Jharkhand  /  Published 07.07.20

Suicide linked to lockdown-induced depression

Lockdown induced  depression continues to take its toll. A 38-year-old mother of five children, Bimla Tanti, immolated herself while having a verbal altercation over phone with her husband worki...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

TMC leader killed over Amphan dole fury

The ongoing Amphan relief graft row took an ugly turn on Saturday with one leader each from Trinamul and rival SUCI found dead in Kultali, South 24-Parganas, and at least 40 houses and shops ransacked...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Bullet from service rifle kills cop at Writers’

A 26-year-old motorcyclist died after he hit a truck that braked suddenly in front of him in Sector V on Friday, police said. The driver fled. In another accident, two bikers were injured when a car ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.07.20

Bihar migrant kills himself

It was the will to live that had spurred migrant worker Sikandar Yadav, 32, to walk under a scorching sun and thumb truck rides to make the 1,000km journey from Delhi to his home in Bihar amid the loc...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 01.07.20

‘Lockdown suicide’ after finance anxiety

A migrant worker from Jharkhand hanged himself in his quarters in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday night after weeks of anxiety over his finances, his wife and a friend have alleged. Somari Bhuiyan’s purp...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.07.20

Three deaths send shockwaves in Chatra, Koderma

Three deaths, including two suicides, have sent shockwaves in Chatra and Koderma districts. While a migrant labourer, who was facing money problems, died by suicide, a 20-year-old girl breathed her l...
By Our Correspondent in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.07.20

STATE DIGEST: State's oldest couple to test Covid positive

A tutor from Jharia on Tuesday committed suicide on Tuesday. The 28-year-old resident of Borragarh locality was found hanging from a ceiling fan after his family members broke open the door. The reas...
By Our Bureau in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Doctor found unconscious, dies at NRS

An associate professor of a government medical college and hospital was found in an unconscious state in his Phoolbagan home on Tuesday afternoon. He was declared dead at NRS Medical College and Hospi...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

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

Health  /  Published 28.06.20

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


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