West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.20

Ration dealer commits suicide

An elderly cancer-stricken ration dealer in Purulia who wanted to surrender his licence last week committed suicide on Friday night allegedly because of stress related to the large-scale foodgrain dis...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.09.19

Girl’s suicide: School cites indiscipline

A three-member police team has started a probe into the circumstances leading to a Class X student being found hanging at home after allegedly being humiliated by a Father at St Xavier’s High School...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.18

Jamshedpur teen injured in land grab fiasco

The 17-year-old boy, who fractured his spinal cord and left leg after jumping from a double-storey building in Kadma on Friday, was a victim of police misjudgement and callousness. Vikas Karmakar was ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Bihar  /  Published 04.12.18

FIR heat on principal over Patna IGIMS suicide

The husband of a nursing student has lodged an abetment to suicide case against the principal and five teachers of the College of Nursing at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS)Khus...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty and Alok Mishra in Patna

India  /  Published 29.11.18

Officer suicide at Delhi police headquarters

A senior police officer who was being treated for depression is suspected to have jumped off the 10th floor of the Delhi police headquarters on Thursday morning, the alleged suicide coming days after ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


World  /  Published 21.11.18

Suicide bomber targets Kabul clerics, 50 killed

A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people as Muslims marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed.Another 83 peo...
By AP in Kabul

Entertainment  /  Published 15.06.20

The effortless actor with the winning smile

By Priyanka Roy in

Sports  /  Published 16.08.19

Debt drove VB Chandrasekhar to death, say police

Former India opener and national selector Vakkadai Biksheswaran Chandrasekhar committed suicide over debts, the police said in Chennai on Friday, ruling out speculation that he died of a cardiac arres...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Delhi  /  Published 18.04.20

Delhi doctor blames AAP MLA for harassment, commits suicide

A doctor allegedly committed suicide on Saturday morning in south Delhi's Neb Sarai area, police said.A suicide note recovered from the victim's house stated that AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal was responsibl...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.09.18

Attitudes towards suicide worsen the problem

September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day. On that day this year, according to media reports, a 15-year-old girl in Aligarh set herself alight with kerosene after telling her father that she had b...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in


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