India  /  Published 19.06.19

4 get life for Ayodhya suicide attack

A special court in Allahabad on Tuesday handed life terms to four persons for their involvement in the July 2005 fidayeen attack on the makeshift Ram temple in Ayodhya that left two local people dead ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 13.03.20

Man commits suicide

Dhiren Kalita of Ranakuchi allegedly committed suicide on Friday after he failed to pay bank loans amounting to Rs 11 lakh.A police source said according to the victim’s family, Kalita hanged himsel...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

India  /  Published 29.05.19

Senior held for doctor suicide

A doctor at a state-run hospital accused of driving a junior colleague to suicide after months of alleged caste-shaming was arrested on Tuesday, nearly a week after the tribal first-year postgraduate ...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.19

JU ex pro-VC found dead in varsity flat

Former Jadavpur University pro vice-chancellor Ashish Swarup Verma, who had got a six-month extension for his stay at the university’s quarters on Southern Avenue, was found dead on Saturday morning...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.04.19

Jet Airways employee commits suicide

A senior technician with the grounded Jet Airways allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra’s Palghar district because of depression triggered by cancer, police said on Saturday.Shailesh Singh, 45,...
By PTI in Mumbai


Jharkhand  /  Published 25.02.20

Tata vendor found hanging

The body of a 55-year-old vendor of Tata Steel was found hanging from an iron bar at an auction yard close to the company’s Burmamines gate on Tuesday.The deceased was identified as Umesh Pandey, a...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.02.20

Harrassed by youth, girl jumps off roof

An 18-year-old girl from the capital tried to kill herself on Sunday night by jumping off the roof of her maternal uncle’s house at Purulia town in Bengal, reportedly after being harassed by a youth...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 27.03.19

To help the living, count the dead

Our recent analysis has shown that India avoided about one million additional child deaths in the period 2005–15 with the country’s accelerated progress in reducing child mortality since 2005, but...
By Prabhat Jha in

North East  /  Published 15.02.19

Assam pays homage to CRPF jawan

Wails rent the air at Kalbari in Tamulpur circle of lower Assam’s Baksa district, around 75km northwest of Guwahati, after news of CRPF 98 Battalion head constable Maneswar Basumatary’s death in t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.02.19

Sons will follow in father's footsteps: CRPF widow

When Carmella Soreng last spoke to her husband in Jammu two days ago, he had promised to come home soon on a month-long visit. Vijay Soreng won’t be able to keep his word though.The 45-year-old head...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


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