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

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Suicides: responsible reporting needed

Psychiatrists have warned against irresponsible media reportage and glorification of suicides, fearing it could cause a snowballing effect and result in a flurry of copycat suicides in a phenomenon wh...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 27.06.20

Reporting suicide is a complex matter

Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide has us all transfixed. He is possibly the most famous celebrity in India to have died by suicide. Any suicide is puzzling but this is more so. It is really incompr...
By J.R. Ram in Una

India  /  Published 20.12.18

Suicide over MeToo slur

An IT firm executive who had been suspended over allegations of sexual harassment at workplace was found dead at his home here, with police registering an abetment-to-suicide case against some of the ...
By PTI in Noida

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.19

Bangladesh migrant ‘suicide’ linked to citizenship fear

A 36-year-old woman who had come to Bengal from Bangladesh has allegedly hanged herself after she spent “two nights in continuous worry” over how to collect documents to prove her Indian citizensh...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

People  /  Published 19.11.19

Twitter asks what it means to be a man

Yes, #MenToo!International Men's Day is celebrated on November 19th every year to put the spotlight on men and raise awareness on men's issues globally. Twitterati tried to ask what it means to have a...
By in

North East  /  Published 18.02.20

Panel to study Assam police suicides

The Assam police department has constituted a four-member committee to study the trend of suicides among its personnel.The decision, taken on Monday night, follows the suicide of two policemen this mo...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.02.20

Glare on school head for death

More than 500 guardians moved the management of a private school in Assam’s Nagaon district on Monday demanding capital punishment for the principal for allegedly abetting the suicide of a class X s...
By Sarat Sarma in Nagaon


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