Education  /  Published 02.07.19

There are always signs before someone commits suicide

A Calcutta school was recently in the news because one of its Class X students committed suicide in school. A bright student, the girl had earlier slit her wrists at home but was fortunately saved on ...
By Shivani Manchanda in

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

Child suicides reflect something deeply amiss in society

There are few tragedies greater than a child’s suicide. There is something deeply amiss in the society she inhabits that leads her to depression and self-harm. Yet, targeted accusations in each trag...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 25.03.20

25 killed in attack on Kabul Sikh complex

At least 25 worshippers were killed and eight others injured when a heavily armed suicide bomber stormed his way into a prominent gurdwara on Wednesday in the heart of Kabul.The Islamic State, which h...
By Reuters in Kabul

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.12.19

Official booked over suicide

Police registered an FIR against West Singhbhum excise superintendent Sudhir Kumar on Saturday, a day after a liquor dealer committed suicide at Kiriburu in the district.Harishankar Prasad Chaurasia, ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpdur

World  /  Published 06.12.19

Pakistani Hindu woman in hostel ‘suicide’

A Pakistani Hindu dental college student, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room, committed suicide as she was under “severe stress”, a judicial commission concluded ...
By PTI in Lahore


India  /  Published 04.12.19

Conflicting versions after 6 deaths in ITBP

Six constables of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police died in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday when one of them fired at the others before turning the gun on himself, the paramilitary force said.Constable Masudul...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.19

Five die in NCR after suicide pact

Five persons, including four members of a family, are suspected to have committed suicide at an upscale, gated apartment complex in the National Capital Region with police saying they might have been ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.19

Torture cry in woman’s death

A 50-year-old woman, who would often counsel people to help them out of suicidal tendencies, is believed to have killed herself in her Hiland Park flat.Alokparna Mitra told police in her dying declara...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.11.19

Hit by Delhi police: Rape protester

A woman sat on a solitary protest near Parliament on Saturday morning in the wake of the gang rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian on the outskirts of Hyderabad, and alleged later that she wa...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.10.19

Kerala outrage over child rape acquittals

A court in Kerala has acquitted four persons accused of raping two siblings and driving the girls to commit suicide, leaving the state government with a legal challenge amid allegations of deliberate ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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