Rejected for job, 29-year-old kills self

A young man was found hanging at his Birsanagar zone 4 home on Sunday morning, the police calling it suicide with a strong possibility that it was prompted by his not getting a job at Tata Motors rece...
By The Telegraph in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 18.08.19

French police suicide rate climbs, govt baffled

Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year — and the ...
By AP in Paris

Cricket  /  Published 17.08.19

Fight with demons

VB Chandrasekhar’s suicide has again brought the focus back on sportspersons and their mental conditioning, especially once they are out of the spotlight.VB, as he was known in sporting circles, own...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


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